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Martin Sjöstedt

Senior lecturer

Martin Sjöstedt
Senior lecturer
martin.sjostedt@pol.gu.se
+46 31 786 1864
0766-181864

Room number: B424
Postal Address: Box 711, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg


Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
www.pol.gu.se
stats@pol.gu.se
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Martin Sjöstedt

Presentation

Martin Sjöstedt is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg. He received his PhD in 2008 on a dissertation focused on the relationship between property rights to land and access to drinking water in southern Africa. He has been an international affiliate at the Environmental Evaluation Unit at the University of Cape Town and at the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He has also been employed by the Swedish Agency for Development Evaluation (2008-2010).

Areas of interest

Sjöstedt's research interests mainly concerns comparative politics and comparative political economy of developing countries and deals with politics of development, institutional theory, and natural resource management.

Current research

Together with various colleagues, Sjöstedt has in recent years developed a number of research projects for which he has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council. Most recently, he was - together with Sverker Jagers and Aksel Sundström - awarded funding for the project "Corruption and Wildlife Management: The Logics of Collective Action in Transnationally Protected Reserves" as well as for the project "Climate change and the prospects for economic growth: How extreme weather events affect regime stability." He is also a Principal Investigator at the recently established UGOT Challenge center "Center for Collective Action Research" (CeCAR). 

Teaching

Sjöstedt is responsible for the master course "Environmental Politics and Institutions" and the undergraduate course "democracy and democratization in a comparative perspective". In addition, he supervises master students on the master programme "International Administration and Global Governance". He has also supervised two doctoral students.

 

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2007

• Demanding Supply and Supplying Demand. Exploring the Role of and Access to Institutions in (Un) Successful cases of Food and Water Supply.
Martin Sjöstedt, Sverker C. Jagers
Rauch, Sebastien, Greg Morrison, & Gustavo Perrusquia. Pathways to our common future. Referee reviewed conference proceeding; Alliance for Global Sustainability. Barcelona, March 2007, Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

2006

Tenure Reform and Access to Water: A Comparative Study of Credible Commitments
Martin Sjöstedt
Seminar Paper presented at Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. January 2006, Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution

Tenure Reform and Access to Water: A Comparative Study of Credible Commitments
Martin Sjöstedt
Conference Paper presented at the International Political Science Association’s Meeting in Fukuoka, Japan. July 2006, Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution

2005

Thirsting for the Market? Studying Water Privatization in sub-Saharan Africa
Martin Sjöstedt
Conference Paper presented at the 7th Ness Conference. Göteborg 15-17 June , Conference contribution 2005
Conference contribution

2004

Thirsting for Property Rights? Adapting to Climate Change to Water Resource Management
Martin Sjöstedt
Conference Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, Swedish Political Science Association. 2004 and at the higher seminar at the Department of Political Science, Göteborg, Conference contribution 2004
Conference contribution

Metodologiska överväganden i fallstudieforskning
Martin Sjöstedt
Essay presented at a method-conference for post-graduate students in political science, Conference contribution 2004
Conference contribution

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