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- Manchester University Press 1999; US$ 95.00
This volume represents a study of contemporary politics and policy making in the five nation-states and three home rules territories of the Nordic region. Written by an expert in the field, its approach is systematically thematic and comparative. Chapters deal with current political science issues such as nation-building and state-building, as well... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 21.70
Die skandinavischen Länder werden seit langem als politische und gesellschaftliche Modelle wahrgenommen. Viele Beobachter in Kontinentaleuropa bewundern die konsensualen Demokratien des Nordens, die starken sozialdemokratischen Parteien und Gewerkschaften, die umfassenden und solidarischen Wohlfahrtsstaaten, die PISA-gepriesene Bildungspolitik sowie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
This book investigates what happens to an organized political unit when it becomes part of a larger entity and, in particular, how increased European integration and the tentative moves towards a transnational state will affect the European Union's nation state. Europeanization and Transnational States provides an extensive comparative survey of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book provides an up-to-date account of extreme right parties in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It seeks to explain why these parties have grown in support, and in Denmark and Norway reached positions of direct political influence. Following an analytical framework, in which explanatory factors on the demand- as well as supply-sides are identified,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book offers an innovative analysis of the ways in which the relationship between citizens and welfare states - social citizenship - becomes more dynamic and multifaceted as a result of Europeanization and individualization. Written by interdisciplinary contributors from politics, sociology, law and philosophy, it examines the transformation... more...
- Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 24.95
The political structures of the Scandinavian nations have long stood as models for government and public policy. This comprehensive study examines how that ?Nordic model? of government developed, as well as its far-reaching influence. Respected Scandinavian historian Mary Hilson surveys the political bureaucracies of the five Nordic countries?Denmark,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Political parties are essential for the functioning of parliamentary democracy but how have parties adapted to the challenges created by the growth of a new layer of political decision-making at the supranational level, i.e. the EU? This comparative survey focuses on parties in four Nordic countries, including Norway, which remains outside the EU.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 205.00
Major changes in citizenship and democracy have taken place in Scandinavia within the last two decades. Participation in conventional forms of politics has declined markedly, and the ability of institutions such as political parties and trade unions to deliver social mobility is being eroded. Instead, Scandinavians are turning towards single issue... more...