Search for dissertations about: "public policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 744 swedish dissertations containing the words public policy.

  1. 1. The dynamics of policy formation : making sense of feelings of public unsafety

    Author : Monika Persson; Jan Olsson; Erik Amnå; Rolf Lidskog; Elin Wihlborg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Policy formation; wicked problems; sensemaking; safety; unsafety; fear of crime; policy change; discourse; ideas; interpretive; policy transfer; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Every policy problem has inherent value dimensions. It is on the basis of values that a state of affairs is perceived as undesirable, and thus acknowledged as a problem. This makes the process of defining and negotiating the meaning of a problem an essentially political process. READ MORE

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

    Author : Charlotte Norrman; Magnus Klofsten; Anna Bergek; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public support programmes; Entrepreneurship policy; Early stages technology-based ventures; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation systems; Programme theory; Evaluation; Business studies; 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. The Wealth of Urban Regions : On the Location of Creative Individuals and Firms

    Author : Charlotta Mellander; Charlie Karlsson; Börje Johansson; Maryann Feldman; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four individual chapters and an introduction to the thesis. The common feature of the four separate chapters is their focus on the location patterns of creative individuals and firms, the inter-relation between those actors and the regional development and how those actors in the end shape the wealth of urban regions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ideas and Policy Convergence : Health Care Reforms in the Netherlands and Sweden in the 1990s

    Author : Paula Blomqvist; Ira Katznelson; Mark Kesselman; Columbia University Department of Political Science; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health care; policy reform; public policy; Sweden; Netherlands; ideas; policy transfer; privatizarion; marketization; quasi-markets; welfare politics; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

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  5. 5. Exploring public policy legitimacy : a study of belief-system correspondence in Swedish environmental policy

    Author : Simon Matti; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences - Political science; Socialvetenskap - Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : As environmental problems today are understood as being problems of collective action, they also depend on the broad engagement of individual citizens for their successful solution. Policymakers are thereby faced with the challenge of designing policy and constructing policy tools, which contribute to an increase in individual environmental responsibility and voluntarily behavioural change. READ MORE