Search for dissertations about: "Simon Matti"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Simon Matti.

  1. 1. Exploring public policy legitimacy : a study of belief-system correspondence in Swedish environmental policy

    Author : Simon Matti; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences - Political science; Socialvetenskap - Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : As environmental problems today are understood as being problems of collective action, they also depend on the broad engagement of individual citizens for their successful solution. Policymakers are thereby faced with the challenge of designing policy and constructing policy tools, which contribute to an increase in individual environmental responsibility and voluntarily behavioural change. READ MORE

  2. 2. The imagined environmental citizen : exploring the state - individual relationship in Swedish environmental policy

    Author : Simon Matti; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : As environmental problems today are understood as being problems of collective action, they also depend on the broad engagement of individual citizens for their successful solution. Institutions directed towards resolving the environmental situation need, accordingly, to be perceived by the citizenry as promoting acceptable goals, for acceptable reasons and by the use of acceptable means. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing attitudes to Swedish wolf policy : wolf return, rural areas, and political alienation

    Author : Max Eriksson; Camilla Sandström; Göran Ericsson; Katarina Roos; Simon Matti; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; attitude change; political alienation; urban-rural conflict; governance; wolf policy; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : In 1966, the grey wolf was listed as a protected species in Sweden. Since then, the Swedish wolf population has increased in size, making human-wolf encounters more common, particularly in rural areas. Previous qualitative research has shown that segments of the rural population perceive the wolf to be incompatible with traditional rural life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communication and Cooperation : A Study of the Relationship Between Political Communication and Large-scale Collective Action

    Author : Stefan Linde; Simon Matti; Sverker Jagers; Carina Lundmark; Lisa Dellmuth; Linde Stefan; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Collective Action; Political Communication; Climate Change; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the importance of communication for individual cooperation in large-scale collective action dilemmas. In small-scale collective action, where participants have the possibility to meet face-to-face, communication has been shown to drastically increase levels of cooperation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Locating Wind Power Policy : The Mechanics of Policy Subsystem Interactions

    Author : David Newell; Simon Matti; Sverker Jagers; Charlotta Charlotta; Erik Hysing; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; policy analysis; policy implementation; advocacy coalition framework; network management; wind power; renewable energy; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the drivers behind political decision-making and the policy outcomes resulting from political decisions. It is proposed that in policy processes where political decisions are made at multiple levels or across multiple policy subsystems, policy outcomes can be understood in terms of the mechanisms (i.e. READ MORE