Modern Welfare States: Scandinavian Politics and Policy in the Global Age / Edition 2

Modern Welfare States: Scandinavian Politics and Policy in the Global Age / Edition 2

by Jack Ruppert, John Logue
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275950581

ISBN-13: 9780275950583

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Einhorn and Logue analyze the political, economic, and social challenges facing the industrial democracies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  See more details below

Overview

Einhorn and Logue analyze the political, economic, and social challenges facing the industrial democracies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275950583
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface: Scandinavia in the Era of Globalization
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Acronyms
IUnderstanding Scandinavian Politics1
1Still the Social Laboratory?3
2The Perils of Success15
IIScandinavian Democracy Today35
3Is There a Scandinavian Democratic Model?37
4Institutions of Democracy53
5Political Actors: Parties, Voters, Interest Groups93
IIIScandinavian Welfare States145
6The Politics of Solidarity147
7Policy in an Interdependent World163
8The Social Welfare State191
9Managing the Market Economy219
10From Industrial Conflict to Workplace Democracy259
IVThe Model Appraised303
11Scandinavian Welfare States and Their Critics305
12The Future of the Scandinavian Model325
App. APopular Vote in Scandinavian Parliamentary Elections353
App. BDistribution of Parliamentary Seats360
App. CGoverning Parties and Coalitions366
App. DElections to the European Parliament, 1979-99376
References379
Index395

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