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Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents a comparative study of the senior civil service in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Greece, Denmark, and Sweden, which provides information about ... More


Denmark

Jan‐Erik Lane, David McKay, and Kenneth Newton

in Political Data Handbook: OECD Countries

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198280538
eISBN:
9780191601934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828053X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This section provides information on the most significant features of government and politics in Denmark. These include data on state structure and offices, parties, government constitutions, ... More


Mass Unemployment and the State

Johannes Lindvall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590643
eISBN:
9780191723407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Ever since the 1970s, the problem of unemployment has defined politics in Western Europe, but governments have responded in different ways. In the 1970s and 1980s, some governments used macroeconomic ... More


Epilogue

S. L. Lauritzen

in Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509721
eISBN:
9780191709197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509721.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This epilogue addresses the question of whether Thiele has been unduly neglected. In particular, it considers why he was apparently forgotten in Denmark until Hald began his historical research in ... More


Localism and Centralism in Europe: The Political and Legal Bases of Local Self-Government

Edward C. Page

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277279
eISBN:
9780191684166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277279.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why do some countries appear to be far more centralized than others? In some countries local government has responsibility for a wide range of public services, while in others these services are ... More


Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


Knowledge Flows and Catching‐Up Industrialization in the Nordic Countries: The Roles of Patent Systems

Kristine Bruland and Keith Smith

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the catch‐up experience of Nordic countries — Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland — which stretches back at least to the late eighteenth century, gathered force in the ... More


Denmark: Presidentialization Denmark: Presidentialization in a Consensual Democracy

Karina Pedersen and Tim Knudsen

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Even though structural causes of presidentialization such as the growth of the state, the development of a modern mass media, the erosion of cleavages, and the Europeanization of politics, all exist ... More


Denmark: Simplicity Embedded in Complexity (or is it the Other Way Round)?

Jørgen Elklit

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Denmark has a very inclusive electoral system, combining high proportionality, low thresholds, and meaningful voter choice among candidates. Its multi-party system results in coalition governments, ... More


The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The Domestic Level

Hussein Kassim, Guy Peters, and Vincent Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296645
eISBN:
9780191599613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296649.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is the first of two volumes in which leading scholars examine the way in which member states of the European Union (EU) co-ordinate their European policies. Rather than looking at the ... More


Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Paul Webb, David Farrell, and Ian Holliday (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is one in a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. It examines political ... More


Sweden and Denmark Defending the Welfare State

Mats Benner and Torben Bundgaard Vad

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The very generous, service‐oriented ‘social–democratic’ welfare states in Sweden and Denmark did consistently achieve higher levels of overall employment, extremely high levels of public services, ... More


EMU: A Danish Delight and Dilemma

Martin Marcussen

in European States and the Euro: Europeanization, Variation, and Convergence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250257
eISBN:
9780191599101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250251.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates the various ways in which Danish policies have adjusted towards EMU. The process of adaptation has taken place gradually and almost unnoticed by the broader population. Although the ... More


Reconciliation Policy

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first section, the analysis defines the general feminist aims and parameters of the sub‐area of Reconciliation Policy. It then discusses the range and timing of policies found in the 13 ... More


Going Different Ways: Labour Market Policy in Denmark and Sweden

Anders Björklund

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines labour market reforms in Denmark and Sweden in the 1990s. It focuses on the changes in unemployment benefits, the wage bargaining system, employment protection legislation, ... More


Down and Down We Go: Political Trust in Sweden

Sören Holmberg

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Scandinavia, as demonstrated by the analysis of the World Values Survey in Ch. 2, people remain highly positive towards the political community and democratic principles; nevertheless, support for ... More


Senior Officials in the Danish Central Administration: From Bureaucrats to Policy Professionals and Managers

Hanne Nexø Jensen and Tim Knudsen

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Danish senior civil service has a mixture of older and newer traditions, in which history and tradition are very important. Accordingly, this chapter starts by summarizing the historical ... More


Denmark: Professionalism in an Egalitarian Political Culture

Torben K. Jensen

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Denmark's egalitarian political culture stresses the values of participation, equality, and a strong civil society – traits that may be detrimental to the development of a class of professional ... More


Danish Policy‐Making, Regionalism, and the European Community

Alastair H. Thomas

in The European Union and the Regions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279990
eISBN:
9780191599552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827999X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Regions are not important in Denmark, apart from Greenland. European matters impinge more on the municipalities.


Divided Governance: The Case of Denmark

John Fitzmaurice

in Divided Government in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295655
eISBN:
9780191599149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295650.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As a result of a combination of specific characteristics of the Danish political system, such as the fragmentation of the Folketing, especially since 1973, Denmark has developed a tendency towards ... More


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