Search for dissertations about: "legislative decision-making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words legislative decision-making.

  1. 1. Environmental assessments of projects and local plans in the energy and waste sectors in Sweden : Practice and potential for improvement

    Author : Sara Tyskeng; Mats Eklund; Lone Kørnøv; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental assessment; local planning; energy; waste; decision-making; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Early perspectives on environmental issues have in general focussed on local pollution from specific sources. However, in past decades there has been a shift in society’s perspective on environmental management towards a focus on diffuse sources of pollution and long-term and global environmental issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fit for European Democracy? : Party Discipline in the European Parliament

    Author : Björn Lindberg; Sverker Gustavsson; Sven Oskarsson; Lars Davidsson; Simon Hix; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Parliament; democracy; political parties; collective action; legislative decision-making; party discipline; party voting cohesion; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study evaluates the fitness of political parties for the democratisation of the European Union. At the national level political parties have successfully functioned as transmission belts between voter’s preferences and political outcomes in representative democracies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Governmental Legislative Capacity. Harmonization of EU legislation in Lithuania and Romania

    Author : Andreas Bågenholm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governmental legislative capacity; Lithuania; Romania; legal harmonization; veto players; transposition; candidate countries; European Union;

    Abstract : Governmental legislative capacity is a crucial ability for any government that wishes to fulfil intended goals. Without this capacity, there is a great risk that the decision making system will be paralyzed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    Author : Max Waltman; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Understanding of Determinants of Physicians’ Sick-listing Practice and their Interrelations : A Population-based Epidemiological Study

    Author : Britt Arrelöv; Kurt Svärdsudd; Lars Borgquist; Brommels Mats; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; sick-listing; sickness absence; clinical decision-making; physician; epidemiology; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Physicians are supposed to act as sick-listing experts and they possess a role as gate-keepers to the social insurance system. Earlier studies have demonstrated variation between physicians and physician categories regarding sick-listing practice. READ MORE