Essays about: "Nordic exceptionalism"

Found 4 essays containing the words Nordic exceptionalism.

  1. 1. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neither victim nor fetish : ‘Asian’ women and the effects of racialization in the Swedish context

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Mavis Hooi; [2018]
    Keywords : racialization; racism; Asian women; Sweden; Western context; Nordic context; panethnicity; stereotypes; visuality; coercive mimeticism; epistemic injustice; narratives; Critical Race Theory; intersectionality; everyday racism; structural racism; rasifiering; rasism; asiatiska kvinnor; Sverige; västerländsk kontext; nordisk kontext; panetnicitet; stereotyper; visualitet; epistemisk orättvisa; kritisk rasteori; intersektionalitet; vardagsrasism; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : People who are racialized in Sweden as ‘Asian’—a panethnic category—come from different countries or ethnic backgrounds and yet, often face similar, gender-specific forms of discrimination which have a significant impact on their whole lives. This thesis centres women who are racialized as 'Asian', focusing on how their racialization affects, and is shaped by, their social, professional and intimate relationships, and their interactions with others—in particular, with white majority Swedes, but also other ethnic minorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oriental Fantasy : A postcolonial discourse analysis of Western belly dancers’ imaginations of Egypt and dance festivals in Egypt

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för historie-, turism- och medievetenskapLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Mavis Hooi; [2015]
    Keywords : Tourism; belly dance; Oriental dance; Egypt; women; white women; postcolonialism; intersectionality; Orientalism; Discourse; Nordic exceptionalism;

    Abstract : Belly dance is popularly practised in the West, and every year, thousands of enthusiasts and professionals from around the world travel to attend belly dance festivals in Egypt, which is considered the cultural centre of the dance. This bachelor’s thesis examines the discourses produced by Western or ʽwhiteʼ belly dancers from Sweden and Finland, on the topics of tourism in Egypt and belly dance festivals in Egypt. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Scandinavian Exceptionalism Thesis And Penal Policy Making. Exploring Penal Exceptionalism And The Public’s Legal Consciousness In Sweden.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Ellinor Wepsäläinen; Anna Wikström; [2014]
    Keywords : Scandinavian exceptionalism; penal punitiveness; public opinion; legal consciousness; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : When studying in Brussels, Belgium, we first encountered the term “Scandinavian Exceptionalism”. We came to understand that many western countries are experiencing an increased punitiveness; high imprisonment rates, overcrowded prisons, relatively bad prison conditions as opposed to the Scandinavian countries. READ MORE