Public Administration Theory: The convergence between neoliberal, conservative, and social-democratic ideas in the critique of the Swedish welfare state: an analysis of Assar Lindbeck’s work - Paulina Vaughn
Paulina Vaughn. The convergence between neoliberal, conservative, and social-democratic ideas in the critique of the Swedish welfare state: an analysis of Assar Lindbeck’s work.
Public Administration Theory
Studying the government and organisation of society
Departing from key concepts such as power, democracy, government and ethics, the members of this research group studies a range of different political processes, mainly in a Swedish context but also with an international outlook.
This group brings together researchers in political science and law, based in Lund, Malmö, Göteborg and Växjö. Past and present research projects deal with overarching themes such as marketisation, depoliticisation, juridification, projectification, Europeanisation and bureaucratisation - focusing on, amongst other things, New Public Management, health care reform, expert rule, climate politics, social investment funds, the European social fund, self-driving cars and artificial intelligence.
Public administration takes place at all political levels - international, national, regional and local, in democracies as well as authoritarian regimes. Also, issues of government and organisation cannot be limited to the public sector but are also relevant in private companies and civil society. Therefore, we are open to new members from a wide range of research fields and disciplines to take part in our activities.