NORDEK : A Plan for Increased Nordic Economic Co-operation and Integration 1968-1970

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dc.contributor Helsingin yliopisto, valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta, yhteiskuntahistorian laitos fi
dc.contributor Helsingfors universitet, statsvetenskapliga fakulteten, institutionen för samhällshistoria sv
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Science History, Economic History en
dc.contributor University of Turku, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Contemporary History en Sonne, Lasse fi 2010-11-25T12:37:41Z 2010-11-25T12:37:41Z 2007-06-08 fi
dc.identifier.uri URN:ISBN:978-951-653-347-9 fi
dc.description.abstract For the first time the attempt of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to increase Nordic economic co-operation and integration (NORDEK 1968-1970) is analysed by using records from the four governments archives and interviews with central actors participating. A dominating argument has until now been that dynamics in Nordic economic integration is different from dynamics in European integration. This archive based study disproves the myth however of ideological Nordism and of short term political developments outside Norden as most important for the NORDEK initiative. The NORDEK initiative was actually more a consequence of a long term socioeconomic and socio-political path dependant process. The study also disproves the myth that the NORDEK plan was a political and ideological symbol without socioeconomic substance. The purpose with NORDEK was to create a better basis for generating economic growth and social welfare. The proposed NORDEK institutions were therefore developed to promote economic progress. The study finally shows that the NORDEK failure in 1970 was not a result of lacking economic rationale or incompatible economic interests. The failure was a result of a power struggle in Finnish domestic policy and lacking political will in the other Nordic countries to continue without Finland. en
dc.language.iso en fi
dc.publisher The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters fi
dc.relation.ispartof Commentationes Scientiarum Socilium 68 fi
dc.relation.ispartof URN:ISSN:0355-256X fi
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dc.subject yhteiskuntahistoria fi
dc.title NORDEK : A Plan for Increased Nordic Economic Co-operation and Integration 1968-1970 en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (monografia) fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (monograph) en
dc.type.ontasot Doktorsavhandling (monografi) sv
dc.ths Hjerppe, Riitta fi
dc.ths Paavonen, Tapani fi
dc.opn Karlsson, Birgit fi
dc.type.dcmitype Text fi

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