Search for dissertations about: "Democratic Governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Democratic Governance.

  1. 1. Water Governance Policy, Politics and Regulation in Honduras

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Patricia Phumpiu; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Water Governance; Honduras; Institutions; Policy; Politics; Regulatory Governance; Regulatory State; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Water governance exerts an impact on the socio-politic life of Honduras. For instance, the new legal framework changes institutions. New water organisations are created, and new processes and proceedings are proposed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Constructing and contesting the legitimacy of private forest governance The case of forest certification in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitetet

    Author : Johanna Johansson; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accountability; corporate social responsibility; eco-labelling; forest certification; forest governance; forest practices; governance; legitimacy; national forest inventory; private governance; Sweden; voluntary standards; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : In recent decades, political scientists have devoted substantial attention to the changing role of the state towards more inclusion of non-state actors in policymaking. This deliberative turn, or move towards governance, may signal inability to handle complex problems without cooperation with nonstate actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Equity and Local Autonomy A Governance Dilemma in Swedish Healthcare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mio Fredriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; healthcare; health policy; local autonomy; national equity; governance; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Both national equity in healthcare and the county councils’ local autonomy are important values supported by Swedish law. Politically it is a balancing act; how much freedom should the county councils have and to what extent should healthcare be equal throughout the country? The general aim of this dissertation, concerning political governance in Swedish healthcare, is to investigate the tensional values of national equity and local autonomy in the light of current trends in healthcare governance in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democratic Governance in the Transition from Yugoslav Self-Management to a Market Economy : The Case of the Slovenian Privatization Debates 1990-1992

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Branka Likić-Brborić; Branka Likic-Brboric; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; privatization; transition; democratization; marketization; property rights; Slovenia; institutions; self-management; social ownership; economic democracy; discourse; governance; interdiscursivity; justice; efficiency; path dependence; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main object of this doctoral dissertation is the Slovenian transition to a market economy with a focus on the genesis of the Slovenian privatization model and the political and legislative process behind its formulation. Starting from a presentation of the international context and historical legacies, the study investigates the almost three-year-long Slovenian theoretical, parliamentary, economic, political and public debates (1990-1992) concerning the choice of model and institutional framework for large-scale privatization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring local governance in urban planning and development the case of Lindholmen, Göteborg

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Infrastruktur

    Author : Åsa von Sydow; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; governance; urban regiome theory; urban planning and development; governing process; agenda; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In the late 1970s the city of Göteborg was faced with massive job loss as well as an empty urban waterfront (Norra Älvstranden) due to the closing down of the shipyards. Since then Göteborg has been struggling to transform itself into a successful post-industrial city. READ MORE