Local government politics in local press 1979

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This study is part of the collection Evaluation of the commune reapportionment reform

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science


This survey is part of the research program ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. The purpose was to illustrate the treatment of the local press of local politics in 1979. In the coding all material, except private advertising, that touched the municipality in question has been observed, and after that a further classification has been made according to whether this local material could be regarded as treating various aspects of the local policy.



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University of Gothenburg

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Department of Political Science


  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
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Geographic location: Sweden

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Brantgärde, L., Alfredsson, I., & Sjölin, M. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalpolitik, massmedier och medborgare : Studier av kunskaper, mediautbud och förutsättningar för lokal opinionsbildning (Ds Kn 1981:13). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06407-3.
ISSN: 0346-5721
ISBN: 91-38-06407-3

Strömberg, L., & Westerståhl, J. (eds.) (1984) De nya kommunerna. Stockholm: Liber.
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ISBN: 9789138903186

Strömberg, L., & Westerståhl, J. (eds.) (1984) The new Swedish communes : a summary of local government research. Stockholm: Liber. ISBN 91-38-90572-8.
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ISBN: 9789138905722

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Local government politics in local press 1979

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Lennart Brantgärde. University of Gothenburg (1995). Local government politics in local press 1979. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002372

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science



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Published: 1982-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-05