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Cross-Sector Strategists. Dedicated Bureaucrats in Local Government Administration
It is argued that political-administrative organizations are becoming increasingly complex with more horizontal governance required. In Swedish municipal administration, there is a group of administrators assigned the task ...
Judging question answerability
School shootings in seven countries: Testingand developing the theory of five necessary conditions
To test and further develop Newman and collaborators’ 2004 theory of the five necessary conditions for school shootings to occur, this chapter investigates 14 school shootings in seven countries. Using case-based comparison ...
The Autocratic Trust Bias: Politically Sensitive Survey Items and Self-censorship
Because of the perceived risk of repression some survey questions are likely sensitive in more autocratic countries while less so in more democratic countries. Yet, survey data on potentially sensitive topics are frequently ...
Institution building in challenging contexts – energy for development in Tanzania
The Sustainable Development Goal 7 includes achieving universal electricity access, which will require the deployment of renewable energy sources for small-scale and decentralized electricity provision. However, rural ...
(In)Consistencies as Cues to Deception
The aim of this thesis was to examine statement consistency types (between-statement consistency, within-statement consistency, within-group consistency, and statement-evidence consistency) within various contexts of ...
The Prudent Entrepreneurs. Women and Public Sector Innovation
This paper suggests a new argument to explain gender differences in public management: the “prudent entrepreneur theory.” We hypothesize that male and female public managers have three differences in their attitudes towards ...
Effects of Intensive Behavioural Treatment and a focused Imitation Intervention for young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder - One plus One means More
Abstract Spjut Janson, B. (2017). Effects of IBT and a focused Imitation Intervention for young Children with ASD. One plus One means More. Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The general aim ...
Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities and Their Experiences of Formal Support
The aim of this thesis was to investigate how UN conventions, national laws, regulations, and policies are manifested in everyday experiences of parents of children with disabilities. The specific aims of this thesis are ...
Easier said than done? Implementing RTI-laws in Sweden
Transparency is widely recognized as a prerequisite for accountability, good governance and de-mocracy. As right to information (RTI) laws have spread, it is pressing to ask to what extent having ambitious formal legislative ...