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Scandinavian Higher Education Governance – Pursuing Similar Goals through Different Organizational Arrangements
The differences and similarities among the three Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden have been discussed by social scientists on several occasions. Focusing on higher education (HE) governance systems, this ...
The Hidden Proceedings – An Analysis of Accountability of Child Protection Adoption Proceedings in Eight European Jurisdictions
How accountable are decisions about terminating parental rights to ensure an adoption from care? In this paper we examine if the proceedings in eight European jurisdictions are accountable to: a) the private parties, i.e. ...
Coordination quality in central government – the case of Norway
This article focuses on perceived coordination quality among Norwegian civil servants. It explains how they assess the quality of coordination in their own field of work along different dimensions. To what degree have such ...
Just keep silent… Defensive silence as a reaction to successive structural reforms
(Taylor & Francis, 2020)
Employees frequently have ideas and opinions on the execution of tasks or on the organization itself. Yet, sometimes employees remain silent and withhold this valuable input from their organizations because they fear ...
Governing and Organizing for Crisis Management and Civil Protection: Advancing an Important but Neglected Research Field
(International Public Management Network, 2019)
Watching, assessing, participating. Globalising political education in Norwegian upper secondary education.
(Karlstads Universitet, 2019)
Transnational governance is expanding rapidly. From a political education perspective, an important question is to what extent and how this is included in the political universe that adolescents are being prepared for at ...
Who cares about Norway's energy transition? A survey experiment about citizen associations and petroleum
(Elsevier Ltd, 2020-04)
Experts and academics think, write, and talk extensively about energy transition, but can the same be said about the public? A comprehensive move from fossil to renewable energy implies significant structural changes and ...
Coordinating Against Work-Related Crime in Norway
(The International Public Management Network, 2019)
This article studies inter-agency coordination in a “wicked” policy area by examining the Norwegian model against work-related crime. The main research questions are: How does the Norwegian government work to ensure ...
Is the Europe of Knowledge the talk of the town? Exploring how members of the European Parliament refer to higher education
While the European Parliament is increasingly involved in EU governance, its role in policy developments in domains of strategic importance for the EU has not been the focus of many studies. In this article, we analyse a ...
Counterterrorism Policies and Attitudes Towards Out-Groups: Evidence from a Survey Experiment on Citizens’ Attitudes Towards Wiretapping
Terrorism often leads to increased stigmatization of groups perceived as “out-groups”. We test two versions of out-group theory and ask whether citizens clearly distinguish between radical Muslims and Muslims in general, ...