Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

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  1. 1. PARTICIPATION IN MUNICIPAL ADULT EDUCATION IN SWEDEN Why and How is the Second Chance Taken?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Yukiko Take; [2017-04-10]
    Keywords : Life history; adult education; participation; Bounded Agency Model; capability;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to explore and describe how and why adults who have not fulfilled the current upper secondary education level become adult students in Swedish upper secondary municipal education, Komvux. Under this aim, there are two research questions: 1) why and how the adults decide to study in Komvux and 2) if they experience any barriers to participate in Komvux, if so how they overcome them. READ MORE

  2. 2. An examination of housing segregation in Malmö, Sweden: the roles and responsibilities of different actors in finding solutions.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Alexander Rosenquist; [2017]
    Keywords : housing provision; spatial segregation; urban marginality; Malmö; post-welfare state; civil society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Spatial segregation and unequal access to housing has been recognized as a problem in Sweden for the past several decades. The increasing influence of neoliberal policies on the Swedish housing market has made segregation and social disparities a challenging obstacle in the development of Malmö. READ MORE

  3. 3. Businesses intruding on the welfare state arena : A study of how CSR within education can be seen as legitimate business practice

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Kolmodin Palm; Fredrika Jonzon; [2017]
    Keywords : CSR; legitimacy; institutional theory; organizational identity; organizational identity orientation;

    Abstract : In coordinated market economies, the role distribution is clear: the state provides welfare services and businesses conduct business. In the welfare state of Sweden, however, businesses address social issues and thus transcend their traditional role. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Of course we can do this! If the EU takes joint responsibility. If the municipalities in Sweden take responsibility and help each other. If we cooperate” A qualitative text analysis of rhetorical framing of refugee immigration in Sweden between 2014-01-01 and 2016-07-20

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sofia Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : refugee immigration; immigration policies; asylum law; framing; cosmopolitan ideals; citizenship rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2016, a new restrictive asylum law was passed in Sweden, which limits asylum seekers’ possibilities of being granted residence permits and being reunited with their families. The passing of new restrictive asylum in law is interesting, since values such as solidarity and cosmopolitan ideals are deeply entrenched within the Swedish welfare state, which were evident in expansive immigration policies supported on humanitarian grounds prior to the new restrictive law. READ MORE

  5. 5. Should Sweden impose excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in order to improve public health?

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Johan Edfeldt; Linn Petersson Edfeldt; [2017]
    Keywords : Excise tax; Sugar-Sweetened beverages SSB ; Sugar tax; Quantity tax; Value tax ad valorem tax ; Cost-benefit analysis; Scenario analysis; Welfare diseases; Body Mass Index BMI ;

    Abstract : In recent time, several reports have been published about a more and more unhealthy population world wide, with increasing Body Mass Index (BMI) in welfare countries, such as Sweden. Diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, which is strongly connected to a high BMI, have increased and together with them also the medical expenses for society/state. READ MORE