Equality in the Nordic World (Paperback)

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By most measures, the Nordic countries regularly rank among the best in terms of equality and business friendliness. Political scientist Carsten Jensen delves into what is exceptional about equality in the region, and outlines “the four equalities” that set it apart: economic, intergenerational, gender, and health.

The four types of equality have their origins in unique political compromises made in the twentieth century. The resulting social market economies of these countries affect their growth and levels of equality even today.

About the Author


Carsten Jensen is a professor of political science at Aarhus University. He is the author of The Right and the Welfare State and coauthor of Reforming the Welfare State. His work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780299334147
ISBN-10: 0299334147
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication Date: July 13th, 2021
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: Nordic World