Search for dissertations about: "protests"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word protests.

  1. 1. Do Protests Make a Difference? The impact of anti-privatisation mobilisation in India and Peru

    Author : Katrin Uba; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; social movements; trade unions; protests; privatisation; India; Peru; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The mobilisation of protests has become more visible during the last few decades and the amount of literature focusing on the links between protest and policy has significantly increased. Nevertheless, scholars acknowledge that there is a lack of theoretical advancements, careful empirical analysis and attention to developing countries regarding these links. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anti-nuclear Movements in Discursive and Political Contexts​ Between Expert Voices and Local Protests

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ekaterina Tarasova; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social movements; nuclear energy; discourse; action repertoires; protests; Nuclear Renaissance; Russia; Poland; Sweden; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Energy policies which maintain and extend nuclear energy are often opposed by anti-nuclear movements. Ambitious plans for developing nuclear energy in Russia, constructing a first nuclear plant in Poland, and lifting the ban on nuclear energy while allowing the replacement of old reactors in Sweden are examples of such energy policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital media and the transnationalization of protests

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Michael Dahlberg-Grundberg; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social movements; social media; digital media; digital activism; transnational activism; affectual proximity;

    Abstract : Recent developments in communications technology have transformed how social movements might mobilize, and how they can organize their activities. This thesis explores some of the geographical consequences of the use of digital media for political activism. It does this by focusing on the transnationalization of protests. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : 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