Essays about: "Othering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the word Othering.

  1. 1. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unaccompanied minors in Swedish media - A critical discourse analysis on media constructions of Afghan unaccompanied minors in Aftonbladet and Expressen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vanessa Lennartsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unaccompanied minors; critical discourse analysis; news media; othering;

    Abstract : The ability of media to create powerful images, which shape how readers understand certain issues, is very important, especially when linked to questions regarding the attitude towards the Other. This study focuses on a problem which has not been sufficiently addressed by researchers so far – how unaccompanied minors from Afghanistan are constructed in Swedish media. READ MORE

  3. 3. Refugees, Othering, and Acculturation in Athens: How Can the “Other” Possibly Integrate?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Kathryn Dyas; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; othering; uneven geographies; Athens; refugees; acculturation strategies; Greece; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the past ten years, Greece has been hit by two “crises”. The first, an economic crisis in 2009, which consisted of a series of bailouts from the European Commission, European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, leading to a trend of anti-Greek sentiment within the EU. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Dogs to Kings : Master Narratives and Plurality of Voices in Treasure Island and Black Sails

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Diana Cristina Razman; [2019]
    Keywords : Treasure Island; Black Sails; new historical criticism; narrative; imperialism; othering; Flint; John Silver;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to show how both Treasure Island and Black Sails depict master narratives that are mainly influenced by imperialist ideology. The essay analyzes elements present in both the novel and the television series that reflect imperialist practices such as “othering,” propaganda, and exploitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Melbourne’s ‘African gang crisis’: A content analysis comparing two Melbourne media outlets

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Smyth Lisa; [2019]
    Keywords : African gang crisis; Sudanese-Australians; Sudanese refugees; media content analysis; media framing theory; multiculturalism;

    Abstract : In this paper I argue that in a mediatized Australia, where media are increasingly constructing society and culture as a whole, racializing frames used by Melbourne newspapers The Age and Herald Sun during a two-month period in 2018 contribute to the continued ‘othering’ of the ‘highly visible’ Sudanese-Australian and Sudanese refugee communities, and the erosion of the policy, and lived reality, of multiculturalism in Australia. Building upon the existing extensive body of research about the representation of refugee groups in Australian media, I use media framing theory to inform my analysis. READ MORE