Essays about: "Participative governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Participative governance.

  1. 1. Citizen participation in fossil-fuel free energy development : A case study of the Samsø Renewable Energy Island (Denmark)

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Katharina Mara Krause; [2021]
    Keywords : Citizen participation; Energy transition; Bottom-up planning; Participative governance; Transition management;

    Abstract : In the upcoming years there will be a growing need for sustainable energy transitions in a local as well as global context, making it necessary to gain a better understanding of factors influencing their success. In this context, citizen participation is considered an important tool in achieving sustainable energy transitions, as the active participation of the local population may help in lowering obstacles, such as resistance against planned projects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  3. 3. City between nature reserves : a case study of local governance for sustainability in Jundiaí, Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Micaela Maria Quesada; [2016]
    Keywords : governance dynamics; power; migration; local development; participatory processes; Serra do Japi; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As cities expand and climate change effects become more intense and frequent, local governance has gained increased attention as capable of implementing the necessary measures for sustainability. One city in Brazil, Jundiaí, has managed to integrate participatory processes in its local planning and has become an example for other cities in Brazil. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ready or Not, Here ICT Comes: A Case Study on e-readiness and governance in Kenya's Laptop Project

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Thomas Sharples; Klas Moldéus; [2014]
    Keywords : ICT; e-readiness; education; good governance; Kenya; Laptop Project; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study explores the links between good governance and e-readiness within a case study of Kenya’s Laptop Project – a nationwide ICT-in-Education implementation which aims to give one laptop to every Kenyan child entering primary education. Focus is held through two key questions, (1) How e-ready are Kenyan schools for the Laptop Project? and (2) What role has governance played in this? Research was conducted through a mixed methods approach in seven primary schools, across four regions of Kenya. READ MORE

  5. 5. Context-Specific Interoperability for Banks : A Co-opetition Analysis

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : JONATAN SVENSSON; [2014]
    Keywords : Interoperability; Co-opetition; Banking; Clearing and Settlement; CSM; Open Standards; Standardization; ISO 20022; Payment Systems;

    Abstract : Infrastructure in the form of payment systems is a necessity to allow for payments to reach from payer to payee, but it is also subject to product differentiation between banks. In the euro countries, a domestic-integration zone termed SEPA that consolidates payment systems into a singular system has been regulated, providing market efficiencies for customers and companies. READ MORE