The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State: Histories of a Key Concept in the Nordic Countries

The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State: Histories of a Key Concept in the Nordic Countries

by Nils Edling (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789201246
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/02/2019
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nils Edling is a lecturer and researcher in the History department at Stockholm University. His current research is on the conceptual history of the Swedish welfare state. He has previously studied the emergence of unemployment as a social problem in Denmark, Norway and Sweden and he has been active in different Nordic welfare history research networks since the 1990s.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Nils Edling

Chapter 1. Multiple Welfare States – Histories of a Keyword

Nils Edling

Chapter 2. The Languages of Welfare in Sweden

Nils Edling

Chapter 3. The Concept of ‘Welfare State’ in Danish Public and Political Debates|

Jørn Henrik Petersen and Klaus Petersen

Chapter 4. The Winding Road of the Norwegian ‘Welfare State’

Per Haave

Chapter 5. The Conceptual History of Welfare State in Finland

Pauli Kettunen

Chapter 6. The Evolving Concept of the Welfare State in Icelandic Politics

Guðmundur Jónsson

Conclusion

Nils Edling

Index

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