Search for dissertations about: "political participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 206 swedish dissertations containing the words political participation.

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Leetocracy : Political participation, social network sites and inequality

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Nils Gustafsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political participation; social network sites; social media; Web 2.0; political mobilization; social movements; political parties; democratic theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about whether social network sites have the potential to bring about more equal participation. It deals with a phenomenon that has changed the underlying infrastructure of how millions of people communicate. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Alba Mohedano Roldán; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Wejryd; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Söderström; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; 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;

    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