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Introduction

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt

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:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Briefly sets the background for the country studies by discussing the economic conditions that supported the rise of the welfare state in the post‐war years and by highlighting the economic changes ... More


Denmark (1837): ‘le bon, le noble pays du Danemark’1

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The year 1837 marked a new departure for Marmier to the Scandinavian countries: an extended journey over the next eighteen months took him to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Lapland. This visit ... More


Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

H. L. A. Hart

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253884
eISBN:
9780191681431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapters in this book were written in the twenty-eight years following H. L. A. Hart's inaugural lecture in 1953 as Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford. Originally published in England, the ... More


Harold Wilson, Denmark and the Making of Labour European Policy, 1958-72

Matthew Broad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940483
eISBN:
9781786945020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940483.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In 1958, Britain and Denmark both advocated closer European cooperation through the looser framework of the Free Trade Area (FTA) rather than membership of the nascent European Economic Community ... More


Distributional Restrictions in Scandinavian

Doris Penka

in Negative Indefinites

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567263
eISBN:
9780191723261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567263.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

In the Scandinavian languages, negative indefinites show a restriction in their distribution to the effect that they have to be adjacent to a position a negative marker can occupy. This chapter shows ... More


Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Kari Melby, Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, and Anna-Birte Ravn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gender equality is often seen as a hallmark of the Nordic countries. This book explores this notion by examining the meanings of gender that underpin policies in the Scandinavian welfare states, ... More


Westward from Vinland: An Immigrant Saga by Hjalmar Holand

David M. Krueger

in Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One outlines the immediate aftermath of Ohman’s discovery of the Kensington Rune Stone in 1898 and also situates the rune stone in the history of Scandinavian immigrant fascination with ... More


Scandinavia Within and Without Europe

Bo Stråth

in European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines changing relationships between Scandinavia and Europe. The Scandinavian ‘isolationist’ approach to Europe after the Napoleonic wars shifted to more active integrationist ... More


Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

David M. Krueger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Myths of the Rune Stone tells the story of how white Midwesterners created, adapted, and propagated a myth that Viking missionaries had visited their region and were “massacred” by local Indians ... More


Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond: Poetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Martin Chase (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257812
eISBN:
9780823261598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection of essays on Old Norse-Icelandic poetry is concerned with the blurring of boundaries between genres and periods. Many of the texts and topics taken up have been difficult to ... More


Germanic Tonic Verse

M. L. Gasparov

in A History of European Versification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This chapter describes how the Old Germanic versification still puzzles scholars studying its history. They have not yet succeeded in tracing the language’s evolution from hypothetical Indo-European ... More


Europe in the eleventh century

J. R. S. Phillips

in The Medieval Expansion of Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207405
eISBN:
9780191677656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207405.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The population of western Europe lived in an essentially local environment, whereas the surviving portion of the Roman empire in the east retained much of its cosmopolitan nature. This chapter ... More


N. F. S. Grundtvig

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The preacher, poet, and politician Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig is the subject of the third chapter. Nationalism is integral to Grundtvig's theology. Through multiple works he sought to awaken ... More


Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

Sverre Bagge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169088
eISBN:
9781400850105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169088.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Christianity and European-style monarchy—the cross and the scepter—were introduced to Scandinavia in the tenth century, a development that was to have profound implications for all of Europe. This ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier

Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474428729
eISBN:
9781474449595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428729.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The award-winning Danish director Susanne Bier has become increasingly known for her generic innovations and industrial fluidity, moving confidently between cinema and television at a time where the ... More


Cnut the Great

Timothy Bolton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire: Cnut. The book ... More


Modern Revival And Fusion Processes

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

In order to discuss modern revival and fusion processes from a broader perspective, this chapter presents the case study of the New St. George, an American English electric folk band. The interview ... More


Residual V-to-I

Dianne Jonas

in Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250691
eISBN:
9780191719455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250691.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines new data from Older and Modern Faroese, Older Scots, and Shetland Dialect that bring into question the nature of the relationship between the richness of morphology and (the ... More


Scandinavian State Formation 900–1537: Break and Continuity

Sverre Bagge

in Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169088
eISBN:
9781400850105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169088.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This concluding chapter discusses the process of state formation in the three Scandinavian kingdoms between 900 and 1537. It shows that the Scandinavian political units formed by the end of the ... More


Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Jane F. Kershaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This book is the first detailed archaeological study of Viking‐Age female jewellery in Scandinavian styles found in England. Based on primary archival and archaeological research, it presents ... More


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