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Title Transformations of the Swedish welfare state : from social engineering to governance? / edited by Bengt Larsson, Martin Letell, and Håkan Thörn
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HN573.5 .T735 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020379491
Descript xii, 322 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-319) and index
Approaching the Swedish model. Transformations of the Swedish welfare state: social engineering, governance and governmentality-an introduction / Bengt Larsson, Martin Letell & Håkan Thörn -- Pathways of the welfare state: growth and democracy / Martin Peterson -- Security and control. The Swedish 'welfare-warfare nexus' and the new security architecture / Hans Glimell -- Governing unruly technology: Swedish politicians and nuclear power / Göran Sundqvist -- Social policy reforms in Sweden: new perspectives on rights and obligations / Ulla Björnberg -- Labour market policies in transition: from social engineering to stand-by-ability / Mattias Bengtsson & Tomas Berglund -- Decentring economic regulation and control: reinforcing trust through self-regulation / Bengt Larsson & Oskar Engdahl -- Criminal records: governing symbols / Christel Backman -- Public health. The advanced liberal logic of nicotine replacement and the Swedish invention of smoking as addiction / Mark Elam and Andreas Gunnarsson -- From medicine by wire to governing wireless: changing geographies of healthcare / Jesper Petersson -- Governance of end of life: the case of Sweden / Nora Machado -- Governing by drugs: the denial of subsidy for Viagra use in Sweden / Ebba Sjögren & Ericka Johnson -- The city. Governing movements in urban space / Håkan Thörn -- From the lonely homophile in the darkness to rainbow families in the streets - a story of liberation? / Cathrin Wasshede -- Real estate ownership concentration and urban governance / Michael Landzelius -- Homelessness as politics and market / Cecilia Hansen Löfstrand -- Conclusions: re-engineering the Swedish welfare state / Håkan Thörn & Bengt Larsson -- Epilogue: social change, scholarly change, and scholarly continuity / Göran Therborn
Subject SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy. bisacsh
Sweden -- Social policy
Welfare state -- Sweden
Alt Author Larsson, Bengt, 1966-
Letell, Martin
Thörn, Håkan
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