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Recession and Civil Society

Date: 1.1.1995-31.12.2001
Code: K2819
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences (ESF), Dept. of Sociology
Address: Gezeliusgatan 2, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-02-2154367
Fax +358-2-2154 808
E-mail akovalai@abo.fi
Project leader: ED Anne Kovalainen, professor (1.1.1998-31.12.2001)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 100 %
Man months: 12 months in 1998; Totally: 48 months
Partners: Marja Keränen vid Helsingfors universitet
Contacts: London School of Economics and Political Acience, London, UK Arbetslivsinsitutet, Stockholm, Sverige
Keywords: arbetsliv, lågkonjunktur, työelämä, matalasuhdanne, ekonomisk lågkonjunktur, förändringar i arbetslivet, förändringar i politik, innehållsanalys, restructuring, recession, changes in politics, changes in working life,

The aim of the research is to focus on the consequences of the recession period in Finland during the 1990s.The focus lies on the lack of the political reactions and the rapid changes in what earlier could be called work-oriented society.Our intention is to focus on the processes that can be linked into recession period at the societal level.The results of the project will be published in form of anthology, articles and books.The projekt has applied financing from the Academy of Finland.


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