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From great power to welfare state

Kurt Samuelsson

From great power to welfare state

300 years of Swedish social development.

by Kurt Samuelsson

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Sweden -- Economic conditions.,
    • Sweden -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsSveriges riksbank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC373 .S2513
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3-304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5715889M
      ISBN 100049480022
      LC Control Number70353311

        The hitherto most successful theory explaining why similar industrialized market economies have developed such varying systems for social protection is the Power Resource Theory (PRT), according to which the generosity of the welfare state is a function of working class by: The Political Science Books Top The Tragedy of Great Power Politics. From Ancient Greek philosophy to the French Revolution to the modern welfare state, in Authority and the Individual Bertrand Russell tackles the perennial questions about the balance between authority and human freedom. With characteristic clarity and deep.

        Perhaps to New Labour “the welfare state” just sounded too statist, too old fashioned, too old Labour – even if Labour’s 13 years in power saw substantial renovation of significant parts Author: Nicholas Timmins.   How the United States built a welfare state for the wealthy Syracuse University political scientist Chris Faricy is the author of the newly published book “Welfare You say that the U.S Author: John Sides.

      The United States of America has been the most powerful country in the world for over seventy years, but recently the U.S. National Security Strategy declared that the return of great power competition with Russia and China is the greatest threat to U.S. national security. Further, many analysts predict that America's autocratic rivals will have at least some success in disrupting-and, in the. A great power is a sovereign state that is recognized as having the ability and expertise to exert its influence on a global scale. Great powers characteristically possess military and economic strength, as well as diplomatic and soft power influence, which may cause middle or small powers to consider the great powers' opinions before taking actions of their own.


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