Risto Alapuro

Emeritus professor of Sociology
University of Helsinki, Finland
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

"1968" in Finland

2018, issue 42, Risto Alapuro: Finland, as any other country that encountered the youth revolt in the 1960s, experienced it in its own, specific way. The particularity of the Finnish case goes back to the Finnish civil war in 1918. Then a political culture was established, in which a strong domestic communist movement was coupled with an extremely anti-communist intelligentsia and educated class.

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