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Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Social policy is not a cost, but a productive investment, wrote the Swedish social democratic economist Gunnar Myrdal in 1932, the year the Swedish social democrats (SAP) gained electoral power. This ... More


Beyond the dichotomy of individualism and solidarity: participation in biobank research in Sweden and Norway

Katharina Beier

in Human Tissue Research: A European perspective on the ethical and legal challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587551
eISBN:
9780191725630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587551.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As biobank research depends on an individual's readiness to donate her bodily material alongside with disposing personal data to scientific enterprises, this chapter focuses on the arguments that are ... More


Sweden and human dignity

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies the effectiveness of the Swedish model in improving the dignity of unemployed people. It tries to determine if the Swedish welfare state can protect the dignity of unemployed ... More


Family Policies and Fertility in Sweden1

Gunnar Andersson

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines Sweden and its relatively high fertility, how it is related to the policies and setup of the Nordic welfare regime, and how these family-related policies have contributed to its ... More


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