Search for dissertations about: "planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2141 swedish dissertations containing the word planning.

  1. 1. Making Sense of Integrated Planning : Challenges to Urban and Transport Planning Processes in Sweden

    Author : Patrik Tornberg; Göran Cars; Karolina Isaksson; Maria Håkansson; Tim Richardson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban planning; transport planning; integrated planning; communicative planning; sensemaking; perspectives; coordination;

    Abstract : The shaping of spatial structures at the urban, regional and national levels involves numerous kinds of actors and planning activities. In recent years, calls for crosssectoral coordination and integrated planning approaches echo extensively across different fields of planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Planning contexts : Bureaucracy and rule relations in French urbanism

    Author : Jenny Lindblad; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Simone Abram; KTH; []
    Keywords : urban planning; bureaucracy; plans; interpretative practices; contextualization; France; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : This thesis examines practices of contextualization in urban planning in Bordeaux. While planning theorists have established the importance of attending to the diversecontexts that shape urban planning, few studies have inquired about the ways urbanplanning activities shape contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planning in the 'New Reality' : Strategic Elements and Approaches in Swedish Municipalities

    Author : Charlotta Fredriksson; Göran Cars; Raine Mäntysalo; KTH; []
    Keywords : planning theory; planning practice; municipality; region; comprehensive planning; strategic planning; forum-arena-court; case study; planeringsteori; planeringens praktik; kommun; region; översiktsplanering; strategisk planering; forum-arena-court; fallstudie;

    Abstract : Central to this dissertation is a discourse in contemporary Swedish planning practice referred to as the ‘new reality’. The name of this discourse reflects the notion that planning practice interprets the conditions of today as differing from those which occurred previously. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democracy and Planning : Contested Meanings in Theory and Practice

    Author : Sherif Zakhour; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Philip Allmendinger; Andy Inch; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Planning; Public participation; Demokrati; Demokratiteori; Planering; Medborgardeltagande; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : "Democracy" is a frequently used concept in the Western planning field. Scholars, practitioners, and citizens alike regularly deploy it to both explain and contest the nature and legitimacy of urban governance. And yet, in the planning literature, the concept of democracy itself is rarely explained or debated. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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