Essays about: "Immigrants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 502 essays containing the word Immigrants.

  1. 1. The distribution of Foreigners and Locals in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Davide Dutto; Duyun Lei; [2020]
    Keywords : Agglomeration; Zipf’s law; Rank size distribution; Migration; Population;

    Abstract : This study aims to find a relationship between the distribution of locals inside of Sweden and the municipalities’ relative concentration of foreigners. With the usage of data found in the website Statistics Sweden, we aim to investigate the existence of any relationship between the local population size of a municipality against the number of foreigners present in said municipalities, and see whether foreigners and immigrants are more concentrated in more populated municipalities rather than less populated ones. READ MORE

  2. 2. CROSSING BORDERS: A Study of Transnational Living in Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2014) and No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ingegerd Stenport; [2019-10-22]
    Keywords : Taye Selasi; No Violet Bulawayo; Sara Ahmed; Afropoitanism;

    Abstract : Abstract: A number of authors of African descent published ‘Afropolitan’ novels around the year 2010. Several of these diaspora novels dominated the literary scene and caused intense debates about the contested concept of Afropolitanism. The authors Taye Selasi and No Violet Bulawayo challenge colonial images of Africa in their writing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individualized Islamic practices and proving ‘normality’ - Thoughts and experiences of Muslim international students regarding their Muslim identities and everyday religious practices in Swedish society

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Negin Mohaghegh Harandi; [2019-10-18]
    Keywords : Muslims; international students; individualization of religion; stigmatization; identity- practicing Islam- lived religion.;

    Abstract : Due to a rapid growth of immigration from Muslim majority countries, the number of Muslims living in Sweden has dramatically increased since 1950s. Sweden has a very diverse Muslim population in terms of cultural, ethnic, political, linguistic and educational background. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Female Migrant Housing Experiences” An in-depth intersectional analysis of housing experiences for female scholars from the global south living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Patience Nkengafac; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : Female scholars; international students; Global south; Housing experiences; Intersectionality; Gender and Migration; Study in Sweden and housing crisis in Sweden;

    Abstract : Living in Sweden is becoming far problematic for immigrants because of the fast-growing population without a correspondent increase in the construction of housing. The high demand of housing and its limited number of supplies has led to shortage and as a result price escalation. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Am I What You See?” Unaccompanied Afghans in the Swedish media and their integration prospects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Nazifa Alizada; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : unaccompanied Afghans; migration; integration; media representations; Swedish media; perception of representation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with representation of unaccompanied Afghan immigrants in the Swedishmedia. In the post-2015 context, unaccompanied Afghans have gained tremendous mediaattention in Sweden. READ MORE