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Democracy at Dusk?
The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments
Accountability is one of the cornerstones of good governance. Establishing accountable governments is a top priority on the international development agenda. Yet, scholars and democracy practitioners know little about how ...
Eroding Regimes: What, Where, and When?
The political world lately seems to be filled with unexpected erosions of democracy. What is the most useful way to describe these phenomena? Do they all belong to a common syndrome? Certainly there are different degrees ...
Neopatrimonialism and Democracy: An Empirical Investigation of Africa's Political Regimes
One of the most common adjectives used to describe democracy in sub-Saharan Africa is "neopatrimonial". Characterized by strong executives, pervasive clientelism and use of state resources for political legitimation (Bratton ...
Regimes In the World (RIW): A Robust Regime Type Measure based on V-Dem
Classifying political regimes has never been as difficult as in this day and age. Most regimes in the world now hold de-jure multiparty elections with universal suffrage. Yet, in some countries these elections ensure that ...
Ethical Codes for the Public Administration. A Comparative Survey
This report is an analysis of a number of ethical codes for the national public administration. We present four theoretically grounded reasons for why such codes have been established and in many countries are seen as ...
Same and Different? Perspectives on the Introduction of person-Centred Care as Standard Healthcare
This thesis examines a collection of cases and situations where efforts are being made to combine and unify the concerns of person-centred care, standardization and evidence-based medicine. Person-centred care is commonly ...
Information and Revolution
How does the Internet affect authoritarian regimes? This article argues that while the Internet has made mass mobilization easier than ever, its spread has also counter-intuitively allowed savvy authoritarian regimes to ...