Search for dissertations about: "environmental discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental discourse.

  1. 1. The “Dark Side” of Marine Spatial Planning : A study of domination, empowerment and freedom through theories of discourse and power

    Author : Ralph Voma Tafon; Michael Gilek; Fred P. Saunders; Wesley Flannery; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; marine spatial planning; discourse; power; domination; empowerment; freedom; conflict; resistance; small-scale fisheries; offshore wind energy; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the marine spatial planning (MSP) literature by elaborating a robust theoretical account of power for a more rigorous and balanced critical analysis of MSP. Conceived as a problem-solving regime, MSP has emerged as a radical approach to govern the use and protection of marine resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Negotiating the international waste trade : a discourse analysis

    Author : Berndt H. Brikell; Sten Berglund; Rolf Lidskog; Gunnar Sjöstedt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Basel Convention; Hazardous Waste Trade; Multilateral Negotiations; Discourse analysis; Multilateral Environmental Agreements; environmental discourse; Prior Informed Consent; hazardous waste; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the historic development of the management of the international hazardous waste (HW) trade problem, between 1972 and 2000. The method used in the study is discourse analysis, and it is undertaken through the usage of two different perspectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adaptation, now? : Exploring the Politics of Climate Adaptation through Poststructuralist Discourse Theory

    Author : Elise Remling; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Åsa Persson; Sirkku Juhola; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change adaptation; Adaptation policy development; Politics of adaptation; Discourse; Poststructuralist Discourse Theory; Logics of Critical Explanation; Discourse Analysis; European Union; Germany; Qualitative policy analysis; Critical policy studies; Fantasy; Depoliticisation; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Increasing evidence of anthropogenic climate change and the recognition that warming is likely to go beyond 2°C raises the need for responses that help people cope with the anticipated changes. The rise of attention to so-called climate adaptation on political agendas at the local, national and international scale has come about with a hastily growing field of academic knowledge production. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Responsible Business Person : Studies of business education for sustainability

    Author : Pernilla Andersson; Magnus Boström; Jenny Gunnarsson-Payne; Johan Öhman; Malin Ideland; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; education; sustainable development; responsibility; environment; business; curriculum; teaching; discourse analysis; poststructuralism; pedagogy; classroom; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : Calls for the inclusion of sustainable development in the business curriculum have increased significantly in the wake of the financial crisis and increased concerns around climate change. This has led to the appearance of new initiatives and the development of new teaching approaches. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL 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