Sökning: "political interest"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 415 avhandlingar innehållade orden political interest.

  1. 1. Youths' political efficacy : sources, effects and potentials for political equality

    Författare :Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Efficacy; Political Socialization; Youth; Political Equality; Political Participation; School; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this dissertation is to increase knowledge of political efficacy,both theoretically and empirically. A thorough theoretical discussion iscombined with empirical studies of the development of political efficacy and of its effects on political participation. The results are also discussed in the light of political equality. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    Författare :Kjetil Duvold; Sten Berglund; Lars Johannsen; Paul G. Lewis; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Politics of Affection : Ex-Combatants, Political Engagement and Reintegration Programs in Liberia

    Författare :Johanna Söderström; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Anirudh Krishna; Terrence Lyons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ex-combatants; DDR; reintegration programs; Liberia; political culture; policy feedback; focus groups; democratization; democratic citizenship; peacebuilding; procedural design; political reintegration; political involvement; tolerance of dissent; inclusion; expressed antagonism; political participation; politisk kultur; politisk sociologi; återintegreringsprogram; fredsbyggande; policyanalys; soldater; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : Ex-combatants' relationship with post-war politics is crucial for the continued democratization and peace processes, irrespective of what has shaped it: the war or their post-war experiences. In this thesis, the relationship with politics, after the end of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003) is explored among ex-combatants, following the research question: How do ex-combatants in Liberia think about politics and how do they engage in politics? Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) programs are a large component of contemporary peacebuilding efforts that target ex-combatant populations. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Interest Group Influence on Political Parties in Western Democracies

    Författare :Maiken Røed; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest groups; political parties; interest group influence; organizational ties;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis asks when and why interest groups influence political parties. I address this question in two ways: 1) by examining the organizational ties between parties and interest groups, given that party-interest group ties may constitute an important step on groups' way to influence, and 2) by more directly examining interest group influence on parties. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe : A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    Författare :Magnus Blomgren; Torbjörn Bergman; David Farrell; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. LÄS MER