At Mid Sweden University, political science includes research that focuses on a range of topical challenges facing our democratic societies. In terms of research, the subject of political science covers the study of politics, institutions, opinion and society.

Mediedebatt

Ongoing Research Projects

Democratic innovations at the local level

The project studies democratic innovations at the local level, with focus on new ways of organizing local politics and involving different actors in local decision-making. The project will study tw...

Gatekeepers of the Undesired

In this project, we contribute with a knowledge and a research overview in the realm of how housing policy is exploited at the local level to restrict the settlement of vulnerable groups in general...

Management through networks

This project studies the so-called River groups. The focus is on how collaboration between private and public actors functions as a tool for risk and crisis management. They also study network...

Political parties and school visits

In the project, researchers collaborate with school representatives to study political representatives' school visits. A survey is developed to assess the situation in Jämtland Härjedalen and...

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