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The Political Background of Agency Heads in Sweden: Trends and Explanations, 1960-2010
Previous research has described both theoretically and empirically, the negative consequences of having a politicized civil service, recruited on political instead of professional merits. However, we know fairly little ...
Democracy in Action: Decentralisation in Post-Conflict Cambodia
The process of democratisation in post-conflict Cambodia has been problematic. Almost two decades after the UN-led intervention in 1993, democracy in Cambodia remains shallow, as evidenced by various studies. Three main ...
Legalize It: An argument for formalizing petty corruption wen state capacity is low
Corruption in the form of informal payments to bureaucrats for public services are a major problem around the world. There are however few theories of how countries can get rid of corruption. I argue that petty corruption ...
Demokratins svängrum. Lokalpolitikens roll i den specialreglerade verksamheten
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2012)
About Child Poverty – A Bangladesh's Perspective
Taking child poverty into account as an enormous concern on the pathway to human development, the present dissertation aims to examine child poverty’s extent and characteristics, poor children’s views on this issue and ...
Corruption in the Commons: Why Bribery Hampers Enforcement of Environmental Regulations in South African Fisheries
Few studies have explored on the micro-level why corruption hampers environmental regulations. The relationship between corruption and regulatory compliance is here investigated through confidential in-depth interviews ...
The Damage Done - Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence and their Mothers: Towards empirically based interventions in order to reduce negative health effects in children
Violence in intimate relationships occurs in all societies, and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a prevalent and serious social problem. Mothers of young children are particularly often victims of IPV, the consequences ...