Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945–2010

  • Grete Brochmann
  • Anniken Hagelund
  • Karin Borevi
  • Heidi Vad Jønsson
  • Klaus Petersen

Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series book series (MDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Grete Brochmann, Anniken Hagelund
    Pages 1-24
  3. Karin Borevi
    Pages 25-96
  4. Heidi Vad Jønsson, Klaus Petersen
    Pages 97-148
  5. Grete Brochmann, Anniken Hagelund
    Pages 149-224
  6. Grete Brochmann, Anniken Hagelund
    Pages 225-275
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 276-297

About this book


This book explores the historical development of post-war immigration politics in Norway, Sweden and Denmark from the perspective of the welfare state, examining how welfare states with high ambitions, generous and inclusive welfare schemes and a strong sense of egalitarianism cope with the pressures of immigration and growing diversities.


immigration migration migration policy Nation politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Grete Brochmann
    • 1
  • Anniken Hagelund
    • 2
  • Karin Borevi
    • 3
  • Heidi Vad Jønsson
    • 4
  • Klaus Petersen
    • 4
  1. 1.University of OsloNorway
  2. 2.Institute for Social ResearchNorway
  3. 3.Uppsala UniversitySweden
  4. 4.University of Southern DenmarkDenmark

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