Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 essays containing the words sweden 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. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘Fossilfritt Sverige’ : Which Companies Engage with the Climate initiative, and Why?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Justus Vasänge; [2021]
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    Abstract : The climate initiative Fossilfritt Sverige, largely comprised of companies, has been advanced as an integral part for the national climate ambition of Sweden becoming a fossil free welfare state by 2045. This paper seeks to explore and provide insights about the relationship between company characteristics, and motives for, voluntary engagement in the initiative. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Meaning of Forests: Linking Conflicting Views with Colonisation - A Narrative Analysis Exploring Internal Colonisation of Sápmi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Eriksson Sjöstedt; [2021]
    Keywords : Internal colonisation; Sápmi; Sweden; forests; forest policy; knowledge-systems; narrative; decolonisation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Sweden is a forest abundant country. The forestry sector is associated with the building of the welfare state and remains central to Sweden’s export industry and economy. However, large tracts of the forest are found in Sápmi – the homelands of the Indigenous Sami. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shifting Responsibilities: Constructing Threats and Restricting Autonomy : A Discourse Analysis on the Housing and Settlement of People Seeking Asylum in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julia Harmgardt; [2021]
    Keywords : WPR; discourse theory; policy; refugees; asylum seekers; people seeking asylum; migration; segregation; EBO-legislation; housing; integration; refugee settlement;

    Abstract : Sweden, like Europe, has had an increased influx of people seeking asylum in recent years, instigating restrictive measures within the Swedish asylum regime. Simultaneously as the sustainability of settlement and housing policies for people seeking asylum has been the subject of large political debate, restrictive methods such as a minimum rights approach has been adopted, putting the Swedish asylum regime at the edge of the European Convention. READ MORE