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Lars G Svåsand

Professor
  • E-mailLars.Svasand@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 21 82+47 958 25 140
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 15
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5007 BERGEN
Books
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Patel, Nandini. 2013. Government and Politics of Malawi. 370 pages. ISBN: 978-99908-0-019-7.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Patel, Nandini. 2007. Government and Politics in Malawi. 420 pages. ISBN: 978-99908-87-08-2.
  • Demker, Marie; Svåsand, Lars G. 2005. Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 474 pages. ISBN: 9189449762.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Partier uten grenser? ISBN: 82-518-3623-9.
  • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties: the case of Norway. University of Michigan Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Strøm, Kåre; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties. -1 pages.
  • Strøm, Kåre; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties. The Case of Norway. -1 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars. 1994. Partiene i en brytningstid. 386 pages. ISBN: 82-419-0153-4.
Journal articles
  • Muriaas, Ragnhild Louise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2015. Opposition parties and the decentralisation process in South Africa and Zambia. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 53: 475-496. doi: 10.1080/14662043.2015.1089003
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2014. Regulation of political parties and party functions in Malawi: Incentive structures and the selective application of the rules. International Political Science Review. 35: 275-290. doi: 10.1177/0192512114524243
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2013. “Competition and participation, but no democracy: The politics of elections in Africa´s feckless regimes”. Statsvetenskaplig Tidsskrift. 115: 365-384.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2013. The concept of opposition and the structure of opposition in Malawi. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 51: 306-325.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2011. Democratization in Malawi: Moving Forward, Stuck in Transition or Backsliding? Forum for Development Studies. 38: 1-24. Published 2011-03-22. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2010.548077
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2011. Financing Elections in Malawi: Between National Processes and the International Community. Representation: Journal of Representative Democracy. 47: 417-434. doi: 10.1080/00344893.2011.615548
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2010. In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared. Democratization. 17: 1250-1274. doi: 10.1080/13510347.2010.520555
  • Makara, Sabiti; Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2009. Turnaround: The national resistance movement and the reintroduction of a multiparty system in Uganda. International Political Science Review. 30: 185-204. doi: 10.1177/0192512109102436
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2009. Valgets politikk: Betydningen av legale og administrative virkemidler for å beholde makten i Malawi og Uganda. Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 41: 268-282.
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2009. Valgets politikk: Betydningen av administrative og legale virkemidler for å beholde makten i Malawi og Uganda. Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 41: 268-282.
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G; Khembo, Nixon S. 2007. Fissions and fusions, foes and friends - Party system restructuring in Malawi in the 2004 general elections. Comparative Political Studies. 40: 1112-1137. doi: 10.1177/0010414006290782
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Rakner, Lise. 2005. Stuck in Transition: Electoral Processes in Zambia 1991-2001. Democratization. 12: 85-105.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2004. Hanne Marthe Narud, Mogens N. Pedersen, Henry Valen (eds.): Party sovereignty and citizen control. Selecting candidates for parliamentary elections in Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway, Odense 2002, University Press of Southern Denmark. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. 45: 120-122.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Heidar, Knut. 2004. Political parties in Norway - 40 years later. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. 2. 295-318.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Rakner, Lise. 2004. From Dominant to Competitive Party System: The Zambian Experience 1991-2001. Party Politics. 10: 49-68.
  • Randall, Vicky; Svåsand, Lars G. 2002. Party institutionalization in new democracies. Party Politics. 8: 5-30.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2002. Introduction: The contribution of parties to democracy and democratic consolidation. MANGLER.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2002. Political parties and democratic consolidation in Africa. MANGLER.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2000. Demokratiets utfordringer i det 21. århundrede. Bergens Tidende. Published 2000-08-14.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2000. Demokratiets utfordringer i det 21. århundrede. Bergens Tidende. Published 2000-08-14.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Pierre, Jon; Widfeldt, Anders. 2000. State subsidies to political parties: confronting rhetoric with reality. West European Politics. 23: 1-24.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Pierre, Jon; Widfeldt, Anders. 2000. State subsidies to political parties: confronting rhetoric with reality. West European Politics. 23: 1-24.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Pierre, Jon; Widfeldt, Anders. 2000. State subsidies to political parties: Confronting rhetoric with reality. West European Politics. 1-24.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. The Influence of new parties on old parties' platforms: the case of the Progress parties and the Conservative parties of Denmark and Norway. Party Politics. 3.
Reports and theses
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2015. What do we know about the effects of international assistance to political parties in new democracies? Expertgruppen for bistandsanalys, Stockholm. 85 pages.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Schakel, Lydeke. 2015. An evaluation of NIMD’s application of direct party assistance. Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy. 73 pages.
  • Christensen, Dag Arne; Midtbø, Tor; Ringkjøb, Hans-Erik; Svåsand, Lars G; Aars, Jacob. 2004. Ny personvalgordning og hva så? En analyse av kommune- og fylkestingsvalget i 2003. Rapport - Rokkansenteret. 3: 8. Rokkansenteret, Bergen. 149 pages.
  • Bwalya, Eddie; Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2003. The PRSP process in Zambia. CMI, Bergen.
  • Mathisen, Harald; Svåsand, Lars G. 2001. Funding political parties in emerging African democracies: What role for Norway? Christian Michelsens Institutt, Bergen. 23 pages.
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2001. Elections for better or for worse? Assessing the experiences with multiparty elections in sub-Saharan Africa. Christian Michelsens Institutt, Bergen. 35 pages.
Book sections
  • Mjelde, Hilmar Langhelle; Svåsand, Lars G. 2016. Party decline? Chapter 4, pages 51-72. In:
    • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe 31: Challenges and Prospects. Routledge. ISBN: 1138100471.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2013. Party development in the old world: And in the new. 13, pages 253-274. In:
    • Müller, Wolfgang; Narud, Hanne Marthe. 2013. Party Governance and Party Democracy. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 276 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4614-6588-1.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Rakner, Lise. 2012. Foreign aid, democracy promotion and democratic progress. Chapter 4, pages 39-48. In:
    • Blom-Hansen, J.; Green-Pedersen, Christoffer; Skaanning, Svend-Erik. 2012. Democracy, Elections and Political Parties. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-87-7335-165-9.
  • Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars G. 2011. In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared. Chapter 9, pages 186-210. In:
    • Burnell, Peter; Gerrits, André W. M. 2011. Promoting Party Politics in Emerging Democracies. Routledge. 256 pages. ISBN: 978-0-415-59423-3.
  • Magolowonde, Augustin; Svåsand, Lars G. 2010. One Man Ownership: Political Parties and their Struggle for Democratic Standards. Key Players, pages 265-294. In:
    • Ott, Martin; Kanyongolo, Fidelis Edge. 2010. Democracy in progress. Malawi's 2009 parliamentary and presidential elections. Kachere Series. 444 pages. ISBN: 978-99908-87-89-1.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Kiiza, Julius; Tabaro, Robert. 2008. Organising parties for the 2006 elections. 9, pages 201-230. In:
    • Kiiza, Julius; Makara, Sabiti; Rakner, Lise. 2008. Electoral democracy in Uganda : understanding institutional processes and outcomes of the 2006 multiparty elections. Fountain Publishers. 302 pages. ISBN: 9789970026708.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Makara, Sabiti; Rakner, Lise. 2008. Turnaround: The National Resistance Movement and the re-introduction of a multiparty system in Uganda. 11, pages 262-286. In:
    • Kiiza, Julius; Makara, Sabiti; Rakner, Lise. 2008. Electoral democracy in Uganda : understanding institutional processes and outcomes of the 2006 multiparty elections. Fountain Publishers. 302 pages. ISBN: 9789970026708.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Khembo, Nixon S. 2007. Political Parties. 7, pages 207-238. In:
    • Svåsand, Lars G; Patel, Nandini. 2007. Government and Politics in Malawi. 420 pages. ISBN: 978-99908-87-08-2.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Demker, Marie. 2005. Partiene som institusjoner i demokratiet. 2, pages 39-50. In:
    • Demker, Marie; Svåsand, Lars G. 2005. Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 474 pages. ISBN: 9189449762.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Demker, Marie. 2005. Partisystemenes utviklingslinjer. 14, pages 375-388. In:
    • Demker, Marie; Svåsand, Lars G. 2005. Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 474 pages. ISBN: 9189449762.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Demker, Marie. 2005. Den nordiska fempartimodellen: En tilfallighet eller ett fundament? 1, pages 9-37. In:
    • Demker, Marie; Svåsand, Lars G. 2005. Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 474 pages. ISBN: 9189449762.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Wørlund, Ingemar. 2005. Partifremvekst og partioverlevelse: Fremskrittspartiet og Ny Demokrati. 11, pages 253-278. In:
    • Demker, Marie; Svåsand, Lars G. 2005. Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 474 pages. ISBN: 9189449762.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2002. The cross-pressure hypothesis. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2002. Theory and methods in the social sciences. Textbook for first year social science students.
  • Randall, Vicky; Svåsand, Lars G. 2001. Party Institutionalization and the New Democracies. 75-96. In:
    • Haynes, Jeff. 2001. Democracy and political change in the Third World. Routledge. ISBN: 0-415-24443-9.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2000. Statlig finansiering av politiske partier: intensjonene og utfallet. 1-24. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2000. MANGLER. MANGLER.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 2000. Statlig finansiering av politiske partier: intensjonene og utfallet. 1-24. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2000. NOU: xx. Akademisk Forlag.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 1999. Krysspresshypotesen. 188-196. In:
    • Larsen, Stein Ugelvik. 1999. Teori og metode i samfunnsfaga. Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN: 82-521-5430-1.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars. 1998. Nordiske partiers samarbeidsmønstre - med hverandre og med Europa. 290-317. In:
    • Olsen, Johan P; Sverdrup, Bjørn Otto. 1998. Europa i Norden. Europeisering av nordisk samarbeid. -1 pages.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 1998. Scandinavian Right-Wing Radicalism. 77-95. In:
    • Betz, Hans-Georg; Immerfall, Stefan. 1998. The New Politics of the Right: Neo-Populist Parties and Mov ements in Established Democracies. ISBN: 0-312-21338-7.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 1998. The Center-Right Parties in Norwegian Politics: Between Reformist Labor and Radical Progress. 171-199. In:
    • Wilson, Frank L. 1998. The European Center-Right at the End of the Twentieth Centu ry. ISBN: 0-312-16578-1.
  • Svåsand, Lars G. 1998. Nordiske partiers samarbeismønstre - med hverandre og med Europa. 290-317. In:
    • Olsen, Johan P.; Sverdrup, Bjørn Otto. 1998. Europa i Norden. ISBN: 82-518-3721-9.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Pettersen, Hanne C.; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Norske partiers internasjonale forbindelser. Kapittel, pages 67-101. In:
    • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Partier uten grenser? ISBN: 82-518-3623-9.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Pettersen, Hanne C.; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Internasjonalt partisamarbeid. Kapittel, pages 33-66. In:
    • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Partier uten grenser? ISBN: 82-518-3623-9.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Internasjonale partisammenslutninger: partier eller organisasjoner? Kapittel, pages 17-32. In:
    • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Partier uten grenser? ISBN: 82-518-3623-9.
  • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars. 1997. Politiske partier og den internasjonale arena. Kapittel, pages 258-270. In:
    • Heidar, Knut Martin; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Partier uten grenser? ISBN: 82-518-3623-9.
  • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Conclusion: The limits of entrepeneurship. 321-342. In:
    • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties: the case of Norway. University of Michigan Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Beyond the nation-state: Foreign policy controversies. 321-342. In:
    • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties: the case of Norway. University of Michigan Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Political parties in Norway: Facing the challenges of a new society. 1-32. In:
    • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties: the case of Norway. University of Michigan Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Strøm, Kaare; Rasch, Bjørn Erik. 1997. CChange and adaption in party organization. 91-124. In:
    • Strøm, Kaare; Svåsand, Lars G. 1997. Challenges to Political Parties: the case of Norway. University of Michigan Press. 408 pages. ISBN: 0-472-10680-5.
  • Svåsand, Lars G; Selle, Per. 1982. Partiorganisasjon og valgresultat: en drøfting av ulike sammenhenger. -. In:
    • Anckar, Dag; Damgaard, Erik; Valen, Henry. 1982. Partier, Ideologier, väljare : en antologi. Åbo Akademis Förlag. 263 pages. ISBN: 9516488641.

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