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Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010
List of figures Preface List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Welfare State, Nation and Immigration G.Brochmann & A.Hagelund Sweden: The Flagship of Multiculturalism K.Borevi Denmark aExpand
Why It Is Bad to Be Kind. Educating Refugees to Life in the Welfare State: A Case Study from Norway
In Norway, as elsewhere in Europe, the aim of policy-making is to ensure the integration of immigrants into mainstream society. This paper focuses on one of the most concrete and practical measuresExpand
Migrants in the Scandinavian Welfare State
Migrants in the Scandinavian Welfare State During the 1990s and more so after the turn of the century, the authorities and the public in Scandinavia have become increasingly concerned about theExpand
MIGRANTS IN THE SCANDINAVIAN WELFARE STATE THE EMERGENCE OF A SOCIAL POLICY PROBLEM
2 Institute for Social Research, Oslo, Norway Grete Brochmann*1, Anniken Hagelund*2 Abstract During the 1990s and more so after the turn of the century, the authorities and the public in ScandinaviaExpand
‘Women and children first!’ Anti-immigration parties and gender in Norway and the Netherlands
ABSTRACT Immigration, multiculturalism and citizenship policies have deeply divided political parties in Western Europe. In Norway and the Netherlands these divisions have been exploited successfullyExpand
A matter of decency? The Progress Party in Norwegian immigration politics
This article is about the Progress Party and the part it plays in Norwegian immigration politics. The Progress Party has been pivotal in bringing immigration onto the political agenda in Norway, andExpand
Dealing with the Dilemmas: Integration at the Street‐level in Norway
In Norway, as elsewhere in Europe, the debates about immigration, increasing cultural diversity and the need for integration, are heated and polarised. For welfare state workers and institutions, theExpand
If work is out of sight. Activation and citizenship for new refugees
Activation has become an important paradigm for social policies in Europe. New migrants and refugees especially constitute a category with particular problems in accessing the labour market, and haveExpand
Norway: The Land of the Golden Mean
Differences between Norwegians and immigrants did not initially preoccupy the founders of the welfare state. In the post-WWII period, the immigrant proportion of the population was extremely small,Expand
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