Debating the neo-functionalist theory. From the period of coal and steel to the Eurozone crisis

Has the neo-functionalism been ” defeated ” in the debate about European integration theories? Since the 1960’s the neo-functionalism has been submitted to criticism and debated among the academics of European studies. Parts of the discourse have been based on arguments that neo-functionalism is not a theory. However, the debate still continues in 2010´s asContinue reading “Debating the neo-functionalist theory. From the period of coal and steel to the Eurozone crisis”

The role of political communication in European Parliament elections analysis

This study is providing conclusions, based on argumentation analysis of political communi-cation, on how the current analytical approach in political science can be modified regar-ding the analysis of the European Parliament (EP) elections. The paper is focusing on the character of the political communication during the EP-elections in Sweden in 2014 in order to exploreContinue reading “The role of political communication in European Parliament elections analysis”

Den svenska generalstaben som lärande organisation

Det övergripande syftet med uppsatsen har varit att studera den svenska generalstaben som en lärande organisation. Avsikten att undersöka om generalstaben arbetade som en lärande organisation är kopplad till forskningen rörande den preussiska generalstaben som har betraktats som världens första lärande organisation. Den preussiska generalstaben grundades under Napoleonkrigen 1806 med den franska generalstaben som förebild och utgjorde under senareContinue reading “Den svenska generalstaben som lärande organisation”