Search for dissertations about: "populism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word populism.

  1. 1. Dirty coal: Industrial populism as purification in Poland's mining heartland

    Author : Irma Allen; Sverker Sörlin; Sabine Höhler; Christopher Hann; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; coal; populism; Poland; Silesia; environmental humanities; postsocialism; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : In the second half of the 2010s, far-right populist parties gained increasing power and influenceacross Europe, and around the world. Core to their ethnonationalist, anti-elite agenda, and theiremotive politics, has often been a defense of fossil fuels, threatening action to address the climatecrisis and raising the spectre of fascism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paths to power and patterns of influence : The Dravidian parties in south Indian politics

    Author : Ingrid Widlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; India; political parties; party organisation; mobilisation; leaders; populism; clientelism; authority structures; broking; leader cult; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis has resulted from a study of the three, regional, Dravidian, parties in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu-a region that has a reputation for its 'personality politics'. The purpose is to analyse the relationship between modes of mobilisatioand the structures of authority in these political parties, that undeniably, although in different degrees and on different ground bestow on their leaders eminence beyond the formal position of rank. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing Europe Down to Earth

    Author : Anders Hellström; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union Commission; European integration; European identity; identity politics; discourse theory; nationalism; cosmopolitanism; unity-in-diversity; globalisation; an area of freedom; security and justice; migration; immigration; populism; the Euro.; eastern enlargement; Europe; EU; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Why is it considered more European to vote in the affirmative of the Euro than it is to vote against it? Why is not possible to be a populist and a ?Good European? at the same time? What makes an illegal immigrant different from a tourist? These questions all concern the limits of what it means to be, act and think as Europeans in Europe. In the political process of bringing the nations and peoples of Europe together, Europe is imagined as a distinct community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicide of the Elephants? : Venezuelan Decentralization between Partyarchy and Chavismo

    Author : Rickard O. Lalander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decentralization; political parties; Chavismo; populism; Venezuela; Peace and development research; Freds- och utvecklingsforskning; party system; decentralization; partyarchy; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : On the 3rd of December 1989, Venezuelans went to the polls for the first time to directly elect their local and regional political leaders. A process of government decentralization was initiated with direct elections of municipal mayors and regional state governors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representing the Roma in Romanian Media : A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis

    Author : Petre Breazu; David Machin; Göran Eriksson; Tommaso Milani; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roma; Multimodal Critical Discourse analysis; racism; rightwing populism; Romanian media;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I addressed the representation of the Roma in Romanian newspapers, television news, and social media. I focused on Romania, a country with the largest Roma population in Europe, and where the Roma have historically experienced centuries of discrimination and social exclusion. READ MORE