Search for dissertations about: "protest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the word protest.

  1. 1. Deconstructing political protest

    Author : Charlotte Fridolfsson; Gullan Gidlund; Per Ledin; Jacob Torfing; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aporia; deconstruction; demonstration; discourse theory; EMU; euro; gender; hegemony; identity; language; metaphors; movements; occupation; politics; political; political protest; poststructural; power; protest; referendum; riots; social movements; text; violence; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Part I of the thesis Deconstructing Political Protest is an introduction to the theoretical, epistemological and (anti)ontological approach guiding the analysis in the articles comprising Part II. Investigations into the ideological organisation of political protests are the focus in all four articles. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Making of Protest and Protest Policing: Negotiation, Knowledge, Space, and Narrative

    Author : Mattias Wahlström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Collective violence; Narrative analysis; Police knowledge; Protest policing; Protest; Provocation; Public Space; Social Movements; Territoriality;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to advance our knowledge of the preconditions, processes, and consequences of the interaction between police and political protesters in contemporary Western democracies. Using qualitative analysis of interviews with police officers and political activists, activist Internet forum discussions, and documents produced by police and activists, along with direct observation of protest events and police training in policing tactics, the study seeks to capture the interplay between police and protesters as a continuous process, as opposed to a series of isolated incidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Equality and Conflict : Gendered Determinants of Armed Conflict, Violent Political Protest, and Nonviolent Campaigns

    Author : Susanne Schaftenaar; Isak Svensson; Elin Bjarnegård; Jessica Maves Braithwaite; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender equality; gender inequality; conflict; armed conflict; nonviolent campaign; violent protest; war; gender; women; mobilization; protest; civil resistance; social movements; political violence; riot; conflict data; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Women’s rights are not only acknowledged as fundamental human rights, but have also been linked to matters of peace and security by scholars and policymakers. This composite dissertation explores how gender equality affects conflict, specifically armed conflicts, violent political protests, and nonviolent campaigns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power from Below? : The Impact of Protests and Lobbying on School Closures in Sweden

    Author : Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh; Katrin Uba; Anders Lindbom; Peter Esaiasson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school closure; protest; lobbying; interest groups; social movements; welfare retrenchment; political parties; skolnedläggning; protest; lobbying; lokalpolitik; intressegrupper; sociala rörelser; välfärdsstat; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent decades, there has been a considerable expansion of citizen participation in protests and voluntary advocacy groups. To analyze this development, the social movement literature and the interest group literature have emerged. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bridging the blocked river : A study on internet and mobile phone practices within an environmental movement between 2005 and 2008 in Argentina and Uruguay

    Author : Virginia Melián; Kari Andén-Papadoupolos; Anna Roosvall; Christian Christensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; internet; mobile phones; collective action; environmental movements; social movements; Latin America; protest; public sphere; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Communication Studies;

    Abstract : In recent years mobile phones and the internet have played an increasingly significant role, assisting in the organization of dissent worldwide. Only a few studies have dealt with the interplay between social movements and these digital media in Latin America so far. READ MORE