Transformations of the Swedish Welfare State

From Social Engineering to Governance?

  • Bengt Larsson
  • Martin Letell
  • Håkan Thörn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Approaching the Swedish Model

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Security and Control

  4. Public Health

  5. The City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Håkan Thörn
      Pages 199-214

About this book

Introduction

Using an analytical framework based on Foucault's concept of governmentality and through unique case-studies, this volume explores the ongoing transformations taking place in the Swedish welfare state.

Editors and affiliations

  • Bengt Larsson
    • 1
  • Martin Letell
    • 1
  • Håkan Thörn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GothenburgSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230363953
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33285-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36395-3
  • About this book