Essays about: "Street-level bureaucrats"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words Street-level bureaucrats.

  1. 1. Understanding implementation gaps in honour-related violence & oppression policy : A case study exploring the promises and pitfalls faced by teachers when implementing policy in a Swedish school environment  

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Thalin; [2021]
    Keywords : Micro-level policy implementation; Street-level bureaucrats; Policy implementation gaps; Honour-related violence and oppression;

    Abstract : Honour-related violence and oppression has been politically prioritised in Sweden during the past two decades. National policies have been formulated, laws adopted, and the school has been identified as a crucial actor for preventing this type of violence at the local level. READ MORE

  2. 2. “My small contribution to peace on earth.” : An interview study on the role perception of street-level bureaucrats within EU soft law

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Åhlén; [2021]
    Keywords : EU; Europeanisation; EU soft law; Role perception; Erasmus ; Higher Education; Street-level bureaucracy; Public servants;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to explore how national street-level bureaucrats perceive their role when implementing EU soft law in a Europeanised environment. Existing studies have focused on the role perception of public servants working within implementation of EU hard law, or being diplomats or working on ministerial level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing conflicting professionalisms: social assistants work with unaccompanied minors within the Swedish municipal social services

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linnea Roslund Gustavsson; [2020-06-12]
    Keywords : Social Assistants; unaccompanied minors; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; professionalism;

    Abstract : This Masters thesis aimed to explore how social assistants have been impacted by the changes enforced since 2016 in their work with unaccompanied minors. They have worked in an ethically complex situation, of attempting to fulfil the needs of the unaccompanied minors, as this period has seen a restriction of the humanitarian ethos of Swedish migration policies, but also a movement towards new public management policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. A blessing from above? A study on the implementation of the provision on Organisational and social work environment in Swedish schools

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fardis Mohammadi; [2020]
    Keywords : implementation; safety representative; headmaster; work environment; discretion; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Reports of teachers experiencing negative psychosocial work environment are increasing in Sweden, despite existing policies and provisions in place to ensure an adequate work environment. This study investigates the implementation of a provision created by the Swedish Work Environment Authority in 2015, the provision on Organisational and social work environment, in schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legal consciousness in street-level bureaucracies: A qualitative study on the legal consciousness of social workers assessing eligibility for social assistance in relation to activation requirements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : legal consciousness; street-level bureaucracy; discretion; social assistance; activation; social work; policy implementation; welfare; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Activation measures were implemented as a condition for social assistance in Sweden in the 1990s. Generally, the goal has been to promote the transition from welfare to work and to(re)integrate people dependent on social assistance into the labour market. READ MORE