Search for dissertations about: "power relations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 349 swedish dissertations containing the words power relations.

  1. 1. Conceptual Politics in Practice : How Soft Power Changed the World

    Author : Stephanie Christine Winkler; Mark Rhinard; Linus Hagström; Patrick Thaddeus Jackson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; academia policy nexus; alliance; China; concepts; critical concept studies; decline; feedback loops; interaction effects; International Relations; Japan; power shift; power; reification; rise; science; security; sharp power; smart power; soft power; travel; United States; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : Concepts are a key feature of academic research and international politics. Despite the fact that interpreting, classifying and communicating the world through concepts has far-reaching social and political consequences, their various roles and complex dynamics remain poorly understood in International Relations (IR). READ MORE

  2. 2. Enigmatic power? : relational power analysis and statecraft in Japan's China policy

    Author : Linus Hagström; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Foreign relations; Japan; China; Utrikespolitik; Japan och Kina;

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  3. 3. The Power of Symbolic Power : An Application of O'Neill's Game of Honour to Asymmetric Internal Conflict

    Author : Ylva Isabelle Blondel; Mats Hammarstrom; Barry O'Neill; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; asymmetric power; Algeria; internationalisation; internal conflict; symbolic strategy; symbolic power; honour; game theory; public events; media audience; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Powerful states can lose wars to militarily weaker opponents. This can only be understood by moving away from an over-simplified traditional definition of power and by incorporating the symbolic dimensions of power. READ MORE

  4. 4. Relations in Models of Calculi and Logics with Names

    Author : Kidane Yemane; Björn Victor; John Power; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Process Calculi; Syntax; Semantics; HD-automata; Logic; Category theory; Computer engineering; Datorteknik;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate two operational models of name-passing calculi: one based on coalgebra, and one based on enriched automata. We develop a semantic framework for modelling the open bisimulation in π-calculus, hyperbisimulation in Fusion calculus, and the first semantic interpretation of FOλ(nabla) logic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intergroup Relations : When is My Group More Important than Yours?

    Author : Luisa Batalha; Bo Ekehammar; Henry Montgomery; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attitude ambivalence; intergroup bias; ingroup favouritism; outgroup favouritism; ethnic prejudice; social identity; social dominance orientation; system justification; conservatism; sexism; prejudice; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Intergroup relations are characterised by favourable and unfavourable biases. Towards one’s own group these biases are mostly favourable – ingroup favouritism. Research has, however, shown that outgroup favouritism, that is, the preference for a group to which the person does not belong, also permeates intergroup relations. READ MORE