Essays about: "Political and administrative sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 342 essays containing the words Political and administrative sciences.

  1. 1. Rising Seas and Rising Tensions – Exploring the Failure to Implement Flooding Regulations in a Swedish Municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Måns Berger; [2020]
    Keywords : Adaptation; Flooding; Urban Planning; Barriers; Implementation; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Rising sea levels and continuous coastal development increase vulnerability to flooding in southern Sweden. National regulations try to increase local consideration of flooding in urban planning, but so far implementation is limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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