Search for dissertations about: "Björn Hassler"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Björn Hassler.

  1. 1. The strategy of assistance : Swedish environmental support to the Baltic states 1991-1996

    Author : Björn Hassler; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental cooperation; game theory; Baltic States; self-interest; rational choice; Sida; foreign aid; unitary actor; political science; modeling; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Political science; Statsvetenskap; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Sweden has provided considerable amounts of environmental assistance to the Baltic States since their regained independence. To explain the existence and character of this support program, the rationales behind the Swedish policy have to be analyzed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Getting the transport right - for what? : What transport policy can tell us about the construction of sustainability

    Author : Mathilde Rehnlund; Björn Hassler; Fredrika Björklund; Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; problem representation; transport policy studies; policy discourse; sustainable transport studies; urban transport studies; poststructuralist policy studies; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis studies transport as a governing tool that shapes the physical environment and human society, as well as having environmental impacts. The aim is to learn what policy for transport can say about what sustainability means and does. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Politics of People - Not Just Mangroves and Monkeys : A study of the theory and practice of community-based management of natural resources in Zanzibar

    Author : Fred Saunders; Björn Hassler; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Frances Cleaver; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor-oriented theory; CBNRM; Community conservation; Conservation conflict; CPR theory; Environmental science; ICDP; Institutional theory; Mangroves; Participatory governance; Power; Zanzibar;

    Abstract : Community-based management of natural resource (CBNRM) projects have commonly failed to deliver conservation and development benefits. This thesis examined how the theoretical assumptions of common pool resource (CPR) theory have contributed to the indifferent performance of CBNRM projects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regional Environmental Governance and Avenues for the Ecosystem Approach to management in the Baltic Sea Area

    Author : Sara Söderström; Björn Hassler; Johan Hedrén; Jan van Tatenhove; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional Environmental Governance; Ecosystem Approach to Management; Baltic Sea; HELCOM; EU; Shipping;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the avenues for the ecosystem approach to management in the Baltic Sea Region. This region is one of the most contaminated water bodies in the world, although the first Regional Seas Convention was created here and theregion has a long history of cooperation and environmental protection. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-nuclear Movements in Discursive and Political Contexts​ : Between Expert Voices and Local Protests

    Author : Ekaterina Tarasova; Mai-Brith Schartau; Björn Hassler; Marta Reuter; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; social movements; nuclear energy; discourse; action repertoires; protests; Nuclear Renaissance; Russia; Poland; Sweden; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Energy policies which maintain and extend nuclear energy are often opposed by anti-nuclear movements. Ambitious plans for developing nuclear energy in Russia, constructing a first nuclear plant in Poland, and lifting the ban on nuclear energy while allowing the replacement of old reactors in Sweden are examples of such energy policies. READ MORE