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Published by Swedish Institute for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries in Stockholm .
Written in English



  • Sweden.


  • Folk high schools -- Sweden.

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Bibliography: p. 103.

SeriesSweden books
ContributionsSvenska institutet för kulturellt utbyte med utlandet, Stockholm.
LC ClassificationsLC5256.S8 F55
The Physical Object
Pagination103, (4) p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4370882M
LC Control Number78555940

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The folk high schools of Denmark are for farmers; students live in residence as part of a group; the farmer-residence aspect is fully as important as the fact that they have come there for study. (Lindeman 32) N. F. S. Grundtvig argued for a network of self-governing folk high schools (‘Schools for Life’). High school abroad in Sweden give teens with a love for nature, culture, innovation, or arts the chance to explore areas of interest in a progressive educational system that places an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-direction. Drawing on empirical examples from the two main adult education institutions in Sweden, folk high schools and municipal adult education, it argues that, through current regimes of truth, these institutions become spaces for the re-shaping of the "abnormal" citizen. The book presents 13 articles which examine objectives, practices, sociocultural influences, and limitations of folk high schools in Northern Europe and North America from to the s. Folk high schools are residential education institutions for young adults which are based upon heightening individual consciousness and commitment to a particular, often ethnically-related, goal for social.