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Svein-Erik Hansen Helle

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailSvein-Erik.Helle@uib.no
  • Phone+47 975 39 341
  • Visitor Address
    Christies gate 15
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN
  • Elections and electoral processes in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Electoral authoritarianism
  • Electoral fraud, cheating and the uneven playing field
  • Money, media and politics
  • Interplay between formal and informal institutions
  • Geographical focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

PhD project: Unearthing the uneven playing field: Identifying the formal and informal structural and institutional effects on media-, money- and state- abuse in electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Journal articles
  • Helle, Svein-Erik. 2017. Makt og motmakt. Bistandsaktuelt. Published 2017-11-21.
  • Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen. 2016. Defining the playing field: A framework for analysing fairness in access to resources, media and the law. Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft. 10: 47-78. doi: 10.1007/s12286-015-0264-7
Reports and theses
  • Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen. 2017. Understanding the Uneven Playing Field. The Multifaceted Role of Unfair Electoral Competition in a Non-Democratic Regime. Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Rakner, Lise; Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen. 2012. The interplay between poverty and electoral authoritarianism: Poverty and political mobilization in Zambia and Uganda. Christian Michelsen Institutt, Bergen. 22 pages.
Book sections
  • Helle, Svein-Erik; Rakner, Lise. 2017. The Impact of Elections: The Case of Uganda. 6, pages 111-134. In:
    • Gerschewski, Johannes; Stefes, Christoph H. 2017. Crisis in Autocratic Regimes. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 269 pages. ISBN: 978-1-62637-673-1.
  • Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen; Rakner, Lise. 2014. Grabbing’ an election: Abuse of state resources in the 2011 elections in Uganda. kap 13, pages 161-171. In:
    • Søreide, Tina; Williams, David Aled. 2014. Corruption, grabbing and development : real world challenges. Edward Elgar Publishing. 216 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78254-440-1.
  • Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen; Orre, Aslak Jangård. 2013. Norge i Angola: Olje, gass og moralske paradokser. 14, pages 78-80. In:
    • Johnstad, Sigrun. 2013. Afrikas 99%. Økonomisk vekst, ulikhet og protest. 224 pages. ISBN: 9788291916309.
  • Helle, Svein-Erik Hansen; Gloppen, Siri; Rakner, Lise. 2012. I pose og sekk? Klima i norsk utviklingspolitikk etter 2005. 8, pages 271-295. In:
    • Tjønneland, Elling Njål. 2012. Nye stormakter i Afrika - utvikling eller utbytting? Scandinavian Academic Press. 320 pages. ISBN: 978-82-304-0095-1.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Siri Gloppen, Svein-Erik Helle and Lise Rakner (2012) I pose og sekk? Klima i norsk utviklingspolitikk etter 2005. In Elling N. Tjønneland, red.: Nye stormakter i Afrika. Utvikling eller utbytting?. Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press/Spartacus pp. 271-295

Svein-Erik Helle and Lise Rakner (2014) Grabbing an election: Abuse of state resources in the 2011 elections in Uganda. In Tina Søreide and Aled Williams, eds:  Corruption, Grabbing, and development. Real World Challenges. London: Edward Elgar Publishing pp. 161-175