Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 essays containing the words sweden welfare state.

  1. 1. Captivating Communication : The Swedish Prison and Probation Service’s Storytelling and Creation of Legitimacy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kriminologiska institutionen

    Author : Ella Wendt Höjer; [2024]
    Keywords : prison; cultural criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; legitimacy; Kriminalvården;

    Abstract : The stories about prison are infinite, and ultimately affect our understanding of incarceration. Punishment and prison are also political, and the shape of the penal system is fundamentally different in different countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable consumption in a consumer society. A study of sustainable consumption policy in Sweden 1992–2022.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Marie Karlsson; [2024]
    Keywords : Sustainable consumption; Consumer society; Consumer policy; Environmental policy; Policy analysis; Hållbar konsumtion; konsumtionssamhälle; konsumentpolitik; miljöpolitik; policyanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the topic of sustainable consumption has been discussed in Swedish policy-making between 1992–2022 by analysing policy documents including government official reports, government bills and government communications. The aim of the thesis is to understand how consumption has been discussed and problematised from a sustainability perspective in Sweden over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. SELF-INTEREST OR SOLIDARITY? An examination of rising income inequality’s effect on attitudes toward welfare spending among high- income earners in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Erik Berg Svedberg; [2023-06-29]
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    Abstract : With rising inequality all over the world and simultaneous concern about the economic viability of the welfare state model, research has paid increasing attention to how economic inequality affects public opinion towards welfare policy in developed welfare states. Where earlier results and cross-country comparisons have given contradictory results of this relationship, this paper looks at how attitudes toward welfare spending generosity among income groups in Sweden have developed since 1996 in the context of rising income inequality. READ MORE

  4. 4. WORK TIME REDUCTIONS ON THE DECLINE? How ideas act as hindering mechanisms for social democratic support of work time reductions.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Lindén; [2023-06-20]
    Keywords : Ideas; work time reduction; The Swedish Social Democratic Party SAP ;

    Abstract : The study of ideas as factors affecting political behavior is often accessed by focusing on times of political and economic uncertainty. However, focusing on times of stability and the rigidity that ideas cause in policy processes is less explored. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Policy from Above? : Europeanisation of Swedish Social Policy 1990-2019

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Strigén; [2023]
    Keywords : Social policy change; social policy; Europeanisation; welfare state; unemployment policy; family policy; process tracing;

    Abstract : At the same time as the European Union’s (EU) influence has grown, path-breaking changes in Sweden’s social policy characteristics have appeared. Previous research gives contradictory evidence on whether and how these developments relate, and it remains unknown to what extent the EU contributed to the changes observed in Sweden. READ MORE