Local government officers 1980

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

This survey forms part of the project ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. In this study the local government officers are studied with regard to background: social background, education, professional experience; work assignments: planning, decision, execution; and attitudes: toward work, the role of the local government administration, connections with politicians, democracy and local autonomy, conflicts, present and future local government policy. The survey also want to shed light on the part the local government officer plays in the decision-making process in different types of municipalities. Changes of this role in connection with the growth of staff of officers and explanations of why these changes take place. Effects of these eventual changes on the possibilities to local political management and control.

Subject area

Working conditions, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0262

Description

This survey forms part of the project ´Local government - an evaluation of the reform of amalgamation of municipalities´. In this study the local government officers are studied with regard to background: social background, education, professional experience; work assignments: planning, decision, execution; and attitudes: toward work, the role of the local government administration, connections with politicians, democracy and local autonomy, conflicts, present and future local government policy. The survey also want to shed light on the part the local government officer plays in the decision-making process in different types of municipalities. Changes of this role in connection with the growth of staff of officers and explanations of why these changes take place. Effects of these eventual changes on the possibilities to local political management and control.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1980-05-26 — 1980-12-15

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Local government officers

Time Method

Data contains personal data

No

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Subject area

Working conditions, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Wallin, G., Bäck, H., & Tabor, M. (1981) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalpolitikerna : rekrytering, arbetsförhållanden, funktioner : Del 1 (Ds Kn 1981:17). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-06537-1.
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ISBN: 91-38-06537-1
ISSN: 0346-5721

Strömberg, L., & Norell, P-O. (1982) Rapport från kommunaldemokratiska forskningsgruppen. Kommunalförvaltningen (Ds Kn 1982:8). Stockholm : LiberFörlag/Allmänna förl. ISBN: 91-38-72589-4.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-72589-4
ISSN: 0346-5721

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Local government officers 1980

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Lars Strömberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1997). <em>Local government officers 1980</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001073">https://doi.org/10.5878/001073</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-05-26 — 1980-12-15

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Population group

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-05