Search for dissertations about: "Law in progress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Law in progress.

  1. 1. Law in Progress? : A Contextual Study of Norm-Generating Processes - The Example of GMES

    Author : Anna-Karin Bergman; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of Law; Law; Law in progress; GMES; norms; Norm-generating processes; Norm-model; Technology; Earth Observation; Systems analysis; Values; Environmental management; Business;

    Abstract : This PhD-thesis in Sociology of Law studies ”Law in Progress” by investigating norm-generating processes, which emerge through an interaction between actors over time. The thesis has an empirical approach, thus illustrates these processes through an empirical example, a European “Earth Observation” (EO) initiative: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowerment and Private Law : Civil Impetus for Sustainable Development

    Author : Staffan Michelson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable development; resilience; empowerment; legal emopwerment; private law; civil rights; agenda 2030; SDGs; power of law; case study; societal change; sociology of law; norms; SDR norms; environment;

    Abstract : This dissertation is the result of a study of private law viewed as a source of power for individuals to enhance values they favour. As an appropriate example of such values, the study has focused on current norms that have been recognized and mirrored as sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the UN Agenda 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transboundary Law for Social-Ecological Resilience? : A Study on Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea Area

    Author : Brita Bohman; Jonas Ebbesson; Lena Gipperth; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; transboundary pollution control; transboundary law; eutrophication; social-ecological resilience; ecosystem approach; environmental law; environmental governance; the Baltic Sea; ocean governance; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation evaluates the role and effectiveness of law in the transboundary environmental governance of the Baltic Sea with regard to eutrophication. To this end, it reviews the applicable international agreements with their related instruments, as well as the EU legal frameworks, for the protection of the Baltic Sea environment on the basis of theories on resilience in social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Legal Regime of International Watercourses : Progress and Paradigms Regarding Uses and Environmental Protection

    Author : Katak Malla; Said Mahmoudi; Phoebe Okowa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Legal regimes of navigational use; non-navigational uses and environmental protection; equitable utilization; sustainable development and integrated management; International law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This study deals with the law of international watercourses that are shared by two or more States, the legal regimes of which have evolved significantly, especially in the past two centuries. The developments of and paradigm shifts in the legal regimes for the multiple uses and environmental protection are studied through an examination of different sources of international law since the early 19th century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legal Implications of Data Mining : Assessing the European Union’s Data Protection Principles in Light of the United States Government’s National Intelligence Data Mining Practices

    Author : Liane Colonna; Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg; Antonina Bakardjieva-Engelbrekt; Dan Svantesson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; data mining; data protection; privacy; Directive 95 46 ec; data transfers; EU law; US law; Law and Information Technology; rättsinformatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses some of the data protection challenges that have arisen from globalization, technological progress, terrorism and seamless cross-border flows of personal data.  The focus of the thesis is to examine ways to protect the personal data of EU citizens, which may be collected by communications service providers such as Google and Facebook, transferred to the US Government and data mined within the context of American national intelligence surveillance programs. READ MORE