In this article published in Journal of Agrarian Change, Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Jostein Jakobsen focus on the ways by which bovine meat figures in Narendra Modi's authoritarian populist project in contemporary India.
There is agreement among researchers that no simple verbal cues to deception detectable by humans have been demonstrated.
Managers of street-level organizations play an important role in the successful implementation of public reforms. A prevailing view within the public administration literature is that this work involves the adaptation between reforms and local contexts, where divergence is viewed as a form of resistance to change. This article, by Lars Klemsdal and colueagues, challenges this prevalent reform-centric view by introducing a situation-centric perspective and coining the concept of situational work as a significant form of managerial work during implementation. Published in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
In a new article in the Swiss Political Science Review, Resul Umit, together with Lena Maria Schaffer, explores potential causes of opposition to wind turbines and its electoral effects.
Protective security management aims at protecting against malicious acts. It has, in a relatively short period, undergone substantial changes. One such change is the introduction of risk management. This article by Anne Heyerdahl investigates a debate about a standard for security risk assessment (SRA) in Norway. Published in European Security.
Oxytocin plays a vital role in social behavior and homeostatic processes, with animal models indicating that oxytocin receptor (OXTR) expression patterns in the brain influence behavior and physiology.
Susanne Bauer (TIK) and Tanja Penter (Heidelberg University) have published “Tracing the Atom. Nuclear Legacies in Russia and Central Asia” with Routledge, London (open access).
In a new article in Nordisk Administrativ Tidsskrift, Jarle Trondal and Dag Ole Teigen investigate perceptions of Norwegian county administrators.
Jarle Trondal has co-edited the Routledge Handbook of Differentiation in the European Union with additional contributions by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum and Guri Rosén.
There is a limited understanding of age differences in functional connectivity during memory encoding.
Simulation games are increasingly popular tools for opening up future imaginaries, especially in the arena of sustainability policy-making and decision support. However, there is a lack of understanding regarding the potential power of games in anticipatory governance. Manjana Milkoreit and co-writers explore this in new article in Geoforum.
In this essay published in Roadsides, Hege Leivestad explores the piling up of cargo and paperwork in a global port.
Assortative mating on heritable traits can have implications for the genetic resemblance between siblings and in-laws in succeeding generations.
The article, by Kjersti Aalbu and Tore Longva, examines the quest for data in the negotiations on the reduction of greenhouse gases in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) from 2012 to 2020.
Jarle Trondal has co-edited the book Governing complexity in times of turbulence.
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This article by Michael Gentile and Martin Kragh contributes to the growing literature on how authoritarian regimes deploy disinformation and conspiracy theories to achieve foreign policy goals. While the effectiveness of these measures is disputed, their study—which is based on a rarely occurring natural experiment—makes an empirical contribution in this direction. Published in International Affairs.
Morten Egeberg has published a chapter on the European Commission in the new book European Union Politics.
In this article, published as a part of the London School of Economics' GreeSE papers, Theodoros Rakopoulos analyses the two main vernacular poles through which the Greek-Cypriot population engages with statehood.
In this article, published in Social Anthropology/Anthropologie sociale, Theodoros Rakopoulos tackles conspiracy theory through ethnographically encountering the people largely responsible for the creation and dissemination of such theories.