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Sverker Carlsson Jagers


Sverker Carlsson Jagers
+46 31 786 1230

Room number: B420
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Sverker Carlsson Jagers


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.

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What Happens After Paris? Exploring the Cross-National Variation in Support for Climate Policy
Niklas Harring, Dragana Davidovic, Sverker C. Jagers
Paper presented at the 76th annual Midwest Political Science Association conference, Chicago, April 5-8, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution


Antibiotikaresistens – En Fråga om Kollektivt Handlande
Björn Rönnerstrand, Sverker C. Jagers, Felicia Robertson
In Andersson, U., Ohlsson J., Ekengren Oscarsson H., Oskarson M. (eds) Larmar och gör sig till. Göteborgs universitet: SOM-institutet., Göteborg, SOM-Institutet, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Collective action to fight antibiotic resistance. The role of legitimate steering
Björn Rönnerstrand, Niklas Harring, Sverker C. Jagers
The 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Climate Policy Support in a Comparative Perspective: Exploring the Meaning and Significance of Political Culture and Political-Economic Contexts
Niklas Harring, Sverker C. Jagers, Simon Matti
The 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association conference , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Large Scale Social Dilemma of Antibiotic Resistance
Niklas Harring, Björn Rönnerstrand, Sverker C. Jagers
The 17th International Conference on Social Dilemmas, Poster 2017

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