1. Sustainable development and how this is integrated into local and regional strategic planning
One specific issue of this theme considers mobility and personal transport.
- Gustafsson, S., Hermelin, B. & Smas, L. (2018) Integrating environmental sustainability into strategic spatial planning: the importance of management, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.
- Brita Hermelin & Kristina Trygg (2018) Introduction: Local approaches to sustainable development with case studies from Sweden, Scottish Geographical Journal.
- Brita Hermelin & Ida Andersson (2018) How green growth is adopted by local policy – a comparative study of ten second-rank cities in Sweden, Scottish Geographical Journal.
- Hermelin, B. and Rämö, H. (2017) Intermediary activities and agendas of regional cleantech networks in Sweden. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 35 (1), p. 130–146.
2. Cross-sector collaboration between the private and public sector for local and regional development
One specific issue of this theme considers technical Vocational education and training VET.
- Hermelin, B. & Rusten, G. (2018) A place-based approach to social entrepreneurship for social integration – cases from Norway and Sweden. Local Economy.
- Persson, B. & Hermelin, B. (2018) Mobilising for change in vocational education and training in Sweden – a case study of the ‘Technical College’ scheme, Journal of Vocational Education & Training.
- Hermelin, B., (2018) The rise of the hybrid domain. Collaborative governance for social innovation, Regional studies, Vol. 52, nr 1, s. 156-157.
- Rusten, G & Hermelin, B. (2017): Cross-sector collaboration in upper secondary school vocational education: experiences from two industrial towns in Sweden and Norway, Journal of Education and Work, 30 (8), p. 813–826, DOI: 10.1080/13639080.2017.1366647
3. Economic restructuring and uneven regional development
One specific issue of this theme considers second-tier cities.
- Trygg, K. and Hermelin, B. (2017) Work practice among advanced producer service firms – project work in space-time, Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography, 117 (1), p. 11–21, DOI: 10.1080/00167223.2016.1259078.