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Anders Lidström

Anders Lidström is Professor Emeritus in Political Science with a research focus on local, regional and urban politics and governance, in Sweden and in a comparative perspective.

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Affiliation
Affiliated as professor emeritus at Department of Political Science
Location
Samhällsvetarhuset, plan 5, Umeå universitet, B5 15 31 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

Anders Lidström is Professor Emeritus in Political Science with a research focus on local, regional and urban politics and governance. Empirical studies concern both Swedish conditions and comparisons between countries. Recent studies include examinations of conditions for local self-government and local democracy and of comparisons of local systems of local government in different European states.

Recent publications include Multilevel Democracy. How Local Institutions and Civil Society Shape the Modern State (with Jefferey Sellers and Yooil Bae). Cambridge University Press, 2020 and the report on the reduced support for the Swedish social democratic party: "Socialdemokraternas tillbakagång 1973-2014: strukturella förklaringar och regionala variationer", Umeå universitet, 2018

New articles are “Subnational Sweden, the national state and the EU”, Regional & Federal Studies, vol 30, no 2, pp. 137-154, 2020 and “Adjusting to international standards: Has Sweden learned from the European Charter of Local Self-Government?” Lex localis - Journal of Local Self-Government, vol 16, no 4, pp. 951-969, 2018 (with Tom Madell)

Anders Lidström serves in the Group of Independent Experts on the European Charter of Local Self-Government, Council of Europe.

Prefects, Governors and Commissioners: Territorial Representatives of the State in Europe, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan 2021 : 255-274
Lidström, Anders
Local Government Studies, Routledge 2021, Vol. 47, (1) : 126-144
Lidström, Anders
Får alla vara med?: Demokrati: dåtid - nutid - framtid, Umeå: Västerbottens läns hembygdsförbund 2021 : 11-16
Lidström, Anders
Close ties in European local governance: linking local state and society, Palgrave Macmillan 2021 : 353-366
Lidström, Anders; Feltenius, David
A Modern guide to National Urban Policies in Europe, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2021 : 268-283
Lidström, Anders; Hertting, Nils
Local Self-Government in Europe, Maribor: Lex Localis Press 2021 : 415-433
Lidström, Anders; Madell, Tom
Regional & Federal Studies, Routledge 2020, Vol. 30, (2) : 137-154
Lidström, Anders
Kristiansand: Universitetet i Agder; KS FoU 2019
Baldersheim, Harald; Houlberg, Kurt; Lidström, Anders; et al.
Umeå: 2019
Lidström, Anders
Forskningsrapporter i statsvetenskap vid Umeå universitet, 2018:1
Lidström, Anders
Journal of Urban Affairs, Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons 2018, Vol. 40, (1) : 31-46
Lidström, Anders
Bostad 2030, 3
Lidström, Anders
Lex Localis, Vol. 16, (4) : 951-969
Lidström, Anders; Madell, Tom
Journal of Urban Affairs, Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons 2018, Vol. 40, (1) : 1-12
Lidström, Anders; Schaap, Linze
Journal of Urban Affairs, Routledge 2018, Vol. 40, (1) : 1-12
Lidström, Anders; Schaap, Linze
Starke Kommunen - wirksame Verwaltung: Fortschritte und Fallstricke der internationalen Verwaltungs- und Kommunalforschung, Wiesbaden: Springer 2017 : 85-100
Baldersheim, Harald; Ladner, Andreas; Lidström, Anders
Inequality and governance in the metropolis: place equality regimes and fiscal choices in eleven counties, London: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 237-252
Lidström, Anders
Urban Affairs Review, Sage Publications 2017, Vol. 52, (2) : 403-409
Lidström, Anders
Regionala tillväxtpolitiska utmaningar: behov av strukturreformer och nya samverkanslösningar?, Stockholm: Myndigheten för tillväxtpolitiska utvärderingar och analyser 2017 : 61-69
Lidström, Anders
Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift, Lund: Fahlbeckska stiftelsen 2017, Vol. 119, (3) : 367-387
Lidström, Anders; Eklund, Niklas; Westin, Kerstin
Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift, Lund: Fahlbeckska stiftelsen 2017, Vol. 119, (3) : 361-366
Lidström, Anders; Pierre, Jon
Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 3
Att äga framtiden: perspektiv på kommunal utveckling, Centrum för kommunstrategiska studier vid Linköpings universitet 2017 : 57-64
Lidström, Anders; Syssner, Josefina
Local public sector reforms in times of crisis: national trajectories and international comparisons, London: Palgrave Macmillan 2016 : 301-315
Copus, Colin; Iglesias, Angel; Hacek, Miro; et al.
The Oxford handbook of Swedish politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016 : 365-366
Lidström, Anders
The Oxford handbook of Swedish politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016 : 414-428
Lidström, Anders
Regionalisation trends in European countries 2007-2015: a study by members of the Group of Independent Experts of the European Charter of Local Self-Government, Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing 2016 : 203-207
Lidström, Anders
Vad är en bra politiker 2030?, Skellefteå: Skellefteå kommun 2016 : 9-17
Lidström, Anders
Local public sector reforms in times of crisis: national trajectories and international comparisons, London: Palgrave Macmillan 2016 : 287-300
Lidström, Anders; Baldersheim, Harald; Copus, Colin; et al.
Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe: what is happening in provinces, counties, départements and landkreise in the on-going rescaling of statehood?, Abingdon and New York: Routledge 2016 : 17-32
Lidström, Anders; Katarina, Roos
Urbanisering: utmaningar för kommuner med växande och minskande befolkning, Stockholm: Sveriges Kommuner och Landsting 2015 : 52-65
Lidström, Anders
50 år med Statsvetenskap i Umeå, Umeå: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet 2015 : 53-83
Lidström, Anders; Eckerberg, Katarina; Wimelius, Malin E.; et al.
Statsvetenskapliga institutionens skriftserie, 2015:2
50 år med Statsvetenskap i Umeå, Umeå: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet 2015 : 1-9
Lidström, Anders; Gustafsson, Gunnel
Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration 2015, Vol. 19, (4) : 3-6
Røiseland, Asbjørn; Hofstad, Hege; Lidström, Anders; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, Göteborg: University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration 2015, Vol. 19, (4) : 111-130
Sørensen, Eva; Lidström, Anders; Sandkjær Hanssen, Gro
Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, University of Gothenburg, School of Public Administration 2015, Vol. 19, (4) : 7-28
Torfing, Jacob; Lidström, Anders; Røiseland, Asbjørn
Routledge handbook of European politics, Oxon & New York: Routledge 2014 : 398-417
Hendriks, Frank; Lidström, Anders; Loughlin, John
Samverkan inom ramen för flernivåstyrning, Östersund: Tillväxtanalys 2014 : 15-21
Lidström, Anders
Urban Research and Practice, Vol. 7, (2) : 137-152
Roos, Katarina; Lidström, Anders
Journal of Northern Studies, Umeå: Umeå University & The Royal Skyttean Society 2013, Vol. 7, (1) : 95-96
Lidström, Anders
Democratic Local Governance: Reforms & Innovations in Asia, Tokyo: United Nations University Press 2013 : 73-88
Lidström, Anders
Urban Affairs Review, Sage Publications 2013, Vol. 49, (2) : 282-306
Lidström, Anders
Forskningsrapporter i statsvetenskap vid Umeå universitet, 2013:3
Lidström, Anders
The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 : 715-742
Hendriks, Frank; Loughlin, John; Lidström, Anders
Forskningsrapporter i statsvetenskap vid Umeå universitet, 2012:1
IPSA XXII World Congress of Political Science, Madrid
Lidström, Anders
IPSA XXII World Congress of Political Science, Madrid
Lidström, Anders
The Annual Conference of EGPA (European Group for Public Administration), Bergen
Lidström, Anders

Research projects

1 January 2017 until 31 December 2018
1 January 2009 until 31 December 2012
1 January 2007 until 31 December 2011