Search for dissertations about: "Transformative change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words Transformative change.

  1. 1. Reef Futures : Exploring the dynamics of transformative change in marine social-ecological systems

    Author : Franciska von Heland; Per Olsson; Beatrice Crona; Marja Spierenburg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transformative change; marine governance; multi-stakeholder collaboration; multi-level governance; institutional entrepreneurship; boundary work; narratives; Coral Triangle; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : The thesis explores issues relating to transformative change in the context of marine governance in the Coral Triangle, and the effects of such change processes on policy, stakeholder relations and management activities. Paper 1 studies how change-oriented actors (institutional entrepreneurs) operating at the international level can introduce and purposefully navigate large-scalechange processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Transformative Imagination : Re-imagining the world towards sustainability

    Author : Diego Galafassi; Victor Galaz; Tim Daw; Karen O'Brien; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ways of knowing; transformations; complexity; futures; practice; transdisciplinarity; creativity; art-based; embodied meaning; action-research; science-policy; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : A central task for sustainability science in the Anthropocene is to offer guidance on alternative pathways of change. Even though this search and implementation of pathways towards sustainability is likely to require profound social-ecological transformations, little is yet known about the individual and collective capacities needed to support such transformations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transformative Power Challenged : EU Membership Conditionality in the Western Balkans Revisited

    Author : Jessica Giandomenico; Bennich-Björkman Li; Jarstad Anna; David Phinnemore; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Union; Western Balkans; EU enlargement; historical institutionalism; power; elections; norm transfer; compliance; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The EU is assumed to have a strong top-down transformative power over the states applying for membership. But despite intensive research on the EU membership conditionality, the transformative power of the EU in itself has been left curiously understudied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conditions of ‘Sustainability’ : The Case of Climate Change Adaptation in Sweden

    Author : David Olsson; Mikael Granberg; Line Säll; Stig Montin; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; climate change adaptation; resilience; vulnerability; sustainability; transformation; governing; policy analysis; Bacchi; WPR; discourse analysis; governmentality; political ecology; climate justice; phronesis; climate change; environmental politics; sustainable development; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : By describing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time, the Swedish government has expressed a commitment to climate change adaptation as an integral part of the country’s sustainable development efforts. Sweden has also been portrayed as a frontrunner of climate policy and sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shaping sustainable food systems : Local participation in addressing global challenges

    Author : Aniek Hebinck; Line Gordon; Joost M. Vervoort; Stephan Barthel; Moya Kneafsey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food systems; sustainability; food governance; transformative change; participatory processes; participation; civil society; niche level; food policy; urban food; urban agriculture; food poverty; imagined futures; foresight; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : The current unsustainable trajectory of food systems puts the social and ecological processes and functions on which human flourishing depends at risk. This last decade has seen, on one hand, continued insistence on transformative action and on the other, uncertainty and instability with respect to traditional, established institutions, such as the state. READ MORE