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Political conflicts - Dissent and antagonism among political parties in local government

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Title: Political conflicts - Dissent and antagonism among political parties in local government
Authors: Skoog, Louise
Issue Date: 9-Jan-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Public Administration ; Förvaltningshögskolan
Parts of work: Paper I: Skoog, L. & D. Karlsson (2018) Causes of party conflicts in local politics. Politics, 38(2), pp. 182-196.

Paper II: Skoog, L. Where did the party conflicts go? How horizontal specialisation in political systems affects party conflicts.

Paper III: Skoog, L. & D. Karlsson. Conflicting estimations of conflict - How politicians’ perceptions of party conflicts are explained by ideology, partisanship and trust.

Paper IV: Skoog, L. & D. Karlsson (2015) Politiska konflikter och marknadisering – utmaningar för politiska ledare? In Aarsæther, N. & K. Mikalsen (Eds.), Lokalpolitisk lederskap i Norden (pp. 112-147). Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.
Date of Defence: 2019-02-01
Disputation: Fredagen den 1 februari 2019, kl. 13:15, Hörsal Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: democracy
political conflict
party conflict
political dissent
antagonistic behaviour
local government
local politics
political parties
causes of conflict
effects of conflicts
Abstract: Political conflicts arise out of, or are at least nourished by, divisions and tensions in society over how resources are distributed between citizens and social groups. In the parliamentary arena, these conflicts are manifested by political parties representing the interests of their voters. However, even though we may agree that political conflicts are essential for politics and democratic systems, there is no consensus on what political conflicts are, what causes conflict and what their effect... more
ISBN: 978-91-984547-6-5 (print)
978-91-984547-7-2 (online version)
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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