Search for dissertations about: "political participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 210 swedish dissertations containing the words political participation.

  1. 1. Youths' political efficacy : sources, effects and potentials for political equality

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Efficacy; Political Socialization; Youth; Political Equality; Political Participation; School; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase knowledge of political efficacy,both theoretically and empirically. A thorough theoretical discussion iscombined with empirical studies of the development of political efficacy and of its effects on political participation. The results are also discussed in the light of political equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democratic innovations in political systems : towards a systemic approach

    Author : Magnus Adenskog; Joachim Åström; Jan Olsson; Henrik Serup Christiansen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic innovations; online political participation; political institutions; political trust; political systems; democratic innovations; Political institutions;

    Abstract : There are many indicators that the representative democratic system is currently facing serious legitimacy challenges. Two central indicators of these challenges are changing patterns of political participation and a decline in system support. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Consumed Democracy : The Expansion of Consumer Choice, Its Causal Effects on Political Engagement, and Its Implications for Democracy

    Author : Johan Wejryd; Kåre Vernby; Eva Erman; Pär Zetterberg; Johan Martinsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; consumer choice; survey experiment; responsiveness; political equality; political participation; political engagement; marketization; political consumption; political consumerism; citizen-consumer.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about expansions of consumer choice, their causal effects on political engagement, and the democratic implications that follow. For material and ideological reasons alike, consumer choices have expanded over the last decades and are likely to become even more present in citizens’ lives in the future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Equality and Participation : Distribution of Outcomes in Participatory Processes for Managing Natural Resources

    Author : Alba Mohedano Roldán; Andreas Duit; Simon Birnbaum; Camilla Sandström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; equality; participation; natural resource management; stakeholder; political regime; power inequality; participation outcomes; biosphere reserve; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Social justice has become an intrinsic feature of sustainable development. One of the ways in which it is expected we will reach more just and sustainable societies is through stakeholder participation in natural resource management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Politics of Affection : Ex-Combatants, Political Engagement and Reintegration Programs in Liberia

    Author : Johanna Söderström; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Anirudh Krishna; Terrence Lyons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ex-combatants; DDR; reintegration programs; Liberia; political culture; policy feedback; focus groups; democratization; democratic citizenship; peacebuilding; procedural design; political reintegration; political involvement; tolerance of dissent; inclusion; expressed antagonism; political participation; politisk kultur; politisk sociologi; återintegreringsprogram; fredsbyggande; policyanalys; soldater; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Ex-combatants' relationship with post-war politics is crucial for the continued democratization and peace processes, irrespective of what has shaped it: the war or their post-war experiences. In this thesis, the relationship with politics, after the end of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003) is explored among ex-combatants, following the research question: How do ex-combatants in Liberia think about politics and how do they engage in politics? Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) programs are a large component of contemporary peacebuilding efforts that target ex-combatant populations. READ MORE