Search for dissertations about: "welfare state"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 216 swedish dissertations containing the words welfare state.

  1. 1. Governing Welfare : The third sector and the challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Johan Vamstad; Victor Pestoff; Ingemar Wörlund; Sten Berglund; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare State; Third Sector; Childcare; Challenges to the Welfare State; Civil Society; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall issue addressed in this thesis is the challanges to the Swedish welfare state. This topic has been the subject of several different interpretations in the academic as well as political debate in Sweden over the last decade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child Support Law in California and Sweden : a Comparison Across Welfare State Models

    Author : Elizabeth Stuart Perry; Viola Boström; Pär Hallström; Nick Wikeley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child support; family law; comparative law; comparative family law; Scandinavia; welfare state; California family law; Swedish family law; welfare law; financial consequences of divorce; solo parent households; sociology of the family; social democratic welfare state model; liberal welfare state model; child support reform; child support enforcement; child maintenance; United States child support; child support theory; underhåll till barn; underhållsbidrag; underhållsstöd; välfärdsmodeller; Kalifornien; amerikansk familjerätt; familjerätt; family law;

    Abstract : Ensuring just distribution of and adequate funding for children whose parents do not live together is a global legal challenge. It affects many families as well as every legal jurisdiction’s welfare state and family law. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Welfare Relationships : Voluntary organisations and local authorities supporting relatives of older people in Sweden

    Author : Lena Dahlberg; Rune Premfors; Tommy Möller; Staffan Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substitution; complementarity; welfare pluralism; voluntary organisation; welfare state; informal care; older people; Sweden; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Sweden is often described as a country with a strong welfare state and little voluntary work. This is as would be expected according to substitution theory, in which extensive welfare systems are assumed to crowd out voluntary activity and thereby limit the potential for voluntary work – there is an inverse relationship between voluntary and statutory activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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