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Sissel Hovik

Sissel Hovik

About

Political scientist from the University of Oslo, with a Dr. polit degree from 2001. Between 1986 and 2009, she worked as a researcher at Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research. From 2009 employed at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences as an associated professor in organization and management, from May 2015 as a professor.
Key research interests are 1) Central – local relations, decentralization and local implementation of national environmental policy, 2) Local nature resource management. Studies of local governance and institutional design in relation to sustainable management of common pool resources and 3) Meta governance and collaborative management of multi level governance networks in environmental policy and planning.
Teaching in public policy and administration, collaborative management and social science methods.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Political science and organisational theory

Subject areas

Environmentalism   Governance   Intergovernmental relations   Local administration and policy   Multi level governance   Collaborative management   Participation

Regions

The Nordic Countries

Countries

Norway

Research projects

Collaborations

Cooperate with Universidad Complutence de Madrid, RMIT Melbourne and the Work Research Institute in the DEMUDIG Project (Democratic Urban Development in the Digital Age). Cooperation with Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research on water governance.

Scientific publications

Legard, Sveinung; Hovik, Sissel (2022). The impact of digital participation on democratic urban governance. Hovik, Sissel; Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano de la Fuente, José Manuel; McShane, Ian; Legard, Sveinung (Ed.). Citizen participation in the information society. Comparing modes and blends of participatory channels in urban development. 8. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hovik, Sissel; Legard, Sveinung; McShane, Ian; Middha, Bhavna; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano de la Fuente, José Manuel (2022). Participation and influence in urban development: Does city e-participation strategy matter?. Hovik, Sissel; Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano de la Fuente, José Manuel; McShane, Ian; Legard, Sveinung (Ed.). Citizen participation in the information society. Comparing modes and blends of participatory channels in urban development. 2. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hovik, Sissel; Giannoumis, G. Anthony (2022). Linkages between citizen participation, digital technology and urban development. Hovik, Sissel; Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano de la Fuente, José Manuel; McShane, Ian; Legard, Sveinung (Ed.). Citizen participation in the information society. Comparing modes and blends of participatory channels in urban development. 1. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hovik, Sissel; Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano de la Fuente, José Manuel; McShane, Ian; Legard, Sveinung (2022). Citizen participation in the information society. Comparing modes and blends of participatory channels in urban development. ISBN: 9783030999391. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hovik, Sissel; Stigen, Inger Marie (2022). The paradox of organizational complexity in urban development: boundary spanners’ handling of citizen proposals. Local Government Studies .

Hovik, Sissel (2019). Integrated Water Quality Governance and Sectoral Responsibility: The EU Water Framework Directive’s Impact on Agricultural Sector Policies in Norway. 18 p. Water . Vol. 11.

Høgmo, Hanne C.; Lorentzen, Helga Ruus; Hovik, Sissel (2019). "... og hekken vokste kjempehøy …" - Om virkemidler for bekjempelse av fremmede arter i Norge. Nordisk Administrativt Tidsskrift . Vol. 95.

Hovik, Sissel; Hongslo, Eirin (2017). Balancing Local Interests and National Conservation Obligations in Nature Protection. The Case of Local Management Boards in Norway. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management . Vol. 60.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2451754

Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel; Indset, Marthe; Klausen, Jan Erling; Stokke, Knut Bjørn (2016). Implementing EUs Water Framework Directive in Norway: Can the New River Basin Districts Ensure Environmental Policy Integration?. 25 p. International Journal of Water Governance. Vol. 4.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2489306

Hovik, Sissel; Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær (2016). Implementing the EU Water Framework Directive in Norway: Bridging the Gap Between Water Management Networks and Elected Councils?. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning . Vol. 18.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3219

Hongslo, Eirin; Hovik, Sissel; Zachrisson, Anna; Aasen Lundberg, Aase Kristine (2016). Decentralization of conservation management in Norway and Sweden—different translations of an international trend. Society & Natural Resources . Vol. 29.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2368532

Hovik, Sissel; Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær (2015). The impact of network management and complexity on multi-level coordination. Public Administration . Vol. 93.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2881

Hovik, Sissel; Naustdalslid, Jon; Reitan, Marit; Muthanna, Tone Merete (2014). Adaptation to Climate Change – Professional Networks and Reinforcing Institutional Environments. Environment and Planning. C, Government and Policy . Vol. 33.

Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel; Hundere, Gunn Cecilie (2014). Den nye vannforvaltningen. Nettverksstyring i skyggen av hierarki. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift . Vol. 30.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2196

Falleth, Eva; Hovik, Sissel (2013). Regional planlegging i villreinens rike i Setesdalsheiene. Tidsskriftet UTMARK .

Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel (2013). EUs vanndirektiv og medvirkning – Erfaringer fra Norge. Kart og Plan . Vol. 73, årg. 106.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1792

Aasen Lundberg, Aase Kristine; Hongslo, Eirin; Hovik, Sissel; Bay-Larsen, Ingrid Agathe (2013). Hva skjer i den nye lokale forvaltningsmodellen for verneområder? En forskningsstatus. Tidsskriftet UTMARK .
http://www.utmark.org/utgivelser/pub/2013-1/Lundbe...

Naustdalslid, Jon; Hovik, Sissel; Reitan, Marit (2012). Klimatilpassing i vann- og avløpssektoren. Stat og styring . Vol. 22.

Hovik, Sissel; Sandström, Camilla; Zachrisson, Anna (2010). Management of Protected Areas in Norway and Sweden: Challenges in Combining Central Governance and Local Participation. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning . Vol. 12.

Hovik, Sissel; Harvold, Kjell; Joas, Marko (2009). New approaches to managing protected areas in the Nordic countries. Local Environment : the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability . Vol. 14.

Stokke, Knut Bjørn; Hovik, Sissel (2009). Local coastal zone planning and stakeholder participation in Norway. Moksness, Erlend; Dahl, Einar; Støttrup, Josianne (Ed.). Integrated Coastal Zone Management. 21. p. 285-294. Wiley-Blackwell.

Falleth, Eva Irene; Hovik, Sissel (2009). Local government and nature conservation in Norway: decentralisation as a strategy in environmental policy. Local Environment : the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability . Vol. 14.
http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1080/13549830802692849

Hovik, Sissel; Sandström, Camilla (2008). Trender och utmaningar i nordisk naturförvaltning. Sandström, Camilla; Hovik, Sissel; Falleth, Eva Irene (Ed.). Omstridd natur : trender & utmaningar i nordisk naturförvaltning. 14. p. 293-316. Boréa Bokförlag.

Falleth, Eva Irene; Hovik, Sissel; Saglie, Inger-Lise (2008). Sämforvaltning av fjällområden i Norge. Omstridd natur. Trender och utmaningar i nordisk naturförvaltning. Camilla Sandström, Eva Falleth og Sissel Hovik. p. 205-223. Boréa Bokförlag.

Falleth, Eva Irene; Hovik, Sissel; Sandström, Camilla (2008). Omstridd natur. Omstridd natur : trender og utmatningar i nordisk naturförvaltning. Camilla Sandtröm, Eva Falleth og Sissel Hovik. p. 13-32. Boréa Bokförlag.

Hovik, Sissel; Stokke, Knut Bjørn (2007). Network governance and policy integration - the case of regional coastal zone planning in Norway. European Planning Studies . Vol. 15.

Hovik, Sissel; Stokke, Knut Bjørn (2007). Balancing Aquaculture with other interests: A study of regional planning as a tool for ICZM in Norway. Ocean and Coastal Management . Vol. 50.

Falleth, Eva Irene; Hovik, Sissel (2007). Local government and nature conservation in Norway. Decentralisation as a strategy for rural sustainable development. Internationalisation of the Environment: The Local Perspective. faglig_bok_institusjon.

Hovik, Sissel; Edvardsen, Morten (2006). Private-Public Partnership: An Exceptional Solution in Nature Conservation in Norway. Local Environment : the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability . Vol. 11.

Hovik, Sissel; Vabo, Signy Irene (2005). Norwegian Local Councils as Democratic Meta-governors? A study of network established to manage cross-border natural resouces. Scandinavian Political Studies . Vol. 28.





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