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Ambulansföraren – efterfrågad förarkompetens och trafiksäkerhet vid anställning av sommarvikarierande förare inom ambulanssjukvården.
(Göteborgs universitet & Umeå universitet, 2017)
Municipality Merger and Local Democracy: An assessment of the merger of Japanese municipalities.
Municipal mergers have been widely used as a tool for administrative reform (Fox and Gurley-Calvez 2006; OECD 2014). While municipal mergers have been planned or implemented with the hope of increasing efficiencies in ...
Explaining the Erosion of Democracy: Can Economic Growth Hinder Democracy?
Economic growth has become one of the leitmotivs academicians and pundits ask once and again to assess democratic endurance over time. While large portion of the literature posits that economic growth is positive for ...
64 % män Kvinnor och män i kurslitteraturen vid Förvaltningshögskolan
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2017)
The Soundtrack of Politics. A Case Study of Anashid in Hamas and Hezbollah
Music is commonly used as a tool in political organizations in general. Due to religious norms and interpretations, Islamist organizations use anashid as the main musical genre for political aims. By exploring how anashid ...
Rediscovering Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Professionalism, Impartiality, and Innovation
This study examines an empirical link between bureaucratic structures and country-level innovation outputs. Although there has been growing scholarly attention to public sector innovation, we still have a limited understanding ...
Battling the 'Invisible Nets'. Gender in the fields of journalism in sub-Saharan Africa
Battling the ‘invisible nets’ studies journalism as a gendered practice in sub-Saharan Africa. This thesis analyses the gender logic in the field of journalism by examining how structures of gender, class and race interact ...
Experts, Coders, and Crowds: An analysis of substitutability
Recent work suggests that crowd workers can replace experts and trained coders in common coding tasks. However, while many political science applications require coders to both and relevant information and provide judgment, ...
Constraining Governments: New indices of vertical, horizontal and diagonal accountability
Accountability - constraints on the government’s use of political power - is one of the cornerstones of good governance. However, conceptual stretching and a lack of reliable measures have limited cross-national research ...
Procurement and Competition in Swedish Municipalities.
This paper asks if low political competition is associated with manipulation of public procurement pro-cesses. Using unique Swedish municipal data from 2009 to 2015, it demonstrates that when one party dominates local ...