Norway Today: An Introduction to Modern Norwegian Society - 8200072975

Norway Today: An Introduction to Modern Norwegian Society - 8200072975

Arne Selbyg, Norway Today: An Introduction to Modern Norwegian Society, © 1986 Universitetsforlaget A/S, Oslo, Hardcover, 187 Pages, 82-00-07297-5.

This book gives an overview of current social conditions in Norway, and of the social processes currently at work.  The central social institutions are described and analyzed.  for each topical area, a short historical overview is provided, and the current situation is briefly compared to that in the United States or Great Britain. Each chapter includes the most recent statistical data and the author's evaluations and commentary.

From the Publisher

This book has been written for scholars and students of Norwegian culture, travelers wishing to fully understand Norwegian society, and immigrants and Americans of Norwegian descent. Selbyg discusses such issues as the country's geography, climate, economy, political system, social security, health service, judicial system, education, mass media, and much more. She also considers Norway's place in international affairs, drawing many parallels with the systems of other countries.

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

LC control no.: 86210988
Type of material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal name: Selbyg, Arne.
Main title: Norway today : an introduction to modern Norwegian society / Arne Selbyg.
Published/Created: Oslo : Norwegian University Press; Oxford : Distributed world-wide excluding Scandinavia by Oxford University Press, c1986.
Description: 187 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
ISBN: 8200072975
Notes: Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [179]-182.
Subjects: Norway --Social conditions --1945-
LC classification: HN563.5 .S45 1986
Dewey class no.: 306/.09481
Geographic area code: e-no---

 

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