Promoting Active Citizenship

Markets and Choice in Scandinavian Welfare

by Karl Henrik Sivesind, Jo Saglie

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Book Description

This book analyses the considerable variation in the shares of private provision for core services in education, health and social services, in the Scandinavian countries.The chapters compare countries, service areas, and the for-profit, non-profit and public sectors. Each focuses on different levels of change: the mix of welfare providers, national laws and regulations, governance in municipalities, nursing homes and schools, and finally, the consequences experienced by the users of the services. The authors ask which combinations of governance structures, service sector providers, and user choice give the best results for active citizenship. Promoting Active Citizenship will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including Public Administration and Management, Non-Profit Management, Social Policy, Innovation in Public Service, Social Care and Education and School Research.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Promoting Active Citizenship ebook for free in PDF format (3.9 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2017
Pages
325
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319553801
ISBN10
3319553801
ISBN13 Digital
9783319553818
ISBN10 Digital
331955381X
PDF Size
3.9 MB
License
CC BY

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