Search for dissertations about: "sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1233 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable development.

  1. 1. Sustainable tourism development : Social sustainability, planning and strategic development for better cities

    Author : Anna-Paula Jonsson; Hans Westlund; Jan-Henrik Nilsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Sustainable tourism; urban tourism; urban planning; decision-making processes; strategic governance; Hållbar turism; urban turism; stadsplanering; beslutsprocesser; strategisk samhällsplanering; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : The main goal of this thesis has been to contribute towards improved understanding of how cities can influence tourism development. A great deal of earlier tourism studies has been concerned with aspects of social sustainability. This has naturally concentrated on potential as well as real anomalies and conflicts related to urban tourism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Creating sustainable citizens? : constructions of sustainable development in textbooks

    Author : Elin Biström; Ragnar Lundström; Annica Brännlund; Malin Ideland; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable development; education; ESD; gender equality; sexuality; sex; environment; individualisation; Sweden; textbooks; biology; civics; geography; home and consumer studies; religion; hållbar utveckling; utbildning; UHU; jämställdhet; sexualitet; sex; miljö; individualisering; Sverige; läroböcker; läromedel; biologi; samhällskunskap; geografi; hem- och konsumentkunskap; religion; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : There is a general consensus that education is crucial for achieving sustainable development. Education for sustainable development aims to foster citizens capable of participating independently and actively in creating a sustainable future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards sustainable development : Indicators as a tool of local governance

    Author : Eva Mineur; Katarina Eckerberg; Neil Carter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards sustainable product development through a lens of requirements

    Author : Matilda Watz; Sophie Hallstedt; Alessandro Bertoni; Johanna Wallin Nylander; Niki Bey; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategic sustainable development; sustainable product development; sustainable design; product design; sustainability criteria; requirements development; requirements; system analysis; group model building; Strategic Sustainable Development; Strategisk hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Product development companies’ attention and desire to contribute to sustainable development is growing fast but requires new capabilities. The socioecological systems constitute a complex landscape of operating conditions from which product development identify needs for new products. READ MORE