Search for dissertations about: "referendum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word referendum.

  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. Politicizing Europe : Patterns of party-based opposition to European integration

    Author : Göran von Sydow; Ulrika Mörth; Nicholas Aylott; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Union; political parties; Euroscepticism; opposition; party system; Europeanization; politicization; representation; referendum; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : European integration was for a long time perceived as an elite-driven project that received public acceptance through what was coined as the permissive consensus. With the expansion of the domain of community actions and capacities, and the turmoil in the ratification processes following changes of the treaties, an increased public contestation over European integration can be observed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The 2014 scottish independence referendum in text, image and thought

    Author : Robin Engström; Diane Pecorari; Charlotte Hommerberg; Atsuko Ichijo; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Cognitive linguistics; ideological morphology; legitimation; metaphor; metonymy; nationalism; political discourse; political theory; unionism; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Lingvistik; Linguistics;

    Abstract : In 2014, a referendum was held in Scotland in order to decide the country’s constitutional future. The referendum was the climax of years of campaigning that gave rise to a rich body of political discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Political Economy of Municipality Break-Ups

    Author : Anna Brink; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Municipalities; Secession; Municipality Break-Ups; Local Government; Municipal Council; Public Provision of Private Goods; Public Services; Exploitation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with politico-economic aspects of municipality break-ups. It consists of an introduction and three self-contained papers. Paper I: The Break-up of Municipalities - Voting Behavior in Local Referenda This paper examines the economic and political conditions that influence people's attitudes regarding a municipality break-up. READ MORE

  5. 5. A place apart? : Debating landscapes and identities in the Shetland Islands

    Author : Charlotta Malm; Anders Wästfelt; Kenneth R Olwig; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shetland Islands; landscape; identity; devolution; Scottish Natural Heritage SNH ; place branding; land use planning; northness; island studies; cultural and geographical location; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Based around the concepts of landscape and identity, this thesis examines several contemporary debates in the Shetland Islands with a view to finding out more about where people in this group of islands currently ‘are’ in terms of their geographical and cultural location, from both a local and non-local perspective.Drawing on a multi-method approach, including textual analysis, participant observation and semi-structured interviews, the study points to the often complex and contentious relationship between power structures and notions of local versus national interests, particularly in the areas of landscape management and nature conservation. READ MORE