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Private security companies and political order in Congo: a history of extraversion
This PhD dissertation explores how private security companies co-constitute political order in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a case through which broader questions regarding the relationship between security governance ...
Vision Västra Götaland
Disruptive Protests and Bureaucratic Structures in Latin America and the Caribbean
The paper examines why citizens in some democracies engage in disruptive political actions to a larger extent than in other countries. Our hypothesis adds to previous research that focuses on individual factors, representational ...
Municipalities, Regions and County Councils in Sweden: Actors and Institutions
(School of Public Administration/Förvaltningshögskolan, 2014)
Not to be Used During Fire: Performance-related pay for civil servants as an anticorruption tool
The last decades’ restructuring of public administrations has in numerous countries included the use of performance-related pay (PRP) programs. Such reforms have been said to reduce civil servants’ incentives for corrupt ...
Adolescents in a Digital Everyday Environment
The overall aim of this thesis is to examine different aspects of Swedish adolescents’ everyday environment in a digital world. Drawing on ecological and psychosocial developmental theories I will discuss social, sexual, ...
"Too much is never enough" Psychological studies of substance misuse and other excessive behaviors
Substance misuse (SM) as well as excessive food intake, sexual activities, exercise, and gambling is characterized by repeated use against one’s better judgment and despite negative consequences. Moreover, SM and excessive ...
Vänskap, värden, vandel: Avvikelser och återhämtningsstrategier hos Göteborgs första generation ungdomsnarkomaner
The aim of this dissertation is to investigate how and why a sample of young people who were criminals and drug addicts in the 1960s – Gothenburg’s first generation of young drug junkies – could get up on their feet and ...