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Sverker Carlsson Jagers

PROFESSOR

Department of Political
Science
Fax
+46 31-786 18 71
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 19
41123 Göteborg
Room number
B420
Postal address
Box 711
40530 Göteborg

About Sverker Carlsson 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.