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Socialdemokraterna – partiet som vände kappan efter vinden eller det pragmatiska partiet som mötte utmaningarna? : En processpårande fallstudie kring Socialdemokraternas beslut om gränskontroller 2015

Fridolf, Oskar LU (2017) STVK02 20171
Department of Political Science
Abstract
2015 was a tough year for the Swedish government and especially the Social Democrats in Sweden. This essay examines what caused the establishment of border controls by looking at the Social Democrats with the help of two theories concerning party strategies. The paper is based on, in addition to the theories, interviews with social democratic members of the parliament. The featured perspectives and theories that have been used are Anthony Downs's theory about politicians' actions as well as Gunnar Sjöbloms theory of party strategies. The analysis was done by applying the theories on the empirical material that emerged from the interviews in order to achieve an answer. The answers from the interviews and on the basis of the theories were... (More)
2015 was a tough year for the Swedish government and especially the Social Democrats in Sweden. This essay examines what caused the establishment of border controls by looking at the Social Democrats with the help of two theories concerning party strategies. The paper is based on, in addition to the theories, interviews with social democratic members of the parliament. The featured perspectives and theories that have been used are Anthony Downs's theory about politicians' actions as well as Gunnar Sjöbloms theory of party strategies. The analysis was done by applying the theories on the empirical material that emerged from the interviews in order to achieve an answer. The answers from the interviews and on the basis of the theories were different but from the essayquestion the answer was no. There is no suggestion that the there was strategies behind the decision to introduce border controls. The essay response highlights the need for more research and a slight clarification on the decision taken by 2015 regarding border controls. (Less)
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Fridolf, Oskar LU
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STVK02 20171
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Socialdemokraterna, partistrategier, gränskontroller, migrationspolitik, flyktingkris
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Swedish
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8907676
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2017-07-11 15:25:27
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  abstract     = {2015 was a tough year for the Swedish government and especially the Social Democrats in Sweden. This essay examines what caused the establishment of border controls by looking at the Social Democrats with the help of two theories concerning party strategies. The paper is based on, in addition to the theories, interviews with social democratic members of the parliament. The featured perspectives and theories that have been used are Anthony Downs's theory about politicians' actions as well as Gunnar Sjöbloms theory of party strategies. The analysis was done by applying the theories on the empirical material that emerged from the interviews in order to achieve an answer. The answers from the interviews and on the basis of the theories were different but from the essayquestion the answer was no. There is no suggestion that the there was strategies behind the decision to introduce border controls. The essay response highlights the need for more research and a slight clarification on the decision taken by 2015 regarding border controls.},
  author       = {Fridolf, Oskar},
  keyword      = {Socialdemokraterna,partistrategier,gränskontroller,migrationspolitik,flyktingkris},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Socialdemokraterna – partiet som vände kappan efter vinden eller det pragmatiska partiet som mötte utmaningarna? : En processpårande fallstudie kring Socialdemokraternas beslut om gränskontroller 2015},
  year         = {2017},
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