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Ett effektivare bistånd - svenska civilsamhällesorganisationers implementering av biståndseffektivitet

Andersson, Isabelle LU (2010) STVM01 20101
Department of Political Science
Abstract
In recent years several policies concerning Aid effectiveness has emerged for Swedish civil society organizations. This thesis investigates what facilitates and complicates implementation of these policies. The theoretical framework is constituted by a top-down perspective of implementation and three essential actor properties; understand, can and will, developed by Lennart Lundquist. The empirical material is primarily built on five semi-structured interviews with representative organizations.
General explicit conclusions seem hard to find. However, some tendencies in the analysis emerge. First, the understanding of Aid effectiveness does not seem to be decisive, given that the policy-formulation and the interpretation are as general as... (More)
In recent years several policies concerning Aid effectiveness has emerged for Swedish civil society organizations. This thesis investigates what facilitates and complicates implementation of these policies. The theoretical framework is constituted by a top-down perspective of implementation and three essential actor properties; understand, can and will, developed by Lennart Lundquist. The empirical material is primarily built on five semi-structured interviews with representative organizations.
General explicit conclusions seem hard to find. However, some tendencies in the analysis emerge. First, the understanding of Aid effectiveness does not seem to be decisive, given that the policy-formulation and the interpretation are as general as expressed in the study. Second, an interpretation that the will to implement the policies exists seems reasonable. However, the primarily will of the organizations is to work with a wider definition, Development effectiveness. Thus, the prevalent will does not make implementation more difficult, given that the interpretation is not too narrowly defined by the decision-makers. Third, the internal organizational structures as well as external factors affects whether organizations fully can implement the policy or not. The latter points towards the need of extending the theoretical framework in order to fully grasp what facilitates and complicates implementation of Aid effectiveness. (Less)
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author
Andersson, Isabelle LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVM01 20101
year
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
biståndseffektivitet, implementering, policy, civila samhället, organisationer, utvecklingseffektivitet
language
Swedish
id
1652877
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2010-09-13 09:36:45
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  abstract     = {In recent years several policies concerning Aid effectiveness has emerged for Swedish civil society organizations. This thesis investigates what facilitates and complicates implementation of these policies. The theoretical framework is constituted by a top-down perspective of implementation and three essential actor properties; understand, can and will, developed by Lennart Lundquist. The empirical material is primarily built on five semi-structured interviews with representative organizations.
General explicit conclusions seem hard to find. However, some tendencies in the analysis emerge. First, the understanding of Aid effectiveness does not seem to be decisive, given that the policy-formulation and the interpretation are as general as expressed in the study. Second, an interpretation that the will to implement the policies exists seems reasonable. However, the primarily will of the organizations is to work with a wider definition, Development effectiveness. Thus, the prevalent will does not make implementation more difficult, given that the interpretation is not too narrowly defined by the decision-makers. Third, the internal organizational structures as well as external factors affects whether organizations fully can implement the policy or not. The latter points towards the need of extending the theoretical framework in order to fully grasp what facilitates and complicates implementation of Aid effectiveness.},
  author       = {Andersson, Isabelle},
  keyword      = {biståndseffektivitet,implementering,policy,civila samhället,organisationer,utvecklingseffektivitet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ett effektivare bistånd - svenska civilsamhällesorganisationers implementering av biståndseffektivitet},
  year         = {2010},
}