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Local Special Requirements

Stenqvist, Carl LU (2013) STVK02 20122
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The environmental agenda is constantly relevant in the political science of today
and the amount of research being done follows there of. This thesis explores the
topic of environmental policy between governmental levels with special focus on
the construction industry. Through a case study of the joint environmental
building program of the cities Lund and Malmö, the author examines the
relationship between the municipal government and the national government.
With the guiding question of why there are regulatory inconsistencies in this field
the author lands at the conclusion that they exist because the municipalities has a
different agenda than the national government and simply because they have the
possibility to. This is done... (More)
The environmental agenda is constantly relevant in the political science of today
and the amount of research being done follows there of. This thesis explores the
topic of environmental policy between governmental levels with special focus on
the construction industry. Through a case study of the joint environmental
building program of the cities Lund and Malmö, the author examines the
relationship between the municipal government and the national government.
With the guiding question of why there are regulatory inconsistencies in this field
the author lands at the conclusion that they exist because the municipalities has a
different agenda than the national government and simply because they have the
possibility to. This is done through qualitative interviews with people involved
and affected by this program and scholars in the field. Theory wise the author
links three different governance theories, namely multi-level governance,
polycentrism and two-level game theory to the issue. These all aids in
understanding why this program exists and came to be. (Less)
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author
Stenqvist, Carl LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
environment, construction, governance, municipality, Sweden
language
English
id
3357844
date added to LUP
2013-02-05 14:35:14
date last changed
2013-02-05 14:35:14
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  abstract     = {The environmental agenda is constantly relevant in the political science of today
and the amount of research being done follows there of. This thesis explores the
topic of environmental policy between governmental levels with special focus on
the construction industry. Through a case study of the joint environmental
building program of the cities Lund and Malmö, the author examines the
relationship between the municipal government and the national government.
With the guiding question of why there are regulatory inconsistencies in this field
the author lands at the conclusion that they exist because the municipalities has a
different agenda than the national government and simply because they have the
possibility to. This is done through qualitative interviews with people involved
and affected by this program and scholars in the field. Theory wise the author
links three different governance theories, namely multi-level governance,
polycentrism and two-level game theory to the issue. These all aids in
understanding why this program exists and came to be.},
  author       = {Stenqvist, Carl},
  keyword      = {environment,construction,governance,municipality,Sweden},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Local Special Requirements},
  year         = {2013},
}