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Demokrati och diskurs. En normativ analys av diskursiv påverkan på de demokratiska värdena öppenhet, ansvarsutkrävande och inflytande

Hällen, Axel (2005)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The idea that I put forward in this thesis concerns the democratic system and the threat from discoursive impact on its core values. I focus my normative analysis on three of these democratic values: transparency, accountability and influence ? and what democratic problems the discoursive impact causes in conflict with them. I have used a critical discourse theory to define discourse and discoursive impact, by focusing on the process of discourse, rather than its nature. I deal with the political structure where I claim that the essential relation between citizen and politician is disrupted, due to lack of information and the imminent problems of the existing network society. The arena for discoursive activity is expanding with the... (More)
The idea that I put forward in this thesis concerns the democratic system and the threat from discoursive impact on its core values. I focus my normative analysis on three of these democratic values: transparency, accountability and influence ? and what democratic problems the discoursive impact causes in conflict with them. I have used a critical discourse theory to define discourse and discoursive impact, by focusing on the process of discourse, rather than its nature. I deal with the political structure where I claim that the essential relation between citizen and politician is disrupted, due to lack of information and the imminent problems of the existing network society. The arena for discoursive activity is expanding with the breakthrough and progress of individualism.

My conclusion, with a constructive ambition, is that there is a need for a strengthening of the extrinsical-democratic values in society, and further that the extensions of policy networks must be limited.

Nyckelord: diskurs, demokrati, öppenhet, ansvarsutkrävande, inflytande (Less)
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Hällen, Axel
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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diskurs, demokrati, öppenhet, ansvarsutkrävande, inflytande, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
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Swedish
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1332290
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2005-09-05 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The idea that I put forward in this thesis concerns the democratic system and the threat from discoursive impact on its core values. I focus my normative analysis on three of these democratic values: transparency, accountability and influence ? and what democratic problems the discoursive impact causes in conflict with them. I have used a critical discourse theory to define discourse and discoursive impact, by focusing on the process of discourse, rather than its nature. I deal with the political structure where I claim that the essential relation between citizen and politician is disrupted, due to lack of information and the imminent problems of the existing network society. The arena for discoursive activity is expanding with the breakthrough and progress of individualism.

My conclusion, with a constructive ambition, is that there is a need for a strengthening of the extrinsical-democratic values in society, and further that the extensions of policy networks must be limited.

Nyckelord: diskurs, demokrati, öppenhet, ansvarsutkrävande, inflytande},
  author       = {Hällen, Axel},
  keyword      = {diskurs,demokrati,öppenhet,ansvarsutkrävande,inflytande,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Demokrati och diskurs. En normativ analys av diskursiv påverkan på de demokratiska värdena öppenhet, ansvarsutkrävande och inflytande},
  year         = {2005},
}