Essays about: "Finland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 350 essays containing the word Finland.

  1. 1. “The grandiosity of tasks and mediocrity of tools”: Confronting the transnational social question with mobile CEE citizens’ experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristin Clay; [2019-01-17]
    Keywords : Transnational Social Question; Intra-EU Mobility; European Citizenship; European Dis integration; Coloniality; Decolonial Option;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the debate surrounding east-west intra-EU mobility, the transnational social question and European citizenship by uncovering often undervalued and stigmatized histories, periences, and knowledge from the EU’s central and eastern member states by highlighting the voices of mobile CEE citizens in Sweden. Taking a problem-driven, adaptive approach, this thesis draws on qualitative interviews—with twelve respondents representing Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia—contextualized by official documents from the EU and Sweden, including a European Commission communication and press release, a report prepared by Sweden’s National Board of Trade, and a letter from the EU Affairs ministers of Sweden, Finland, and Norway defending the freedom of movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of National Identity : The Kalevala and the Finnish

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Olivia Ahonen; [2019]
    Keywords : Identity construction; Nationalism; Culture;

    Abstract : Forming an identity or a national identity is a long process every country in the world has gone through. The purpose of this research paper is to investigate how the Finnish identity has been portrayed in media between the years 1836-1893. READ MORE

  3. 3. Governing orders at odds in Sápmi : assessing governability in trans-border reindeer herding with help of social impact assessment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Agnes Grönvall; [2019]
    Keywords : problem-solving capacity; governing orders; first order of governance; social Impact assessment; trans-border reindeer herding; reindeer herding; Sami people; indigenous people;

    Abstract : The Sami people, an indigenous people in Scandinavia, and their cultural practice of reindeer herding have been divided across the northern parts of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and north-western Russia, since the national borders were established in the 1700-1800s. In Sweden and Norway, trans-border reindeer herding (TBRH) has been regulated by several bilateral agreements, but from 2005 the countries have failed to negotiate a new convention for TBRH. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Internal Performance Benchmark : -Cost Gap Analysis between painting processes

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Simon Rosell Sagrelius; [2018]
    Keywords : Internal Benchmark; Gap Analysis; PDCA; ABC;

    Abstract : Scania OmniExpress Busproduction Finland Oy in Lahti, a company that manufactures buses of product family Scania Interlink LD, Scania Interlink MD, Scania Interlink HD and Scania Citywide LE Suburban. As Scania receives larger customer orders, these orders are divided into both Scania Production Słupsk S.A. READ MORE