Finland - Family policy and the idea of universalism

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Publikationens författare: Eva Österbacka
Förläggare: Institute for Social Work and Social Education
Förlagsort: Frankfurt am Main
Publiceringsår: 2019
Tidskrift: Observatory for Sociopolitical Developments in Europe
Nummer: 1
Artikelns första sida, sidnummer: 5
Artikelns sista sida, sidnummer: 7


The idea of universalism regarding welfare state services is deeply rooted in Finland. The same holds true for the orientation of family policies and the benefits that the Finnish state offers for children and their families. In some cases, families only receive financial benefits if they take further measures, for example in the area of preventive health care. With these structures, the state deepens the contact with the families.

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