Research Projects in Sociology

  • "So sorry for the loss of your little friend": A study of condolence cards for bereaved pet keepers

    This project is a pre-study conducted by David Redmalm for a planned larger study of the commercialization of the loss and mourning of companion...Read more
  • Chemicals and Textiles: Management of environmental and health risks from products with complex product chains

    The objective of this interdisciplinary research project is to gain insights about opportunities and challenges that private and public organizations...Read more
  • Conditions for Participatory Environmental Governance in a Regional Context: The Baltic and Adriatic Sea Regions

    The general aim of this project is to gain new knowledge on the conditions for environmental organizations to play an influential role within...Read more
  • Coping with uncertainty: regulation, decision making and learning in natural resource management

    It is more the rule than the exception that governmental agencies make decisions based on insufficient or uncertain knowledge. In most cases,...Read more
  • Do citizens matter? The policy-science-citizen dynamics in governing transboundary environmental problems. The case of climate change, biodiversity loss and air pollution

    Whereas scientific knowledge is widely recognized as an essential element of environmental standards-setting and policy-making, there is...Read more
  • From the sea to the land beyond. Cooperation and conflicts around whales and whaling within the global whaling debate.

    The project explores the interactions and frictions between different groups within debates around nature, with the case of marine biologists within...Read more
  • Research project - Configuring and governing public space. Urban order, social life and crime prevention

    This project focuses on the configuration and regulation of public space in the city. The aim of the project is to study different understandings and...Read more
  • Risk governance, legitimacy and social learning in the handling of the forest fire in Västmanland

     This project investigates the post-fire dynamics of the forest fire in Västmanland; how organisations evaluate the situation, which...Read more
  • Science role in international environmental governance. Climate change, biodiversity and air pollution

    Science is today seen as a central instrument for regulating transboundary environmental problems. There is, however, diverging understandings on to...Read more
  • Scientific ambiguity and its consequences

    This project focuses on the Monarch butterfly, which in North America is seen as a conservation icon. In last couple of years new studies of the...Read more

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