Sökning: "Local politics"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 232 avhandlingar innehållade orden Local politics.
1. Lokalpolitikens möjligheter : historisk policyanalys av problemnärhet och effektivitet i kommunal policy och dess betydelse för politisk legitimitet
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
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
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
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. Gender mainstreaming as feminist politics : A critical analysis of the pursuit of gender equality in Swedish local government
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