Essays about: "Finland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 437 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. 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. Becoming Citizens : Representations of Citizenship in European Children's Literature

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Aura Saxen; [2018]
    Keywords : children s literature; citizenship; Europe; nation state; critical content analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the representations of citizenship in award-winning children's novels from Finland, France, Sweden and the UK to analyse how the effects of recent cultural and economic developments affecting European societies are described and explored in children's literature. In recent years, both the EU and the nation-state have seemed to be in a state of crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of Relative School Starting Age on Having an Individualized Curriculum in Finland

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Aapo Kivinen; [2018]
    Keywords : Special Education; Relative Age Effect;

    Abstract : In Finland, a child in special education receives an individualized curriculum if standard support does not suffice. In this thesis, I study how relative school starting age affects the probability of having an individualized curriculum. Due to the cutoff date of school starting age, there is an age gap of roughly one year in each class. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reactions of the Nordic Stock Markets to changes in Credit Ratings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Reda Ben Larbi; Christoffer Ström; [2018]
    Keywords : Credit rating announcement; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The relevance of credit ratings has seen augmented growth after the financial crises, especially in the Eurobond market, even though U.S. agencies have been criticised whether ratings are relevant information sources for international capital markets and if non-U.S. READ MORE