Search for dissertations about: "sven oskarsson"

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  1. 1. The Fate of Organized Labor : Explaining Unionization, Wage Inequality, and Strikes across Time and Space

    Author : Sven Oskarsson; Torsten Svensson; Jörgen Hermansson; Karl Ove Moene; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The point of departure for this thesis is the divergent fate of organized labor during the last decades in the Western world. Given what we know about actual trends, how are we to explain the variation in the strength of organized labor across time and space? The thesis consists of four self-contained essays. READ MORE

  2. 2. Growing into Voting : Election Turnout among Young People and Habit Formation

    Author : Richard Öhrvall; Elin Wihlborg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Sven Oskarsson; Jan Teorell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Voter turnout; political equality; habit formation; youth participation; Valdeltagande; politisk jämlikhet; vaneröstande; ungas deltagande;

    Abstract : This thesis contains an introduction and four essays that together address the issues of turnout and habitual voting. Although voting is less unequal than other forms of political participation, it is still biased in favour of more socially affluent citizens.  One way to achieve more equal participation is to increase the general turnout. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on the collective action dilemma of vaccination

    Author : Rafael Ahlskog; Sven Oskarsson; Vernby Kåre; Michael Bang Petersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; vaccines; collective action; democracy; rationality; altruism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Vaccines famously possess positive externalities that make them susceptible to the collective action dilemma: when I get vaccinated, I protect not only myself, but also those who I might otherwise have infected. Thus, some people will have an incentive to free ride on the immunity of others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Borders and Belonging : Nation-Building in Georgia's Armenian and Azerbaijani Ethno-Regions, 2004–2012

    Author : Christofer Berglund; Sten Widmalm; Sven Oskarsson; Svante Cornell; Timothy Blauvelt; Henry E. Hale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Ethnic conflicts; nation-building; borderlands; minorities; integration; language politics; matched-guise experiments; South Caucasus; Georgia; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the fall of the Soviet Union, scholars researching ethnic politics have approached the South Caucasus as a testing ground for theories of separatism and conflict. But the 2003 Rose Revolution brought a new generation of politicians to power in Georgia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breaking the law : adolescents' involvement in illegal political activitiy

    Author : Viktor Dahl; Erik Amnå; Mats Ekström; Lauree Tilton-Weaver; Sven Oskarsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; illegal political activity; adolescents; political socialization; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Illegal political activity has always been part of a democratic society. Despite this, not much is known about young people’s involvement in these political activities. READ MORE