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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 ...
Competence, Styles, and Quality in Everyday Decision Making
This thesis had three aims. First, it explored the benefits of expanding the existing cognitively-oriented definition of individual differences in decision-making competence (i.e., measured by performance on traditional ...
O Brasil na perspectiva do Projeto Variedades da Democracia
In this article we present results for Brazil collected by the Varieties of Democracy project. We describe the historical evolution of democracy in Brazil from 1900 to 2012, focusing on its five main components (electoral, ...
The Winner-Loser Gap in Satisfaction with Democracy Over Time: Evidence from a Swedish citizen panel
Several studies have demonstrated a gap in political support between electoral winners and losers. This research has generated a large stock of knowledge about the causes and effects of this winner-loser gap. Due to the ...
Exactly in the Right Place. Ways of Making and Maintaining a Crow Indian Landscape
‘Exactly in the Right Place’ refers to how Crow people identify themselves within a collective narrative as a chosen people in a chosen place, centered in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming and Montana in the United States. ...
Conflict resolution in coastal management: Interdisciplinary analyses of resource use conflicts from the Swedish coast
Natural resource use conflicts at urbanized coasts and their analysis and resolution are the main themes of this thesis. Based on the analysis of four conflict cases from the Swedish coast, I explore the ways the local ...
(Göteborgs universitet, 2015-09)
Generalized Trust in Surveys: From Scales to Dragons
Generalized trust has been one of the frequently researched attitudes in political and social sciences. Although this type of trust saw its real breakthrough in the theories about social capital, offered by Robert D. ...