Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

byGrete Brochmann, Anniken Hagelund

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This book explores the historical development of post-war immigration politics in Norway, Sweden and Denmark from the perspective of the welfare state, examining how welfare states with high ambitions, generous and inclusive welfare schemes and a strong sense of egalitarianism cope with the pressures of immigration and growing diversities.

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This book explores the historical development of post-war immigration politics in Norway, Sweden and Denmark from the perspective of the welfare state, examining how welfare states with high ambitions, generous and inclusive welfare schemes and a strong sense of egalitarianism cope with the pressures of immigration and growing diversi...

GRETE BROCHMANN Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo and at the Institute for Social Research in Oslo, Norway. She has published several books and articles on international migration, sending and receiving country perspectives, EU policies, welfare state dilemmas as well as historical studies on immigration.ANNIKEN HAGELUN...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302386

ISBN - 13:9780230302389

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Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Notes on the Contributors
Welfare State, Nation and Immigration; G.Brochmann & A.Hagelund
Sweden: The Flagship of Multiculturalism; K.Borevi
Denmark; a National Welfare State Meets the World; H.Vad Jønsson & K.Petersen
Norway: The Land of the Golden; G.Brochmann & A.Hagelund
Comparison: A Model with Three Exceptions?; G.Brochmann & A.Hagelund
Bibliography
Index