Denmark and other Scandinavian countries have high taxation and universal welfare, and a perceived high level of equality. In this course, we scrutinize the reality of equality in Scandinavia. Are all people supported equally by the state? Can current levels of support be sustained in the face of economic pressures? The class examines both sociological and economic theories to understand the principles and challenges that underpin the welfare state.
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