Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
New Risks, New WelfareThe Transformation of the European Welfare State$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Peter Taylor-Gooby

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199267262

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019926726X.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 16 June 2019

New Risks—Are They Still New for the Nordic Welfare States?

New Risks—Are They Still New for the Nordic Welfare States?

Chapter:
(p.83) 4 New Risks—Are They Still New for the Nordic Welfare States?
Source:
New Risks, New Welfare
Author(s):

Virpi Timonen

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019926726X.003.0004

Nordic welfare states led the way in consolidating new social risk provision through welfare state social care and active labour market policies some two decades ago. Current provision has successfully resisted threats from the instabilities associated with the end of the Soviet system and globalisation. Key questions now are (1) will it be possible to integrate new poor groups such as migrants and refugees into the system?, and (2) will better‐off groups continue to support the levels of taxation necessary to provide high standards in collective benefits and services?

Keywords:   active labour market, childcare, Nordic countries, pensions, people's home, politics, reform, retrenchment, Scandinavia, social policy, social risks, unemployment, welfare state, work

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .