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The Nordic Model of Social Democracy

Author: Nikolai Brandal; Øivind Bratberg; Dag Einar Thorsen
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the late 1920s, social democracy has been preeminent in the politics of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, through dominant parties and ideological hegemony of the center-left. The Nordic Model of Social Democracy relates the concept of the Nordic model to the guiding role of social democratic ideology in developing and sustaining a particular way of society, extending from the mixed economy to social and gender  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolai Brandal; Øivind Bratberg; Dag Einar Thorsen
ISBN: 9781137013262 1137013265
OCLC Number: 813931891
Description: viii, 214 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: PART I: ORIGINS --
2. The Birth of the Social Democratic Movement (1848-1916) --
3. Towards a Nordic Model (1916-1940) --
4. Planning the Welfare State (1940-1970) --
PART II: SOCIAL DEMOCRACY AND THE NORDIC MODEL --
5. The Nordic Model in a Global Economy --
6. The Welfare State: The Good Life or Dependency? --
7. A Better and More Organized World --
PART III: IS THE NORDIC MODEL SUSTAINABLE? --
8. Economic Growth and Environmental Protection --
9. The Sustainability of the Welfare State --
10. Liberty, Empowerment, and Community --
PART IV: CONCLUSION --
11. Concluding Essay: The Power of Politics.
Responsibility: Nik Brandal, Øivind Bratberg and Dag Einar Thorsen.

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Social Democracy has long been prominent in Nordic politics through the dominant parties and ideological hegemony of the centre-left. This book explores the growth of social democracy and the policy  Read more...

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