Search for dissertations about: "thesis space law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis space law.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Environmental Policy Space and International Investment Law

    Author : Åsa Romson; Jonas Ebbesson; Ole Kristian Fauchald; Mads Andenæs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; policy space; environmental law; international investment law; IIA; fair and equitable treatment; legitimate expectations; national treatment; indirect expropriation; chilling effect; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the implications of international investment law on host states’ legal ability to protect the environment, regulate sustainable use of natural resources, and develop new approaches to manage environmental risks and uncertainties. ‘Environmental policy space’ is found to be a useful term when exploring the regulatory autonomy in this context. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Policy of Law : A Legal Theoretical Framework

    Author : Mauro Zamboni; Jes Bjarup; Bruce Anderson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law-making; politics; policy; jurisprudence; law; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : This work aims at framing, from a normative perspective, a field in which to locate one of the means of allowing politics to become law: the policy of law. The first part is devoted to the exploration of the relationship between law and politics as considered by major current schools of legal theory, such as legal positivism (Kelsen), analytical jurisprudence (Hart), Finnis’ natural law theory, American and Scandinavian legal realism, Critical Legal Studies and Law and Economics. READ MORE

  4. 4. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Iain Cameron; Steffen Hindelang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Law in Progress? : A Contextual Study of Norm-Generating Processes - The Example of GMES

    Author : Anna-Karin Bergman; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of Law; Law; Law in progress; GMES; norms; Norm-generating processes; Norm-model; Technology; Earth Observation; Systems analysis; Values; Environmental management; Business;

    Abstract : This PhD-thesis in Sociology of Law studies ”Law in Progress” by investigating norm-generating processes, which emerge through an interaction between actors over time. The thesis has an empirical approach, thus illustrates these processes through an empirical example, a European “Earth Observation” (EO) initiative: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). READ MORE