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SPOIB7B2 Nordic Welfare Model 5 ECTS
Organised by
Social Policy/ISSS
Person in charge
Jouko Nätti

Learning outcomes

To acquaint students with theoretical concepts and empirical studies in the field of comparative welfare state research with an emphasis on the Nordic countries.


The module analyses the differences and similarities between the Nordic countries basing on relevant comparative studies.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Written exam on the faculty examination day, or essay, or compensatory courses.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials


Kautto et al: Nordic Welfare States in the European Context. Routledge 2001.

Leira: Working Parents and the Welfare State. Family Change and Policy Reform in Scandinavia. Cambridge University Press 2002.

Hvinden & Johansson: Citizenship in Nordic Welfare States: Dynamics of choice, duties and participation in a changing Europe. Routledge 2002.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Policy (Social Policy/ISSS)
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School of Social Sciences and Humanities