Social benefits in Sweden.
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Published by Swedish Institute, Swedish Employers" Federation, Confederation of Swedish Trade Unions, Swedish Central Organization of Salaried Employees, Förenade-Framtiden Life Insurance Co. in [Stockholm] .
Written in English


  • Human services -- Sweden,
  • Social security -- Sweden.,
  • Public welfare -- Sweden,
  • Sweden -- Social conditions.,
  • Sweden -- Social policy.

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Cover title.

ContributionsSvenska institutet.
LC ClassificationsHD7203 .S84
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19408143M

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