Search for dissertations about: "social movements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 swedish dissertations containing the words social movements.

  1. 1. The Drama of Urban Greens and Regimes : Social Movements and Ecosystem Services in Stockholm National Urban Park

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Christoffer Edling; Henrik Ernstsson; Stockholm University Department of Systems Ecology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  2. 2. Contentious countrysides : social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    Author : Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Rhizomia : Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Erik Swyngedouw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Human ecology; Humanekologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizing the Voice of Women : A study of the Polish and Swedish women's movements' adaptation to international structures

    Author : Eva Karlberg; Adrienne Sörbom; Apostolis Papakostas; Håkan Johansson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizing; Social Movements; Meta-Organization; Social Movement Coalitions; Decided Order; Resource Mobilization; the Women’s Movement; Interest Representation; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The European Union has become an important arena for international politics. Various actors try to influence the European-level executive and legislative authorities. Lobbyists in Brussels are not the only type of actors promoting the interests of others. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Slaves to Princes : The role of NGOs in the construction of race and ethnicity in Salvador, Brazil

    Author : Örjan Bartholdson; Gudrun Dahl; Dorothea Hilhorst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social movements; NGOs; Afro-Brazilian; race; ethnicity; foreign activists; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Global forms and changes affect all spheres of human life-worlds; not least how we interpret and create systems of meaning in our respective habitats. A merging of global and local reflections and actions often causes ideological transformations and discursive shifts. READ MORE