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  1. 1. Mainstreaming passive houses A study of energy efficient residential buildings in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Niskanen; Harald Rohracher; Ann-Sofie Kall; Christian Koch; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; passive house; mainstreaming; sustainable innovation; technology deployment; socio-technical transition; passivhus; mainstreaming; hållbara innovationer; teknikspridning; socio-teknisk omställning;

    Abstract : The passive house concept has become increasingly popular in the building sector in the lost twenty years ond is deemed to ploy on important role in aligning the housing sector with climate and environmental policy objectives. However, for such buildings to ploy this port they need to be more widespread, more common and more accepted by mainstream actors and institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender mainstreaming as feminist politics A critical analysis of the pursuit of gender equality in Swedish local government

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Renée Andersson; Gun Hedlund; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Christine Hudson; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender mainstreaming; gender equality; feminist politics; public administration; feminist political theory; local government; discourse; feminist new institutionalism;

    Abstract : Gender mainstreaming is often described as a strategy to increase gender equality in states and other institutions and/or to make them more gender aware. It should however be considered a contested concept, and the aim of this thesis is to produce a critical perspective and empirical knowledge about whether, and if so how, gender mainstreaming contributes to a more (gender) equal society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting equality between women and men in bilateral development cooperation : Concepts, goals, rationales and institutional arrangements. Part One. Theory, practice and priorities for change. Part Two. Empirical studies in two sectors in Tanzania: Household water supplies and health development

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Carolyn Hannan; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water supplies; United Nations; Tanzania; organizational change; mainstreaming; institutional development; human geography; health development; feminist geography; Gender equality; bilateral development cooperation; women´s empowerment.; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Gender equality has been on the development cooperation agenda for more than three decades. Bilateral agencies have developed policies, strategies, methodologies and tools to support achievement of this important goal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management (HDM), Lund University

    Author : Christine Wamsler; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Abstract : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in urban contexts: Integration and challenges

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Claudia Rivera; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mainstreaming; Nicaragua; risk governance; Sweden; urban planning; disaster risk reduction; disaster risk management; Climate change adaptation;

    Abstract : An increasing number of disasters continue to affect urban populations and housing infrastructure. The overwhelming majority of them have been caused by climate-related events. This situation has made the creation of synergies between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk management (DRM) urgent. READ MORE