Search for dissertations about: "securitization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word securitization.

  1. 1. 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; Mark Rhinard; Stefan Borg; Karen Lund Petersen; [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

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

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

    Author : Helen Dwyer; Anders Gustavsson; Ingrid Hårsman; Ulf Fredriksson; [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

  3. 3. 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; Thomas Ohlson; Johan Eriksson; Jeffrey Checkel; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; threat images; security; securitization; norms; ideas; HIV AIDS; 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;

    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

  4. 4. Imag(in)ing the other(s) : Migration, racism, and the discursive constructions of migrants

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mekonnen Tesfahuney; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; imag in ing; migrations; white; hermeneutics of suspicion; the Other s ; inclusion exclusion; racialisation; criminalisation; securitization; space; power; discourses; culture; nation; race; boundaries; enclosures; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines the question of how the material and discursive constructions of "white" spaces impact on immigrants in Sweden, Europe and the West. Itoffers critical readings of migrations, discourses and space. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Jan Hallenberg; Johan Eriksson; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; European Commission; irregular immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    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