Search for dissertations about: "Multi-level governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words Multi-level governance.

  1. 1. Forest water governance : challenges in cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration

    Author : Irina Mancheva; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Forest water; Governance; Cross-sectoral governance; Multi-level governance; Governance mode; Collaborative governance; Natural resource management; Environmental policy; Water Framework Directive;

    Abstract : Forests and water are highly interconnected with forestry practices negatively affecting forest water. In the last five decades, the Swedish state has enacted multiple policy changes and allocated significant resources towards the implementation of soft policy instruments to alleviate the effects on forest water. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Making Sanitation Happen’ : An Enquiry into Multi-Level Sanitation Governance

    Author : Nelson Ekane; Hans Westlund; Marianne Kjellén; Barbara Evans; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sanitation; hygiene; behaviour; multi-level governance; institutions; policy; implementation; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The importance of sanitation for human health and development is undisputed. Sanitation is now high on the international development agenda and has become a salient issue in most developing countries, Rwanda and Uganda being no exception. However, there are still shortcomings as regards ‘making sanitation happen’ on the ground. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Conditions for Multi-Level Governance : Implementation, Politics, and Cooperation in Swedish Active Labor Market Policy

    Author : Martin Lundin; PerOla Öberg; Jörgen Hermansson; Tomas Bergström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Political science; Governance; Intergovernmental relations; Implementation; Cooperation; Political parties; Active labor market policy; Sweden; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : How can the central state direct local public units to work effectively towards public sector goals? In an effort to understand the conditions for governance, the three self-contained essays housed in this thesis examine the role of central and local government agencies in implementation of active labor market policy (ALMP) in Sweden. The study is based on new and unique quantitative data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parks, Policies and People : Nature Conservation Governance in Post-Socialist EU Countries

    Author : Natalya Yakusheva; Björn Hassler; Magnus Boström; Annica Kronsell; Stacy Vandeveer; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; national parks; Carpathians; Poland; Slovakia; Europeanization; Central Eastern Europe; multi-level governance; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The national parks in the Carpathian Mountains along the Polish and Slovak border represent encompassing policy agendas that strive to balance biodiversity conservation and social welfare tasks. These countries have, during the last 25 years, undergone rapid transformation from socialist regimes to liberal democracies, and this transformation has affected the political, social and economic spheres. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Systemic Governance of Critical Infrastructure Protection : State and Relevance of a Swedish Case

    Author : Christine Große; Aron Larsson; Olof Björkqvist; Pär M. Olausson; Alexander Fekete; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Systemic Thinking; Infrastructure; Governance; Critical Infrastructure Protection; Complex Systems; Soft Operations Research; design-oriented Information Systems Research; Integrative System Analysis; KISA; STYREL; Multi-level Planning; Adaption; Emergence; Entropy; Systemic Governance;

    Abstract : The protection of infrastructure that is critical to society’s functionality, survival and progression has gained significance for both national security and research because of its large-scale and interdependent nature. Critical infrastructure can be viewed as a complex, socio-technical system-of-systems that imposes extensive requirements on governance efforts to foster critical infrastructure protection (CIP), regardless of whether it involves public organisations, private organisations or both. READ MORE