Search for dissertations about: "Transport Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 864 swedish dissertations containing the words Transport Science.

  1. 1. Governing towards sustainability : environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    Author : Erik Hysing; Ingemar Elander; Jan Olsson; Sverker Jagers; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; Political science; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Getting the transport right - for what? : What transport policy can tell us about the construction of sustainability

    Author : Mathilde Rehnlund; Björn Hassler; Fredrika Björklund; Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; problem representation; transport policy studies; policy discourse; sustainable transport studies; urban transport studies; poststructuralist policy studies; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis studies transport as a governing tool that shapes the physical environment and human society, as well as having environmental impacts. The aim is to learn what policy for transport can say about what sustainability means and does. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Equity in Public Transport Count

    Author : Isak Rubensson; Yusak Susilo; Oded Cats; Karst Geurs; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Subsidies; Fare-schemes; Accessibility; Crowding; transport justice; Equity; Distribution; Gini index; Lorenz curves; Customer satisfaction; Service quality; Preferences; Reliability; Transportsystem; Transport Systems; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Political and public focus on equity and justice outcomes of public policies is on the rise all over the world. Equity is both philosophically motivated and often decreed by law and in planning directives to be monitored when policies are changed, however oftentimes these equity assessments are vague, qualitative and carries low weight in policy decision processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sensitising Urban Transport Security : Surveillance and Policing in Berlin, Stockholm, and Warsaw

    Author : Ola Svenonius; Fredrika Björklund; Rune Premfors; Peo Hansen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban security; security governance; public transport; surveillance; police; private security; emotion; fantasy; fear of crime; discourse analysis; Berlin; Stockholm; Warsaw; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The city as a focal point of both domestic and international security policy is characteristic of the 21st century security landscape in Europe. Amidst the 'War on Terror' and the pan-European battle against organised crime, the city is the location where global processes are actually taking place. READ MORE

  5. 5. Air transport liberalisation in the European community 1987-1992 : A case of integration

    Author : Robin Travis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European Union; air transport; aviation; liberalisation; integration theory; game theory; neo-functionalism; intergovernmentalism; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Commercial aviation in the European Community was regulated by a system based on bilateral negotiations until the late 1980s. Regulation ensured that airlines did not compete. The lack of competition conflicted with the aim of the Treaty of Rome of having a common economic market. READ MORE