Social Democracy, the Labour market and the Third Sector: the Swedish Case
More details
Hide details
Södertörns högskola, Szwecja
Publication date: 2020-06-05
Problemy Polityki Społecznej 2005;8:31–46
The Swedish model’s high level of consistence that links normative assumptions and institutional practices into an integrated whole, as well as its high aspiration level are probably unique. The article reviews the normative assumptions, and institutional features of the model with a particular focus on the role played by the goal of full employment, and the instruments of Active Labour Market Policy developed in order to achieve it. It is argued that the emphasis originally placed by the model’s architects on individual employability and labour mobility, though pivotal for its initial success did, inadvertently contribute to the gradual growth in the ranks of the permanently unemployable in the later decades. Previously, the low degree of coordination between the public actors within the system, and the cleavage between the fields of labour market and welfare largely hindered the emergence of new public solutions, while social economy actors were kept at bay. The ongoing realignment of local government- and public sector institutions and tasks opens new scenarios, in which the diversity and high level of autonomy of public actors may provide the base for the emergence of new partnerships and initiatives in the field.
Abrahamsson B. i Broström A., The Rights of Labor, SAGE, Beverly Hills, London 1980.
Axelsson C., Arbetslinjen i storstadsarbetet. En studie av insatser i Stockholm, Södertälje och.
Huddinge, Södertörns högskola, raport badawczy 3/2002.
Bäck H., Invandrarnas riksorganisationer, Liber, Stockholm 1983.
Erixon L., The Golden Age of the Swedish Model. The Coherence Between Capital Accumulation and Economic Policy in Sweden in the Early Post-war Period, Wydział Ekonomii, Uniwesytet Sztokholmski, Sztokholm 1996.
Esping-Andersen G., Korpi W., From Poor Relief to Institutional Welfare State: The Development of Scandinavian Social Policy, „International Journal of Sociology”, tom 16(3–4)/1987.
Esping-Andersen G., The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, Basil Blackwell, Polity Press, Cambridge 1990.
Esping-Andersen G., Jämlikhet, effektivitet och makt (Equality, Effectivity and Power), (w:) P. Thullberg, K. Östberg (red.), Den svenska modellen. Studentlitteratur, Lund. 1994, s. 75–106.
Guillet De Monthoux P., Modernism and the Dominating Firm. On the Managerial Mentality of the Swedish Model. Studies in Action and Enterprise, s. 3, Wydział Zarzàdzania, Uniwersytet Sztokholmski, Sztokholm 1990.
Hansson J-H., Wijkström F., Civilt samhälle, social ekonomi eller non-profit? Fallet Basta Arbetskooperativ, Sköndalsinstitutets skriftserie (report series) 19, Stockholm 2001.
Hedborg A., Meidner R., Folkhemsmodellen, Rabén & Sjögren, Stockholm 1984.
Küchen T., Ny kooperation och den offentliga sektorn, (w:) Aléx i in. (red.), Kooperation och välfärd, Kooperativa Studier, Stockholm 1994, s. 53–68.
Laurelii E., Sociala arbetskooperativ, Raport zamówiony przez Socialstyrelsen, Vinnova, NUTEK and Arbetslivsinstitutet, 2002.
Lewin L., Planhushˆllningsdebatten, Almqvist & Wiksell, Uppsala 1967.
Lundström T., Wijkström F., The Swedish Nonprofit Sector, Manchester University Press, Manchester 1998.
Meidner R., The Swedish Model in an Era of High Unemployment, Economic and Industrial Democracy, tom 18, 1997.
SAMVERKAN INOM REHABILITERINGSOMRÅDET zespół międzyresortowy, „Samhälsekonomiska effekter vid rehabilitering”, 2000.
SAP-LO, Arbetarrörelsens efterkrigsprogram (Powojenny Program Ruchu Robotniczego), Stockholm 1945.
SOU, Kooperativa möjligheter i storstadsomrˆden. Underlagsrapport frˆn storstadskommittén, SOU, Allmäna förlaget, Stockholm 1996.
STATSKONTORET, Perspektiv pˆ rehabilitering, 1997.
Stryjan Y., Co-operatives in the welfare market, (w:) P. 6 i I. Vidal (red.), Delivering Welfare, CIES, Barcelona 1994.
Stryjan Y., Sweden: The Emergence of Work-integration Social Enterprises, (w:) C. Borzaga, J. Defourny (red.), The Emergence of Social Enterprise, Rutledge, London–New York 2001, s. 220–235.
Stryjan Y., Social Cooperatives in Sweden: etudes in entrepreneurship, Working Paper 1/2002, Södertörns högskola, Huddinge.
Stryjan Y., Wijkström F., Cooperatives and Nonprofit Organizations in Swedish Social Welfare, „Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics” nr 1(67)/1996, s. 5–27.
Stryjan Y., Wijkström F., Co-operative Development Agencies as Means of Bridging Recent Failures of the System, (w:) Spear R., Defourny J., Favreau L., Laville J.-L. (red.), Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe, Ashgate, Aldershot, Burlington USA, Singapore, Sydney 2001, s. 217–242.
von Otter C., Swedish Welfare Capitalism: the Role of the State, (w:) R. Scase (red.), The State in Western Europe, Croom Helm, London 1978.