Search for dissertations about: "Mattias Näsman"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mattias Näsman.

  1. 1. The political economy of emission standards : politics, business and the making of vehicle emission regulations in Sweden and Europe, 1960-1980s

    Author : Mattias Näsman; Ann-Kristin Bergquist; Kristina Söderholm; Per Högselius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; history; car industry; environmental governance; environmental regulation; air pollution; transition; vehicle emissions; transnational; European integration; standards; knowledge creation; linking; delinking; expertise; business power; lobbying; California Effect Hypothesis; ekonomisk historia; Economic History; History; historia; sustainability; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to an improved historical understanding of the challenges and complexities involved in constructing systems of governance of motor vehicle air pollution. The specific aim of the study is to explore the development of regulatory vehicle emission standards in Sweden between 1960 and the 1980s as well as to analyze this development within its broader European economic, regulatory and environmental policy context by adopting a transnational approach. READ MORE