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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 ...
Understanding the Conditions and Consequences of Women’s Political Representation
In recent decades, women’s ability to engage in politics and civil society has risen dramatically across the globe. What has the increase in the number of women in politics, their “descriptive representation”, meant in ...
Röster från svenskt yrkesfiske. Rapport om uppföljningsintervjuer
(University of Gothenburg / Göteborgs universitet, 2021)
How to Build Democracy after Authoritarian Breakdown: Insights from a Mixed Methods Approach
Mass movements that are able to overthrow a dictator do not always lead to democracy. Transition periods present narrow windows of opportunity in which activists face difficult decisions to build democracy and prevent ...
Populism and COVID-19: How Populist Governments (Mis)Handle the Pandemic
Populist parties and actors now govern various countries around the world. Often elected by the public in times of economic crises and over the perceived failure of the elites, the question stands as to how populist ...
The Quality of Government Expert Survey 2020 (Wave III): Report
The Quality of Government Expert Survey (QoG Expert Survey) is a research project aimed at documenting the organizational design of public bureaucracies and bureaucratic behavior in countries around the world. This report ...
Land Property Rights, Cadasters and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Panel 1000-2015 CE
Since the transition to agricultural production, property rights to land have been a key institution for economic development. Clearly defined land rights provide economic agents with increased access to credit, secure ...
IMPACTS OF EVIDENCE ON DECISION-MAKING IN POLICE INVESTIGATION
When conducting an investigation, police officers collect evidence from various sources (e.g., humans, objects, areas). The type of evidence (i.e., physical vs. personal) can affect the investigators’ beliefs about the ...
Om att kunna välja förkortad arbetstid: En hållbarhetsanalys av den utvidgade deltidsrätten inom Göteborgs Stad
(Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap, Göteborgs Universitet, 2021)
Syftet med den här rapporten är att bidra till diskussionen om hur en utvidgad deltidsrätt påverkar möjligheterna till en hållbar livsstil och ett hållbart samhälle. År 2015 beslutade Göteborg stad att införa ”rätt till ...
Provider Ownership and Service Quality: Evidence from Swedish Residential Care Homes
The provision of social services by private providers is widespread in OECD countries, but the jury is still out on whether marketization has improved service quality. This paper seeks to nuance existing debate by examining ...