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Multiculturalism, Right-Wing Populism and the Crisis of Social Democracy

Susi Meret and Birte Siim

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a less optimistic view about the future of social democracy, showing how right-populist and anti-immigration parties have exploited weaknesses in the Nordic model and appropriated ... More


Experiences from two financial crises in the Nordic welfare states: 1990–93 and 2008–10 compared

Pekka Kosonen

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the 2008 economic crisis in three small Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland and Sweden. It compares the responses in these countries during two periods of economic turbulence: ... More


Epilogue: Scandinavian policies of parenthood – a success story?

Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Arnlaug Leira

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter summarises the main trends in the approach of Nordic welfare states to work/family balance since the 1990s. It then considers one of the main questions addressed in this book: ... More


Introduction: The Finnish model of innovation and welfare

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The Nordic welfare states have been at top of the lists of national competiveness and innovativeness in the 2000s. The reasons for this include universal public services, high-level of education of ... More


Wars, Nation, and the Welfare State in Finland

Pauli Kettunen

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In public constructions of the national past in Finland, two major themes currently predominate: the wars of the twentieth century, including the Civil War of 1918 and the wars against the Soviet ... More


Class-based grandfathering practices in Finland

Hanna Ojala and Ilkka Pietilä

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on class-based features of grandfathering in the context of a Nordic welfare state. Based on interviews with 17 middle- and working-class Finnish grandfathers, the chapter shows ... More


Research on care: what impact on policy and planning?

Kari Wærness

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses developments in research and policy on care, based on the recent experiences of the Nordic social democratic welfare regimes, which comparative research has concluded are ... More


Concepts and policies directed at drug use in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden

Bagga Bjerge, Esben Houborg, Johan Edman, and Riikka Perälä

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Nordic countries are often thought of in terms of social democratic welfare regimes with numerous shared cultural aspects. Based on research from Denmark, Finland, and Sweden, this chapter ... More


Parental leave and fathers:: extending and deepening the knowledge base

Janet Gornick

in Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states: Comparing care policies and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310471
eISBN:
9781447310501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310471.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter synthesizes the volume, Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare States: Comparing Care Policies and Practice, with a specific focus on parental leave and fathers. The author indicates that the ... More


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