By Nik Brandal, Øivind Bratberg, Dag Einar Thorsen
Because the overdue Twenties, social democracy has been preeminent within the politics of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, via dominant events and ideological hegemony of the center-left. The Nordic version of Social Democracy relates the concept that of the Nordic version to the guiding position of social democratic ideology in constructing and maintaining a selected approach of society, extending from the combined economic climate to social and gender equality and the common welfare state.
Moving past the old account, the publication additionally addresses a collection of present and destiny demanding situations for social democrats, resembling welfare country sustainability, the multicultural society, globalization and the decline of mass politics. The research breaks new floor by means of referring to the new foreign literature on social democracy to the distinctive Scandinavian event. It speaks out opposed to the 'decline thesis' of the left, emphasizing as an alternative the continuity and energy of social democracy within the Nordic sector