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The Nordic Model of Gender Equality: The Welfare State, Patriarchy, and Unfinished Emancipation

Tuovi Allen

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Compared with their Western counterparts, societies of Scandinavian or Nordic origins have been more committed to achieving equality and justice and are thus perceived to be more progressive. ... More


Conclusion

Fred Powell

in The Political Economy of the Irish Welfare State: Church, State and Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332916
eISBN:
9781447332930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332916.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. The book has evaluated the political meaning and social reality of the Irish welfare state at the centenary point of the Irish ... More


Introduction

Fred Powell

in The Political Economy of the Irish Welfare State: Church, State and Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332916
eISBN:
9781447332930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332916.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to bring a critical edge to the Irish social policy debate. It explores the narrative of the residual Irish welfare state, the ... More


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