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On the Road to Better Governance: The "Middle Class Particularism" and Quality of Government
This paper merges two large bodies of literature – that concerned with the effects of regime type on institutional quality, and research on the middle classes’ effects on the economy and society at large – with the purpose ...
Paradise Islands? Island States and the Provision of Environmental Goods
Island states have been shown to trump continental states on collective action-related outcomes, such as democracy and institutional quality. The argument tested in this article contends that the same logic might apply to ...
Regional demokrati : om politik och medier i Skåne
Diskussionen om den regionala demokratin har intensifierats under senare år. Vilken roll ska den regionala nivån spela i den svenska samhällsorganisationen? Hur många regioner ska Sverige delas in i? Och kanske främst, hur ...
Trust and Capabilities: Experiences from Rwanda’s Informal Financial Institutions
This thesis examines the role of informal financial institutions in the construction of trust between Rwandans as well as their influence on their livelihood. For many years Rwandans have suffered from ethnic conflict and ...
Utanförskap på entreprenad. Diskurser om sociala företag i Sverige
Over the last decade the social enterprise has gained recognition, as a social innovation aiming to address diverse societal needs in the post-industrial world. In the contemporary Swedish political discourse, social ...
Swedish Trends 1986-2013
A Deadly Mismatch? The Problem of HIV/AIDS in Research and Policy
According to research, HIV/AIDS is not a disease among others but displays a number of specific characteristics. To begin with, it is primarily a sexually transmitted disease and hence involves a large number of taboos ...
Why Do Some Regions in Europe Have Higher Quality of Government?
While most of the quantitative literature on quality of government involving European countries has focused on national differences, sub-national variation has been neglected, mainly due to the lack of data. This paper ...
Corruption in the Commons: Why Bribery Hampers Enforcement of Environmental Regulations in South African Fisheries
Few studies have explored on the micro-level why corruption hampers environmental regulations. The relationship between corruption and regulatory compliance is here investigated through confidential in-depth interviews ...