Has the Competition among Professions in the Nordic Welfare States Intensified? A Danish Case

Pedersen, John Storm; Nielsen, Anna Lyneborg
December 2014
Nordicum-Mediterraneum;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p5
Academic Journal
A conference paper about the increasing competition among various professions in the Nordic welfare states is presented. It discusses the status of professionals in traditional professional autonomy, framed autonomy, and competitive autonomy, and states that in competitive autonomy, professionals are involved in decision-making processes for the delivering welfare services to the citizens. It also discusses how professionals work with disabled and socially disadvantaged citizens in Denmark.


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