Essays about: "Welfare State"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 300 essays containing the words Welfare State.

  1. 1. Falling through the net: An exploratory qualitative study of food poverty and food insecurity in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Stephanie Rost; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Food poverty; Food insecurity; Poverty; Welfare State; Sweden;

    Abstract : When thinking of food poverty, Sweden may not be the first country that comes to the forefront of your mind. Indeed it appears as a somewhat neglected field of study in a country that while maintaining a presentation as a social democratic welfare state, is experiencing a growth in the number of those not able to feed themselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Roma's in a color-blind state

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM)

    Author : Dolores Andersen; [2021]
    Keywords : Minorities; Anti-Gypsyism; Romani; Colorblindness; Gypsy; Race.; Romer; anti-ziganism; resande; färgblindhet; ras.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore how the Roma’s fit into the colorblind ideology in Sweden. Roma’s have been stigmatized and victims of severe abuses by the state as they were classified as an inferior race. Sweden has replaced the word race with ethnicity however, these do not directly have the same meaning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Development and Income Inequality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Meister; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Income Inequality; Adjusted Net Savings; Weak Sustainability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Income disparities and planetary boundaries present worldwide threats to social stability and security. An extensive body of literature studies the determinants of income inequality. Generally, economic growth and environmental sustainability are found to have moderating effects on income inequality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making sense of power in social innovation collaborations: A case study.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Amanda Ricketts; [2021]
    Keywords : Cross-sectoral collaboration; Social innovation; Extra-preneurship; Circuits of power; Sensemaking.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A shift in the Swedish welfare state and diminishing resources has prompted new ways to address social and welfare provision issues. It is here that cross-sectoral social innovation collaborations have surfaced as an answer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change and Continuity in Welfare States: A qualitative approach to examine the German cash-benefit “Kosten der Heizung und Unterkunft“ from the perspective of Incremental Institutional Change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Angelika Demski; [2021]
    Keywords : incremental institutional change; Kosten der Unterkunft und Heizung; Unemployment Benefit II; Change and Continutity; Welfare State; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : What drives change and continuity in welfare states? This master thesis contributes to the debate by examining the German cash-benefit “Kosten der Unterkunft und Heizung”. This cash-benefit is a component of the means-tested unemployment benefit II in Germany which was introduced by the Hartz-IV-Reform in 2005. READ MORE