Search for dissertations about: "policy research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1213 swedish dissertations containing the words policy research.

  1. 1. Meaning and Action in Sustainability Science Interpretive approaches for social-ecological systems research

    Author : Simon West; Lisen Schultz; Lorrae van Kerkhoff; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Social-ecological systems research is interventionist by nature. As a subset of sustainability science, social-ecological systems research aims to generate knowledge and introduce concepts that will bring about transformation. Yet scientific concepts diverge in innumerable ways when they are put to work in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aiding science Swedish research aid policy 1973-2008

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Veronica Brodén Gyberg; Sven Widmalm; Eva Lövbrand; Rob Hagendijk; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign aid; research; Sarec; Sida; research aid; low-income countries; policy; discourse; boundary organization; sociotechnical imaginaries; Bistånd; forskning; Sarec; Sida; forskningsbistånd; låginkomstländer; policy; diskurs; gränsorganisation;

    Abstract : The purpose of research aid is to contribute to development in different ways through the use of research. Sarec (the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries) was one of the pioneers within state research aid, and existed between 1975 and 2008. READ MORE

  3. 3. Research as a source of strategic opportunity? Re-thinking research policy developments in the late 20th century

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Peter Schilling; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business and economics; Modes of knowledge production; Knowledge society; Institutional change; Research policy; Innovation policy; Policy process; Ideas of Knowledge production; Ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : One of the problems challenging the knowledge society is to understand the chang-ing prerequisites for publicly governed knowledge production. Several attempts have been made amongst which perhaps the most debated is the concept of changing mo-des of knowledge production proposed by Gibbons et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Working Together Exploring Relational Tensions in Swedish Academia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Tobias Fridholm; Anders Malmberg; Anders Waxell; Per Lundequist; Oliver Ibert; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic geography; Relational tensions; Academic research; Academic entrepreneurship; Research commercialization; Creativity; Creative milieus; Innovation; Innovation systems; Trust; Authority; Research policy; Triple helix; Biotechnology; Swedish research; Universities; Expertise; Professionalism; Professions; Research collaboration; Collaborations; Research funding; Ekonomisk geografi; Relationella spänningar; Akademisk forskning; Akademiskt entreprenörskap; Forskningskommersialisering; Kreativitet; Kreativa miljöer; Innovation; Innovationssystem; Tillit; Auktoritet; Forskningspolitik; Trippel helix; Bioteknik; Svensk forskning; Universitet; Expertis; Professioner; Professionalism; Samverkan; Tredje uppgiften; Forskningsfinansiering; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This study explores the basic social conditions for high-quality university research, and focuses on research in science and technology in Sweden. Swedish research policy has adopted more of a market perspective on academic research and its role in society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Locating Wind Power Policy The Mechanics of Policy Subsystem Interactions

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : David Newell; Simon Matti; Sverker Jagers; Charlotta Charlotta; Erik Hysing; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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