Search for dissertations about: "policy network"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 196 swedish dissertations containing the words policy network.

  1. 1. 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

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

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Arja Virta; Sven-Erik Hansén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Pedgogical work; 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

  3. 3. Politics of Contemporary Education Policy : The case of programming in the Swedish curriculum

    Author : Anthemis Raptopoulou; Tore West; Jonas Gustafsson; Ulrika Bennerstedt; Neil Selwyn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; policy; politics; education policy; educational technology; digitalization of education; programming; coding; policy networks; network ethnography; critical discourse analysis; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : In recent years, computer programming has been introduced into school curricula in several national education systems across the world making it a key issue on the education policy agenda. In March 2017, the Swedish Government announced their decision to introduce programming as a mandatory teaching element as of the first grade of primary school. READ MORE

  4. 4. Policy networks : the relation between structure and performance

    Author : Annica Sandström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The importance of policy networks and the need to treat networks seriously have long been emphasized within the field of policy science. However, not many attempts have been made to investigate the explanatory power of policy networks using the tools and theoretical concepts provided by social network analysis (SNA). READ MORE

  5. 5. A pluralist state? : civil society organizations’ access to the Swedish policy process 1964-2009

    Author : Erik Lundberg; Erik Amnå; Thomas Sedelius; Pia Brundin; Göran Sundström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; access; interest representation; civil society; neo-corporatism; pluralism; political opportunity structures; policy network; resource exchange; consultations; governmental commissions; remiss procedure; Sweden; Political Science; Statskunskap; Access; Interest representation; Civil society; Neo-corporatism; Pluralism; Political opportunity structures; Policy network; Resource exchange; Consultations; Governmental commissions; Remiss procedure;

    Abstract : Including civil society organizations in the policy process is a distinctive trait of democratic governance. But, while being highly valuable from a democratic point of view, not all civil society organizations are represented in the policy process. READ MORE