Search for dissertations about: "Harald Rohracher"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Harald Rohracher.

  1. 1. The Informed Gaze : On the Implications of ICT-Based Surveillance

    Author : Baki Cakici; Magnus Boman; Nina Wormbs; Markus Bylund; Harald Rohracher; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT; discourse; surveillance; design; sustainability; outbreak detection; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Information and communication technologies are not value-neutral. I examine two domains, public health surveillance and sustainability, in five papers covering: (i) the design and development of a software package for computer-assisted outbreak detection; (ii) a workflow for using simulation models to provide policy advice and a list of challenges for its practice; (iii) an analysis of design documents from three smart home projects presenting intersecting visions of sustainability; (iv) an analysis of EU-financed projects dealing with sustainability and ICT; (v) an analysis of the consequences of design choices when creating surveillance technologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experimenting for change? : The politics of accomplishing environmental governance through smart energy pilot projects

    Author : Fredrik Envall; Harald Rohracher; Dick Magnusson; Josefin Wangel; Matthew Cashmore; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental governance; political rationality; experiment; smart energy; socio-technical perspective; knowledge politics; power relations; infrastructure.; miljöstyrning; politisk rationalitet; experiment; smarta nät; socio-tekniskt perspektiv; kunskapspolitik; maktrelationer; infrastruktur.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how smart energy experimentation arranges environmental governance in Sweden, focusing on the politics of such processes, against the background of an escalating environmental and climate crisis that necessitates urgent energy transformation. Empirically the thesis includes case studies of pilot projects in Stockholm, Malmö, Västerås, and on Gotland, and analysis of the policy landscape, mainly through text analysis and interviews. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing contexts for innovation and renewal : Strategies of incumbent firms in traditional manufacturing industries

    Author : Shanyun Sam Lu; Anders Melander; Jerker Moodysson; Harald Rohracher; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; incumbent firms; traditional manufacturing industries TMIs ; strategy; contexts; innovation; renewal;

    Abstract : Innovation is important for established firms (i.e., incumbents) in traditional manufacturing industries (TMIs) to continuously survive and thrive. While internal factors often receive attention, different factors external to these firms enable and hinder the creation and realisation of novel products and processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multiple Imaginaries of the Fossil Fuel Free Future : Biogas and Electricity in Swedish Urban Transport

    Author : Amelia Mutter; Harald Rohracher; Jane Summerton; Magdalena Kuchler; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sociotechnical imaginaries; biogas; electric vehicles; obduracy; sociotechnical change; urban transport; sociotekniska föreställningar; biogas; elfordon; tröghet; sociotekniska förändring; stadstrafik;

    Abstract : I kölvattnet av klimatkrisen har det blivit allt tydligare att det fossilbaserade transportsystemet måste genomgå en global omvandling. Många alternativ för förnyelsebara drivmedel har föreslagits, alla omgivna av föreställningar om hur dessa tekniker kommer att bidra till en bättre framtid. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mainstreaming passive houses : A study of energy efficient residential buildings in Sweden

    Author : Johan Niskanen; Harald Rohracher; Ann-Sofie Kall; Christian Koch; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; passive house; mainstreaming; sustainable innovation; technology deployment; socio-technical transition; passivhus; mainstreaming; hållbara innovationer; teknikspridning; socio-teknisk omställning;

    Abstract : The passive house concept has become increasingly popular in the building sector in the lost twenty years ond is deemed to ploy on important role in aligning the housing sector with climate and environmental policy objectives. However, for such buildings to ploy this port they need to be more widespread, more common and more accepted by mainstream actors and institutions. READ MORE