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Class and inequality in Norway

Marianne Nordli Hansen

Class and inequality in Norway

the impact of social class origin on education, occupational success, marriage and divorce in the post-war generation

by Marianne Nordli Hansen

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Published by Institute for Social Research in Oslo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway,
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- Norway.,
    • Norway -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [292]-303).

      StatementMarianne Nordli Hansen.
      SeriesReport / Institute for Social Research ;, 95:15, Rapport (Institutt for samfunnsforskning (Oslo, Norway)) ;, 95:15.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN570.Z9 S62 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. ;
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL292327M
      ISBN 108277630492
      LC Control Number97197352

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Class and inequality in Norway: The impact of social class origin on education, occupational success, marriage and divorce in the post-war generation (Report / Institute for Social Research) Unknown Binding – January 1, Class and inequality in Norway: The impact of social class origin on education, occupational success, marriage and divorce in the post-war generation (Report / Institute for Social Author: Marianne Nordli Hansen.

“In Norway, people very much disapprove of inequalities that are due to bad luck,” Bertil Tungodden, a professor at the Norwegian School of Economics, and one of. Overall inequality: Series 1: Gini coefficient of gross family income not equivalised from Aaberge, Atkinson and Modalsli (, Table A1, average of upper and lower bounds; see also Table A5); Series 2: Gini coefficient of equivalised (EU scale) disposable household income from StatBank within the website of Statistics Norway, Income and Wealth Statistics for Households, Income, Table.

According to the EU poverty line (those who earn less than 60 percent of the median income), the proportion of poor in Norway has risen from percent to percent four years later. Around per cent of all children in Oslo live in households that have low income, and people with immigrant background account for 43 per cent of all the poor.

The Nordic countries – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland – typically have considerably less income and wealth inequality, thanks to both robust social safety nets and progressive taxation.

They also top indexes of industrialized countries measuring quality of life indicators such as longevity, health, work-life balance, and vacations. Norway provides early childhood education and care for children from zero to five years of age, while parents are legally entitled to place their children in kindergartens from the age of one.

The Norwegian state heavily subsidies childcare, capping fees and using means-testing so that places are affordable, although some parents report difficulty in finding an available place.

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Inthe left-centre coalition government, formed inlaunched the Norwegian strategy to reduce social inequalities in health (Report No. 20 [) to the Storting, ). Three important characteristics of the Norwegian strategy were 1) a holistic, broad cross-sectoral approach, 2) an explicit focus on the gradient and 3.

Class inequality refers to the inequality of incomes between individuals, families, or between different groups, areas, or countries (Black, ). These inequalities occur as a result of differences in the ability to earn incomes as well as differences in property ownership.

Some individuals usually have lower incomes than others, especially those who are economically inactive. Social Inequalities in Education 45 FIGURE Education Discontinuation Rates, by Educational Level and Social Background for Men Source: Desai et al.

( 89). FIGURE Education Discontinuation Rates, by Educational Level and Social Background for Women Source: Desai et al.

( 89). 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Percentage Discontinuing Before Enrolling Class I–V Class V–X Class X–XII. Lower class. The lower class is made up of 17 percent to 20 percent of the total population, frequently unemployed, below the poverty threshold off and on, with no high school education and typically earning less than $15, annually.

World Inequality Database on Education. Home; Indicators. Select an indicator on access and completion. Pre-primary education attendance; Norway. Population (): Million. Gross national income per capita (): $78, Population below $ a day (): %.

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Norway The source for global inequality data. Open access, high quality wealth and income inequality data developed by an international academic consortium. This paper employs Wright's class-scheme and data from Nonvegian and American level of living surveys (/) to investigate the question of class and gender It is found that women to a larger degree than men occupy class positions with limited control over resources and little supervision A comparison with US data confirms the well-established finding that such inequality seems to be a.

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To understand the income inequality of the US in comparison to other countries, Norway, or any other wealthy advanced nation, all you have to do is consider the makeup of their governments.

In the US, the rich and the corporations have been allowe. For those concerned about reducing inequality, the “Nordic model” is often celebrated as an alternative to U.S. escalating inequality. The Nordic countries –Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland – typically have considerably less income and wealthy inequality, thanks to both robust social safety nets and progressive taxation.

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