Search for dissertations about: "securitization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word securitization.

  1. 1. Threat Construction inside Bureaucracy A Bourdieusian Study of the European Commission and the Framing of Irregular Immigration 1974-2009

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Försvarshögskolan.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; European Commission; irregular immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; statsvetenskap; Political Science; Threat Construction; Securitization; Bureaucracy; Irregular Immigration;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how we construct security threats. Theoretically, it contributes to the literature on securitization and threat construction, which has hitherto overlooked how influential bureaucracies that – in contrast to the police and the military – have little to gain from widened threat perceptions, may still contribute to threat construction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health security in the European Union Agents, practices and materialities of securitization

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History and International Relations, Stockholm University

    Author : Louise Bengtsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health security; securitization; critical security studies; European Union; public health; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : Over the past two decades, the notion of ‘health security’ has emerged as a central tenet of European Union (EU) public health policy. This PhD thesis examines the rise and implications of health security cooperation, associated with an imperative to fight ‘bioterrorist attacks’, pandemics and other natural or man-made events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children at risk Securitization theory and special education reforms

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Special Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Helen Dwyer; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Securitization theory; Special education reform; Education reform; Education policy; specialpedagogik; Special Education;

    Abstract : Special education is to a significant extent based on special education programmes and support to children who are identified as children at risk. These programmes and support are often framed in educational reforms that aim to reduce risk and barriers to equal opportunities for learning and wellbeing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Talking Threats The Social Construction of National Security in Russia and the United States

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Roxanna Sjöstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; threat images; security; securitization; norms; ideas; HIV AIDS;

    Abstract : Why are some issues seen as threats? This dissertation attempts to explain the dynamics of threat construction by national decision-makers. The theoretical ambition is twofold: first, the dissertation aims at improving the research on threat construction by suggesting a broad approach that analyzes this process in a structured manner. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Northward Course of the Anthropocene Transformation, Temporality and Telecoupling in a Time of Environmental Crisis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Eric Paglia; KTH.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; Anthropocene; Arctic; Fernand Braudel; environmental and climate crisis; environmental history; expertise; polar geopolitics; securitization; Svalbard; telecoupling; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : The Arctic—warming at twice the rate of the rest of the planet—is a source of striking imagery of amplified environmental change in our time, and has come to serve as a spatial setting for climate crisis discourse. The recent alterations in the Arctic environment have also been perceived by some observers as an opportunity to expand economic exploitation. READ MORE