Search for dissertations about: "public"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3563 swedish dissertations containing the word public.

  1. 1. Policing Public Women : The Regulation of Prostitution in Stockholm 1812-1880

    Author : Yvonne Svanström; Ulla Wikander; Arne Jarrick; Johan Söderberg; Gunnel Karlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; prostitution; Stockholm; public women; sexual contract; feminist theory; public space; public sphere; urbanity; medical profession; venereal disease; the police force; municipal authority; brothels; Carole Pateman; Jürgen Habermas; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the development of a regulation of prostitution in Stockholm during the period 1812-1880. The development of the regulation system is seen in the light of an analytical framework, developed from Carole Pateman's ideas on the sexual contract, and a feministic critique and elaboration of Jürgen Habermas's ideas on the public sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Public Procurement : Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  3. 3. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local Values and e-Government - Continuity and Change in Public Administration : Implementing Public e-Services in Two Swedish Municipalities

    Author : Gabriella Jansson; Elin Wihlborg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Joachim Åström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; e-government; public e-services; ICT; IT; public administration; public organization; municipality; reform; implementation; institutionalism; values; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : E-government, the use of information and communication technology in public administration, is often presented as a multifaceted reform with powerful transforming potential. E-government currently embodies both hopes of more efficient public administration and fears that an overemphasis on efficiency will neglect the democratic values of public administration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Judging in the Public Realm : A Kantian Approach to the Deliberative Concept of Ethico-Political Judgment and an Inquiry into Public Discourse on Prenatal Diagnosis

    Author : Cornelis Dekker; Anders Nordgren; Marcus Düwell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Formation of judgment; faculty of judgment; ethics; politics; normative reasons; deliberative practice; impartiality; public sphere; public discourse; public deliberation; prenatal diagnosis; prenatal screening; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sweden; the Netherlands; Bedömning; omdömesförmåga; etik; politik; normativa skäl; deliberation; opartiskhet; offentlig sfär; offentlig samtal; fosterdiagnostik; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sverige; Nederländerna; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses how to enhance the public discussion of moral and political questions. Enhancing public ‘deliberation’ is desirable since it provides citizens with influence, it enables coming to an understanding, and it ensures legitimacy. READ MORE