Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Development Goals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 133 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable Development Goals.

  1. 1. Sustainable Goals : Feasible Paths to Desirable Long-Term Futures

    Author : Patrik Baard; Sven Ove Hansson; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist; Edward Page; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; goal setting; adaptation; sustainability; utopian goals; realistic goals; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this licentiate thesis is to analyze the framework in which long-term goals are set and subsequently achieved. It is often claimed that goals should be realistic, meaning that they should be adjusted to known abilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards sustainable development : Indicators as a tool of local governance

    Author : Eva Mineur; Katarina Eckerberg; Neil Carter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unveiling the path towards sustainability: scientific interest at HEIs from a scientometric approach in the period 2008-2017

    Author : Núria Bautista-Puig; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Scientometrics; Bibliometrics; Sustainability; Sustainable development; Sustainability science; Higher education for sustainable development; Spanish higher education institutions; Spanish university system; Implementation of sustainable development; Sustainable Development Goals SDGs ; Millennium Development Goals MDGs ;

    Abstract : Humanity has experienced the impact of an unsustainable economic model at all levels. This topic has crystallized in different summits and conferences during the 20th century. As a result of this concern, the concept of sustainable development (SD) emerged. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Development in Swedish Municipalities : To know, to be able, to want and to do

    Author : Sofie Adolfsson Jörby; Erik Arrhenius; Högskolan i Kalmar; []
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Swedish municipalities; Hållbar utveckling; Agenda 21; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : A process of change like the building-up of sustainable societies can be visualised as four steps: to know, to be able, to want and to do. To pay attention to the appropriate measures and the best solutions implies a wide range of knowledge of natural and societal conditions. READ MORE