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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.

Latest publications

Going with the flow? On citizens’ support for inter-municipal collective action for drinking water risk prevention in an upstream-downstream setting
Anna Bendz, Sverker C. Jagers
Presented at Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS), Luleå, juni 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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Navigating Towards Effective Fishery Management: Exploring the Impact of Imbalanced Burdens on Regime Legitimacy
Daniel Berlin, Ulrika Möller, Sverker C. Jagers
Paper presented at the 49th annual ISA Convention, San Francisco, March 26-29 2008., Conference paper 2008
Conference paper

Fisheries in Sub-Saharan Africa: Outlines for a Comparative Study of Property Rights Institutions and Sustainable Development
Sverker C. Jagers
Conference Paper presented at Quality of Government Institute’s Internal Working Conference, Tallinn, December 1-3, 2008 , Conference contribution 2008
Conference contribution

Hållbar utveckling – en utmanande idé
Sverker C. Jagers
I Andersson, E. & Jagers, S.C. (red.) (2008) Global hållbar utveckling. Stockholm, Folkuniversitetet. , Chapter in book 2008
Chapter in book

’Människors oro – ett medel för radikal klimatpolitik?
Sverker C. Jagers
I Cramér, P., Gustavsson, S. & Oxelheim, L (red) EU och den globala klimatfrågan. Europaperspektiv 2008. Stockholm, Santérus förlag, Chapter in book 2008
Chapter in book

Sambanden mellan globalisering och hållbar utveckling
Erik Andersson, Sverker C. Jagers
Andersson, E. och Jagers, S. (red.), Global hållbar utveckling, Göteborg, Folkuniversitetet, Chapter in book 2008
Chapter in book

Global hållbar utveckling
Erik Andersson, Sverker C. Jagers
Göteborg, Folkuniversitetet, Edited book 2008
Edited book


Public policy support – an aspect of good climate governance
Sverker C. Jagers, Johan Martinsson
Uppsats presenterad vid konferens arrangerad av QoG-institutet, Nice, 25-27 oktober 2007, Conference contribution 2007
Conference contribution

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