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

Vår bostad
Former editorsUlla Lindström
Ulrica Ambjörn
CategoriesFamily magazine
FrequencyMonthly
PublisherHyresgästernas Förlag
Year founded1924
Final issue2006
CompanyHSB
Hyresgästernas Riksförbund
CountrySweden
Based inStockholm
LanguageSwedish
ISSN0042-2002
OCLC9922998

History and profileEdit

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]

CirculationEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. 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. 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.