Between Growth and Security : Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way. (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Between Growth and Security : Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way.

Author: Jenny Andersson; Steven Fielding; John Callaghan; Steve Ludlam
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Series: Critical Labour Movement Studies MUP.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The notion of social policy as a productive investment and a prerequisite for economic growth became a core feature in the ideology of Swedish social democracy, and a central component of the universalism of the Swedish welfare state. However as the Swedish Social Democratic Party (SAP) embarked on its Third Way in 1981, this outlook on social policy as a productive investment was replaced by the identification of  Read more...
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Andersson, Jenny.
Between Growth and Security : Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Andersson; Steven Fielding; John Callaghan; Steve Ludlam
ISBN: 9781847792006 1847792006 9781847796660 1847796664
OCLC Number: 960760126
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
1. Between growth and security --
2. A productive investment: Social policy in the strong society --
3. The costs of growth --
4. Social policy for security --
5. The cost of security --
6. Can we afford security? social policy in the Third Way --
7. Concluding remarks --
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Series Title: Critical Labour Movement Studies MUP.

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This book is a novel and innovative contribution to the history of Swedish social democracy and gives a critical perspective on the change of the Swedish welfare state, from the post war notion of a  Read more...

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