Vår bostad (Swedish: Our Dwelling) was a monthly family magazine published in Stockholm, Sweden, between 1924 and 2006.

Vår bostad
Former editorsUlla Lindström
Ulrica Ambjörn
CategoriesFamily magazine
PublisherHyresgästernas Förlag
Final issue2006
  • HSB
  • Hyresgästernas Riksförbund
Based inStockholm

History and profile edit

Vår bostad was started in 1924.[1][2] Between 1935 and early 1937 the title of the magazine was Hus och Härd.[3] The magazine was jointly owned by the Swedish tenant organizations, HSB (Tenant Owners Cooperation) and Hyresgästernas Riksförbund.[4][5][6] It was sent to the members of the organizations.[7] The magazine, based in Stockholm,[8] was published by Hyresgästernas Förlag on a monthly basis.[7][9]

Swedish social democrat politician Ulla Lindström was the long-term editor-in-chief of Vår bostad which she held between 1937 and 1946.[3] Ulrica Ambjörn also served as the editor-in-chief of the magazine,[10] which ceased publication in 2006.[1][6][11]

Circulation edit

In 2001 Vår bostad had a circulation of 972,000 copies.[9] It was the second most read magazine in Sweden in 2005.[10] The circulation of the magazine was 934,000 copies in 2006.[12]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Karin Olsson (31 January 2006). "Tidningen Vår bostad splittras". Resumé (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ Tobias Rydergren (2 December 2005). "Sveriges största tidskrift på väg att spricka". Resumé (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b Eva Häggmark (8 April 2013). "Ulla Lindströn – Tuff Redaktör för Vår Bostad" (in Swedish). HSB. Historien. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  4. ^ Patrik Åker (1998). "Vår bostad i folkhemmet: bilden av hemmet i en organisationstidskrift" (Abstract). Diva Portal (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ Orvar Löfgren (2007). "A flag for all occasions? The Swedish experience". In Thomas Hylland Eriksen; Richard Jenkins (eds.). Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America. London; New York: Routledge. p. 136. ISBN 978-1-134-06696-4.
  6. ^ a b Karl Erik Gustafsson; Per Rydén (2010). A History of the Press in Sweden (PDF). Gothenburg: Nordicom. ISBN 978-91-86523-08-4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b "The Swedish Union of Tenants" (PDF). IUT. 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2003. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  8. ^ Western Europe 2003. London; New York: Europa Publications. 2002. p. 630. ISBN 978-1-85743-152-0.
  9. ^ a b "Top 50 General Interest magazines worldwide (by circulation) 2001/2002" (PDF). Magazine.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 January 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  10. ^ a b Christina Kennedy (2 December 2005). "Vår bostad kan bli två tidningar". Journalisten (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Vår bostad: organ för Hyresgästernas och HSB:s riksförbund". Libris (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  12. ^ Helmut K. Anheier (2008). "Print media". In Helmut K Anheier; Yudhishthir Raj Isar (eds.). Cultures and Globalization: The Cultural Economy. London: SAGE Publications. p. 460. ISBN 978-1-4462-0261-6.