1 edition of Nordic countries found in the catalog.
Mathias L. Pedersen
|Statement||editors, Mathias L. Pedersen and Jakob Christoffersen|
|LC Classifications||HC345 .N563 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012005454|
Almost everybody admires the Nordic model. Countries like Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland have high economic productivity, high social equality, high social trust and high levels of . Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe has resisted standardisation to a higher degree than other fields of education, Cited by:
The Nordic diet is a way of eating that focuses on locally sourced foods in the Nordic countries — Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and : Joe Leech, MS. Neither the Baltic countries nor Greenland is considered Scandinavian or Nordic. However, there is a close relationship between the Nordic countries and the Baltics and Greenland. The Baltic republics have been strongly influenced, both culturally and historically, by the Scandinavian countries and the same applies to a part of Greenland's.
Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in Nordic Countries provides an analysis of traditional and ethnic foods from the Nordic countries, including Norway (and Svalbard), Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands). The book addresses the history of use, origin, composition and preparation, ingredient. The book is available wherever English-language books are sold and online for example at Chicago Review Press, Indiebound, Amazon, B&N. In the Nordic countries the book is available for example from Adlibris. Contents. Foreword by Randy Mosher Acknowledgments Part I: .
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The Nordic Theory of Everything is an eye opening comparison of the socio-economic structures supporting (or not supporting) the Nordic nations (primarily the author's home country of Finland) and the current United States, by a writer whose life has bridged Nordic countries book worlds/5().
In highlighting the similarities and differences between the Nordic countries it explores what lessons – positive and negative – may be drawn from this approach for the Nordic countries and other small states. This book will be of interest to scholars, students and practitioners engaged with the Nordic Countries, EU politics and policy-making, European politics and comparative : Hardcover.
The Nordic countries are a treasure chest of adventures and we're here Nordic countries book share them with you. Did you ever see the breathtaking Northern Lights. Or the magic Midnight sun. Have you peeked over the edge of the Pulpit rock ledge, meters straight down.
The book also investigates the close relationship between Bildung and contemporary developmental psychology, i.e. the concepts of "ego-development" and "transformative learning". The Nordic Secret concludes with a discussion about what we can learn from this positive transformation and how to apply it in the current global crises.5/5(3).
But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate elsewhere. The US and UK are too big, or too individualistic, or too something.
In Viking Economics—perhaps the most fun economics book you’ve ever read—George Lakey dispels these myths. He explores the inner-workings of the Nordic economies that boast the world’s happiest, most /5(93).
This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western : Nordic Culture, Scandinavian Culture, and Swedish Culture One or None.
Is this One Region. Americans crossing the Atlantic often say they’re going to “Europe” thinking it’s all the same over there. And they are, but as we Europeans know, Europe is one continent but not one country.
Europe is the most culturally diverse place in the world. The five Nordic countries have made different choices as to where to look for their security.
Denmark, Iceland and Norway are members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Finland and Sweden participate in the European Security and Defence Policy, while Denmark has an opt-out from this area of European Union activity. Book Description. The Nordic countries have the world's best working life.
Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control.
“Bergmann’s book provides a most valuable contribution by connecting the nationalism and populist politics in five intimately related case studies of the Nordic countries. Surely a must ‘go to’ volume for overview.” (Ulrik Pram Gad, Aalborg University, Denmark)Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.
The chapters in this book demonstrate the continuities and differences within Nordic countries and places elsewhere in the world in making sense of what counts as rape and sexual violence, how to count these experiences, and how to make sense of the perpetrators both 'real' and 'digital'.
The Scandinavian and Nordic countries have some of the highest participation rates in sport and physical activity in the world and are therefore important case studies across a range of subjects, from sport policy to physical activity and health. This is the first book to bring together studies of.
NEW MUSIC OF THE NORDIC COUNTRIES is a catalogue of composers from approximatelydivided into chapters on Denmark (written by Jean Christensen), Finland (Kimmo Korhonen), Iceland (John D. White), Norway (Harald Herresthal and Morten Eide Pedersen) and Sweden (Per Broman).4/5.
Continuity and Change. Rape in the Nordic Countries. DOI link for Rape in the Nordic Countries. Rape in the Nordic Countries book. Continuity and Change.
Edited By Marie Bruvik Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 October Author: Marie Bruvik Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen.
The Nordic region will become the most sustainable and integrated region in the world in Policy areas. Get insight into areas where the Nordic countries work together. Current initiatives. Keep up with the latest Nordic initiatives and campaigns.
International co-operation. The Nordic model comprises the economic and social policies as well as typical cultural practices common to the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). This includes a comprehensive welfare state and multi-level collective bargaining based on the economic foundations of free-market capitalism, with a high percentage of the workforce unionised and a large percentage of.
What is the history of Nordic countries. You can easily answer to a question like: What is the history of this book. It is a story that can be told in some minutes. Not so easy with the Nordic countries.
For some reason that term is applied to Scandinavia + Finland, sometimes added by. The project Nordic Ways is a book of short insightful essays written by distinguished authors from all five countries representing a broad spectrum of Nordic life.
The project features an. The Nordic Cookbook joins Phaidon's national cuisine series, which includes Mexico, India, Thailand, Peru and others, and is the most comprehensive source on home cooking from the Nordic countries.
Product DetailsBrand: Phaidon Press. The Nordic countries have attracted much international attention in re-cent years. The school system in Finland has repeatedly been ranked written articles on macroeconomic policy issues and a book on economic policies in the European Union.
The Nordic model is. From 22 December, until 24 January, the exhibition of the Children's Book Illustrations from the Nordic Countries "Into the Wind!" will be exhibited in the National Library of Latvia at NLL Conference Centre foyer (level -1).
Free admission. In the early summer ofthe Berlin based association Kulturkind held the first "Into the.Nordic Health Care Systems Magnussen,Vrangbaek & Saltman Nordic Health Care Systems Recent Reforms and Current Policy Challenges “The book is very valuable as actual information about the health systems in the Nordic countries and the changes that have been made during the last two decades.As I show in my forthcoming book Debunking Utopia: Exposing the Myth of Nordic Socialism, the social success of Nordic countries pre-dates progressive welfare-state : Nima Sanandaji.