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Sverker Jagers

Presentation

Professor at University of Gothenburg and guest-professor at Luleå University of Technology, director of CeCAR (Centre for Collective Action Research).

Areas of interest

My research is mainly focused on various aspects of environmental politics.

• Public Opinion: Explanations to people’s environmental behaviour, attitudes and acceptance of policy measures.

• Political Theory: The relationship between democracy and sustainable development, issues related to environmental and climate justice.

• International Politics: Mainly climate politics, but also ocean acidification and fishery.

• Institutional Theory: e.g., natural resource management and corruption.

Current research

• Corruption and Wildlife Management: The Logics of Collective Action in Transnationally Protected Reserves, Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

• Citizens’ support for environmental policy measures in a comparative perspective. Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Examples of previous research projects

• Good governing of rural electrification processes in Eastern Africa. Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

• Institutions and Actors in the EQS-process: A Comparative Analysis. Funded by The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

• Governing for a healthy environment in the Baltic Sea. Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

• Fair and feasible climate change adaptation. Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

• The ecological citizen, Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

• Sustainable Fishery in Sub-Saharan Africa: A comparative study of institutions for property rights sustainable development. Funded by the Swedish Research Council.

• Toward an effective fishery management. How regime legitimacy affect rule compliance. Funded by FORMAS.

Teaching and tutoring

Currently supervising 5 PhD students in Gothenburg and Luleå, teaching environmental politics, collective action-theory, institutional theory and research design.
 

Contact Information

sverker.jagers(@)pol.gu.se

Room, B421

Phone:
46 (0)31-786 1230

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