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Heidi Houlberg Salomonsen

In the Mayor we trust? Trust as the micro foundation of complementary politico-Administrative Relations in Local Governments

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In the Mayor we trust? Trust as the micro foundation of complementary politico-Administrative Relations in Local Governments. / Grøn, Caroline Howard; Salomonsen, Heidi Houlberg.

I: Administration & Society, Bind 51, Nr. 4, 2019, s. 581-606.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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