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Denk, T. & Lehtinen, S. (2019). State-Formation and Democratization: A New Classification (1ed.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan
Open this publication in new window or tab >>State-Formation and Democratization: A New Classification
2019 (English)Book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. p. 177 Edition: 1
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71089 (URN)978-3-319-91748-1 (ISBN)978-3-319-91749-8 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-01-03 Created: 2019-01-03 Last updated: 2019-01-10Bibliographically approved
Denk, T. & Anckar, C. (2018). Introduktion (2ed.). In: Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar (Ed.), Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system (pp. 1-40). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Introduktion
2018 (Swedish)In: Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system / [ed] Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018, 2, p. 1-40Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018 Edition: 2
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71095 (URN)9789144120751 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-01-04 Created: 2019-01-04 Last updated: 2019-01-10Bibliographically approved
Denk, T. & Anckar, C. (2018). Komparativ metod (2ed.). In: Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar (Ed.), Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system (pp. 331-346). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Komparativ metod
2018 (Swedish)In: Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system / [ed] Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018, 2, p. 331-346Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018 Edition: 2
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71096 (URN)9789144120751 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-01-04 Created: 2019-01-04 Last updated: 2019-01-10Bibliographically approved
Denk, T. & Anckar, C. (Eds.). (2018). Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system (2ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system
2018 (Swedish)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018. p. 359 Edition: 2
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71094 (URN)9789144120751 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-01-04 Created: 2019-01-04 Last updated: 2019-01-10Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, M., Denk, T. & Åström, J. (2018). Perceptions of organizational culture and value conflicts in information security management. Information and Computer Security, 26(2), 213-229
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Perceptions of organizational culture and value conflicts in information security management
2018 (English)In: Information and Computer Security, ISSN 2056-4961, Vol. 26, no 2, p. 213-229Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the occurrence of value conflicts between information security and other organizational values among white-collar workers. Further, analyzes are conducted of the relationship between white-collar workers' perceptions of the culture of their organizations and value conflicts involving information security.

Design/methodology/approach: Descriptive analyses and regression analyses were conducted on survey data gathered among two samples of white-collar workers in Sweden.

Findings: Value conflicts regarding information security occur regularly among white-collar workers in the private and public sectors and within different business sectors. Variations in their occurrence can be understood partly as a function of employees' work situations and the sensitivity of the information handled in the organization. Regarding how perceived organizational culture affects the occurrence of value conflicts, multivariate regression analysis reveals that employees who perceive their organizations as having externally oriented, flexible cultures experience value conflicts more often.

Research limitations/implications: The relatively low share of explained variance in the explanatory models indicates the need to identify alternative explanations of the occurrence of value conflicts regarding information security.

Practical implications: Information security managers need to recognize that value conflicts occur regularly among white-collar workers in different business sectors, more often among workers in organizations that handle sensitive information, and most often among white-collar workers who perceive the cultures of their organizations as being externally oriented and flexible.

Originality/value: The study addresses a gap in the information security literature by contributing to the understanding of value conflicts between information security and other organizational values. This study has mapped the occurrence of value conflicts regarding information security among white-collar professionals and shows that the occurrence of value conflicts is associated with work situation, information sensitivity and perceived organizational culture.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2018
Keywords
Organizational culture, Information security, Bureaucracy, Value conflicts
National Category
Computer Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-68488 (URN)10.1108/ICS-08-2017-0058 (DOI)000439563900005 ()2-s2.0-85049925201 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2018-08-15 Created: 2018-08-15 Last updated: 2018-08-15Bibliographically approved
Anckar, C. & Denk, T. (2018). Politiska system: Former, trender och utmaningar (2ed.). In: Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar (Ed.), Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system (pp. 347-356). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Politiska system: Former, trender och utmaningar
2018 (Swedish)In: Komparativ politik: Tio politiska system / [ed] Thomas Denk & Carsten Anckar, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018, 2, p. 347-356Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018 Edition: 2
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71097 (URN)9789144120751 (ISBN)
Available from: 2019-01-04 Created: 2019-01-04 Last updated: 2019-01-10Bibliographically approved
Åberg, M. & Denk, T. (2017). Democratization and Secularization: Towards a Process-Oriented Model. Politics, Religion & Ideology, 18(2), 175-197
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Democratization and Secularization: Towards a Process-Oriented Model
2017 (English)In: Politics, Religion & Ideology, ISSN 2156-7689, E-ISSN 2156-7697, Vol. 18, no 2, p. 175-197Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The role of secularization remains underdeveloped in theoretical studies of democratization. We hold that the relation between the two processes is difficult to analyse by help of standard, cross-sectional analysis. We therefore propose a process-oriented model of democratization in relation to secularization. We suggest that these processes do not unfold in random patterns. Theoretically they follow one of four distinct paths: democratization may precede secularization, secularization may precede democratization, democratization may occur without secularization, and democratization and secularization may occur as parallel processes. The contrasts between our model and cross-sectional analysis become particularly obvious when the first and the fourth paths are considered in historical perspective: secularism (as an independent variable) is in both cases positively correlated with democracy (the dependent variable), even though these processes are reversed temporally (path one), or even occur simultaneously (path four). The model therefore demonstrates the need for further research on the relation between democratization and secularization. This includes the problem of why certain states tend to follow certain paths; whether countries may shift between paths; the problem of democratic consolidation; the role of state-formation to secularization and democratization; and the contextual dependence of the model, including the relation between institutions and values/behaviour.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Routledge, 2017
National Category
Religious Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-59140 (URN)10.1080/21567689.2017.1327851 (DOI)000404932800003 ()
Note

Funding Agency:

Academy of Finland  260 746

Available from: 2017-08-22 Created: 2017-08-22 Last updated: 2017-10-18Bibliographically approved
Åström, J. & Denk, T. (2017). Generationslarmet. In: Andersson, Ulrika; Ohlsson, Jonas; Oscarsson, Henrik; Oskarson, Maria (Ed.), Larmar och gör sig till: SOM-undersökningen 2016 (pp. 155-168). Göteborg: SOM-institutet
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Generationslarmet
2017 (Swedish)In: Larmar och gör sig till: SOM-undersökningen 2016 / [ed] Andersson, Ulrika; Ohlsson, Jonas; Oscarsson, Henrik; Oskarson, Maria, Göteborg: SOM-institutet , 2017, p. 155-168Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Finns det ökade motsättningar mellan äldre och yngre i Sverige? Andelen äldre i Sverige ökar med högre kostnader för vård, omsorg och pensioner som följd. Denna utveckling förutsätter att mer resurser omfördelas mellan generationer, vilket kan förväntas öka motsättningarna mellan äldre och yngre. Med detta som bakgrund undersöker kapitlet om människor upplever att motsättningar mellan äldre och yngre ökar i Sverige. Resultaten visar att 32 procent upplever ökade motsättningar mellan generationer, medan 24 procent inte anser att motsättningar ökar. Andelen som upp-lever ökade motsättningar är högre bland lågutbildade än högutbildade. Även personer som anser att allt mindre resurser går till att tillgodose äldres behov upplever i större utsträckning att motsättningarna ökar. Kapitlet visar också att upplevelsen av ökade motsättningar mellan äldre och yngre är oförändrad sedan 2001. Den sammantagna bilden är att Sverige inte präglas av intensiva motsättningar mellan generationer som formar grunden för politiska konfliktlinjer mellan äldre och yngre.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Göteborg: SOM-institutet, 2017
Series
SOM-rapport, ISSN 0284-4788 ; 70
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-62797 (URN)978-91-89673-39-7 (ISBN)
Available from: 2017-11-23 Created: 2017-11-23 Last updated: 2018-01-13Bibliographically approved
Denk, T. & Christensen, H. S. (2016). How to classify political cultures?: A comparison of three methods of classification. Quality and quantity, 50(1), 177-191
Open this publication in new window or tab >>How to classify political cultures?: A comparison of three methods of classification
2016 (English)In: Quality and quantity, ISSN 0033-5177, E-ISSN 1573-7845, Vol. 50, no 1, p. 177-191Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

To study the composition of political cultures, it is necessary to classify citizens according to a theoretical typology of political subcultures. Different methods of classification have been used for confronting this challenge, but the choice of method is rarely discussed in any detail because most studies apply a method without considering implications or possible alternatives. This is unfortunate because the choice of method has important consequences for the ensuing results. With this article, we aim to determine the implications of different methods for classification and hereby call attention to the importance of this choice for comparative research on political culture. We compare three commonly used methods of classification: critical thresholds, factor analysis and cluster analysis. These methods are used for classifying respondents from the 2008 European Social Survey according to a typology of political subcultures. Based on empirical analyses, we conclude that: (a) the choice of method of classification affects the outcome of the analysis, (b) cluster analysis and factor analysis may result in classifications that do not adequately reflect the theoretical typology, and (c) cluster analysis and factor analysis provide classifications that differ depending on analytical level. While the results do not show that either method is inherently superior, they clearly demonstrate that the choice of method should be recognized as a critical part of the research process.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer, 2016
Keywords
Methods of classification; Political culture; Cluster analysis; Factor analysis; Critical thresholds; Comparative survey analysis
National Category
Political Science
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-48046 (URN)10.1007/s11135-014-0143-3 (DOI)000370164400010 ()2-s2.0-84953839361 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-02-06 Created: 2016-02-06 Last updated: 2018-03-09Bibliographically approved
Denk, T. & Lehtinen, S. (2016). Two modes of democratisation: transition and state-formation. Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, 50(6), 2331-2346
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Two modes of democratisation: transition and state-formation
2016 (English)In: Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, ISSN 0033-5177, Vol. 50, no 6, p. 2331-2346Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Previous studies about democracies on a global level have assumed that democratisation occurs when an autocratic regime moves toward becoming a democratic regime. This article recognises an alternative mode to democratic transition: democratisation by state-formation, which occurs when democratic regimes are established in new states as an outcome of state-formation. The article describes how cases of democratisation can be classified according the two modes of democratisation. Furthermore, the classification is applied in illustrative analyses of democratisation on the global level during 1800-2007. The analyses describe how transition and state-formation have affected the global number of democracies. These analyses indicate that both modes of democratisation have empirical relevance and that the classification provides a more complete description of the global development of democracies than previous studies. The main conclusion of this article is therefore a proposal for future studies to include both modes to understand and explain democratisation on the global level.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer, 2016
Keywords
Classification; Democratisation; Democratic transition; State-formation; State-building
National Category
Other Social Sciences Mathematics
Research subject
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-55094 (URN)10.1007/s11135-015-0265-2 (DOI)000385199300001 ()2-s2.0-84944711602 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2017-01-31 Created: 2017-01-31 Last updated: 2017-10-18Bibliographically approved
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