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Social Security Law and Social Welfare Law connect to a wide range of legal disciplines, including Labour Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Public Law, Family Law etc.

The articles below, which are viewable by a click, might therefore contribute to the understanding of legal problems in these areas as well.

A complete overview of the works of Kirsten Ketscher since 1991 is available in Danish at
The University of Copenhagen's Research and Publication Database (Københavns Universitets Forsknings og Publikationsdatabase).


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Contrasting legal concepts of active citizenship: Europe and the Nordic countries, published in Bjørn Hvinden (et al) (ed.): Citizenship in nordic welfare states, p 141-154, Routledge, New York 2007.

Cultural rights and religious rights, published in M:L:P. Loenen (et al.) (ed.): Religious Pluralism and Human Rights in Europe: Where to Draw the Line?, p. 219-237, Intersentia, Antwerpen - Oxford, 2007.

The Danish Social Welfare System, published in Børge Dahl (et al)(ed.): Danish Law in a European Perspective, 2nd edition, Forlaget Thompson, GadJura 2002

The Legal Position of Women in Scandinavian Law. Some trends within family law, labor law and social welfare law, published in Monica Caviezel (ed.): Recht Richtung Frauen, p. 225-238, Dike Verlag, Lachen/St. Gallen 2001.

From Marriage Contract to Labour Contract: Effects on Care Duties and Care Rights, published in Responsible Selves p. 155-172. Kevat Novsainen (ed.), Darthmouth Publishing Company Limitid, Aldershot 2001.