Search for dissertations about: "European Welfare State"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words European Welfare State.

  1. 1. Pro-welfare politics : A model for changes in European welfare states

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sang-Hoon Ahn; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Welfare state; Rights; Duties; Alliance; Social policy; Social insurance; Politics; Cleavages; Class; Welfare status; Multi-dimensional approach; Pooled time series analysis; LISREL; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the changing conditions of European welfare states and the underlying driving forces behind these changes. It is broadly based on the recently emphasized notions of dynamic structuring and internal structure of welfare programs, taking into account the new environment of the welfare state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Values and welfare state attitudes The interplay between human values, attitudes and redistributive institutions across national contexts

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Joakim Kulin; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Basic human values; attitudes; welfare state; institutions; Europe; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : While there is much research aiming to assess the determinants of welfare state attitudes, there are not many studies focussing on how human values influence attitude formation. This thesis explores the relationship between values and welfare state attitudes across national contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowering The State Support for State Intervention in The Baltic States and Poland

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Wojciech Szrubka; Södertörns högskola.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Legitimacy; democratic transition; institutions; political capacity; state trust; Legitimitet; demokratisering; institutioner; politisk kapacitet; förtroende för staten;

    Abstract : Den centrala frågan för avhandlingen är synen på staten i fyra östeuropeiska länder. Övergången till demokrati i den delen av Europa har ofta kännetecknats av djup misstro mot politiker och ibland misstro mot det politiska systemet som sådant. Bland annat har lågt valdeltagande tolkats som symptom på de ovan nämnda problemen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing, poverty and the welfare state Spatial distribution of tenure types and its effects on housing deprivation, unemployment and residualisation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Borg; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing; tenure types; welfare state; power resource theory; housing deprivation; unemployment; residualisation; Europe; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : An important question that has caused much academic debate is how to best organise the welfare state system to combat poverty and social exclusion. Much such research is focused on how to combat income poverty through core areas in the welfare state. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immigration, Social Cohesion, and the Welfare State Studies on Ethnic Diversity in Germany and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tina Goldschmidt; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state; attitudes; intergroup relations; prejudice; deservingness; diversity; immigration; integration; unemployment; Sweden; Germany; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Can social cohesion and solidarity persist in the face of large-scale migration? One particularly contentious hypothesis states that native majorities will be unwilling to support the provision of government-funded welfare to those whom they do not consider to be part of their own sociocultural ingroup, especially when sociocultural or ethnic otherness and socioeconomic disadvantage overlap. Consequently, majorities’ willingness to accept disadvantaged immigrant groups as legitimate and trusted members of the welfare community is central to the social cohesion of societies diversifying through migration. READ MORE