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Kindangen, Natasha Alexandra, 2009. Collaboration, communication, and climate change : a participant observation study of European Climate Foundation. Second cycle, A1E. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

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This study seeks to understand how collaboration in policy-influencing institutions, who share the same goal, works through a case study. By conducting participant observation at European Climate Foundation (ECF), the author has been able to identify the characteristics of collaboration between ECF and policy-influencing institutions that receive grants from them (grantees). This is made possible by examining the collaboration through the use of symbolic interactionism theory on society. Communication strategy ECF and grantees utilize is mainly in the form of environmental advocacy campaign. This strategy is the outcome of their collaboration and, at the same time, it is what makes up the collaboration. All in all, these results strive to highlight matters that support effective communications.

Main title:Collaboration, communication, and climate change
Subtitle:a participant observation study of European Climate Foundation
Authors:Kindangen, Natasha Alexandra
Supervisor:Hallgren, Lars
Examiner:Westberg, Lotten and Hansen, Hans Peter
Series:UNSPECIFIED
Volume/Sequential designation:UNSPECIFIED
Year of Publication:2009
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A1E
Student's programme affiliation:NG001 Environmental Communication and Management - Magister (1year master) Programme 60 HEC
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
(LTJ, LTV) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
Keywords:climate change, collaboration, communication strategy, environmental advocacy campaign, society
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-3-4
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-3-4
Subjects:Social sciences, humanities and education
Language:English
Deposited On:02 Jul 2009 14:28
Metadata Last Modified:20 Apr 2012 14:09

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