Search for dissertations about: "transnational debate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words transnational debate.

  1. 1. Between Communication and Community : EU Constitution Making, a European Public Sphere and the (Un-)Likelihood of Transnational Debate

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Maximilian Conrad; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; postnational democracy; framing; European public sphere; daily newspapers; constitutional patriotism; transnational debate; deliberation; Habermas; transnational engagement; permeability;

    Abstract : What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union? Against the backdrop of debates on the transformation of democracy beyond the nation-state, this study explores daily newspapers’ role in providing forums for transnational debate in the presumed absence of an overarching European collective identity. It uses empirical means to reconsider the question of the supposed co-constitutiveness of the public sphere and political community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Culture Unbound: Americanization and Everyday Life in Sweden

    University dissertation from Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Thomas O'Dell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; Sweden; Americanization; Culture; Modernity; Everyday Life; Transnational Cultural Processes; Globalization; Flow; Center Periphery; American Cars; Raggare; Counter-culture; Hippies; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This book investigates the significance processes of Americanization have had in shaping and influencing the form and content of everyday life in Sweden. However, rather than simply viewing Americanization as an irresistible homogenizing force, it is argued that to the extent that Swedish everyday life has been Americanized, it has been Americanized in a very Swedish way. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing Aviation into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme : Institutional Entrepreneurship at Windows of Opportunity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Katarina Buhr; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The present decade has experienced a boom in public and private interest in climate change. A frequently exposed industry in this debate has been aviation, not least international air transport, the greenhouse gas emissions of which have long remained unregulated. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Örjan Bartholdson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social movements; NGOs; Afro-Brazilian; race; ethnicity; foreign activists; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi 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

  5. 5. Battlefields of memory The Macedonian conflict and Greek historical culture

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier, Umeå universitet

    Author : Erik Sjöberg; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greece; history; 20th century; historical culture; uses of history; Macedonian question; historiography; nationalism; genocide; identity politics; Grekland; historia; 1900-talet; historiekultur; historiebruk; den makedonska frågan; historiografi; nationalism; folkmord; identitetspolitik; historia; History;

    Abstract : In 1991, a diplomatic controversy arose between Greece and the newly independent Republic of Macedonia, regarding naming, minority rights and the use of historical symbols. The claims of the new state to the name Macedonia and the historical heritage associated with it were perceived as a threat against Greek national identity and history itself. READ MORE