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Culture of Sweden - history, people, clothing, traditions

These include persons from the rest of Scandinavia and Finland.

Public education is strongly influenced by Western prototypes and is considered the route to economic, social, and political opportunities. Child Rearing and Education. Schooling is not compulsory, but every child is guaranteed access to eight years of primary and seven years of secondary education.

Although they have been here for 25 years, few newcomers have friendships or regular exchanges with native-born Americans.

A single or widowed person's estate is divided evenly between his or her children or between other relatives.

Children learn to fear being alone in the dark and to feel safe at home and in the village as opposed to the forest. Since theyre still learning, be persistent and dont hesitate to ask the question twice.

In the 1990s, Sweden was the leading industrialized nation, in relation to population, in accepting those uprooted by wars in the former Yugoslavia.

Common citizenship, multi-ethnic institutions (some schools, colleges, the police force, civil service, civil aviation authority, etc.

Parents may choose between day-care centers, part-time children's groups, drop-in preschool activity centers, and child minders in private homes. The Fijian tradition of storytelling around the kava bowl has been maintained, as have recitations of the Ramayana in Hindu homes and temples.

3:15-4:30 PM, the women will demonstrate preparation of fresh spring rolls.

Urbanism, Architecture, and the Use of Space. Marrying for money and security is rare; the general welfare society frees individuals to base marriage on affection, not economic need.

"Children's Rights in Scandinavia in a Legal and Historical Perspective." Family and Conciliation Courts Review 31 (3 299312, 1993. The only commercially valuable mineral is gold, which has declined in importance since 1940, when it generated 40 percent of export earnings. In 1996, the labor force was 76 percent male and 24 percent female, with women working primarily in education and health.

Immigrants from non-Nordic countries are concentrated largely in urban areas, particularly Stockholm, despite government efforts to promote a more even distribution.