Search for dissertations about: "governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 470 swedish dissertations containing the word governance.

  1. 1. Forest water governance challenges in cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Irina Mancheva; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; Susan Baker; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Forest water; Governance; Cross-sectoral governance; Multi-level governance; Governance mode; Collaborative governance; Natural resource management; Environmental policy; Water Framework Directive;

    Abstract : Forests and water are highly interconnected with forestry practices negatively affecting forest water. In the last five decades, the Swedish state has enacted multiple policy changes and allocated significant resources towards the implementation of soft policy instruments to alleviate the effects on forest water. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water Governance Policy, Politics and Regulation in Honduras

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Patricia Phumpiu; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Water Governance; Honduras; Institutions; Policy; Politics; Regulatory Governance; Regulatory State; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Water governance exerts an impact on the socio-politic life of Honduras. For instance, the new legal framework changes institutions. New water organisations are created, and new processes and proceedings are proposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Governmentality of Meta-governance Identifying Theoretical and Empirical Challenges of Network Governance in the Political Field of Security and Beyond

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oscar Larsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; meta-governance; meta-governance stance; governance; governmentality; sovereign power; political power; networks; security; communications systems; process-tracing; interpretive policy analysis; Sweden; KBM; MSB; RAKEL;

    Abstract : Meta-governance recently emerged in the field of governance as a new approach which claims that its use enables modern states to overcome problems associated with network governance. This thesis shares the view that networks are an important feature of contemporary politics which must be taken seriously, but it also maintains that networks pose substantial analytical and political challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multilayered Governance Pesticides in the South - environmental concerns in a globalised world

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sylvia Karlsson; Anders Hjort av Ornäs; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multilayered governance; CPRs; global commons; pesticides; global environmental change; institutions; knowledge; values; mismatches; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Environmental issues increasingly demonstrate local-global linkages in driving forces and effects. Policy responses are initiated at local, national and global levels. The successful management of such cross-level environmental issues involves co-ordinated and co-operative policies and action among stakeholders at several levels of governance. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Governance Gap : Central–local steering & mental health reform in Britain and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wendy Katherine Maycraft Kall; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mental health; public management reform; governance; hard and soft governance; policy steering instruments; administrative traditions; institutional legacies; professions; social work; policy framing; municipal government; care ideology; medical model; disability; risk; welfare policy; Britain; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do governments choose certain types of governance strategies to steer the lower level agencies such as municipalities, health services and other welfare agencies? This is a problem facing many governments in the era of public management reforms, where policies are decided at national level while service responsibilities are decentralised and implemented by lower levels. Thus the main mechanism for governments to influence the implementation of these national reforms is through its choice of strategies and instruments to fill the governance gap between national policy-making and local government. READ MORE