Essays about: "social-investment policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words social-investment policy.

  1. 1. The Swedish Political Mainstream in Crisis: In The Light of Radical Right-Wing Populism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Seirup; [2023]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing populism; mainstream party strategy; party competition; issue-ownership; immigration; social-investment policy; social-consumption policy; multiculturalism; PSO-theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The rise of radical right-wing populism in Western Europe has severely altered the political landscape during the last decade, and mainstream parties, from left to right, are struggling to employ strategies preventing voters from deserting to the radical right. In this thesis, I examine two mainstream parties in the context of Sweden, the Social Democratic party (S), and the Moderate party (M), to learn what strategies the parties have applied in the light of rising radical right-wing populism, relating to two issue-dimensions: the socio-cultural and the socio-economic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Practitioners of Social Investment Funds – Applied Phronesis : A study of how social investment fund policy framework affect the practices of professionals

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Sociologi

    Author : Hannes Kärrman; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Investments; Evidence-Based Policy and Practice; Phronesis; Relational Theory; Impact Evaluation; Constitutive Effects; sociala investeringar; evidensbaserad policy och praktik; Phronesis; relationell teori; effektutvärdering; konstitutiva effekter;

    Abstract : Social Investments (SI) have become a significant policy tool during the 2010s for developing and implementing social policy. This study explores how the SI framework, based on social innovation, evidence-based policy and practice, and impact evaluation, affects professionals when it is implemented and evaluated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insider-outsider divides and support for social investment policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Antonio Giubilaro de Angelis; [2022]
    Keywords : Labor market dualization; insider-outsider divides; insider-outsider theory; social investment; welfare state; social policy; policy preferences; political behavior; public opinion.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent years, many scholars have observed increasing polarization in the distribution of labor market risk, as well as social and employment rights. This phenomenon is often referred to as labor market dualization, a process deepening the divide between privileged insiders and less fortunate outsiders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unemployed individuals` preferences towards social investment policies. A case study of unemployed people`s preferences between labor market trainings and unemployment cash benefits in Sweden.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Günel Abdullayeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Key words: human capital theory; labor market trainings; social investment; social policy preferences; unemployment cash benefits; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This master`s thesis designed to understand the social policy preferences of unemployed people from human capital investment perspectives. The aim of the research is to explain social policy preferences by referring to human capital theory to understand unemployed people`s preferences between unemployment cash benefits and labor market trainings. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Popular Response to the Ageing Crisis: A Time-Series Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Effects of Demographic Ageing on Individuals’ Support for Welfare State Policy in 13 Advanced Democracies (1996-2016)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : demographic ageing; dependency ratio; welfare state attitudes; spending preferences; social investment; TSCS; pseudo-panel; cross-level interaction; intergenerational cleavages;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between demographic ageing, as captured by temporal, within-country variation in the ratio of elderly to the working-age population – the dependency ratio – on citizens’ support for the welfare state. The research problem is vitally relevant considering the worsening demographic structure of advanced democracies, a process that is having considerable ramifications on the possibilities of financing comprehensive welfare states. READ MORE