Essays about: "Ethnicity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 277 essays containing the word Ethnicity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Knowledge Construction in Multicultural Reading Projects

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Svatava Nigutova; [2018]
    Keywords : Multicultural education; Didactics; J. A. Banks; Vygotsky; knowledge construction; scaffolding; reading; perspective-taking; authentic texts; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This paper researches the theoretical background needed for the implementation of literary texts with multicultural themes for use in EFL courses in Sweden and it offers several concrete didactical solutions for multicultural reading. The theory of multicultural education by J. A. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intersecting housing discrimination : A socio-legal study on the limits of Swedish anti-discrimination law

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sandra Klinth; [2018]
    Keywords : anti-discrimination law; critical legal studies; discrimination; housing; human rights; intersectionality; law; limits of law; socio-legal studies;

    Abstract : This qualitative socio-legal study critically examined the protection against housing discrimination found in chapter 2 § 12 of the Swedish Discrimination Act (SFS 2008:567), in light of United Nations, Council of Europe and European Union housing and non-discrimination (human rights) standards. As an applied socio-legal study it aimed to be critical towards the limits of law in context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inconspicuously foreign: Everyday identity work within the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Brandur Nolsøe; [2018]
    Keywords : Presentation of self; symbolic interactionism; situational ethnicity; impression management; ethnic identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the identity work of members of the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen from a sociological perspective. Building on a symbolic interactionist view of social interaction, I explore the strategies of presentation of self in a diasporic environment, in which members adapt their role performances according to ongoing changes to rules of interaction. READ MORE