Welfare systems across northern Europe are in transition, in part, because the cultural changes of late capitalism rendered them unable to address individualised service needs. Created to mitigate the negative material outcomes produced by laissez faire capitalism – want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness – and emphasising equity-based accessibility, de-commodification and service standardisation, over time … Continue reading Blog: The ‘enabling state’: An inconsistent vintage?
Sweden (including Finland) published its first population statistics in 1755. The information was immediately declared secret by the king. The statistics clearly showed how few armed men were in the kingdom. By concealing this information, the threat that foreign countries could see how weak Sweden was in -Finland in military, economic and political terms was … Continue reading Blog: Population projections are political dynamite
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