Search for dissertations about: "decentralization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the word decentralization.

  1. 1. Suicide of the Elephants? : Venezuelan Decentralization between Partyarchy and Chavismo

    Author : Rickard O. Lalander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decentralization; political parties; Chavismo; populism; Venezuela; Peace and development research; Freds- och utvecklingsforskning; party system; decentralization; partyarchy; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : On the 3rd of December 1989, Venezuelans went to the polls for the first time to directly elect their local and regional political leaders. A process of government decentralization was initiated with direct elections of municipal mayors and regional state governors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decentralization and National Health Policy Implementation in Uganda - a Problematic Process

    Author : Anders Jeppsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Public health; Uganda.; policy diffusion; policy translation; policy implementation; decentralization; health care systems; primary health care; health sector reform; Ministry of health; health policy; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : The Ugandan Government has aimed at creating a needs-based and cost-effective health care system. The means to carry out this aim have been 1) a decentralization of the health sector in order to increase lower-level responsibility, accountability, and participation, and 2) a strong national policy formulation capacity, facilitating needs assessment and cost-effective prioritization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decentralization in the electricity system: At the household, community and city levels

    Author : Verena Heinisch; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Smart city; Storage systems; Power-to-heat; Optimization; Energy system modeling; Photovoltaic; Decentralization; Community energy; Prosumers;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen a rise in the number of implementations of small-scale generation and storage technologies for electricity and heat at different levels in the energy system. This trend towards decentralization of the system is driven by rapid decrease in technology costs, as well as the intentions expressed by various stakeholders to contribute to a carbon-neutral energy system. READ MORE

  4. 4. SOMETHING GOOD BUT NOTHING TO BE PROUD OF : Inheritance and Succession Practices, and Sociopolitical Stakes in Times of Decentralization in Marracuene, Mozambique

    Author : Fernando Matai Manjate; Sten Hagberg; Sverker Finnström; Lars Buur; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Inheritance; succession; dispossession; legal pluralism; Marracuene; Mozambique; urbanization; decentralization; anthropology.; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study focuses on inheritance and succession practices and sociopolitical stakes in present-day Marracuene in southern Mozambique. It explores how in contexts of rapid economic, social, cultural and political change, individuals, social actors and institutions deal with inheritance and succession rights, both when the property holders and incumbents are still alive and after they have passed away. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decentralization in energy systems - Low-carbon technologies and sector coupling on the household, community and city scales

    Author : Verena Heinisch; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Smart city; Sector coupling; Energy systems modeling; Decentralization; Electric vehicles; Prosumers; Energy system flexibility; Energy community;

    Abstract : The number of installations of distributed energy technologies, such as solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery systems, has increased dramatically in recent decades. The required transition towards a decarbonized energy system entails electrification of the different sectors. READ MORE