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Aggestam on gender and diplomacy

Karin Aggestam has together with Ann Towns, Gothenburg University, authored the article ”The gender turn in diplomacy: a new research agenda”. The article is published in International Feminist Journal of Politics.

Bäck and Altermark on radicalization

What influences the likelihood that an individual joins a radical group? Hanna Bäck and Niklas Altermark have, together with Emma Bäck and Holly Knapton, studied this question in an experimental study.

Lindvall on decision-making under different types of institutions

Johannes Lindvall and Per Andersson, who defended his dissertation at the department in 2017, has just published the article ”Crises, investments, and political institutions” in the Journal of Theoretical Politics.

Kristinsson on small states and shelter theory

Thorsteinn Kristinsson has co-authored three chapters in the forthcoming book ”Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland’s External Affairs”. 

New book on state making

Picture of the three authors and the book cover Jens Bartelson, Martin Hall and Jan Teorell are the editors of the newly released book “De-Centering State Making”.

New research on the development of the welfare state

Johannes Lindvall has, together with David Rueda, authored the book chapter ”Public Opinion, Party Politics, and the Welfare State” in the book ”Welfare Democracies and Party Politics—Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism”.

How Sweden became one of the world’s most stable democracies

A graph This year, Sweden celebrates a century of democracy and fair elections are seen as self-evident. How did our democracy develop and how did we get rid of election fraud? One of your researchers has now examined the country’s election fraud history and its underlying causes – from 1719 to the early 1900s. The conclusion? Bureaucrats and political parties are the biggest factors influencing election fraud.

Vandeleene on intraparty candidate selection processes in times of crisis

Audrey Vandeleene has, together with Lieven De Winter, authored the book chapter ”The Curious Stability of Candidate Selection Methods in Belgium in Times of Crisis” in the book ”The Selection of Politicians in Times of Crisis”.

Aggestam on depoliticization and environmental peacebuilding

Karin Aggestam has authored the chapter "Depoliticisation, Water, and Environmental Peacebuilding” in the handbook ”Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding”.

Sjöstedt on minority rights after socialization processes

To what extent have long-standing norm diffusion and socialization processes affected the rights for the Russian minority in Estonia?

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