The Danish Welfare State

A Sociological Investigation

  • Editors
  • Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson
  • Morten Frederiksen
  • Jørgen Elm Larsen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson, Morten Frederiksen, Jørgen Elm Larsen
      Pages 3-21
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Kristian Bernt Karlson, Anders Holm
      Pages 125-138
  5. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson
      Pages 171-184
    3. Margaretha Järvinen
      Pages 185-199
    4. Dorte Caswell, Jørgen Elm Larsen, Stella Mia Sieling-Monas
      Pages 217-231
  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233

About this book


The Danish Welfare State analyzes a broad range of areas, such as globalization, labor marked, family life, health and social exclusion, the book demonstrates that life in a modern welfare state is changing rapidly, creating both challenges and possibilities for future management.


Denmark welfare state risk risk management governmentality sociology social investment state Nordic model culture education employment globalization health management punishment

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57481-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-52731-8
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