Search for dissertations about: "welfare state"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the words welfare state.

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

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mid Sweden Univ

    Author : Johan Vamstad; Mittuniversitetet.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Welfare State; Third Sector; Childcare; Challenges to the Welfare State; Civil Society;

    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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Elizabeth Stuart Perry; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Welfare Relationships : Voluntary organisations and local authorities supporting relatives of older people in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lena Dahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substitution; complementarity; welfare pluralism; voluntary organisation; welfare state; informal care; older people; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Attitudes towards the Market and the Welfare State Incorporating attitudes towards the market into welfare state research

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Arvid Lindh; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Market; welfare state; social policy; political attitudes; public opinion; trust; class; marketization; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Social policy and its associated institutions are central political arenas for societal compromise and conflict. The capacity to attract strong support from a wide constituency of citizens is, therefore, a defining feature of welfare policy legitimacy. READ MORE