Essays about: "Othering"

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  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. "Do you want to help them" Analyzing the representation of African Americans in Expressen's news reports of 53 youths from Chicago visiting Stockholm in 1966.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Keenan Allen; [2019]
    Keywords : Representation; African Americans; Swedes; Stereotype; Discourse;

    Abstract : This study is a qualitative content analysis, aiming to analyze the representation of African Americans in reports made by the Swedish newspaper Expressen, covering a journey with 53 youths from Chicago to Stockholm in 1966. This study has a critical approach to understanding how preferred meanings were reproduced in Expressen’s representation of the African American participants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identities from the Kabylie: Narrating Amazigh identity through conflict understanding

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Seréna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Amazigh identity; Algeria; Kabylie; Narrative analysis; Conflict understanding; Identity construction;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to understand how participants’ with an Amazigh identity in the Kabylie narrates their conflict understanding in relation to their identity. In order to contribute to the conflict transformation, this study sought to complement previous research that approaches the ‘conflict(s)’ in an etic way, by approaching the conflict understanding from an emic point of view. READ MORE

  4. 4. J. K. Rowling’s tweets following and regarding the Parkland School Shooting – A Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa Katharina Wachter; [2018]
    Keywords : J. K. Rowling; Celebrity Twitter Practice; Critical Discourse Analysis; Celebrity Advocacy; Parkland School Shooting;

    Abstract : The Parkland School Shooting in February 2018 caused a flood of empathy, grief, and anger on Twitter. Having gained popularity and a reputation for her political commentary on US American events on the social media platform, the British author J. K. Rowling published a variety of intriguing tweets following and regarding the Shooting. READ MORE

  5. 5. The European Project : A Comparative Critical Discourse Analysis of Three State of the Union Speeches

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Louise Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : EU; Juncker; discourse; legitimisation; identity; Europastudier; State of the Union speeches; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative study on how the current President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, views the on-going project of European integration and how he constructs a ‘European identity’. The sample material consists of his three State of the Union speeches from 2015, 2016 and 2017, where Juncker reflects on events in the past year and presents the European Commission’s coming proposals. READ MORE