Sökning: "policy specific beliefs"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 20 avhandlingar innehållade orden policy specific beliefs.
1. Support, resistance and pragmatism : An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine
Sammanfattning : The Ukrainian society has gone through vast changes since independence in 1991 and in this thesis some of these social changes are discussed through the prism of language policy. The main topic of the study is language policy (conceptualised as language practices, language beliefs, and language management) in the eastern Ukrainian city Kharkiv. LÄS MER
2. Pro-environmental travel behavior : The importance of attitudinal factors, habits, and transport policy measures
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to study determinants of a readiness for pro-environmental travel behavior in households. Four empirical studies were conducted examining reduction in car use (Study I), acceptability of transport policy measures (Study II and III), and behavioral adaptations in response to travel demand management (TDM) measures (Study IV). LÄS MER
3. Conceptualisations of citizenship in Sweden and the United Kingdom : an empirical study and analysis of how ‘citizenship’ is understood in policy and by policy-makers
Sammanfattning : This empirical study identifies and analyses what conceptualisations of citizenship emerge in policy thinking around naturalisation and how these conceptualisations have been articulated in citizenship policy and by policy-makers in the two specific cases of the United Kingdom and Sweden. Understanding citizenship as a bounded membership status the research is grounded in a view of citizenship as having content: rights and duties, ideas of identity, perceived virtues or political values. LÄS MER
4. Public Road Safety Policy Change and its Implementation - Vision Zero a road safety policy innovation
Sammanfattning : It has been estimated that, worldwide, the number of people killed in road traffic crashes each year is almost 1.2 million, while the number of injured could be as high as 50 million. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis concentrates on two questions: What beliefs do ministers have of appropriate steering in the Swedish core executive Regeringskansliet (RK)? Do they believe that RK is a politically steered organization as it is usually described, or as a throughout political organization, as some political scientists have recently depicted it? RK embraces two institutional subcultures: one non-political with permanent civil servants and firm rules and regulations for work processes, the other one political, where work conditions are more adaptive. Analyses of beliefs that ministers may have, build on information from interviews with 35 ministers in governments from 1991 to 2014. LÄS MER