Translated by Frank Gabriel Perry
Swedish society is currently going through changes which provide important lessons for everyone interested in the future of the welfare state. This book sets out a concise description of the Swedish political system. The problems facing the institutions of contemporary Sweden are considered from a comparative and historical perspective
The political system in Sweden combines democratic and egalitarian features with a powerful central state. Swedish Government and Politics describes the various elements of the Sweedish policy, focusing on parliament, the Government, public administration and the legal system. The book also contains descriptions of the political parties, interest organisations, the mass media, trade and industry, the monarchy, the Church and other major institutions in Swedish society.
A longer version of this book has been published in Swedish as Svensk politik.
235 p. ISBN 91-38-92138-1
Publica, Stockholm 1994