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Trade union density in Iceland

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 67-90 (2019)

Abstract:Few studies have been conducted on trade union density in Iceland, some has been written about trade unions in Iceland. There has been a lot of debate in Europe over the last 20 years of declining trade union density. There are various reasons for this...

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Public policy, the schoolsystem and teachers´role: Pathways of professional reforms for the benefit of pupils

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 113-134 (2019)

Abstract:The article focuses on public school policy in Iceland, in a historical perspective, the teacher´s role and contemporary challenges in the school system. Attention is paid to the increased complexity of teachers´ role as educators and that of guarding ...

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Workplace sexual harassment: Action, inaction and the way forward

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 91-112 (2019)

Abstract:In the wake of the Icelandic #Metoo movement ways to eliminate sexual harassment, a manifestation of gender-based discrimination, have been called for. A fairly broad consensus seems to exist that policies, procedures and education is the key to succes...

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Do municipal amalgamations affect interregional migration?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 39-66 (2019)

Abstract:This paper examines the change of interregional migration following municipal amalgamations. Interregional migrations are mostly triggered by differentials in household utilities, local economic conditions, amenities and the like. Thus, it is reasonabl...

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Local administrative capacity based on the presence of expert staff in municipal city halls and inter-municipal cooperation entities

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 1-20 (2019)

Abstract:Local government in Iceland has been through extensive functional reforms in the past three decades. Territorial reforms have been less successful even though the central government has openly aimed to enhance the capacity of the local governments. Thi...

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Decision-making efficiency, accountability and democracy in inter-municipal cooperation arrangements: The case of Iceland

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 21-38 (2019)

Abstract:Inter-municipal cooperation in Iceland has a history of many decades. There has been significant cooperation between smaller and larger municipalities in order to improve the provision of services, which in many cases has been difficult for the small a...

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„Moving in the dark“: Exploring representations of refugee youth through Icelandic public policy documents and teachers narratives

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 14, Iss 3, Pp 183-204 (2018)

Abstract:In spite of the fact that Iceland accepts fewer refugees then other European countries, the number of young refugees in Iceland has grown as a result of international and forced migration. While there is a growing body of Icelandic research on multicul...

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Comparison between the organizational culture of public organization and private companies

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 14, Iss 3, Pp 205-226 (2018)

Abstract:Organizational culture has been much debated in recent years. Organizational culture can be based on various factors such as values, beliefs, attitudes of employees, their perception, symbol in the workplace, communication patterns and behaviour. This ...

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Does the government have an official policy regarding the implementation of open-plan offices? Public sector employees experience

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 14, Iss 3, Pp 227-250 (2018)

Abstract:This article discusses the implementation of open-plan offices among public sector employees. The so called open-plan offices are debated, although it seems to be a popular way of designing office spaces. An open-plan office refers to two or more offic...

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The Great Recession and new class voting in Iceland

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, Vol 14, Iss 3, Pp 159-182 (2018)

Abstract:Conventional wisdom suggests that occupational class plays a limited role in explaining vote choice in Iceland. In this paper, we argue that the death of class in Icelandic politics may be premature and that it still plays a role in structuring politic...

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