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Jobba till 75 år?!: Trygghet och egoism i den svenska välfärden med pensionssytemet som exempel
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to try to understand the Swedish population regarding the perceptions of the Swedish welfare system, based on the reactions that occurred after Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's statement about raising the retirement age. Our results demonstrate that the reactions on changes in the pension system in fact rooted in a safety factor and not the change in the pension system itself, through which the Swedish welfare system acts as a safety net for the population. Further the results shows that these safety factors create a form of egoism. With an interaction between empiricism and theory, where the starting point of the material was of an inductive approach, the material abstracted into different levels from which the result emerged. The focus of this study lies in the understanding of how human beings act according to one's need for security in major changes, which may be of importance to a comprehensive understanding of changes in social structures.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 56 p.
Keyword [en]
Egoism, pension, safety, social change, the Swedish welfare
Keyword [sv]
Egoism, Pensionssystem, Samhällsförändring, Svensk välfärd, Trygghet
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-18091OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-18091DiVA: diva2:600212
Subject / course
Sociologi
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2013-01-24 Created: 2013-01-23 Last updated: 2013-01-24Bibliographically approved

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