The Icelandic welfare state in the twentieth century.

  title={The Icelandic welfare state in the twentieth century.},
  author={G. Jonsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of history},
  volume={26 3},
  • G. Jonsson
  • Published 2001 in Scandinavian journal of history
Providing economic and social security has been one of the fundamental features of state activity in Iceland during the 20th century. The rise of modern social politics occurred at about the same time as in the other Nordic countries, towards the end of the 19th century, in response to upheavals associated with industrialization, urbanization and labour… CONTINUE READING