Essays about: "policies"

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  1. 1. The Swedish policy framework for Forest Ecosystem Services : a study of integration of objectives, policy instruments and local actor’s knowledge about policies and policy objectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karolina Tanse; [2021]
    Keywords : energy; climate; forest; nature conservation; policy analysis; policy implementation; policy perception; stakeholders; beslutsfattande; policyimplementering; policyintegrering; skogliga ekosystemtjänster; Sverige;

    Abstract : Paper 1 There is a trend towards intensification of forest use in many European countries, fuelled by an increased demand for forest products and services, driven by the global population, income growth and an increasing per capita consumption of forest products and forest ecosystem services, and politically promoted by a shift towards a bio-based economy. Based on the assumption that decisions on forest management relate to synergies—e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modular Sound Absorbing Unit : A system solution for implementation of noise abatement appliance in indoor environments

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : William Odevik; Viktor Wästersved Nyberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Noise; Sound Absorber; Modular; Novel Materials; Buller; Ljudabsorbent; Modulär; Okonventionellt Material;

    Abstract : There is a rising concern about the effects of noise on human health. The noise from our technologies and comforts that evokes a negative physiological response as a response, effects like cardiovascular disease, cognitive and hearing impairments are all examples of critical health results stemming from prolonged noise exposure (WHO, 2004 & 2018). READ MORE

  3. 3. The (Un)limited Individual in Swedish Family Politics : An in-depth analysis of an extreme-case in making us less dependent on our families

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Kristensson; [2020]
    Keywords : family politics; gender equality; parental insurance; individualization; familization;

    Abstract : In light of new social risks, such as the decline in fertility rates in large parts of the industrialised world, family policies – for example parental insurance and public childcare – appear to put increasing focus on the individual’s ability to combine labour market employment with family life. This means that individuals become less dependent on their families, conceptualised as an individualisation of policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender inequalities in Greece : A critical discourse analysis onthe 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality in Greece

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Theodora Lalou; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; policies; women; problem representation; WPR approach;

    Abstract : This research uses a modified version of Carol Bacchi’s (2016) “What’s theProblem Represented to Be?” approach to conduct a critical discourse analysison the 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality for Greece published bythe Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality under the auspices of theGreek Ministry of the Interior (MoI, 2018). The aim of this research study is toshow how gender equality is represented by the Greek General Secretariat forGender Equality and which are the implications and allegations throughdifferent problem representations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do feed-in tariffs promote environmental efficiency among wind farms? : a two-stage LCA + DEA efficiency case study on 75 Danish wind farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Gustav Berglöf; [2020]
    Keywords : DEA; efficiency; environmental efficiency; feed-in tariff; operational efficiency; renewable energy; subsidy; wind power;

    Abstract : It is generally known that wind power has an offsetting effect on emissions by crowding out fossil dependent energy sources. What has not been studied to any further extent is the variability in environmental impacts caused by wind turbine erection and manufacturing. Also, it is not known how economic incentives could affect these impacts. READ MORE