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Comparative Welfare Systems

The Scandinavian Model in a Period of Change

  • Bent Greve

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Welfare States Research Core: Overview and Synthesis

  3. The Scandinavian Model and the Variety of Welfare Models

  4. Economic Aspects of the Welfare System

  5. Welfare Policy and Administrative Analysis

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 239-261

About this book


The Scandinavian welfare-state model is changing. This book presents these changes and an interpretation of why they have taken place. All scholars interested in welfare-state analysis need this book with its new and refreshing analysis of this specific model. This book provides a compelling and rigorous analysis, which by bringing scholars from different disciplines together, casts new light and insight into the Scandinavian model. It will stimulate discussion about the welfare state, and at the same time it will be of great value for all students in the field of welfare-state analysis.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bent Greve
    • 1
  1. 1.Roskilde UniversityDenmark

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