Search for dissertations about: "representation of science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 427 swedish dissertations containing the words representation of science.

  1. 1. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    Author : Kjetil Duvold; Sten Berglund; Lars Johannsen; Paul G. Lewis; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trees of Knowledge : Science and the Shape of Genealogy

    Author : Petter Hellström; H. Otto Sibum; Jenny Beckman; Hanna Hodacs; John Tresch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural history of science; science and metaphor; science and visual representation; family trees; tree diagrams; information management; classification; natural history; philology; music theory; genealogy; evolution; secularisation; Enlightenment; French Revolution; Augustin Augier 1758–1825 ; Félix Gallet 1773–c. 1840 47 ; Henri Montan Berton 1767–1844 .; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This study investigates early employments of family trees in the modern sciences, in order to historicise their iconic status and now established uses, notably in evolutionary biology and linguistics. Moving beyond disciplinary accounts to consider the wider cultural background, it examines how early uses within the sciences transformed family trees as a format of visual representation, as well as the meanings invested in them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Representation in the European Union : A Multi-Channel Approach

    Author : Moa Mårtensson; Christer Karlsson; Sverker Gustavsson; Torsten Svensson; Hans Agné; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political representation; EU; multi-channel approach; European Parliament; Council of Ministers; interest representation; linkage; Services Directive; social-network analysis; coordination; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union (EU) is the most far-reaching attempt yet undertaken to institutionalize democratic policy-making beyond the nation-state. To what extent, and in what ways, do various channels of representation contribute towards the realization of this aim? This dissertation takes stock of current research on the EU’s system of representation, and seeks to expand its agenda so that this central question can be properly addressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Men in Politics : Revisiting Patterns of Gendered Parliamentary Representation in Thailand and Beyond

    Author : Elin Bjarnegård; Maria Heimer; Axel Hadenius; Erik Melander; Martha Blomqvist; Georgina Waylen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clientelism; political parties; representation; candidate selection; Thailand; gender; masculinities; democratization; social capital; homosociality; homosocial capital; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Male parliamentary dominance, rather than the corresponding female parliamentary underrepresentation, is the object of study in this thesis. This shift in focus implies a gendered analysis centered on men and men’s practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Getting the transport right - for what? : What transport policy can tell us about the construction of sustainability

    Author : Mathilde Rehnlund; Björn Hassler; Fredrika Björklund; Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; problem representation; transport policy studies; policy discourse; sustainable transport studies; urban transport studies; poststructuralist policy studies; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis studies transport as a governing tool that shapes the physical environment and human society, as well as having environmental impacts. The aim is to learn what policy for transport can say about what sustainability means and does. READ MORE