Sökning: "Local politics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 232 avhandlingar innehållade orden Local politics.

  1. 1. Lokalpolitikens möjligheter : historisk policyanalys av problemnärhet och effektivitet i kommunal policy och dess betydelse för politisk legitimitet

    Författare :Anders Hanberger; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; political legitimacy; local problems; problem-orientated; problem-effective; local government policy;

    Sammanfattning : A tentative historicalpolicy analysis is developed to generate knowledge about local government policies and political legitimacy, as well as to contribute to policy analysis methodology. Social indicators, institutions and actors are used to gain knowledge about the phenomena. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking : The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    Författare :Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Stadspolitik i Malmö : Politikens meningsskapande och materialitet

    Författare :Tove Dannestam; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local politics; city politics; entrepreneurial cities; local government; growth policies; Cultural Political Economy; urban regime theory; governance; urban politics; politics of scale; Sweden; Malmö;

    Sammanfattning : In international research there is a near consensus that the importance of cities is growing. As the policymakers of contemporary cities redirect their policy orientations away from the goal of redistribution towards achieving economic competitiveness, and as they introduce new structures of governance, they are becoming more and more committed to entrepreneurial city politics. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Authoritarianism Constrained: The Role of Local People's Congresses in China

    Författare :Oscar Almén; Mikael Schulz; Ming Xia; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; rule of law; authoritarianism; democratisation; legislatures; political participation; people s congresses; local politics; China Rule of Law; Authoritarianism; Democratization; Legislatures; POlitical Participation; People s Congresses; Local Politics; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : This is a study of China's local legislatures, the local people's congresses, and their political role. Through the in-depth study of three county people's congresses and interviews with local politicians two aspects of the local people's congresses have been examined in detail: political participation and the exercise of political power. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Gender mainstreaming as feminist politics : A critical analysis of the pursuit of gender equality in Swedish local government

    Författare :Renée Andersson; Gun Hedlund; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Christine Hudson; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender mainstreaming; gender equality; feminist politics; public administration; feminist political theory; local government; discourse; feminist new institutionalism;

    Sammanfattning : Gender mainstreaming is often described as a strategy to increase gender equality in states and other institutions and/or to make them more gender aware. It should however be considered a contested concept, and the aim of this thesis is to produce a critical perspective and empirical knowledge about whether, and if so how, gender mainstreaming contributes to a more (gender) equal society. LÄS MER