Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

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  1. 1. Can national inspections support professional discretion? : A case study of the Swedish national school inspection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anton Modigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Professionalism; new public management; auditing; national inspection; Swedish national school inspection; teacher profession;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the professional discretion in relation to national inspections by focussing on the Swedish national school inspection (SNSI) and how the inspections made can affect the professional discretion. During the last decades the Swedish welfare sector has gone through a remarkable shift towards using new public management (NPM) reforms, implementing market solutions with the aim to increase cost efficiency and quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Last Night in Sweden : A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Image of Sweden in International Media

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Mathilda Linnander; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Sweden; fake news; nation branding; elite media;

    Abstract : This is a study of how the image of Sweden is constructed in international media. Using the country as a swinging bat in debates on socialism and progressiveness is nothing new but has had an upswing during recent years as a result of the global rise of right-wing forces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender equality in relation to the public housing market : A critical assessment of the publiv housing market in Västerbotten County

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Clara Gyllström; [2018]
    Keywords : gendered planning; gender awareness; gender equality; public housing market;

    Abstract : In the welfare state classification in which Sweden is found housing is not fully included as a key element which implies some difficulties when analyzing equality in the Swedish housing market. Furthermore, the Swedish housing market is shifting towards becoming more marketoriented which has indicated that housing is becoming more of an individual responsibility rather than a key element supplied from the state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Welfare Attitudes, Political Trust and Its Determinants in Sweden

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

    Author : Seong Ho Lee; [2018]
    Keywords : welfare attitude; welfare state; political trust; European Social Survey; Korea; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Korea is characterized by the state's low responsibility for welfare provision and low political trust, while Sweden exemplifies a welfare state with universal welfare provision and high political trust. These characteristics in Sweden arouse interest in the question of whether political trust is causally linked to welfare attitudes and what factors influence political trust. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intersecting Accounts of Marginalisation : Financial Troubles, Single-Motherhood and Ill Health Intersections in Institutional Interactions with the Swedish Social Insurance Agency

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Emilie Rosman; [2018]
    Keywords : socio-economic marginalisation; ethno-intersectional approach; legitimacy work; Housing Allowance; Welfare System;

    Abstract : Despite of a well-established welfare state in Sweden, socio-economic and residential segregation is increasing rapidly. This has for instance been related to the neo-liberalisation of the welfare state and housing system. READ MORE