Department of Political Science

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Department projects

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Globalization and its discontent: Coca-Cola in India – a study of civil society as a platform for political protest
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2010
Trans-national corporations have during the last decade entered India and in many senses changed the terms for both workers and producers. This has resulted in protests against individual companies and against globalization as such, especially amongst NGOs within civil society. T...

Public private partnership - a multidisciplinary project on democratic accountability and changing borders between public and private
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2010
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP´s) are a mix of two types of social organizations - state/hierarchy and market. The overall aim of the project is to analyze, based on a multi-disciplinary approach, how PPP´s challenge the liberal democratic understanding of accounta...

Sustainable Citizenship. Opportunities and Barriers for Citizen Involvement in Sustainable Development
01/01/2008 - 31/01/2010
There is growing agreement that consumer practices are important for sustainable development (SD) and that consumption is an arena for the "ethical problematization" of how we assume responsibility over our and others´ lives. This project uses on-going research on “su...

Transnational Actors and Global Environmental Governance: Legitimacy and Effectiveness in the UNEP
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009
Over the last two decades, states have increasingly created mechanisms for transnational actors to participate in global environmental policy-making. Today, NGOs, multinational corporations, grass-root movements, and expert groups contribute to the formation, implementation, and ...

Native Peoples Right to Selfdetermination: A study of the Swedish Sami Parliament
In the contemporary political debate the Swedish Sami Parliament (Sametinget) is considered to be the main body to ensure Sami self-determination. Ever since its inauguration, however, the institutional design of the parliament has been severely criticised by the parliament itsel...

Quota Study
The project consists in the elaboration, delivery and presentation to the European Parliament of a study on “Electoral gender quota systems and their implementation in Europe”. The project will be implemented in cooperation between International IDEA and Stockholm University (SU)...

The Production of Political Ideas in Digitally Networked Movements

This project addresses a pivotal condition of democratic society: the capacity to generate and organise political ideas. How do loose-knit and internally diverse networks handle the democratic challenge of ideas, and what is the role of communication technology in their abilit...


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