Debating Multiculturalism in the Nordic Welfare States

  • Peter Kivisto
  • Östen Wahlbeck

About this book


This collection addresses the ways that Nordic countries have approached the issue of bringing ethnic minorities into the societal mainstream. With multicultural incorporation as an option, the authors explore the potential impact of the politics of identity in societies with social democratic welfare states committed to redistributive politics.


assimilation desegregation Integration Minorities nationalism politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Kivisto
    • 1
    • 2
  • Östen Wahlbeck
    • 3
  1. 1.Augustana CollegeUSA
  2. 2.University of TurkuFinland
  3. 3.University of HelsinkiFinland

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