Sökning: "comparative politics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 84 avhandlingar innehållade orden comparative politics.

  1. 1. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    Författare :Max Waltman; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Politics on the net : NGO practices and experiences

    Författare :Pia Brundin; Jan Olsson; Håkan Thörn; Peter Dahlgren; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet; ICTs; politics; cyber politics; NGOs; political culture; national political context; online activism; advocacy; interactivity; social movements; political influence; globalisation; civil society; global civil society; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates how different kinds of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), operating in different national political contexts, perceive and use the Internet as a political space. The political space concept, as defined here, encompasses two dimensions of Internet use: one external, where organisations use the Internet for online activism and campaigning, and one internal, signifying organisational use of the Internet to promote engagement and interactivity with members and/or supporters. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Media Technologies in the Making : User-driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

    Författare :Julia Velkova; Patrik Åker; Göran Bolin; Lisa Parks; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; computer graphics; computer animation; user-driven software; infrastructuring; media practice; repair; decommodification; gifting; commons; Blender; Synfig; Morevna project; Cosmos Laundromat; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : Over the past few decades there have emerged greater possibilities for users and consumers of media to create or engage in the creation of digital media technologies. This PhD dissertation explores the ways in which the broadening of possibilities for making technologies, specifically software, has been taken advantage of by new producers of digital culture – freelancers, aspiring digital media creators and small studios – in the production of digital visual media. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Scenes of Writing, Scenes of Looking : Don DeLillo, Claus Beck-Nielsen, and the Politics of the Novel

    Författare :Morten Feldtfos Thomsen; Per Bäckström; John Sundholm; Karen S. Jacobs; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; DeLillo; Beck-Nielsen; literature; aesthetics; politics; technology; imagetext; W.J.T. Mitchell; print novel; visual culture; media; intermediality; Rancière; multimodality; materiality; image; vision; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Cries of the death of the novel and even of literature in general have become cultural commonplaces. In an age seemingly dominated by digital spectacle, many seem to think that traditional print literature has become an almost obsolete cultural practice, bereft of any critical social and political relevance. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Surplus majority government : A comparative study of Italy and Finland

    Författare :Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Coalition theory; governmental behaviour; parliamentarism; political parties; Italian politics; Finnish politics; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Majoritetsstyre; Politik; Finland; Italien; Koalitionsregeringar; Samlingsregeringar; 1990-talet;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates why surplus majority government forms. The study focuses on two political systems, Finland and Italy, where oversized cabinets have been the most frequent type of government during the post-war period. The explanatory scope of two groups of theories is tested on two cases of surplus majority government, i.e. LÄS MER