Essays about: "Political and administrative sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 340 essays containing the words Political and administrative sciences.

  1. 1. From theory to practice: food waste reduction strategies in literature and a case study of municipalities in Skåne, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Halley Rainer; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainability science; food waste reduction; consumer food waste; municipal food waste; municipal policy; Skåne; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food waste is recognized as a major global issue that currently lacks sufficient political and legislative action in order to understand or address it adequately. Skåne County, Sweden’s southernmost county, has highly ambitious climate action goals, and reducing municipal food waste could help them meet these goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Planning for Viable Forests with High Biodiversity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Anja Herdesang; [2018]
    Keywords : Anja Herdesang; Planning for Viable Forests with High Biodiversity; forestry; foresters; forester; biodiversity; ecosystem; forest; sustainability; extinction; speices; refinement; nature; clear-cut; cuts; monocultured; forests; alternative; concervation; enviromental laws; even-aged; continuous; silvicultural; wood products; cost-effectiveness; Protection; timber; pulp; production; forest owners; harvesting; red-listed; violations; protected; effective management; ecosystem responses; disturbance; Cross-disciplinary cooperation; climax and carrying capacity; index; describing the abiotic basic Prerequisites for Biodiversity APB ; guideline; trees connected; wildlife connectivity; continuity; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent decades, the rate of extinction of species is increasing due to human use and refinement of nature. This has resulted in a large amount of research throughout the world. Forestry today is mostly based on clear cuts, and many natural forests have been cut down and replaced with monocultured forests. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decentralized collaboration in a complex environment: an organizational ethnographic study of the collaboration process in Lomma Municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Oscar Björkenfeldt; [2018]
    Keywords : Municipal collaboration; Inter-organizational collaboration; Trade Unions; The Codetermination Act; New institutional theory; Organizational Ethnography; Collaboration agreement; The Codetermination Act MBL ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The relationship between employer and employee at the Swedish labor market is statutory in the Codetermination Act (1976:560), which declares that negotiations are to be concluded between the employers and affected trade unions before significant organizational changes are made. However, many organizations alternatively choose to terminate local collaboration agreements intended at increasing participation and influence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Infrastructure a line of trees or a philosophy? A study of a contested concept at the County Administrative Board of Skåne

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

    Author : Wösel Thoresen; [2018]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; landscape; political ecology; biodiversity; environmental governance; ecological modernization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Landscape fragmentation and decreasing habitat areas poses a threat to biodiversity worldwide. Green infrastructure has developed as a conservation approach promoting habitat connectivity on a landscape scale. However, green infrastructure is much more than a network of natural structures and elements enabling species movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opportunities for Kenyans to fight corruption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Fredrik Stedtjer; [2018]
    Keywords : Kenya; corruption; devolution; decentralization; norms; power structures; accountability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2013 Kenya implemented their devolution, which is the process of devolving political functions, fiscal resources and administrative responsibilities to sub-national units. The central reason behind this constitutional change was to address the chronic ethnic conflicts of Kenya. READ MORE