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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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Green behaviour - a matter of citizenship?
Sverker C. Jagers, Johan Martinsson
The dynamics of citizenship in the post-political world, Stockholm, May 26-28 2010, Conference contribution 2010
Conference contribution

Attitudes to personal carbon allowances: Political trust, fairness and ideology
Sverker C. Jagers, Åsa Löfgren, J. Stripple
Climate Policy (Special Issue on Personal Carbon Trading), Journal article 2010
Journal article


A background on social context and renewable energy sources in Mozambique and Tanzania - An initial report from the STEEP-RES project
Helene Ahlborg, Jimmy Ehnberg, Linus Hammar, Sverker C. Jagers, Sverker Molander
Göteborg, Chalmers University of Technology, Report 2009

Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance in African Fisheries
Martin Sjöstedt, Sverker C. Jagers
Western Indian Marine Science Association Symposium, Rénunion, August 2009, Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

Fair and Feasible Climate Change Adaptation
Göran Duus-Otterström, Sverker C. Jagers, Johannes Stripple
Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, Magazine article 2009
Magazine article

Fair Adaptation? Insurance as Adaptation Strategy
Göran Duus-Otterström, Sverker C. Jagers
paper presented at the 9th Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, Amsterdam 2-4 December , Conference contribution 2009
Conference contribution

Sverker C. Jagers
Rätt grönt, Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

Sverker C. Jagers
Politisk teori, Malmö, Liber, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

Rätt grönt
Sverker C. Jagers, Mette Anthonsen
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Book 2009

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