Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 948 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable Development.

  1. 1. Towards sustainable development Indicators as a tool of local governance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskap

    Author : Eva Mineur; Katarina Eckerberg; Neil Carter; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Designing with Urban Sound Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing with Urban Sound Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architectue; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Foundation for Sustainable Product Development

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Sophie Hallstedt; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; backcasting; decision processes; ecodesign; integrated; product development; sustainability principles; sustainable product development; strategic sustainable development;

    Abstract : Product development is a particularly critical intervention point for the transformation of society towards sustainability. Current socio-ecological impacts over product life-cycles are evidence that current practices are insufficient. READ MORE