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Changing Social Equality : the Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Author: Jon Kvist
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking a comparative perspective, this book casts new light on the changing inequalities in Europe.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Kvist
ISBN: 9781847426604 1847426603 184742659X 9781847426598
OCLC Number: 779145828
Description: 211 p.
Contents: Equality and the Nordic welfare model: principles, pressures and perspectives: Jon Kvist, Johan Fritzell, Bjorn Hvinden and Olli Kangas; Anti-immigration attitudes, support for redistribution, and party choice in Europe: Henning Finseraas; Do we all (dis)like the same welfare state? Configurations of publi support for the welfare state in comparative perspective: Mads Meier Jager; Eroding minimum income protection in the Nordic countries: Susan Kuivalainen and Kenneth Nelson; Equality in the social service state: Nordic childcare models in comparative perspective: Gabrielle Meagher and Marta Szebehely; Welfare State Institutions, Unemployment and Poverty: Comparative study on changes in labour market and income status in 15 European countries: M. Azhar Hussain, Olli Kangas & Jon Kvist; Social inequalities in health: The Nordic welfare state in comparative context: Clare Bambra; Income inequality and poverty: do the Nordic countries still constitute a family of their own?: Johan Fritzell, Olof Backman and Veli-Matti Ritakallio; Does immigration challange the economic sustainability of the Nordis welfare model?: Christer Gerdes and Eskil Wadensjo; Nordic responses to rising inequalities: Jon Kvist Bjorn Hvinden and Olli Kangas.

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