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In experts we trust knowledge, politics, and bureaucracy in Nordic welfare states by Г…sa Lundqvist

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Published by University Press of Southern Denmark, distribution in the United States and Canda in Odense, Portland OR .
Written in English

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  • Welfare state,
  • Social policy

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What is the relationship between science and politics in the Nordic welfare states? What role have experts played in the development of the Nordic model and who were the experts? Based on in-depth analysis of the historical facts of the welfare states in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden in the 20th Century, this volume offers a multifaceted analysis of the interplay between science, experts, politicians and institutions in policy areas such as public health, unemployment insurance, child psychiatry, alcohol research and social insurance. The book brings together empirically grounded studies of the interplay between science and politics, the theoretical perspectives adopted in different political contexts, and the relationship between the internal dynamics of disciplines and research environments.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesKnowledge, politics, and bureaucracy in Nordic Welfare States
StatementÅsa Lundqvist, Klaus Petersen, editors
SeriesUniversity of Southern Denmark studies in history and social sciences -- v. 397
ContributionsPetersen, Klaus, 1965-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN540.A8 L86 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24844286M
ISBN 108776744973
ISBN 109788776744977
LC Control Number2011381001
OCLC/WorldCa668198316

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