S-Space Graduate School of International Studies (국제대학원) Dept. of International Studies (국제학과) 국제지역연구 국제지역연구 vol.04 (1995)
복지국가 스웨덴의 지방자치 - 균형적 지역발전의 모델
Local Governance in Welfare State, Sweden - A Model of Balanced Regional Development -
- 변광수; 김인철; 박노호
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 지역종합연구소
- 지역연구, Vol.04 No.1, pp. 161-216
- This study has three major purposes. First, the research seeks to examine and explain the historical origin and backgrounds of the Swedish local autonomy. The second essential purpose is to throw light upon the institutional patterns and managerial performance as the recent local politics produce. The third research goal is focused on the financial management of the local government as well as the recent major advancement in the field of public finance. The study is, accordingly, composed of three part.
The first part is an overview of the Swedish local autonomy from the historical perspective. This involves an investigation of how local democracy has changed or continued in the course of last several decades. Part two offers an analysis of the intergovernmental relations --IGR-- among the central and local governments in terms of function, power & resources. Oberservations are followed by the analysis of the particular types of decision-making process in the local government. The final part reveals a major role which the local government plays in delivering the welfare and public service. Discussed also is how financial policies are linked to the advancement of the balanced serviced delivery and the equilibrium development in the local governance.
The research results is expected to enable us to understand the trends and prospects of the Swedish local development in political and socio-economic regards.