Search for dissertations about: "power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4943 swedish dissertations containing the word power.

  1. 1. Vulnerability and Power Social Justice Organizing in Rockaway, New York City, after Hurricane Sandy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Sara Bondesson; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; Social vulnerability; Disaster risk reduction; Social movements; Power; Empowerment; Hurricane Sandy; Rockaway; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; social vulnerability; disaster risk reduction; social movements; power; empowerment;

    Abstract : Det här är en studie om katastrofer, sårbarhet och makt. Avhandlingenspringer ur ett forskningsproblem: främjandet av marginaliserade gruppersegenmakt (empowerment) tros fungera bäst om den sker inifrån den egnagruppen och utifrån självorganiserande principer, men trots detta initierasoch styrs emancipatoriska projekt ofta av aktörer som inte själva tillhör marginaliseradegrupper. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power Games Rules and Roles in Second Life

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Maria Bäcke; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; power; digital games; online world; Second Life; virtuality; reality; role-play; hierarchy; authority; governing; subversion; performance; online worlds; virtual worlds; virtual; digital space; rules; hierarchies; negotiation; make-believe;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. READ MORE

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

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

    Author : Linus Hagström; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign relations; Japan; China; Utrikespolitik; Japan och Kina;

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Ylva Isabelle Blondel; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap 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

  5. 5. Transformative Power Challenged EU Membership Conditionality in the Western Balkans Revisited

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jessica Giandomenico; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union; Western Balkans; EU enlargement; historical institutionalism; power; elections; norm transfer; compliance; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The EU is assumed to have a strong top-down transformative power over the states applying for membership. But despite intensive research on the EU membership conditionality, the transformative power of the EU in itself has been left curiously understudied. READ MORE