Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

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  1. 1. Social Impact Bonds in Sweden: Structural and operational impediments from experts’ perspectives

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonathan Good; Mattias Juhlin; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Social Impact Bonds; SIB; Social Finance; Social Entrepreneurship; Pay for Success; Social Impact Investment;

    Abstract : Background and PurposeSocial Impact Bonds has recently received attention in Sweden as a new financing model thatmight enable increased efficiency and innovation within public service provision. As a financingmodel, Social Impact Bonds’ outcome-based structure, allows increased service provisionmeasuring, enabling increased transparency and new thoughts and practices to be put in place inareas of the social services where problems are prevailing. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Welfare State Upholders: Protests against Cuts in Sickness Benefits in Sweden 2006-2019 : A Case Study of Political Action against Welfare Retrenchment

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magda Bertz Wågström; [2020]
    Keywords : programmatic welfare retrenchment; protest; interest groups; labor movement; clients;

    Abstract : The debate between the Power Resource Approach and the New Politics thesis has been ongoing for decades. The PRA claims that the labor movement continues to be the most prominent defender of the welfare state. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lost at the intersections: a postcolonial approach to the Swedish Sex Purchase Act

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daniela Basto da Silva; [2020]
    Keywords : Sweden Sex Purchase Act; prostitution; sex workers; postcolonialism; intersectionality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the Swedish Sex Purchase Act and their claims of help and support to prostitutes, as outlined by two propositions: Kvinnofrid (proposition 1997/98:55) and in the 10-year evaluation of the Act (SOU 2010:49). It investigates these claims through an ethnography of law method and data collected from fieldwork is interpreted and reflected through the conceptual framework of postcolonial feminist legal theory and intersectionality. READ MORE

  4. 4. How the story of control limits the reproduction of knowledge : a study of narratives in the Swedish Climate Policy Action Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jonas Linde; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Master narratives; Story of control; Discourse; Narratives; Storylines; Swedish climate policy; De-politicization; Apocalyptic imaginary; Frontrunner; Sweden; Green Keynesianism; Power; Knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responses to combating worsening climate change are legitimized through narratives employed in government policy which build on existing master narratives about climate change produced in the subpolitics of international mega-science mainly influenced by IPCC as an expert authority. In Sweden the climate law forces the government to produce a Climate Policy Action Plan (CPAP) every four years that seeks to show how the set net zero emission target by 2045 is to be reached. READ MORE

  5. 5. Toward an energy self-sufficient paint shop

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Violet Mohammadpour; Oskar Hane; [2020]
    Keywords : Paint shop; Energy efficiency; Self-sufficient manufacturing; Sustainability; Variable renewable energy; Solar photovoltaic; UV-cure paint; Energy storage system;

    Abstract : As manufacturing is creating welfare and prosperity, it is important for humankind. Nevertheless, manufacturing is causing the depletion of natural resources, environmental burdens affecting the health of animals, humans and eco-systems, and social conflicts. Thus, it is essential to implement sustainability into manufacturing. READ MORE