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Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Lennart J. Lundqvist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sweden is seen as a forerunner in environmental and ecological policy. This book is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance, and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether ... More


Introduction

Jenny Andersson

in Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the ideological turnaround and how the notion of the productive role of social policy has changed in the Swedish Social Democratic ... More


Swedish crime fiction: Novel, film, television

Steven Peacock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086953
eISBN:
9781781706336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Swedish crime fiction became an international phenomenon in the first decade of the twenty-first century, starting with novels but then percolating through Swedish-language television serials and ... More


Leisure culture, entrepreneurs and urban space: Swedish towns in a European perspective, eighteenth–nineteenth centuries

Dag Lindström

in Leisure Cultures In Urban Europe, C.1700-1870: A transnational perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089695
eISBN:
9781526104304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089695.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

After having charted the transnational diffusion of a few specific leisure institutions and genres throughout Europe, the second section of the book departs from specific countries and analyses in a ... More


Where the grass is greener: criteria for ecologically rational governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which policy measures taken in Sweden to achieve ecologically sustainable development shape and/or rearrange the structures and processes of governance in such a ... More


Up or down with the ecology cycle? Strategies for temporally rational ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the so-called ecology cycle and Sweden's strategies for temporally rational ecological governance. It discusses the criteria for temporally rational ecological governance and ... More


Governing in common – integration and effectiveness in ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on attempts to improve the effectiveness and integration of ecological governance in Sweden. It suggests that an environmental policy is fully integrated when it satisfies the ... More


Democracy and ecological governance – a balancing act

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter highlights the importance of achieving the right balance between democracy and ecological governance. It explains that while ecological governance for sustainability must profoundly ... More


Where the buck stops: governmental power and authority in democratic ecological governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines how the emerging system of ecological governance in Sweden affects the political authority of democratic national government. It explains that governments engaging in efforts to ... More


The crises of the inter-war years

Helen Thompson

in Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the inter-war years, considering the cases of Germany, France, Italy and Britain. It also describes the cases of Poland and Yugoslavia, where democracy collapsed during the ... More


Concluding remarks

Jenny Andersson

in Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It suggests that a central point of change in Swedish social democratic thought is the gradual acceptance in party ideology of a group ... More


The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality: Challenges to Swedish Identity and Sovereignty

Christine Agius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719071522
eISBN:
9781781701263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Neutrality as a concept and practice has long been conceptualised in IR theory as problematic. Broadly seen as the tool of small and weak states with dubious moral credentials, a limited ... More


Co-operation in the Nordic countries before 1914: international networks and the transmission of ideas

Mary Hilson

in The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100801
eISBN:
9781526135919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter introduces the co-operative movement in the Nordic countries (excluding Iceland), summarising the history of co-operation in each country in turn. It asks what were the main influences on ... More


Sweden, military intervention and the loss of memory

Annika Bergman Rosamond and Christine Agius

in The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526110244
eISBN:
9781526136022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Within the space of roughly two decades, Sweden has changed from a neutral country to one that is currently engaged in a range of activities and practices that are far removed from the definition of ... More


European realities: aspects of the ‘triangular’ relations between Europeans, Muslims and Jews

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Gordon Allport, the founder of modern prejudice research, observed, “People who reject one out-group will tend to reject other out-groups.” In a country-by-country overview this chapter surveys the ... More


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