Sökning: "Karin Edvardsson Björnberg"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Karin Edvardsson Björnberg.

  1. 1. Rational Goal-Setting in Environmental Policy : Foundations and Applications

    Författare :Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; John Cantwell; Luc Bovens; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; goal-setting; rationality; goal systems; precision; evaluability; attainability; motivity; coherence; operationalization; means and ends; support relations; goal conflicts; utopianism; self-defeating goals; management by objectives MBO ; environmental quality objectives; sustainable development; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning :  The overall aim of this thesis is to present a model for rational goal-setting and to illustrate how it can be applied in evaluations of public policies, in particular policies concerning sustainable development and environmental quality. The contents of the thesis are divided into two sections: a theoretical section (Papers I-IV) and an empirical section (Papers V-VII). LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Rationality and Moral Acceptability of Vision Zero Goal and Its Interventions

    Författare :Henok Girma Abebe; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Sven Ove Hansson; Matts-Åke Belin; Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethics; Road Safety; Vision Zero; Responsibility; Goal setting; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis discusses moral issues associated with road safety work, with a particular emphasis on the Vision Zero (VZ) goal and its interventions. The licentiate thesis contains three articles and an introduction that briefly discusses issues and arguments presented in the articles. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Cautiously utopian goals : Philosophical analyses of climate change objectives and sustainability targets

    Författare :Patrik Baard; Sven Ove Hansson; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Armin Grunwald; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sustainability; climate change; environmental philosophy; climate ethics; goals; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis, the framework within which long-term goals are set and subsequently achieved or approached is analyzed. Sustainable development and climate change are areas in which goals have tobe set despite uncertainties. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Sustainable Goals : Feasible Paths to Desirable Long-Term Futures

    Författare :Patrik Baard; Sven Ove Hansson; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist; Edward Page; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; goal setting; adaptation; sustainability; utopian goals; realistic goals; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this licentiate thesis is to analyze the framework in which long-term goals are set and subsequently achieved. It is often claimed that goals should be realistic, meaning that they should be adjusted to known abilities. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Is time money? Philosophical perspectives on the monetary valuation of travel time

    Författare :Maria Nordström; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Erik Angner; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; value of travel time; value of time; travel time; mobil- ity; urban transportation; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis consists of an introduction (‘kappa’) and three papers discussing various aspects of time as a commodity and the practice of valuing travel time.The first paper is an analysis of the properties of time as an economic resource taking into account literature on behavior with regard to time. LÄS MER