Search for dissertations about: "politicisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word politicisation.

  1. 1. Technocracy within Representative Democracy. Technocratic Reasoning and Justification among Bureaucrats and Politicians

    Author : Christina Ribbhagen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : de-politicisation; politicisation; attitudes; political communication; expertise; knowledge utilization; policy type; institutional context; Government Offices; parliamentary debate; survey; hypothetical scenarios; content analysis; risk; values; interests; economic and social steering;

    Abstract : The terms ‘technocracy’ and ‘technocrat’ are becoming part of common usage and it is frequently argued that technocratic decision-making is increasing due to the growing complexity of political matters. However, there is a lack of research into this matter and the concept is underdeveloped. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion : An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988–2012

    Author : Jonas Lindberg; Mia Lövheim; Magnus Hagevi; Pål Repstad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; politics; Nordic; Scandinavia; church; diversity; secularisation; globalisation; politicisation; cleavage; civil religion; human rights; nationalism; right-wing populist; privatised religion; content analysis; mixed methods; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : In this study, I address the relationship between religion and politics in the Nordic countries, 1988–2012, against a background of increasing religious diversity alongside more or less continuous relationships between church and state. My aim is to analyse possible changes in the way religion is referred to by Nordic parliamentary parties, and in the way these parties use religion as a means to societal cohesion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thinking Doing : The Politicisation of Thoughtless Action

    Author : Alexandra Segerberg; Bo Lindensjö; Diane Sainsbury; Christine Chwaszcza; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action; Political action; Collective action; Hannah Arendt; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Scholarly disputes about the concept of political action commonly centre on what can be regarded as political. By contrast, Hannah Arendt suggests that the concept of action itself is an equally significant component and consequently bids us to ‘think what we are doing’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing towards sustainability : environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    Author : Erik Hysing; Ingemar Elander; Jan Olsson; Sverker Jagers; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; Political science; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Otherness and disease in Reunion : The politicisation of the 2005 to 2007 chikungunya epidemic

    Author : Karine Aasgaard Jansen; Tove Ingebjørg Fjell; Astrid Blystad; Line Alice Ytrehus; Pamila Gupta; University of Bergen; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I investigate how decolonisation through inclusion instead of independence has affected processes of othering, and reactions to being othered. By othering I mean discursive colonial practices described by post-colonial theories, in which racial and cultural difference is produced as inferior vis-à-vis the “superior” West. READ MORE