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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 ...
Perspectives on Gender and Corruption
This paper looks at gender differences in the Quality of Government institute’s regional data on governance in Europe. With point of departure in three different research perspectives on gender and corruption this study ...
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 ...
Alternative Developments in the Andean Region 2018-2028
(Göteborgs Universitet, 2008-06)
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 ...
Drivers of Climate Change? Political and Economic Explanations of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
This PhD dissertation examines if social scientific theories can explain historical trajectories of greenhouse gas emissions. The manuscript includes an introductory chapter and four articles that consider annual emissions ...
Operational Military Violence: A Cartography of Bureaucratic Minds and Practices
Western use of military violence is becoming increasingly centralised, partly through the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (or more commonly referred to as “drones” in the literature). Drone technology allows control and ...
Nordisk kommunforskning. En forskningsöversikt med 113 projekt.
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2011)
Syftet med denna forskningsöversikt är att underlätta erfarenhetsutbytet kring kommunforskning mellan Nordens länder. Till formen är forskningsöversikten en antologi med bidrag av 56 forskare från Danmark, Finland, Island, ...