Search for dissertations about: "rational institutionalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words rational institutionalism.

  1. 1. Taking Advantage of Institutional Possibilities and Network Opportunities : Analyzing Swedish Strategic Action in EU Negotiations

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Matilda Broman; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tactics; mediation; framing; coalition-building; expertise; procedural tactics; manipulation; leadership; co-decision procedures; networks; rational institutionalism; openness; European Parliament; transparency; REACH; Sweden; Council Presidencies; negotiations; EUrationell institutionalism; EU; förhandlingar; Sverige; öppenhet; ordförandeskap; Europaparlamentet; ledarskap; expertis; medling och koalitionsbyggande;

    Abstract : When core national interests are at stake, EU member states optimize their strategic activities on the European level in order to advance national preferences. Two cases are used in this study to shed light on such dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. What logics drive the choices of public decision-makers?

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jens Nilsson; Carina Lundmark; Annica Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decision-making; new institutionalism; rational choice; sociological institutionalism; values; public administration; wildlife management; local parliaments; collaborative management; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what logics drive the decisions of public decision-makers. More specifically, and drawing on new institutional theory, this topic is investigated from the perspective of how institutions, i.e. the formal and informal patterns of rules and practices, influence public decision-makers. READ MORE

  3. 3. A rational response to natural disasters? : Explaining the global rise of regional disaster risk management

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Simon Hollis; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; World Society Theory; Comparative Regionalism; Disaster Risk Reduction; Neoliberal Institutionalism; Analytical Eclecticism;

    Abstract : Natural disasters pervade the certainty of social life. In a globalized world this truism increasingly calls for transnational solutions to prevent, prepare, and respond to these deadly disruptions. Regional Disaster Risk Management (DRM) has recently emerged to meet this concern. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sharing Secrets : Explaining International Intelligence Cooperation

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Björn Fägersten; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intelligence Cooperation; Historical Institutionalism; Rational Choice Institutionalism; Europol; SitCen; CTG; EU; European External Action Service; European Union; Intelligence;

    Abstract : Why has multilateral cooperation developed in the intelligence field? Prior research has deemed such cooperation unlikely, irrelevant or even dangerous due to low gains and high risks. However, multilateral intelligence cooperation both exists and seems to be on the increase. This study aims to explain this puzzling development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constitutional rules and party goals in coalition formation an analysis of winning minority governments in Sweden

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Torbjörn Bergman; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coalition theory; government formation; winning minority governments; support party; parliamentary democracy; constitutional rules; constitutional design; new institutionalism; multiple party goals; expected utility model; bargaining position;

    Abstract : This study starts with two theoretical puzzles within the rational choice oriented literature on government formation in parliamentary democracies: the relative importance of constitutional rules and the existence of multiple party goals. From these puzzles stem the research questions that guide the study: First, what is the theoretical and empirical link between constitutional arrangements (including rules) and party goals? Second, what are the goals of political parties and how can these be studied? Third, relative to the goals of political parties and other constitutional arrangements, what is the importance of government formation rules for the empirical record of minority and majority governments?Coalition theory provides the theoretical starting point from which the research questions stem. READ MORE