Search for dissertations about: "Commons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word Commons.

  1. 1. Making Commons : attempts at composing prospects in the opening of production

    Author : Anna Seravalli; Lucy Kimbell; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : interaction design; design for social innovation; participatory design; the opening of production; commons; compositionism; co-production; commons-based production; programmatic approach; design practice-based; making; im possible presents;

    Abstract : This thesis accounts for a designerly inquiry into the swamp of the opening of production. The “opening of production” refers to the rising of openness, collaboration and sharing in processes through which things are made and service delivered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commons protected for or from the people? : Co-management in the Swedish mountain region?

    Author : Anna Zachrisson; Katarina Eckerberg; Svein Jentoft; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; co-management; governance; multi-level survey; deliberation; accountability; conflict resolution mechanisms; learning; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Protected areas have so far been the primary means to conserve biodiversity, an increasingly important environmental issue, but proposals to establish protected areas are often met by local resistance due to fears that user rights will be severely restrained. Nature conservation traditionally aims to preserve an ideal state of nature, in which interference by people is minimized through a number of regulations, and where central authorities are in charge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Governing Power, Knowledge and Conflict in Complex Commons Systems

    Author : Christian Stöhr; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Co-management; Power; Governance; Conflict; Wolf governance; Neo-institutionalism; Commons; Fisheries; Knowledge; Open Source Software governance; Participation; Science-policy;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes theoretically and empirically to the research about complex commons governance systems that are characterized by numerous and diverse agents, complex distributions of power, incomplete and competing knowledge as well as diverse contestation and conflict processes. Governance refers to a system of public and/or private coordinating, steering and regulatory processes established and conducted for social (or collective) purposes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Shepherds of Þjórsárver. : Traditional Use and Hydropower Development in the Commons of the Icelandic Highland

    Author : Helga Ögmundardóttir; Hugh Beach; Gísli Pálsson; Mark Nuttall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Land use disputes; local peoples; sheep herding; damming; commons; identity; traditions; nationalism; Þjórsárver wetland reserve.; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study explores a damming dispute that has been going on for over four decades in Iceland, about whether a dam, Norðlingaölduveita, should be built in the central highland, near the glacier Hofsjökull and the wetland reserve Þjórsárver, or not.  The study focuses on the local resistance against the dam, led by a group of people in the farming community Gnúpverjahreppur, which has its highland grazing commons in the Þjórsárver area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implementing spectrum commons: Implications for Thailand

    Author : Nattawut Ard-Paru; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; spectrum commons; institutional analysis and development IAD framework; spectrum assignment; spectrum allocation; Radio Regulations RR ; World Radiocommunication Conference WRC ; spectrum management;

    Abstract : Spectrum is a natural and limited resource that needs to be managed both internationally and nationally because of the unique propagation characteristics of radio waves. Once transmitted, a radio signal propagates until its power is depleted. Furthermore, electromagnetic energy does not recognize borders between countries. READ MORE