Catrin Lundström

is a sociologist and a post-doctoral Fellow with emphasis on gender and gender equality at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS), Sweden.


White melancholia

Mourning the loss of "Good old Sweden"

Sweden’s post-war image as frontrunner of egalitarianism and antiracism contains more than a trace of national and racial chauvinism, argue two whiteness studies scholars. As myths of the better Sweden fade, both Right and Left are consumed by “white melancholy”.

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