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Politicising Finnish family policy reform 2007–2017
(Åbo Akademi - Åbo Akademi University, 2020-01-31)
Family policy is an extensive and highly politicised field in social policy. Throughout the history of family policy in general, the aims have been to relieve poverty among families with children, increase fertility rates ...
Informal Care in the Light of Well-Being – the Case of Finland
(Åbo Akademi - Åbo Akademi University, 2023-05-17)
The societal triumph in terms of increased life expectancy has, in combination with other development, contributed to an increased need for socially and financially sustainable care forms for older adults in Finland, as ...
Well-being in the light of being very old : Conceptualizations, associations, and variations
(Åbo Akademi University, 2021-04-09)
Well-being has been increasingly acknowledged as an important measure of societal progress, as well as within paradigms such as successful, active, and healthy aging. Nevertheless, research focusing on well-being in very ...
Equal participation in society? : Perspectives on the opportunities of persons with disabilities in Finland
(Åbo Akademi University, 2021-10-22)
Societal participation for persons with disabilities is central for disability policies globally, and in a Finnish setting, and it is firmly anchored in the welfare state’s commitment to create equal opportunities through ...
Essays on the Interrelation Between Sickness Allowance, Disability, and Mortality in Finland : National and Ethnolinguistic Perspectives
(Åbo Akademi - Åbo Akademi University, 2022-04-01)
Disability pension is an important pillar of the modern welfare state. As it is almost always a permanent state, it is important to understand risk factors preceding it, as well as the consequences which disability receipt ...
Staying Afloat : Studies on the subjective wellbeing and coping strategies of families with children in Finland
(Åbo Akademi - Åbo Akademi University, 2021-01-29)
Finland has become known for its generous and comprehensive family policy. However, during the 2010s, the economic recession created worry and insecurity amongst a number of families with children; in times of recessions, ...