Search for dissertations about: "welfare policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 254 swedish dissertations containing the words welfare policy.

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

    Author : Sang-Hoon Ahn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Welfare state; Rights; Duties; Alliance; Social policy; Social insurance; Politics; Cleavages; Class; Welfare status; Multi-dimensional approach; Pooled time series analysis; LISREL; Sociologi; Sociology; 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. Barn, föräldrar, välfärdsstat : Den politiska debatten om föräldrautbildning och föräldrastöd 1964-2009

    Author : Sofia Littmarck; Bengt Sandin; Judith Lind; Åsa Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family policy; welfare policy; parent education; parenting support; welfare state; family; parenthood; children; political argumentation; official government inquiries; parliamentary papers; Familjepolitik; välfärdspolitik; föräldrautbildning; föräldrastöd; välfärdsstat; familj; föräldraskap; barn; politisk argumentation; riksdagstryck; statens offentliga utredningar;

    Abstract : The political debate concerning parent education and parenting support between 1964 and 2009 has been scrutinized in this study in the light of the development of and changes in the welfare state. The investigation is based upon the analysis of official government inquiries and parliamentary papers dealing with parent education and parenting support. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ideas and Policy Convergence : Health Care Reforms in the Netherlands and Sweden in the 1990s

    Author : Paula Blomqvist; Ira Katznelson; Mark Kesselman; Columbia University Department of Political Science; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health care; policy reform; public policy; Sweden; Netherlands; ideas; policy transfer; privatizarion; marketization; quasi-markets; welfare politics; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

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  4. 4. Child welfare and professionalization

    Author : Guðrún Kristinsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child; child welfare; children s rights; contradictions; family; foster care; Iceland; local community; professionalization; social policy; social work; welfare state; Barnomsorg; Island; Ungdomsvård; välfärdspolitik;

    Abstract : This study deals with the qualities of professionalization of public child welfare. Its relationto general social policy is emphasized. The potentials of welfarism are explored as a part ofthe study of crisis of legitimacy and rationality prevalent in welfare systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Activation Policy in Action : A Street-Level Study of Social Assistance in the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Katarina H. Thorén; Sydney Hans; Tapio Salonen; Jennifer Mosley; Jeanne Marsh; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policy; social assistance; street-level bureaucracy theory; front-line workers; implementation; welfare state; coping strategy; discretion; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Work-related activation policies are currently developing in most western welfare states. Sweden is no exception and activation policies were introduced in the 1990s in many municipal social services organizations in Sweden. READ MORE