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‘President Persson’—How Did ‘President Persson’—How Did Sweden Get Him?

Nicholas Aylott

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:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sweden is undoubtedly a parliamentary democracy. Indeed, many felt that the legislature had become too strong, and the executive too weak. But recently, this argument has been turned round. The ... More


Austria: the ‘Island of the Blessed’ in the Ocean of Globalization 1

Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, Julia Moser, Claudia Bogedan, Edith Gindulis, and Stephan Leibfried

in Transformations of the Welfare State: Small States, Big Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296323
eISBN:
9780191700774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296323.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Austria's fundamental political transformation from an economically backward and multi-ethnic superpower to a small and wealthy democracy at the centre of Europe involved phases of democratic ... More


Denmark: The Survival of a Social Democratic Welfare State

Herbert Obinger, Peter Strake, Julia Moser, Claudia Bogedan, Edith Gindulis, and Stephan Leibfried

in Transformations of the Welfare State: Small States, Big Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296323
eISBN:
9780191700774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296323.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

According to the efficiency hypothesis, the high-spending, high-tax welfare state in Denmark should be under considerable strain in the era of globalization and socio-economic modernization. Indeed, ... More


Insider-Outsider Politics: Party Strategies and Political Behavior in Sweden

Johannes Lindvall and David Rueda

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between party strategies and the political be-havior of insiders and outsiders in the labor market, concentrating on the risk that outsiders may become ... More


Religion, Socialism, and State Welfare in the Weimar Republic

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that the Weimar welfare system was made possible through a compromise between religious welfare interests and the Social Democrats. Racism offered a way out the normative crisis as ... More


The SPD and the Social Market Economy

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the political structure as well as political developments, and economic policies of the Social Democratic Party (SPD). The Social Democrats reconsidered the fundamental ... More


‛Vereint sind wir alles’? Socialist Unity in a Divided Germany

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands' (KPD) policy of encouraging unity of action with the Social Democrats in ... More


Conclusion—Rousseau’s paradox

Duncan Kelly

in The State of the Political: Conceptions of Politics and the State in the Thought of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and Franz Neumann

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262870
eISBN:
9780191734892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262870.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter binds the book together, recapitulating its general argument, and offering pointers as to how the study relates to some contemporary questions of political theory. It suggests that a ... More


Communists and Social Democrats in the 1919 Hungarian Soviet Republic

Gábor Gángó

in Social Transformations and Revolutions: Reflections and Analyses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415347
eISBN:
9781474427036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415347.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The abortive or briefly successful Central European revolutions after World War I have mostly been perceived as efforts to export Bolshevism beyond Russia´s borders. This is particularly misleading ... More


The Dutch ‘caring state’

Kees van Kersbergen and Jaap Woldendorp

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This contribution analyzes the history of the language of the Dutch welfare state. We progress with the 1960s and 1970s, when the passive, benefit-oriented “verzorgingsstaat” was completed and ... More


Fiscal Squeeze in Sweden, 1990–1997:: The Causes, the Measures, and their Short- and Long-Run Effects

Anders Lindbom

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes how the Swedish fiscal squeeze of the 1990s was implemented and the effects it had. The economic effects of the fiscal squeeze were largely positive, in that the Swedish ... More


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


Pan-Germanism from empire to republic

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Research evidence proves that the most elementary definition of pan-Germanism, a belief or ‘desire’ for German unity and a common mission, is best suited for assessing the breadth of pan-Germanism in ... More


What Type of Socialism?: Marxists and Social Democrats Vie for Leadership

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Cuban Revolution had a significant influence on the whole Caribbean. It introduced Marxist ideas and organizational strategies into an area largely shaped by European-styled social democratic ... More


Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Amidst ‘Brexit’, a divided and out of power Labour Party, and the wider international rise of populism, contemporary British social democracy appears in a state of crisis.  This book, a collection of ... More


The Weimar Left: Theory and Practice

Martin Jay

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter challenges long-perpetuated and exaggerated narratives concerning the mistakes and missed opportunities of the German Left during the Republic: neither the brutal repression of radical ... More


Turning National and Political, 1918–19

James Mace Ward

in Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449888
eISBN:
9780801468131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449888.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers Tiso's entrance into politics 1918–19. When revolution came to Nyitra, Hungary, Tiso led the battle against the city's Social Democrats and Jews. This struggle at first was not ... More


Making social democrats

Jeremy Nuttall and Hans Schattle

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the main purposes of the book, which assesses some of the major dilemmas of British social democracy, both historical and contemporary. It argues that social ... More


Shades of Neutrality? Political Challenges and Social Changes, 1900–1939

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Sweden a more progressive, modern, and urbanised country with the stirrings of social change amplified by an almost continuous Social Democratic presence in government from 1932. Swedish society ... More


Social justice and economic efficiency

Ben Jackson

in Equality and the British Left: A Study in Progressive Political Thought, 1900-64

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073069
eISBN:
9781781701454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073069.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the ideological impact of Keynes and other economists. It considers the ‘mild tempered evolutionary idealists’ and considers the arguments social democrats of the 1930s used to ... More


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