Search for dissertations about: "policy implementation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 369 swedish dissertations containing the words policy implementation.

  1. 1. The politics of gender equality policy : a study of implementation and non-implementation in three Swedish municipalities

    Author : Ingrid Pincus; Anna Jónasdóttir; Abdul Khakee; Beatrice Halsaa; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender equality; policy analysis; power; implementation; institutionalization; men; leadership; local authorities; nondecision-making; non-implementation; statskunskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The question raised in this thesis is why the implementation of the Swedish government’s gender equality policy for the most part comes to a halt when it is to be implemented in local organizations. Its aim, more concretely, is to investigate and analyze the role of men in political and administrative leadership positions when this policy is to be institutionalized in the operations of these organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Locating Wind Power Policy : The Mechanics of Policy Subsystem Interactions

    Author : David Newell; Simon Matti; Sverker Jagers; Charlotta Charlotta; Erik Hysing; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; policy analysis; policy implementation; advocacy coalition framework; network management; wind power; renewable energy; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the drivers behind political decision-making and the policy outcomes resulting from political decisions. It is proposed that in policy processes where political decisions are made at multiple levels or across multiple policy subsystems, policy outcomes can be understood in terms of the mechanisms (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. From the Soviet to the European Union : A Policy Study of SME Assistance Organising in Lithuania

    Author : Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Lee Miles; Lars Carlsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; policy analysis; implementation; evaluation; policy structures; policy organising; self-organising; institutional change; SME policies; transition success; policy linkage; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Establishment of a policy linkage between particular outspoken societal needs and their realisation via the body political is critical for recently democratised polities. In Lithuania, a former Soviet bloc country undergoing a complex transition, an urge from various societal groups for successful and adequate policies exemplify the importance of this linkage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decentralization and National Health Policy Implementation in Uganda - a Problematic Process

    Author : Anders Jeppsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Public health; Uganda.; policy diffusion; policy translation; policy implementation; decentralization; health care systems; primary health care; health sector reform; Ministry of health; health policy; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : The Ugandan Government has aimed at creating a needs-based and cost-effective health care system. The means to carry out this aim have been 1) a decentralization of the health sector in order to increase lower-level responsibility, accountability, and participation, and 2) a strong national policy formulation capacity, facilitating needs assessment and cost-effective prioritization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Activation Policy in Action : A Street-Level Study of Social Assistance in the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Katarina H. Thorén; Sydney Hans; Tapio Salonen; Jennifer Mosley; Jeanne Marsh; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policy; social assistance; street-level bureaucracy theory; front-line workers; implementation; welfare state; coping strategy; discretion; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Work-related activation policies are currently developing in most western welfare states. Sweden is no exception and activation policies were introduced in the 1990s in many municipal social services organizations in Sweden. READ MORE