Research projects and publications

Publications

Publications from our researchers are listed in the research database DiVA,external link, opens in new window and in the listing found below. 

Peer-reviewed articles

Aylott, Nicholas and Niklas Bolin (2017), "Managed Intra-Party Democracy: Precursory Delegation and Party Leader Selection", Party Politics 23:1, 55-65.

Bolin, Niklas, and Nicholas Aylott. 2019. "Right-Wing Populist Party Leadership in Sweden: One of a Kind or One of the Crowd?" Polish Political Science Review 7(1):24-40.

Coliander, J., Lid Falkman, L, Madestam, J., Modig, E., Marder, B. och Sagofossen, S. (2017). ”The Social Media Balancing Act: Testing the Use of a Balanced Self-Presentation Strategy for Politicians Using Twitter”. Computers in Human Behavior 74 (2017): 277-285.

Döös, M., Wilhelmson, L., Madestam, J., och Örnberg, Å. (2017). ”Shared principalship: The perspective of close subordinate colleagues”. Leadership and Policy in Schools, November 2017.

Emilsson, Kajsa, Håkan Johansson, and Magnus Wennerhag. 2020. "Frame Disputes or Frame Consensus? ’Environment’ or ’Welfare’ First Amongst Climate Strike Protesters." Sustainability 12(3):882.

Gustafsson, N., & Weinryb, N. (2020). The populist allure of social media activism: Individualized charismatic authority. Organization, 27(3), 431-440.

Jezierska, Katarzyna and Sörbom, Adrienne (2020). “Proximity and Distance: Think Tanks Handling the Independence Paradox”, Governance (accepted for publication).

Johannesson, L., & Weinryb, N. (2020). How to blame and make a difference: perceived responsibility and policy consequences in two Swedish pro-migrant campaigns. Policy sciences, 1-22.

Johansson, Håkan, Roberto Scaramuzzino, and Magnus Wennerhag. 2019. "Social Movements and Interest Groups Compared. How Organisational Type Matters for Explaining Swedish Organisations' Advocacy Strategies." Partecipazione e conflitto 12(2):353–81.

Jämte, Jan, Måns Lundstedt, and Magnus Wennerhag. 2020. "From Radical Counterculture to Pragmatic Radicalism? The Collective Identity of Contemporary Radical Left-libertarian Activism in Sweden." Journal for the Study of Radicalism 14(1):1–36.

Kaun, Anne (2020). ”Att automatisera orättvisor.” Fronesis 64-65: 147-159.

Selling, Niels, and Stefan Svallfors. 2019. "The Lure of Power: Career Paths and Considerations among Policy Professionals in Sweden." Politics & Policy 47(5):984-1012.

Svallfors, Stefan, and Anna Tyllström. 2019. "Resilient Privatization: The Puzzling Case of For-Profit Welfare Providers in Sweden." Socio-Economic Review 17(3):745–65.

Turunen, J., & Weinryb, N. (2020). Organizing service delivery on social media platforms? Loosely organized networks, co-optation, and the welfare state. Public Management Review, 22(6), 857-876

Johansson, Karl Magnus (2017) ‘The role of Europarties in EU treaty reform: Theory and practice’, Acta Politica 52 (3). DOI: 10.1057/s41269-016-0024-y

Madestam, J., (2017), ”En rektor när staten åter vill styra. Förändringar i skollagen som uttryck för metagovernance.” Nordisk Administrativt Tidskrift, 2/2017.

Madestam, J., & Lena Lid Falkman (2017). Rhetorical construction of political leadership in social media. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 30(3), 299–311.

Peterson, A., Mattias Wahlström och Magnus Wennerhag (2017). ”‘Normalized’ Pride? Pride Parade Participants in Six European Countries”. Sexualities. Publicerad online. Open Acess. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1363460717715032

Svallfors, Stefan “Knowing the game: motivations and skills among partisan policy professionals”, Journal of Professions and Organization, Vol 4 (1): 55-69 (2017). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jpo/jow008

Svallfors, Stefan “’Most MPs are not all that sharp’. Political employees and representative democracy”, International Journal of Public Administration, Vol 40 (7), pp 548-558 (2017) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2016.1157693external link

Weinryb, N. (2020). Accountable and Thus Legitimate? A Comparative Study of Philanthropists. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 0899764020925916.

Book chapters

Garsten, Christina, and Adrienne Sörbom. 2019. "An Organized Network: World Economic Forum and the Partial Organizing of Global Agendas." in Organization Unbound, edited by Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Garsten, Christina, and Adrienne Sörbom. 2020. "Future by Design: Seductive technologies of Anticipation." in Futures, edited by Jenny Andersson and Sandra Kemp. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Johannesson, Livia, and Noomi Weinryb. 2019. "Juridifiering till priset av försvårad styrning inom asylprövningen." in Granskningssamhällets organisering, edited by Bengt Jacobsson, Jon Pierre, and Göran Sundström. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, Milda Malling, and Gunnar Nygren. 2019. "Sweden: A Professionally Symbiotic Relationship." in Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries, edited by Karl Magnus Johansson and Gunnar Nygren. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Gunnar Nygren. 2019a. "The Interplay of Media and the Political Executive: Introduction and Framework." in Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries, edited by Karl Magnus Johansson and Gunnar Nygren. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Gunnar Nygren. 2019b. "Locked in a Mutual Dependency: Media and the Political Executive in Close Interplay." in Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries, edited by Karl Magnus Johansson and Gunnar Nygren. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Tapio Raunio. 2019a. "Government Communication in a Comparative Perspective." in Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries, edited by Karl Magnus Johansson and Gunnar Nygren. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Tapio Raunio. 2019b. "Political Parties in the European Union." in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1153.

Weinryb, Noomi, Cecilia Gullberg, and Jakko Turunen. 2019. "Collective Action through Social Media: Possibilities and Challenges of Partial Organizing." in Organizations Unbound, edited by Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bolin, Niklas, Nicholas Aylott, Benjamin von dem Berge and Thomas Poguntke (2017), "Patterns of Intra-Party Democracy across the World", in Susan E. Scarrow, Paul D. Webb and Thomas Poguntke (Eds.) (2017), Organizing Political Parties: Representation, Participation, and Power (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 158-85.

Johansson, Karl Magnus (2017) ‘Sweden and the European Union’, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.506

Scaramuzzino, Roberto och Magnus Wennerhag (2017).”Vägen till Europa: Det svenska civilsamhället och EU”, i Filip Wijkström, Marta Reuter & Abbas Emami (Eds.) Civilsamhället i det transnationella rummet. Stockholm: European Civil Society Press. http://sh.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A1076917&dswid=8310

Monographs & Edited volumes

Aylott, Nicholas and Niklas Bolin (Eds.) (forthcoming), Managing Leader Selection in European Political Parties. London: Palgrave.

Garsten, Christina och Adrienne Sörbom 2018. Discreet Power: How the World Economic Forum Shapes Global Marcet Agendas. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Garsten, Christina och Adrienne Sörbom (Eds.) 2017. Power, Policy and Profit: Corporate Engagement in Politics and Governance. London: Edward Elgar.

Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Gunnar Nygren (Eds.). 2019. Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Kulawik, Teresa, and Zhanna Kravchenko (Eds.). 2019. Borderlands in European Gender Studies: Beyond the East-West Frontier. London: Routledge.

Wennerhag, Magnus, Christian Fröhlich och Gregorz Piotrowski (Eds.) 2017. Radical Left Movements in Europe. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Radical-Left-Movements-in-Europe/Wennerhag-Frohlich-Piotrowski/p/book/9781472461469

Reports

Ahrne, Göran, and Adrienne Sörbom. 2020. Flawed Globalization: Why Traditional Political Organizations Have Problems Forming Transnational Meta-Organizations. Stockholm: Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE), Stockholm University, Score-rapport 2020:3.

Aylott, Nicholas (2020. "Brexit: Skilsmässan som splittrat Storbritannien", Världspolitikens Dagsfrågor 2020/6.

Aylott, Nicholas, and Niklas Bolin. 2019. "A Party System in Flux: The Swedish Parliamentary Election of September 2018." West European Politics 42(7):1504-15.

Bolin, Niklas and Nicholas Aylott (2018), "The Price of Power: The Greens in the 2018 Swedish Parliamentary Election", Environmental Politics 28:3, 568-73.

Bolin, Niklas, Nicholas Aylott, Benjamin von dem Berge and Thomas Poguntke (2017), "Patterns of Intra-Party Democracy across the World", in Susan E. Scarrow, Paul D. Webb and Thomas Poguntke (eds) (2017), Organizing Political Parties: Representation, Participation, and Power (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 158-85.

de Moor, Joost, Katrin Uba, Mattias Wahlström, Magnus Wennerhag, and Michael De Vydt (Eds.). 2020. Protest for a future II: Composition, mobilization and motives of the participants in Fridays For Future climate protests on 20–27 September, 2019, in 19 cities around the world. DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/ASRUW.

de Moor, Joost, Katrin Uba, Mattias Wahlström, Magnus Wennerhag, Kajsa Emilsson, and Håkan Johansson. 2019. "Country reports: Sweden." in Protest for a future: Composition, mobilization and motives of the participants in Fridays For Future climate protests on 15 March, 2019 in 13 European cities, edited by Mattias Wahlström, Piotr Kocyba, Michael de Vydt, and Joost de Moor. DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/XCNZH.

Johannesson, L., & Weinryb, N. (2020). Civilsamhället och asylpolitiken, del 1: Vittnesseminarium om Påskuppropet och Flyktingamnesti 2005.

Johannesson, L., & Weinryb, N. (2020). Civilsamhället och asylpolitiken, del 2: Vittnesseminarium om civilsamhällets engagemang för uppehållstillstånd för ensamkommande flyktingungdomar, 2015-2018.

  • “Policy Advice in Electoral Democracies – Think Tanks in Hungary and Poland”, funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (20202022). Project leader: Adrienne Sörbom, Södertörn University. Co-applicants: Andrea Krizan, Central European University and Katarzyna Jezierska, Högskolan Väst.
  • “Anti-racist contentions in the Baltic Sea region – a study of anti-racist activists’ interplay with politicians and civil servants”, funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (2017–2020). Project leader: Magnus Wennerhag, Södertörn University. Co-applicants: Jan Jämte, Grzegorz Piotrowski, and Mari Kuukkanen.
  • “Political Parties and their Leaders: Power and Selection in Comparative Perspective”, funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (20192021). Project leaders: Nicholas Aylott, Södertörn University and Niklas Bolin, Mid Sweden University. The project is also based on the Party Leadership Network (t.me/partyleadership).
  • “Supporting democracy and human rights in illiberal regimes - a case study of a ‘closing space’ for civil society in Russia”, funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (20202022). Project leader: Zhanna Kravchenko, Södertörn University. Co-applicant: Noomi Weinryb, Södertörn University.

Research projects

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A longitudinal study of state - Muslim civil society relations

Muslims and the Swedish model

Power and Selection in Comparative Perspective

Political Parties and their Leaders

Continuity and Change in Russian Space Policy

Russia in Space