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Changing Focus or Changing Role? The Swedish Nonprofit Sector in the New Millennium

  • Filip Wijkström
Part of the Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies book series (NCSS)

Abstract

More than a decade ago, an observer wondered whether a Swedish nonprofit sector existed at all. Another researcher concluded that the nonprofit sector in Sweden must be very small, this based on the limited amount of traditional welfare services it produces. This was the stereotypical and somewhat biased picture of Sweden’s nonprofit sector that too long prevailed internationally. In the following, data from a major research project is used to provide us with a more accurate understanding of the nonprofit sector in Sweden.2

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Gross Domestic Product Welfare State Social Economy Core Domain Nonprofit Sector 
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