Essays about: "Ethnicity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 281 essays containing the word Ethnicity.

  1. 1. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. ON THE SWEDISH SOCIAL INSURANCE AGENCY AND ITS APPROACH TO DIVERSITY: A Study of Social Inclusion and Diversity in the Swedish Social Insurance System (SSIA)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mattias Lagerstrand; [2018-10-05]
    Keywords : Swedish social security agency; equal provision; diversity; diversification of diversity; superdiversity; welfare provision; linguistic diversity; migrant networks; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that the study of diversity need to account for variables other than ethnicity and nationality in order to provide more nuanced findings of the local diversity of experiences also on the basis of e.g. age, gender, migration status and linguistic diversity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratives on ageing in the neighbouring country - An oral history study of first-generation Swedish Finns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Saana Boahen; [2018-07-18]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; Swedish Finns; ageing migrants; national minority; feeling of belonging;

    Abstract : This paper intended to combine two strands of study: ageing and migration. The aim of the study was to examine, how do individuals belonging to the first-generation of Swedish Finns experience the changes that have taken place in their lives, after having migrated from Finland to Sweden as labour migrants in the 1960’s and 1970’s. READ MORE