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Comparative Welfare Systems

Scandinavian Model in a Period of Change



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Comparative Welfare Systems: Scandinavian Model in a Period of Change
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The Scandinavian welfare-state model is changing. This book presents these changes and an interpretation of why they have taken place. All scholars interested in welfare-state analysis need this book with its new and refreshing analysis of this specific model. This book provides a compelling and rigorous analysis, which by bringing scholars from different disciplines together, casts new light and insight into the Scandinavian model. It will stimulate discussion about the welfare state, and at the same time it will be of great value for all students in the field of welfare-state analysis.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction: Welfare States Research Core; B.Greve -THE SCANDINAVIAN MODEL AND THE VARIETY OF WELFARE MODELS - Do the Comparative Models describe the Reality?; T.Boje - Can we Define a European Welfare State Model?; P.Baldwin - Welfare State and Development Models; B.Amoroso - ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE WELFARE SYSTEM - Macroeconomic Analysis and the Welfare State: a Postkeynesian View; J.Jespersen - Different Ways of Financing the Welfare State and its Distributional Consequences; B.Greve - The Nordic Welfare Model and the European Union; R.Ervik & S.Kunhle - WELFARE POLICY AND ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYSIS - The Impact of Local Institutional Change on the Local Democracy in the Nordic Type of Welfare State; P.Bogason - Local Government in Denmark in a Period of Political Reconstruction: a Scandinavian Perspective; S.Villadsen -Post-fordism and the State; B.Jessop - From Paternalistic Workfare States to Discount Welfare States: Eastern European Welfare Systems in Comparative Perspective; K.Nielsen - Beyond the Welfare State: Planning for a Welfare Society; F.Archibugi - Bibliography - Index
Release date NZ
July 31st, 1996
Edited by Professor Bent Greve
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Palgrave Macmillan
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