Search for dissertations about: "social-ecological system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words social-ecological system.

  1. 1. Multi-level Interactions between Fisheries and Trade Modeling intertwined social-ecological systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Laura Elsler; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multi-level interactions; social-ecological model; trade relationships; complexity; inequality in fisheries; fisheries sustainability; seafood trade; international markets; fisheries collapse; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Sustainable and equitable fisheries are central for addressing the challenges of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water. International trade, once presented by Walrasian economists as a panacea for fisheries development, has not markedly decreased poverty and has been related to the overexploitation of marine species. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humans and Seagrasses in East Africa A social-ecological systems approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Maricela de la Torre-Castro; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : seagrasses; social-ecological systems; institutions; seaweed farming; artisanal fisheries; common-pool resources; natural resource management; Zanzibar; Tanzania; East Africa; Western Indian Ocean;

    Abstract : The present study is one of the first attempts to analyze the societal importance of seagrasses (marine flowering plants) from a Natural Resource Management perspective, using a social-ecological systems (SES) approach. The interdisciplinary study takes place in East Africa (Western Indian Ocean, WIO) and includes in-depth studies in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Simon West; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    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

  4. 4. Understanding interest politics in social-ecological systems Mechanisms behind emergent policy responses to environmental change

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Kirill Orach; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Social-ecological system; policy process; interest group; agent-based modelling; process tracing; adaptive governance; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Environmental policymaking is embedded in social-ecological systems (SES) that continuously evolve and change, often in unexpected and non-linear ways. Such challenges call for responsive policymaking that adjusts policy when new information and knowledge about social-ecological change is available. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping social-ecological systems and human well-being A spatial exploration of the links between people and the environment in South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Maike Hamann; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Social-ecological; systems; ecosystem services; bundles; human well-being; mapping; South Africa; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : It has become increasingly clear that dealing with present day environmental crises requires a holistic view that takes into account the interactions of social and ecological factors across multiple spatial and temporal scales. An example of where this new paradigm is being operationalized is the study of social-ecological systems. READ MORE