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How Policy Legitimacy affects Policy Support Throughout the Policy Cycle
We analyze the importance of legitimacy and compare how drivers of public policy attitudes evolve across the policy process consisting of the input (i.e., the processes forgoing acquisition of power and the procedures ...
Att förstå EBP – Översättningar av idén om en evidensbaserad praktik i den svenska socialtjänsten
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2016)
Graffiti – For Joy and Confirmation. Motivational aspects, triggering and inhibiting factors, and emotional satisfactions in graffiti: The creative-interactive dimension of vandalism
The purpose of the present dissertation is to achieve a deeper understanding about what motivates young people to commit vandalism in general and scrawl-graffiti in particular, and what this propensity provides in the form ...
Bio-behavioral inquiries regarding cognitive aging and distance to death: The role of gender, APOE, grip strength and subjective memory
To better understand the nature of cognitive functioning later in life, it is important to gain further knowledge regarding factors that contribute to cognitive aging. Therefore, the overall aim of this thesis was to ...
Fetal Alcohol syndrome in adulthood - Psychological, psychosocial, and neuropsychological aspects of life in individuals who were prenatally exposed to alcohol
Alcohol’s teratogenic effect on the developing fetal brain is devastating, resulting in, for instance, structural abnormalities as well as behavioral and neuropsychological impairments in the child. The umbrella term Fetal ...
Choosing from the Menu of Manipulation: Explaining Incumbents’ Choices of Electoral Manipulation Tactics
How do political actors choose between different tactics of electoral manipulation, and how does the context in which elections take place shape those decisions? In this paper we argue that choices for specific manipulative ...
Public Trust in Elections: The Role of Election Administration Autonomy and Media Freedom
As multiparty elections have become a global norm, scholars and policy experts regard public trust in elections as vital for regime legitimacy. However, very few cross-national studies have examined the consequences of ...
UN Electoral Assistance: Does it Matter for Election Management?
Between 2007 and 2014 the United Nations (UN) provided technical, financial and logistical assistance to half of all elections held outside of established democracies. Does UN Electoral Assistance (UNEA) substantially ...
Democratic advantages in corruption control. New Evidence from Anti-Corruption Cases across 154 Countries
Does democracy reduce corruption? While much recent research has focused on the ability of citizens in democracies to hold politicians accountable through regular elections, other institutional features of democracy such ...
Graffitins spänningsfält. En studie av graffitikultur och interventioner på en lokal arena
The overall aim of the thesis is to explore and analyse graffiti in a trans-local context, by asking questions about the actors' view on activity, meaning and interaction. The study has been located to a physical place, ...