Sökning: "welfare politics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 114 avhandlingar innehållade orden welfare politics.

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

    Författare :Sang-Hoon Ahn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Att välja välfärd : Politiska berättelser om valfrihet

    Författare :Matilde Millares; Jouni Reinikainen; Göran Bergström; Paula Blomqvist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Ideologies; convergence; party politics; Sweden; welfare; Social Democrats; Moderates; education; healthcare; equality; equity; need; public; private; market; state; democracy; representation; citizens; freedom; choice; morphology; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Welfare, and the role of social democracy in defining its content and meaning, is often described as one of Sweden’s distinguishing features. However, in the quest for liberalization and marketization, reforms in past decades have substantially changed the political landscape. LÄS MER

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

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

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  4. 4. "Women", welfare, textual politics and critique : different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    Författare :Mona Livholts; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Social work; Socialt arbete; Gender studies; Genus;

    Sammanfattning : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Austerity Politics : Is the Electorate Responsible?

    Författare :Pär Nyman; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Kåre Vernby; Johannes Lindvall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Deficit bias; Fiscal policy; Perceptions; Political economy; Responsibility; Retrospective voting; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contributes to the public finance literature concerned with fiscal sustainability, and consists of an introduction and four stand-alone essays. The first three essays analyse the reasons why governments accumulate large levels of debt. LÄS MER