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The Danish welfare state : a sociological investigation

Author: Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson; Morten Frederiksen; Jørgen Elm Larsen
Publisher: New York, NY ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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The Danish Welfare State analyzes a broad range of areas, such as globalization, labor marked, family life, health and social exclusion, the book demonstrates that life in a modern welfare state is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson; Morten Frederiksen; Jørgen Elm Larsen
ISBN: 9781137527301 1137527307
OCLC Number: 908838511
Description: viii, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Is Risk Transforming the Danish Welfare State?; Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson, Morten Frederiksen and Jorgen Elm Larsen PART I 2. Denmark in an International Perspective; Peter Abrahamson 3. Social Investments as Risk Management; Jon Kvist 4. Employment Relations, Flexicurity and Risk: Explaining the Risk Profile of the Danish Flexicurity Model; Carsten Stroby Jensen 5. Precarity and Public Risk Management: Trends in Denmark Across Four Decades; Stefan B. Andrade 6. Towards a New Culture of Blame?; Morten Frederiksen PART II 7. When Family Life is Risky Business- Immigrant Divorce in the Women-Friendly Welfare State; Mai Heide Ottosen and Anika Liversage 8. The Risky Business of Educational Choice of Meritocratic Society; Kristian Karlson and Anders Holm 9. Health in a Risk Perspective: The Case of Overweight; Nanna Mik-Meyer 10. Failing Ageing? Risk Management in the Active Ageing Society; Tine Rostgaard PART III 11. Controlling Young People through Treatment and Punishment; Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson 12. Alcohol and Risk Management in a Welfare State; Margaretha Jarvinen 13. The Tough and the Brittle: Calculating and Managing the Risk of Refugees; Katrine Syppli Kohl 14. Cash Benefit Recipients - Vulnerable or villains?; Dorte Caswell, Jorgen Elm Larsen and Stella Mia Sieling-Monas 15. Risk Dynamics and Risk Management in the Danish Welfare State; Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson, Morten Frederiksen and Jorgen Elm Larsen
Responsibility: edited by Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson, Morten Frederiksen, and Jørgen Elm Larsen.


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