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Från konfliktpräglad konsensus till konsensuspräglad konflikt

Andersson, Emelie LU (2017) STVK02 20162
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Drawing on post-political theory the thesis explores the changes in the role of politics within the framework of the Swedish governmental commissions. The findings of the thesis show that the function of politics in the Swedish governmental commissions has shifted from a means to achieve consensus through the creation of policy despite the antagonistic nature of the political to a means to exclude political alternative. The political function of the system of governmental commissions in Sweden has become that of an exclusion of rivalling political ideas by a de-politization of the system and by introducing a false consensus apriori of policy-making. As a consequence, the level of conflict over the power of the system has increased and the... (More)
Drawing on post-political theory the thesis explores the changes in the role of politics within the framework of the Swedish governmental commissions. The findings of the thesis show that the function of politics in the Swedish governmental commissions has shifted from a means to achieve consensus through the creation of policy despite the antagonistic nature of the political to a means to exclude political alternative. The political function of the system of governmental commissions in Sweden has become that of an exclusion of rivalling political ideas by a de-politization of the system and by introducing a false consensus apriori of policy-making. As a consequence, the level of conflict over the power of the system has increased and the system has shifted from an arena of conflict characterised by consensus, to an arena of consensus characterised by conflict. (Less)
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author
Andersson, Emelie LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Politikens roll i det svenska kommitteväsendet
course
STVK02 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
konsensus, postpolitik, kommittéväsendet, Mouffe, konflikt
language
Swedish
id
8897615
date added to LUP
2017-02-08 14:33:17
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2017-02-08 14:33:17
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  abstract     = {Drawing on post-political theory the thesis explores the changes in the role of politics within the framework of the Swedish governmental commissions. The findings of the thesis show that the function of politics in the Swedish governmental commissions has shifted from a means to achieve consensus through the creation of policy despite the antagonistic nature of the political to a means to exclude political alternative. The political function of the system of governmental commissions in Sweden has become that of an exclusion of rivalling political ideas by a de-politization of the system and by introducing a false consensus apriori of policy-making. As a consequence, the level of conflict over the power of the system has increased and the system has shifted from an arena of conflict characterised by consensus, to an arena of consensus characterised by conflict.},
  author       = {Andersson, Emelie},
  keyword      = {konsensus,postpolitik,kommittéväsendet,Mouffe,konflikt},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Från konfliktpräglad konsensus till konsensuspräglad konflikt},
  year         = {2017},
}