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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


A productive investment: social policy in the strong society

Jenny Andersson

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter describes the ideology of the strong society as a social democratic worldview, where economic and social advances drew on each other, and where the expansion of security was inextricably ... More


Introduction

Jenny Andersson

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the ideological turnaround and how the notion of the productive role of social policy has changed in the Swedish Social Democratic ... More


Social policy for security

Jenny Andersson

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the changes in the 1970s as a gradual emergence of a new ideology in reaction to the critique of the late 1960s. This can be discussed in terms of an ideological crisis of ... More


Older Volunteers in Denmark: A Large Voluntary Sector in a Highly Developed Welfare State

Per H. Jensen

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The Danish Social Democratic Welfare regime is characterized by the combination of a strong welfare state, a strong civil society, high levels of labor force participation and a dual breadwinner ... More


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