Search for dissertations about: "strong sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words strong sustainability.

  1. 1. Governing towards sustainability environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Hysing; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation Systems for Sustainability An empirical analysis of the role of domestic and Swedish MNCs inBrazil's innovation system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Rita Santos Senise; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation Systems; Technological Change; Environmental Sustainability; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : The intellectual roots of the innovation system (IS) approach lie in attempts tounderstand the complexities of interactive relations in the innovation process. Thisthesis departs from the systemic view that ISs rest on a co-evolutionary process, inwhich on the one hand technical and economic spheres interact with policies andinstitutions, and, on the other, those spheres affect the natural environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Swedish infrastructure policy and planning - conditions for sustainability

    University dissertation from Department of Environmental and Energy Systems Studies, Lund university

    Author : Fredrik Pettersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; policy; Infrastructure; planning; sustainability;

    Abstract : Sustainability has been on the agenda for decades. Yet it is not evident that the development we are witnessing can qualify as sustainable. Departing from an understanding of the adoption of sustainability as an on-going, unfinished process the thesis explores conditions for sustainability in Swedish transport infrastructure policy and planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Estonian forest sector in transition to sustainability? Capturing sustainability with the help of integrated assessment

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Evelin Urbel-Piirsalu; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; forest sector; Estonia; transition analysis; sustainability assessment; scenario analysis; stakeholder analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis has two main objectives. The first is to analyse the potential of existing assessment tools and methods to incorporate the different dimensions of sustainability in an assessment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nature Routines of Children as Leverage Point for Sustainable Social-Ecological Urbanism Connecting childhood and biosphere to design sustainable civilizations in the human habitat

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Matteo Giusti; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science; Nature routines; strong sustainability; sustainable social-ecological urbanism; connection to nature; children;

    Abstract : Strong sustainability requires enhanced knowledge and understanding of complex social-ecological interactions, but it also implies a ‘novel’ conceptualization of the relationship between humans and nature, one in which individuals perceive themselves as embedded members of the Biosphere. The aim of this Licentiate thesis is to investigate the validity of a strategy that is centered on designing the urban green infrastructure to nurture such human-nature relationship in children’s attitudes. READ MORE