Paul T. Levin

Paul Levin


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Arbetar vid Institutionen för Asien- Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier
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Postadress Institutionen för Asien- Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier 106 91 Stockholm


I urval från Stockholms universitets publikationsdatabas
  • 2018. Åsa Eldén, Paul T. Levin.
  • 2018. Paul T. Levin. History and Belonging
  • 2017. Bahar Baser, Paul T. Levin.
  • 2017. Paul T. Levin, Baser Bahar. Migration from Turkey to Sweden, 1-31
  • 2014. Sinan Ciddi, Paul T. Levin. Turkish Studies 15 (4), 557-570
  • 2014. Paul T. Levin, Sinan Ciddi.
  • 2011. Paul T. Levin.

    A critical examination of the origins of today’s anti-Islamic rhetoric in Europe, this book focuses specifically on representations of Turkey. Applying a novel theoretical framework that understands collective identities as dramaturgical achievements, it shows that stereotypes of Turks continue to provide an important “Other” against which a supposed European “Self” is contrasted. The book identifies two competing meta-narratives that have long vied for the right to define Christendom and later Europe, and argues that the struggle over these narratives--one tragic, the other comic--have come to a head in Turkey’s current bid for EU membership.

  • 2010. Paul T. Levin. Journal of Administration and Governance 4 (1), 38-46

    In recent years, the so-called “Swedish Model” has received a great deal of attention in Asia. In this context, it is interesting to consider whether there is such a thing as a recognizable Swedish model, not the least when it comes to public administration. This article investigates Swedish structures of public administration with this aim, finding three characteristics that, in combination, distinguish it from most other systems. It argues that Swedish public administration is characterized by a high degree of openness and accountability, a higher degree of autonomy for civil servants than can be found almost anywhere else, and a far-reaching decentralization of political authority to regions and municipalities, the scope of which is unusual in unitary states. While not constituting an exhaustive depiction of Swedish public administration, these three features together arguably define a distinctive Swedish model of public administration.

  • Kapitel Nation-state
    2008. Paul T Levin. International encyclopedia of the social sciences, vol. 5., 420-423
  • 2008. Paul T Levin. [Journal of public administration] 1 (6)

    This paper provides an overview of the Swedish political and public administrative system on local,regional and national levels with special reference to the impacts of EU on public administration in Sweden.It examines principles,structure and operation of the Swedish public administration,of which the experience of NPM reform is highlighted.The relationships between state and citizens,politicians and servants,and central and local governments are identified as three distinguishing characteristics of the Swedish public administration.

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