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The V–Dem Measurement Model: Latent Variable Analysis for Cross-National and Cross-Temporal Expert-Coded Data
The Varieties of Democracy (V–Dem) project relies on country experts who code a host of ordinal variables, providing subjective ratings of latent—that is, not directly observable—regime characteristics over time. Sets of ...
Sexting among adolescents: A gendered online phenomenon, related to individual and social determinants
This thesis concerns sexting among Swedish adolescents and adolescent sexual development. Adolescence is a period of major bodily, cognitive, and social changes and of sexual exploration. As many post-millennials have ...
Deterring Dictatorship: Explaining Democratic Resilience since 1900
(V-Dem Institute, 2020-05)
Democracy is under threat globally from democratically elected leaders engaging in erosion of media freedom, civil society, and the rule of law. What distinguishes democracies that prevail against the forces of autocratization? ...
Liquid landscapes: Human-water interactions and water scarcity in Yanque, Peru
In the farming district of Yanque in the Southern Peruvian Andes, everyday life revolves around acquiring enough water for irrigation. This thesis concerns water scarcity and focuses on a range of water management practices. ...
And Now For Something Completely Different… Disposing of pacta sunt servanda through an obiter dictum
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2022-02)
Ordning och samordning – en utvärdering av 3 § LOV ordningsvakter i Gamlestaden, Göteborg
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2020)
Everyday Politics of Forced Migration: Refugees, Host Community Members, and the Local Context
This dissertation adds to and broadens the literature on forced migration by explaining how everyday politics influence new social dynamics in cities of arrival. Most of the existing research focuses on the Western context ...
Governance through community policing: What makes citizens report poaching of wildlife to state officials?
Rulers of weak states face a predicament. They lack capacity to monitor crime and need citizens to partake in intelligence-sharing. Yet, agents of such authorities are seldom trusted, raising doubts about whether locals ...
Sharing & Caring. Division of parental leave from a psychological perspective
Parents’ preconditions for early parenting vary depending on social and cultural contexts. This thesis provides a psychological perspective on parenting and family life within the context of parental leave in Sweden, ...
Governing migrants through the Norwegian Introduction Programme
This thesis focuses on the Norwegian Introduction Programme for newly arrived immigrants and refugees. With its implementation in 2004, the Introduction Programme represents one of the most significant policy measures ...