Swedish election corruption in a historical-comparative perspective

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Description

This is a study of historical election related legal cases in Sweden. Documentation is only available in Swedish.

Purpose:

The aim of this research project is to describe and explain how and why corrupt electoral practices were abolished in established democracies.

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Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0965

Description

This is a study of historical election related legal cases in Sweden. Documentation is only available in Swedish.

Purpose:

The aim of this research project is to describe and explain how and why corrupt electoral practices were abolished in established democracies.

Language

Swedish

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Constituency

Highest geographic unit

National area (NUTS2)

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Data contains personal data

No

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Research Council

Funding agency’s reference number: VR 2008:1843

Subject area

Publications

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Teorell, J. (2012). Omval och andra omtagningar under 300 år. In L. Berg & H. Oscarsson (ed.), Omstritt omval (p. 39-54). Gothenburg: SOM-institutet.
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Teorell, J. (2013). Varför är valfusk så ovanligt i Sverige?. In Statsvetenskapens frågor. (p. 75-83). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
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Dataset 1

Swedish election corruption - Variable data

Citation

Jan Teorell. Lund University (2015). <em>Swedish election corruption - Variable data</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002721">https://doi.org/10.5878/002721</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Description

This dataset is made up of an MS-Excel file containing information regarding election related legal cases in Sweden between the years of 1713 and 1869. Currently data is only available in Swedish and only presented in this .xcl-format.

Photo documentation and transcription of old texts.

Data format / data structure

Still image

Collection methodology

Review of relevant material in the Swedish National Archives

Time period(s) investigated

1713 — 1869

Variables

90

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Dataset 2

Swedish election corruption - Photographs

Citation

Jan Teorell. Lund University (2015). <em>Swedish election corruption - Photographs</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002722">https://doi.org/10.5878/002722</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Description

This dataset contains 12296 photographies of election related legal cases in Sweden through the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The photos are in TIFF-format and depict hand written texts in books and on archive cards, photographed at the National Archives. Example images can be found in the documentations tab above.

Data format / data structure

Still image

Collection methodology

Review of relevant material in the Swedish National Archives

Time period(s) investigated

1713 — 1869

Published: 2015-07-22
Last updated: 2020-02-14