Search for dissertations about: "Discretion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the word Discretion.

  1. 1. Discretion an art of the possible : education committees in the Swedish system of government

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anders Lidström; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discretion; autonomy; central-local government relations; local government; education policies; Education Committees; actors perspective;

    Abstract : Discretion is commonly analyzed as the scope for choice set by formal superiors. This study aims at developing an alternative theory of discretion which also takes into account the assumptions of the actors in implementing positions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Railway: Economics; Railway: Economics; Road: Economics; Road: Economics; Tender; Contract; Decision process; Administration; Planning; Public transport; Local authority; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning;

    Abstract : Det övergripande syftet med denna avhandling är att öka kunskapen om hur den lokala nivån i Sverige är påverkad av kravet på att använda offentlig upphandling, och mer specifikt att förstå de handlingar som olika aktörer vidtar vid implementering av kollektivtrafik mål, då konkurrensutsatt upphandling är ett krav. Genom fallstudie metod har olika implementeringsprocesser undersökts. READ MORE

  3. 3. For the Benefit of Everyone? : Explaining the Significance of Swedish Public Housing for Urban Housing Inequality

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Martin Grander; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Housing; Inequality; Social Housing; Universalism; Discretion; Structures of Housing Provision; Public Housing; Housing Regimes;

    Abstract : Housing has a special place in the Swedish welfare state. Ever since Gustav Möller, Minister for Social Affairs, in 1945 was handed the result of Bostadssociala utredningen, a state investigation on housing from a social perspective, housing has been a bearing pillar in the Swedish ‘Folkhem’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mind the blues Swedish police officers' mental health and forced deportation of unaccompanied refugee children

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Jonas Hansson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; decision latitude; discretion; job demand; mental health; police personnel; street-level bureaucracy; Sweden; unaccompanied; asylum-seeking refugee children; work-related social support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Policing is a public health issue. The police often encounter vulnerable populations. Police officers have wide discretionary powers, which could impact on how they support vulnerable populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Categorization Work in the Swedish Welfare State : Doctors and social insurance officers on persons with mental ill-health

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional categorization; institutional categories; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; sick leave; sick listing; diagnosis; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; moral work; deservingness; worthiness; medical sociology; work capability; medical certification; social insurance; vignette studies; discrimination; labeling; stickiness; social mechanisms; matching; screening; signaling; cognitive categorization; working conditions; conflicting demands; client processing; Human Service Organizations; work approach; primary health care; moral stress; Bayes; work capability; rationing; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the debate on street-level bureaucracy, which highlights how the decisions made by workers in public bureaucracies effectively become public policy. This debate has paid relatively little attention to the study of how professionals carry out their work by means of institutional categorization, a knowledge gap that this study helps to close. READ MORE