Search for dissertations about: "Joakim Palme"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Joakim Palme.

  1. 1. Pension rights in welfare capitalism : the development of old-age pensions in 18 OECD countries 1930 to 1985

    Author : Joakim Palme; Stockholms universitet; []

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  2. 2. The Emergence of the Post-Socialist Welfare State - The Case of the Baltic States : Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    Author : Jolanta Aidukaite; Sven Hort E O; Joakim Palme; Stein Kuhnle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Post-Socialist Welfare state; Social Policy; Baltic States; Eastern Europe; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation takes a step towards providing a better understanding of post-socialist welfare state development from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. The overall analytical goal of this thesis has been to critically assess the development of social policies in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania using them as illustrative examples of post-socialist welfare state development in the light of the theories, approaches and typologies that have been developed to study affluent capitalist democracies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Demographics and Future Needs for Public Long Term Care and Services among the Elderly in Sweden : The Need for Planning

    Author : Ilija Batljan; Mats Thorslund; Joakim Palme; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; planning; demographic projections; health status; mortality; educational composition; last years of life; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Long term care and social services (LTCaS) for older people are an important part of the Scandinavian welfare state. The fast growing number of elderly people in Sweden has caused many concerns about increases in future needs (and particularly costs) of age-related social programs such as LTCaS. READ MORE

  4. 4. All Interventionists Now? : On the Political Economy of Active Labor Market Policy as Micro-Interventionist Multi-Tools

    Author : Axel Cronert; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jane Gingrich; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparative politics; active labor market policy; economic policy; political economy; political parties; partisan politics; partisanship; institutional legacies; institutional regimes; corporatism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : As recent decades have seen a growing interest in reforming advanced welfare states to promote employment, active labor market policy (ALMP) has emerged as a major topic of inquiry among comparative political economists. Whereas the literature to date disagrees on, and mostly downplays, the role of partisan politics in the development of ALMP, this dissertation shows that political actors systematically use ALMP programs in different ways to achieve distinct political aims. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why Work? : Comparative Studies on Welfare Regimes and Individuals' Work Orientations

    Author : Ingrid Esser; Joakim Palme; Stefan Svallfors; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; welfare state; production regime; work values; attitudes to work; employment commitment; retirement preferences; multi-level analysis; comparative; institutions; work motivation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine how different welfare and production regimes may have structured individuals’ work orientations into cross-national patterns by the late 1990s and early 2000s. Three different aspects of work orientations are considered in the three studies. READ MORE