A neglected elite? Processes of elitization in Swedish Civil Society

Project Details


The overall aim of this project is to explore the characteristics of civil society elite(s) and to understand and explain processes of elitization and de-elitization within Swedish civil society. It also aims at addressing if and how these processes affect actors' autonomy and ability to represent groups and beneficiaries.

Layman's description

Effective start/end date2017/01/012018/12/31


  • Swedish Agency for Youth and Civil Society

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences


  • civil society
  • elite studies
  • Integration
  • leadership