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Widmalm, S., Parker, C. F. & Persson, T. (2019). Civil Protection Cooperation in the European Union: How Trust and Administrative Culture Matter for Crisis Management (1ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Civil Protection Cooperation in the European Union: How Trust and Administrative Culture Matter for Crisis Management
2019 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The EU and its member states have committed themselves to the protection of their citizens, and a Europe that protects must be able to respond effectively when disaster strikes. Utilizing unique survey data and interviews in nineteen EU member states, this book treats civil protection and crisis management as crucial cases for investigating which factors—such as trust, public-administration culture, and public-administration structure—facilitate or hinder effective EU cooperation. In addition to investigating the main divides and unifying patterns of cooperation that exist among the EU member states, the authors combine knowledge from crisis management studies together with insights from public and social capital studies to examine to what extent so-called ‘software factors’, such as culture, trust, and norms, matter for achieving effective civil protection cooperation and crisis management.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. p. 214 Edition: 1
Series
European Administrative Governance, ISSN 2524-7263, E-ISSN 2524-7271
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-380049 (URN)10.1007/978-3-030-02858-9 (DOI)978-3-030-02857-2 (ISBN)978-3-030-02858-9 (ISBN)
Projects
Persona
Funder
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Available from: 2019-03-22 Created: 2019-03-22 Last updated: 2019-03-22
Persson, T. & Bäck, H. (2019). Det parlamentariska experimentet. In: Johan Tralau och Jenny Jansson (Ed.), Vänbok till Jörgen Hermansson: (pp. 89-92). Uppsala: Statsvetenskapliga föreningen
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Det parlamentariska experimentet
2019 (Swedish)In: Vänbok till Jörgen Hermansson / [ed] Johan Tralau och Jenny Jansson, Uppsala: Statsvetenskapliga föreningen , 2019, p. 89-92Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Statsvetenskapliga föreningen, 2019
Series
Skrifter utgivna av Statsvetenskapliga föreningen i Uppsala, ISSN 0346-7538 ; 203
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-376527 (URN)978-91-513-0516-5 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-02-06 Created: 2019-02-06 Last updated: 2019-02-06
Karlsson, C., Mårtensson, M. & Persson, T. (2019). Hur mycket opposition finns det i svensk EU-politik?. In: Anna Wetter Ryde och Göran von Sydow (Ed.), EU i riksdagen: (pp. 37-60). Stockholm: Svenska institutet för europapolitiska studier, Sieps 2019:1op
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Hur mycket opposition finns det i svensk EU-politik?
2019 (Swedish)In: EU i riksdagen / [ed] Anna Wetter Ryde och Göran von Sydow, Stockholm: Svenska institutet för europapolitiska studier, Sieps 2019:1op , 2019, p. 37-60Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Svenska institutet för europapolitiska studier, Sieps 2019:1op, 2019
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-376530 (URN)978-91-86107-82-6 (ISBN)
Funder
Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
Available from: 2019-02-06 Created: 2019-02-06 Last updated: 2019-03-22
Bernitz, U., Mårtensson, M., Oxelheim, L. & Persson, T. (2018). Analysing the Prosperity Gap: The Economic, Legal, and Political Challenges Facing the EU. In: Ulf Bernitz, Moa Mårtensson, Lars Oxelheim, Thomas Persson (Ed.), Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU: the Social Challenge Ahead. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Analysing the Prosperity Gap: The Economic, Legal, and Political Challenges Facing the EU
2018 (English)In: Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU: the Social Challenge Ahead / [ed] Ulf Bernitz, Moa Mårtensson, Lars Oxelheim, Thomas Persson, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-339299 (URN)978 1 78643 666 5 (ISBN)978 1 78643 667 2 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-01-17 Created: 2018-01-17 Last updated: 2018-01-18Bibliographically approved
Persson, T. & Edholm, K. (2018). Assessing the Effects of European Union Funding of Civil Society Organizations: Money for Nothing?. Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(3), 559-575
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Assessing the Effects of European Union Funding of Civil Society Organizations: Money for Nothing?
2018 (English)In: Journal of Common Market Studies, ISSN 0021-9886, E-ISSN 1468-5965, Vol. 56, no 3, p. 559-575Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study investigates whether the European Union's funding of civil society organizations (CSOs) can foster equal access to existing channels of participation. This is analyzed by using data from 7,889 CSOs that are registered in the EU Transparency Register. Two criteria should be met for funding to combat inequalities among CSOs: the funding must support underrepresented interests, and it must increase their participation in the policy process. The results of a logistic regression analysis show that the Commission's funding scheme does support underrepresented interests but makes participation more unequal by also supporting already overrepresented groups. Furthermore, the analysis shows that the probability of a CSO having access to formal channels of participation significantly increases if it has received funding. The conclusion is that funding could be used more efficiently if the Commission were to consistently support underrepresented interests.

Keywords
civil society organizations; EU funding; transparency register; equal access; participation; European Commission
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-331774 (URN)10.1111/jcms.12636 (DOI)000430667300005 ()
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Available from: 2017-10-18 Created: 2017-10-18 Last updated: 2018-06-29Bibliographically approved
Bernitz, U., Mårtensson, M., Oxelheim, L. & Persson, T. (Eds.). (2018). Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU: The Social Challenge Ahead. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU: The Social Challenge Ahead
2018 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU addresses the great social challenge currently facing the European Union. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the authors invaluably pinpoint both overarching problems and possibilities associated with the social dimension of European integration. 

Prominent researchers of economics, law and political science tackle this complex issue, providing new solutions within their respective fields of expertise. The chapters cover crucial policy challenges and analyse fundamental mechanisms that limit, or otherwise affect, the evolution of a European social dimension. These insights clarify the far-reaching measures that will be needed to gradually restore the balance between market integration and social protection across the European Union. 

Illustrating the importance of cohesion, this book is vital for those interested in comparative European studies, from backgrounds in public and social policy, law and economics. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. p. 288
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-339296 (URN)978 1 78643 666 5 (ISBN)978 1 78643 667 2 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-01-17 Created: 2018-01-17 Last updated: 2018-02-28Bibliographically approved
Widmalm, S., Persson, T. & Parker, C. F. (2018). Civilskyddssamarbete i Europeiska unionen: Hur tillit och administrativ kultur påverkar krishantering. Stockholm: Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Civilskyddssamarbete i Europeiska unionen: Hur tillit och administrativ kultur påverkar krishantering
2018 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Syftet med Personaprojektet har varit att kartlägga faktorer som främjar effektivt samarbete mellan civilskyddsmyndigheter i EU. Vårt fokus har riktats mot faktorer som tillit och administrativ kultur, och projektet har studerat hur dessa faktorer kan påverka förutsättningarna för effektiv krishantering. Personaprojektet har undersökt hur socialt kapital och förvaltningstraditioner skapar förutsättningar för att få detta samarbete att fungera effektivt, vilket tidigare inte tillägnats stor uppmärksamhet inom forskningen. Framför allt visar rapporten den viktiga roll som förtroende, nätverk och förvaltningskultur spelar för hur väl EU:s samarbete för civilskydd fungerar. Dessutom beskrivs möjligheterna till fortsatt samarbete mellan EU-länderna inom detta viktiga område.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB, 2018
Series
Publikationsnummer MSB ; 1308
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-372361 (URN)978-91-7383-888-7 (ISBN)
Funder
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Available from: 2019-01-07 Created: 2019-01-07 Last updated: 2019-01-07
Karlsson, C., Mårtensson, M. & Persson, T. (2018). Hur mycket opposition finns det i svensk EU-politik?. Stockholm: Sieps
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Hur mycket opposition finns det i svensk EU-politik?
2018 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Sieps, 2018. p. 16
Series
Europapolitisk analys ; 2018:5
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-339317 (URN)
Available from: 2018-01-17 Created: 2018-01-17 Last updated: 2018-05-18Bibliographically approved
Lindgren, K.-O. & Persson, T. (2018). Participatory governance in the European Union. In: Hubert Heinelt (Ed.), Handbook on Participatory Governance: . Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Participatory governance in the European Union
2018 (English)In: Handbook on Participatory Governance / [ed] Hubert Heinelt, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this chapter, we provide an assessment of civil society involvement in EU policy-making. The aim is to delineate the theoretical debate on the participatory governance approach in the EU and to describe the instruments developed to implement it. Furthermore, we consider how well these mechanisms have functioned so far and the extent to which they can alleviate the Union’s alleged democratic deficit.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-339485 (URN)10.4337/9781785364358 (DOI)978 1 78536 434 1 (ISBN)978 1 78536 435 8 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-01-19 Created: 2018-01-19 Last updated: 2018-01-24Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, C. & Persson, T. (2018). The Alleged Opposition Deficit in European Union Politics: Myth or Reality?. Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(4), 888-905
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The Alleged Opposition Deficit in European Union Politics: Myth or Reality?
2018 (English)In: Journal of Common Market Studies, ISSN 0021-9886, E-ISSN 1468-5965, Vol. 56, no 4, p. 888-905Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

According to the opposition deficit thesis’ European Union politics is characterized by aconspicuous absence of opposition to the policies promoted by the EU. However, once we start looking for systematic evidence supporting the claim of an opposition deficit in EU politics, we come up surprisingly empty handed. This article seeks to rectify the lacuna in previous research by examining how much and what type of opposition actually exist in EU politics. The study formulates four hypotheses on the state of political opposition in EU politics, and breaks new ground by testing their validity by use of unique data collected from the Swedish EuropeanAffairs Committee for the period 1995–2016. The results show there is in fact considerably more opposition present in EU politics than has previously been assumed. The opposition deficit thesis thus seems to be more myth than reality.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
political opposition; European Union; national parliaments; European affairs committees; eurosceptic parties
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-339820 (URN)10.1111/jcms.12688 (DOI)000432002400010 ()
Funder
Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
Available from: 2018-01-23 Created: 2018-01-23 Last updated: 2018-07-27Bibliographically approved
Organisations
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ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-8289-7469

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