Nordic Welfare States in the European Context

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Pub. Date: 2001-02-15
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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The comparable and empirical data used in this study make it a unique contribution to understanding current trends in the development of European social policy.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
Introduction: How Distinct Are the Nordic Welfare States?p. 1
Still Different? Income Distribution in the Nordic Countries in a European Comparisonp. 18
Nordic Health Inequalities in the European Contextp. 42
Gender Policies and Gender Equalityp. 66
Gender Equality in Earnings at Work and at Homep. 98
Changing Family Patterns: a Challenge to Social Securityp. 116
Health and Social Care Systems: How Different is the Nordic Model?p. 137
Towards Activation? the Changing Relationship Between Social Protection and Employment in Western Europep. 168
On Condition of Work: Increasing Work Requirements in Unemployment Compensation Schemesp. 198
Moving Closer? Diversity and Convergence in Financing of Welfare Statesp. 232
Conclusion: Nordic Welfare States in the European Contextp. 262
Referencesp. 273
Indexp. 299
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