Search for dissertations about: "Urbana och regionala studier"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words Urbana och regionala studier.

  1. 1. Planning for equitable emergency health care : Assessing the geography of ambulance supply and demand in Sweden

    Author : Jacob Hassler; Vania Ceccato; Charles Branas; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; emergency health care; spatial analysis; equity; policy; akutvård; rumslig analys; jämlikhet; policy; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : Providing high-quality health care to everyone who needs it is a central objective for theSwedish health care system. One way in which this goal is broadly pursued is by allocatingresources that maximize the geographical coverage of ambulances, aiming at reducingambulance response times as much as possible, for as many as possible. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy and Planning : Contested Meanings in Theory and Practice

    Author : Sherif Zakhour; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Philip Allmendinger; Andy Inch; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Planning; Public participation; Demokrati; Demokratiteori; Planering; Medborgardeltagande; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : "Democracy" is a frequently used concept in the Western planning field. Scholars, practitioners, and citizens alike regularly deploy it to both explain and contest the nature and legitimacy of urban governance. And yet, in the planning literature, the concept of democracy itself is rarely explained or debated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change adaptation processes : Regional and sectoral stakeholder perspectives

    Author : Karin André; Björn-Ola Linnér; Louise Simonsson; Anna Jonsson; Kate Lonsdale; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Adaptation processes; adaptive capacity; climate change; forestry; participatory methods; perceptions; private and public organizations; risks; roles; stakeholder dialogues; stakeholders; Sweden; transdisciplinarity; urban regions; Anpassningskapacitet; anpassningsprocesser; deltagandemetoder; intressenter; intressentdialoger; klimatförändringar; privata och offentliga organisationer; risker; roller; skogsbruk; Sverige; transdisciplinaritet; uppfattningar; urbana regioner;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how societal adaptation processes in public and private sectors at the regional to local level in Sweden are enacted. The thesis pays particular attention to critical factors that constrain or enable adaptation by focussing on: who are the stakeholders, how do different stakeholders perceive their capacity to adapt, and the role of stakeholder interaction in facilitating adaptation processes A combination of two analytical perspectives is used where one is based on key concepts within adaptation literature, and the other draws on boundary crossing and transdisciplinary knowledge production (stakeholders, adaptive capacity, and science-based stakeholder dialogues). READ MORE

  4. 4. Making sense of sufficiency : Entries, practices and politics

    Author : Åsa Callmer; Karin Bradley; Jonathan Metzger; Marlyne Sahakian; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sufficiency; sustainable consumption; anti-consumption; decluttering; political ecology; KonMari; Tillräcklighet; hållbar konsumtion; anti-konsumtion; rensning; politisk ekologi; KonMari.; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : The affluent groups and societies in the world have made material consumption part of their lifestyle. Today, overconsumption has come to constitute an acute environmental problem, both with regards to the natural resources needed to satisfy our ever-growing wants, and to the mountains of waste it leaves behind. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental Governance : Capacity and legitimacy in local governments

    Author : Erica Eneqvist; Andrew Karvonen; Hans Westlund; Kersti Karltorp; Annica Kronsell; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Experimental governance; legitimacy; municialities; democracy; organisational capacity; capacity-building; local government; public sector innovation; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : Contemporary planning and governance of cities involves practices of experiments and trials in urban experiments, collaborative platforms, and urban development projects with high ambitions for sustainability and innovative solutions. These practices of experimental governance can be seen as new policy instruments that include actors from all sectors of society in collective problem-solving. READ MORE