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ISSSV 1850 Scandinavian Government & Politics

Required literature for this course is seen below. Kindly copy and paste the doi number of the respective articles into the box on this page: International DOI Foundation

Reading List

 

Week 1

Heidar, Knut: ”Chapter 1: Small-Scaled, Egalitarian, and Territorially Based” in Heidar, Knut (2001). Norway: Elites on Trial, Westview Press, Boulder. pp. 1-9.

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Halvorsen, Knut & Stjernø, Steinar (2008) “Chapter 1: From poverty to a welfare state” in Work, Oil and Welfare: The Welfare State in Norway, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo

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Østerud, Øyvind. ”Introduction: The peculiarities of Norway” in West European Politics, Vol. 28, No. 4, 705-720, September 2005.

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Heidar, Knut: ”Chapter 1 State and Nation-building in the Nordic Area” in Heidar, Knut (ed.) (2004). Nordic Politics: Comparative Perspectives, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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Hilson, Mary (2008). “Introduction: The Historical Meanings of Scandinavia”, The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945, Reaktion Books, London.

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Heidar, Knut (2001). ”Chapter 2 People, Society and History” in Norway: Elites on Trial, Westview Press, Boulder

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Brochmann, Grete & Kjeldstadli, Knut (2008). “Chapter 3 Newcomers in the era of the nation state, 1814 to 1940”, in A History of Immigration: The Case of Norway 900-2000, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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Heidar, Knut: ”Chapter 2: People, Society and History” in Heidar, Knut (2001). Norway: Elites on Trial, Westview Press, Boulder. pp. 11-31

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Hylland Eriksen, Thomas (2002). “Chapter 6 Nationalism” in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 2nd edition, Pluto Press, London

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Week 2

Heidar, Knut: ”Chapter 3 Parties and Party Systems” in Heidar, Knut (ed.) (2004). Nordic Politics: Comparative Perspectives, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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Hilson, Mary (2008). “Chapter 1: Consensual Democracies? The Nordic Political Model”, The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945, Reaktion Books, London.

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Heidar, Knut: ”Norwegian parties and the party system: Steadfast and changing” in West European Politics, Vol. 28, No. 4, 807-833, September 2005.

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Eriksen, Erik Oddvar: ”Norwegian Social Democracy and Political Governance” in Cohen Kiel, Anne (1993) Continuity and Change: Aspects of Contemporary Norway, Scandinavian University Press, Oslo.

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Arter, David (2006). ”Chapter 4: The strength of Social Democracy on mainland Scandinavia: continued dominance or incipient decomposition?”, Democracy in Scandinavia: Consensual, majoritarian or mixed?, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Rokkan, Stein: ”Chapter 3: Norway – Numerical Democracy and corporate pluralism”, in Dahl, Robert A. (1996):”Political oppositions in western democracies.” Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

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Arter, David (2008): ”Chapter 5: The ‘earthquake elections’ of 1970-73 and the emergence of new party types” in Scandinavian Politics Today, 2nd edition, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Week 3

Arter, David (2008): ”Chapter 7 A Nordic model of government?” in Scandinavian Politics Today, 2nd edition, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Arter, David (2006). ”Chapter 5 The diversity of coalition types and the frequency of minority governments: a distinctively Scandinavian form of parliamentarism?”, Democracy in Scandinavia: Consensual, majoritarian or mixed?, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Selle, Per and Tranvik, Tommy: ”Chapter 5 Civic Society in Transition” in Heidar, Knut (ed.) (2004). Nordic Politics: Comparative Perspectives, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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Week 4

Esping-Anderson, Gøsta: ”Chapter 1 The Three Political Economies of the Welfare State” in The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, Polity Press, 1990.

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Hilson, Mary (2008). “Chapter 3: The Nordic Model of Welfare”, The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945, Reaktion Books, London.

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Esping-Anderson, Gøsta (2000): “Chapter 5 Comparative Welfare Regimes Re-examined” in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000.

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Ellison, Nick (2006). ”Chapter 5 Labour market policies in social democratic and continental regimes”, The Transformation of Welfare States?, Routledge, London.

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Gulbrandsen, Trygve and Engelstad, Fredrik: ”Elite Consensus on the Norwegian Welfare State Model” in West European Politics, Vol. 28, No. 4, 898-918, September 2005.

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Borchorst, Anne & Siim, Birte. “Women-friendly policies & state feminism: Theorizing Scandinavian gender equality”, in Feminist Theory, Vol. 9, No. 2, 207-224, 2008.

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Wahl, Asbjørn: “Labour and Development: What can be Learned from the Nordic Model?” Labour, Capital and Society 40: 1 & 2, 2007.

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Huset Mandag Morgen (2007). “Chapter 1 What lies ahead for the Nordic model?” in ¨?, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen.

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Arter, David (2008): ”Chapter 13 Reluctant Nordics, Reluctant Europeans, But Moral Superpowers?” in Scandinavian Politics Today, 2nd edition, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Haaland Matlary, Janne: ”Chapter 14 The Nordics and the EU” in Heidar, Knut (ed.) (2004). Nordic Politics: Comparative Perspectives, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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Week 5

Kymlicka, Will (1995). “Chapter 2 The Politics of Multiculturalism”, in Multicultural citizenship: a liberal theory of minority rights, Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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Modood, Tariq (2007). “Chapter 1: Is Multiculturalism Appropriate for the 21st century?,” in Multiculturalism: a civic idea, Polity Press, Cambridge.

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Brochmann, Grete & Kjeldstadli, Knut (2008). “Introduction and Chapter 14 The Making of Multicultural Norway”, in A History of Immigration: The Case of Norway 900-2000, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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**Jacobsen, Christine M.: “Norway” in Larsson, Göran (ed.) (2009). Islam in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Routledge, London.

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Brahm Levey, Geoffrey & Modood, Tariq (2009). “Chapter 10: Liberal democracy, multicultural citizenship and the Danish Cartoon controversy”, Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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Mourtisen, Per: “The Particular Universalism of a Nordic Civic Nation – Common Values, State Religion and Islam in Danish Political Culture” in Triandafyllidou, Anna, Modood, Tariq and Zapata-Barrero, Ricard (2006). Multiculturalism, Muslims and Citizenship: A European Approach, Routledge, London.

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Brochmann, Grete. “Immigration, the Welfare State and Working Life - the Case of Norway.” European Review, 16, 2008.

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***Valenta, Marko & Strabac, Zan. “State-assisted integration, but not for all: Norwegian welfare services and labour migration from the new EU member states.” International Social Work,March 15, 2011,0020872810392811.

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Week 6

Bjørklund, Tor and Goul Andersen, Jørgen. ”Scandinavia and the Far Right” in Davies, Peter & Jackson, Paul (eds) (2008), The Far Right in Europe. An Encyclopedia, Greenwood World Publishing, Oxford.

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Halvorsen, Knut and Stjernø, Steinar (2008). “Chapter 10: Prospects and Challenges”, in Work, Oil and Welfare : The Welfare State in Norway, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.

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