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Sociala rörelser. Politiska möjligheter, framing och samhällsvärderingar. En fallstudie på Sovjetunionen och transitionen till demokrati.

Andersson, Alexandra (2005)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis is a study of social movements and their possibilities to effect politics by infuencing values in society through framing. I've looked upon social movements from a functionalistic-structuralistic perspective, as if they were carriers of values from people that otherwise won't be represented in the political life. The values that the social movements are struggling for can affect both the opinion and the decision-makers since the social movements in an active way are trying ti influence the society. The thesis examines the political opportunities that social movements hav to mobilise and grow. I have looked at different factors that either improve or make the political opportunities worse. In my case study I've examined the... (More)
This thesis is a study of social movements and their possibilities to effect politics by infuencing values in society through framing. I've looked upon social movements from a functionalistic-structuralistic perspective, as if they were carriers of values from people that otherwise won't be represented in the political life. The values that the social movements are struggling for can affect both the opinion and the decision-makers since the social movements in an active way are trying ti influence the society. The thesis examines the political opportunities that social movements hav to mobilise and grow. I have looked at different factors that either improve or make the political opportunities worse. In my case study I've examined the social movements in Soviet Union during and before the transition from state socialism to democracy. I've found that the social movements even though they weren't that many in Soviet Union succeeded to put their issues and values on the agenda. Especially the politicians were influenced by their framing. (Less)
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author
Andersson, Alexandra
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Social movements, beliefs, frames, political opportunity structure, Soviet Union, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
language
Swedish
id
1330712
date added to LUP
2005-06-28 00:00:00
date last changed
2005-06-28 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {This thesis is a study of social movements and their possibilities to effect politics by infuencing values in society through framing. I've looked upon social movements from a functionalistic-structuralistic perspective, as if they were carriers of values from people that otherwise won't be represented in the political life. The values that the social movements are struggling for can affect both the opinion and the decision-makers since the social movements in an active way are trying ti influence the society. The thesis examines the political opportunities that social movements hav to mobilise and grow. I have looked at different factors that either improve or make the political opportunities worse. In my case study I've examined the social movements in Soviet Union during and before the transition from state socialism to democracy. I've found that the social movements even though they weren't that many in Soviet Union succeeded to put their issues and values on the agenda. Especially the politicians were influenced by their framing.},
  author       = {Andersson, Alexandra},
  keyword      = {Social movements,beliefs,frames,political opportunity structure,Soviet Union,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sociala rörelser. Politiska möjligheter, framing och samhällsvärderingar. En fallstudie på Sovjetunionen och transitionen till demokrati.},
  year         = {2005},
}