Military families in Estonia, Slovenia and Sweden: similarities and differences

Kairi Kasearu, Ann-Margreth E. Olsson, Andres Sisplane, Janja Vuga Bersnec

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The concept “military family” is very well known in the international academic sphere, but is not a widely used term in many countries. The aim of this article is to elaborate the concept of the military family and the situation of these families in Estonia, Slovenia and Sweden. The similarities and differences between these three countries are highlighted by showing how the cultural, social and military context may influence and shape the recognition of military families, services and support provision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-88
Number of pages19
JournalContemporary military challenges
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Social Sciences (5)


  • Estonia
  • Military family
  • Slovenia.
  • Sweden
  • services and social support


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