Search for dissertations about: "policy actors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 316 swedish dissertations containing the words policy actors.

  1. 1. Agents of change and policies of scale A policy study of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Svenska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnen

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; enterprise; Global-local nexus; structure agency; policy dissemination; policy network; policy scope; policy drive; education policy; multi-level governance; OECD; EU; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Pedgogical work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogiskt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe and understand the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise projects in primary and secondary schools in the North of Sweden and to identify and analyse the driving forces and actors behind this process. In particular the influence and significance of education policy at supranational, national and subnational level for the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise in education are analysed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entrepreneurship Policy Public Support for Technology-Based Ventures

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Charlotte Norrman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public support programmes; Entrepreneurship policy; Early stages technology-based ventures; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation systems; Programme theory; Evaluation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is entrepreneurship policy and the focus is on public support programmes directed to early stages technology-based ventures. It advocates that a broad view should be taken with regard to the type of policies for entrepreneurship that aim at supporting the facilitation of the supported ventures’ ability to link to their surrounding innovation system, in which they can secure their access to crucial external resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organizing Policy A Policy Analysis starting from SMEs in Tuscany and the County of Jönköping

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Monica Johansson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2008]
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    Abstract : The importance of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) for economicdevelopment is frequently debated. SMEs have been called “the backbone of the European economy and the best potential source of jobs and growth”. READ MORE

  4. 4. Frame dynamics and stakeholders in risk governance

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Beatrice Bengtsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; GMOs; framing; EU; stakeholders; expertise; governance rationalities; policy; feed; boundary framing; frame extension; intertextuality; food chain; participation; EFSA; DG SANCO; risk assessment; risk management; threshold; risks.;

    Abstract : The EU governance of food safety and GM food and feed has gone through significant changes since the BSE crisis and food scares during the 1990s. This work focuses on one particular new feature; the role of stakeholders representing the food chain: biotech associations, farmer organizations, food and feed processors, consumer organizations and environmental NGOs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small science on big machines: Politics and practices of synchrotron radiation laboratories

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Olof Hallonsten; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; big science; little science; sophistication; collectivization; European Synchrotron Radiation Facility; Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource; MAX-lab; scientific entrepreneurs; changing dynamics of science; Synchrotron radiation; research policy; science policy;

    Abstract : Synchrotron radiation laboratories are large scientific facilities where various scientific experiments are carried out by the use of radiation produced by particle accelerators. Research with synchrotron radiation emerged in the 1960s and 1970s as a peripheral activity at particle physics laboratories. READ MORE