Search for dissertations about: "public policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 753 swedish dissertations containing the words public policy.

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Monika Persson; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Charlotte Norrman; Magnus Klofsten; Anna Bergek; [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. Ideas and Policy Convergence : Health Care Reforms in the Netherlands and Sweden in the 1990s

    University dissertation from New York : Columbia University Doctoral Dissertations, Academic Commons, Columbia University Libraries

    Author : Paula Blomqvist; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health care; policy reform; public policy; Sweden; Netherlands; ideas; policy transfer; privatizarion; marketization; quasi-markets; welfare politics; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

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

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Simon Matti; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Governing towards sustainability environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Hysing; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE