Search for dissertations about: "the Soviet Union"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 swedish dissertations containing the words the Soviet Union.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Government, Uppsala University

    Author : Christofer Berglund; Sten Widmalm; Sven Oskarsson; Svante Cornell; Timothy Blauvelt; Henry E. Hale; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  2. 2. People of reliable loyalty… Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Promises of the Free World Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Mats Lindqvist; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Catrin Lundström; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Promises of the Free World : Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  5. 5. From the Soviet to the European Union A Policy Study of SME Assistance Organising in Lithuania

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads University

    Author : Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Lee Miles; Lars Carlsson; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; policy analysis; implementation; evaluation; policy structures; policy organising; self-organising; institutional change; SME policies; transition success; policy linkage; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Establishment of a policy linkage between particular outspoken societal needs and their realisation via the body political is critical for recently democratised polities. In Lithuania, a former Soviet bloc country undergoing a complex transition, an urge from various societal groups for successful and adequate policies exemplify the importance of this linkage. READ MORE