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By Jóhann Páll Árnason,Björn Wittrock

ISBN-10: 085745269X

ISBN-13: 9780857452696

ISBN-10: 178238684X

ISBN-13: 9781782386841

Within the turning out to be recognition to the various kinds and trajectories of recent societies, the Nordic nations are actually largely visible as a particular and instructive case. whereas discussions have concentrated at the 'Nordic version' of the welfare nation and its checklist of edition to the altering worldwide setting of the past due 20th century, this volume's concentration is going past those topics. The tenet here's long term historical-sociological point of view is required to make feel of the Nordic paths to modernity; in their major yet now not entire convergence in styles, which for your time have been perceived as facets of a version to be emulated in different settings; and of the categorical positive aspects that also set the 5 international locations in query (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland) except each other. The members discover transformative strategies, primarily the switch from an absolutistmilitary country to a democratic one with its welfarist part, in addition to the an important reports that would have major implications on destiny developments.

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