Search for dissertations about: "the Soviet Union"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words the Soviet Union.

  1. 1. 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; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [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

  2. 2. 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; Karlstads universitet.; [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

  3. 3. Survival of the Unfit Path Dependence and the Estonian Oil Shale Industry

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Rurik Holmberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Estonia; oil shale; path dependence; lock-in; institutions; knowledge; Sweden; innovation; Soviet Union; technology; systems; energy; shale oil; electricity; fossil fuel; environment; economy; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring;

    Abstract : Estonia is the only country in the world, which is totally dependent on oil shale in its energy system. Although this fossil fuel exists in enormous quantities around the world, it has so far not been utilized on a larger scale. The reasons for this have been both economic and, in recent times, ecological. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of the Soviet shortage economy on the environment and the use of natural resources

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Ann-Mari Sätre; Ann-Mari Sätre Åhlander; Stockholms universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Soviet Union; economic system; environmetal policy; economics of shortage; natural resources use; Miljöekonomi-- Sovjetunionen; Naturresurser-- Sovjetunionen;

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  5. 5. The Emergence of the Post-Socialist Welfare State the Case of the Baltic States : Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jolanta Aidukaite; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Post-Socialist Welfare state; Social Policy; Baltic States; Eastern Europe; Social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation takes a step towards providing a better understanding of post-socialist welfare state development from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. The overall analytical goal of this thesis has been to critically assess the development of social policies in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania using them as illustrative examples of post-socialist welfare state development in the light of the theories, approaches and typologies that have been developed to study affluent capitalist democracies. READ MORE