Search for dissertations about: "political representation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 swedish dissertations containing the words political representation.

  1. 1. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    Author : Kjetil Duvold; Sten Berglund; Lars Johannsen; Paul G. Lewis; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. READ MORE

  2. 2. Covering distance : essays on representation and political communication

    Author : Martin Karlsson; Joachim Åström; Stig Montin; Thomas Zittel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; political representation; political communication; participatory initiatives; political blogging; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Political representatives’ democratic legitimacy rests on their ability to cover the distance between themselves and citizens. Representatives must avoid being perceived as distant and aloof from the needs and wishes of those they represent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe : A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    Author : Magnus Blomgren; Torbjörn Bergman; David Farrell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political Representation in the European Union : A Multi-Channel Approach

    Author : Moa Mårtensson; Christer Karlsson; Sverker Gustavsson; Torsten Svensson; Hans Agné; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political representation; EU; multi-channel approach; European Parliament; Council of Ministers; interest representation; linkage; Services Directive; social-network analysis; coordination; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union (EU) is the most far-reaching attempt yet undertaken to institutionalize democratic policy-making beyond the nation-state. To what extent, and in what ways, do various channels of representation contribute towards the realization of this aim? This dissertation takes stock of current research on the EU’s system of representation, and seeks to expand its agenda so that this central question can be properly addressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Men in Politics : Revisiting Patterns of Gendered Parliamentary Representation in Thailand and Beyond

    Author : Elin Bjarnegård; Maria Heimer; Axel Hadenius; Erik Melander; Martha Blomqvist; Georgina Waylen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clientelism; political parties; representation; candidate selection; Thailand; gender; masculinities; democratization; social capital; homosociality; homosocial capital; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Male parliamentary dominance, rather than the corresponding female parliamentary underrepresentation, is the object of study in this thesis. This shift in focus implies a gendered analysis centered on men and men’s practices. READ MORE