Swedish Politics and SocietySemester Course

Swedish Politics and Society, elective course at DIS Stockholm
Major Discipline(s)
International Relations, Political Science, Sociology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course provides you with a broad-ranging knowledge of Swedish politics and society, exploring the basis of Swedish political culture and national identity, the political system, and the roots and challenges of the Swedish welfare state. It focuses on contemporary issues like the special role of the immigration policy and the challenge from the new right wing political party. It also includes an introduction to Swedish foreign policy and the character of Swedish neutrality.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Leadership Studies, Public Policy


Steve Turner

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

M.A. in Political Sociology, Harvard University.  Extensive teaching experience in comparative politics, multiculturalism, globalization, welfare state policy and positive psychology. Works as a Leadership Consultant, bringing the lessons from modern psychology and neuroscience to the world of business. Also an avid squash player and kayaker. With DIS since 2016.

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