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The Swedish Lutheran Church [electronic resource]

Sweden was one of the last European countries to adopt Christianity, and now appears likely to be the first to abandon it. This program gives a concise account of Lutheranism, and examines how-or even whether-organized religion can survive in an affluent, liberal, thoroughly materialistic society.
Online
1992
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Chinatown [electronic resource]: An Attempt at Globalization in Sweden

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Kalmar is a small town in the south of Sweden, facing problems of unemployment and a dwindling population. It really needed an economic boost. The local authorities signed an agreement with an ambitious Chinese businessman, Luo Jingxing, who planned to set up a commercial center in Kalmar. Here is an ideal globalization project, that unfortunately did not work out as envisioned. This amusing and relevant film shows the problems that emerge when the tigers of the developing world try to expand into Europe. The inhabitants of Kalmar prepare happily to receive their new neighbors. But the Chinese construction workers are told by their boss "you don't spit on the ground in Sweden." There's the strict Swedish Health and Safety Inspectorate, which clashes with the Chinese desire to get thi [...]
Online
2011
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Sweden: Rosie's Journey

Does gender equality free women from family violence? Campaigner Rosie Batty and reporter Sally Sara journey to Scandinavia to find out. Despite women occupying 40% of parliament seats and men taking paternity leave, Sweden has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in Europe-possibly due to higher reporting rates. With a national identity based on a false sense of female empowerment, family violence victims face social stigma when speaking out. In this documentary, Batty speaks with Feminist Initiative co-founder Gudrun Schyman, with a domestic violence perpetrator who suffered abuse as a child, and with a domestic violence victim under police protection. She also shares her own experiences as a family violence survivor.
Online
2016
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Families of Sweden: Families of the World

Families of Sweden introduces 5 year old Evelina, who lives with her brother and parents in Kalmar, Sweden. Then we meet 10 year old Alex and his family and follow him to school and to swimming lessons. Learn about Sweden's economy and government policies, and the short day in the Arctic circle.
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2014; 2009