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Dahlström, Carl (ed.) (2023). Politik som organisation. Seventh edition. Lund: Studentlitteratur.


Kokkonen, Andrej, Jørgen Møller and Anders Sundell. (2022). The Politics of Succession. Forging Stable Monarchies in Europe, AD 1000-1800. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rothstein, Bo & Sören Holmberg. Social tillit i höglitarlandet Sverige. SOM-institutets temaserie 2022:1

Stockemer, D and A. Sundström (2022). Youth without representation:  The absence of young adults in parliaments, cabinets, and candidacies. University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor.


Bågenholm, Andreas, Monika Bauhr, Marcia Grimes, and Bo Rothstein, (eds). (2021). The Oxford Handbook of the Quality of Government. Oxford University Press. 


Cornell, Agnes, Jørgen Møller & Svend-Erik Skaaning (2020). Democratic Stability in an Age of Crisis: Reassessing the Interwar Period. Oxford University Press.


Kubbe, Ina and Aiysha Varraich (eds.). (2019). Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa. Routledge.


Dahlström, Carl (ed.) (2018). Politik som organisation. Sixth edition. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Frida Boräng (2018). National Institutions – International Migration. Labour Markets, Welfare States and Immigration Policy. ECPR Press/Rowman & Littlefield International.

Helena Stensöta & Lena Wängnerud (eds.) (2018). Gender and Corruption - Historical Roots and Avenues for Research. Palgrave Macmillan.


Dahlström, Carl & Victor Lapuente (2017).Organizing Leviathan: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Making of Good Government. Cambridge University Press.  

Rothstein, Bo & Aiysha Varraich (2017). Making Sense of Corruption. Cambridge university press.


Vowles, Jack & Xezonakis Georgios (2016). Globalisation and Domestic Politics. Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion. Oxford University Press. 


Dahlström, Carl & Lena Wängnerud (eds.) (2015). Elites, Institutions, and the Quality of Government. How institutions constrain elites from destructive behavior. Palgrave Macmillan.

Rothstein, Bo (ed.) (2015). Political Corruption – A Research Collection. Edward Elgar.

Wängnerud, Lena (2015). The Principles of Gender-Sensitive Parliaments. New York: Routledge.


Gustavsson, Maria (2014). Auditing Good Government in Africa: Public Sector Reform, Professional Norms and the Development Discourse. Palgrave Macmillan.


Charron, Nicholas, Victor Lapuente & Bo Rothstein (2013). Quality Of Government And Corruption From A European Perspective. A Comparative Study of Good Government in EU Regions. Edward Elgar Publishing.


Holmberg, Sören & Bo Rothstein (eds.) (2012) Good Government - The Relevance of Political Science". Edward Elgar Publishing.


Dahlström, Carl, B. Guy Peters & Jon Pierre (eds.) (2011). Steering from the Center. University of Toronto Press.

Rothstein, Bo (2011) The Quality of Government. Corruption, Social Trust and Inequality in International Perspective. University of Chicago Press.


Lindvall, Johannes and Bo Rothstein (2010) Vägar till välstånd : sambandet mellan demokrati och marknadsekonomi. SNS förlag.

Rothstein, Bo (red). (2010, 2014). Politik som organisation. Förvaltningspolitikens grundproblem 4:e och 5:e utgåvorna. Stockholm: SNS Förlag och Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Teorell, Jan (2010) Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, 1972-2006. Cambridge University Press.


Naurin, Daniel (2007) Deliberation Behind Closed Doors. Transparency and Lobbying in the European Union. ECPR Press.


Rothstein, Bo (2005) Social Traps and the Problem of Trust. Cambridge University Press.