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Debatten om det kommunala självstyret 1978 och 1998. En analys av en tillsynes odödlig debatt.

Didrik, Stefan (2005)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
In this essay I will look at the independence of the Swedish municipalities. By looking at articles for the biggest journal in Sweden on this subject Kommun aktuellt I will look at the discussion for the years of 1978 and 1998 to see if one can draw some parallels in the debate and see if some subjects are always returning in the agenda for the independence. The autonomy of the Swedish municipalities is a very important part of the Swedish welfare model. The municipalities handles for example both the primary schools and the social welfare services. Both these institutions are money draining and the municipals right by law to claim local tax does far from all the time cover its expenses. Here is were the national government comes in and... (More)
In this essay I will look at the independence of the Swedish municipalities. By looking at articles for the biggest journal in Sweden on this subject Kommun aktuellt I will look at the discussion for the years of 1978 and 1998 to see if one can draw some parallels in the debate and see if some subjects are always returning in the agenda for the independence. The autonomy of the Swedish municipalities is a very important part of the Swedish welfare model. The municipalities handles for example both the primary schools and the social welfare services. Both these institutions are money draining and the municipals right by law to claim local tax does far from all the time cover its expenses. Here is were the national government comes in and much of the discussions is money. I will also look at the expressions used in the literature for this subject what is meant by decentralisation, equality and independence in terms for municipalities. My results shows that this debate can always be traced back to economy and democracy as key the words in this debate. (Less)
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author
Didrik, Stefan
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Municipalities, Local autonomy, Decentralization, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
language
Swedish
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1332168
date added to LUP
2005-06-20 00:00:00
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2005-06-20 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {In this essay I will look at the independence of the Swedish municipalities. By looking at articles for the biggest journal in Sweden on this subject Kommun aktuellt I will look at the discussion for the years of 1978 and 1998 to see if one can draw some parallels in the debate and see if some subjects are always returning in the agenda for the independence. The autonomy of the Swedish municipalities is a very important part of the Swedish welfare model. The municipalities handles for example both the primary schools and the social welfare services. Both these institutions are money draining and the municipals right by law to claim local tax does far from all the time cover its expenses. Here is were the national government comes in and much of the discussions is money. I will also look at the expressions used in the literature for this subject what is meant by decentralisation, equality and independence in terms for municipalities. My results shows that this debate can always be traced back to economy and democracy as key the words in this debate.},
  author       = {Didrik, Stefan},
  keyword      = {Municipalities,Local autonomy,Decentralization,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Debatten om det kommunala självstyret 1978 och 1998. En analys av en tillsynes odödlig debatt.},
  year         = {2005},
}