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"Utanförskapets reservarmé": talet om Rosengård i svensk dags- och kvällstidningspress

Bruschi Ures, Mauricio (2009)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim with this study has been to examine and to analyze the discourse of Rosengård in Swedish media. With the concept of discourse is meant here specific ways to speak about and to understand the world, or a part of it. In order to reach increased understanding regarding media presentations and constructions of Rosengård, I have done a study about how Rosengård has been presented in the Swedish daily and evening press during the violent acts that took place in Rosengård in the spring and summer of 2008, when youths regarding to media put cars and containers on fire, and also threw stones at fire engines and other emergency service vehicles when these had to turn out to put out the fires. The collected data, containing newspaper... (More)
The aim with this study has been to examine and to analyze the discourse of Rosengård in Swedish media. With the concept of discourse is meant here specific ways to speak about and to understand the world, or a part of it. In order to reach increased understanding regarding media presentations and constructions of Rosengård, I have done a study about how Rosengård has been presented in the Swedish daily and evening press during the violent acts that took place in Rosengård in the spring and summer of 2008, when youths regarding to media put cars and containers on fire, and also threw stones at fire engines and other emergency service vehicles when these had to turn out to put out the fires. The collected data, containing newspaper articles, has been analyzed on the basis of the critical discourse analysis, CDA, which is a mould of a textanalytical method. This study applies a social constructivist perspective. The following conclusions, among others, could be reached in this study: among those reality descriptions that were constructed about Rosengård in the daily and evening press during the spring and summer of 2008, Rosengård was presented as a dangerous and threat full concrete suburb full of "immigrants". The picture of Rosengård as a problematic "immigrant suburb", were outsidership and social problems constitute the inhabitants' everyday existence, dominates in the press. Rosengård as a geographic area, together with its inhabitants comprising the "immigrants", must thereof stand as representative for all the things that "we" consider as unknown and deviating. Rosengård, together with its inhabitants, have in other terms in media contexts become objects for territorial stigmatization. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The aim with this study has been to examine and to analyze the discourse of Rosengård in Swedish media. With the concept of discourse is meant here specific ways to speak about and to understand the world, or a part of it. In order to reach increased understanding regarding media presentations and constructions of Rosengård, I have done a study about how Rosengård has been presented in the Swedish daily and evening press during the violent acts that took place in Rosengård in the spring and summer of 2008, when youths regarding to media put cars and containers on fire, and also threw stones at fire engines and other emergency service vehicles when these had to turn out to put out the fires. The collected data, containing newspaper articles, has been analyzed on the basis of the critical discourse analysis, CDA, which is a mould of a textanalytical method. This study applies a social constructivist perspective. The following conclusions, among others, could be reached in this study: among those reality descriptions that were constructed about Rosengård in the daily and evening press during the spring and summer of 2008, Rosengård was presented as a dangerous and threat full concrete suburb full of "immigrants". The picture of Rosengård as a problematic "immigrant suburb", were outsidership and social problems constitute the inhabitants' everyday existence, dominates in the press. Rosengård as a geographic area, together with its inhabitants comprising the "immigrants", must thereof stand as representative for all the things that "we" consider as unknown and deviating. Rosengård, together with its inhabitants, have in other terms in media contexts become objects for territorial stigmatization.},
  author       = {Bruschi Ures, Mauricio},
  keyword      = {Rosengård,discourse,discourse analysis,critical discourse analysis,social constructivism,discoursive practic,social practic,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Sociology,Sociologi,Social changes, theory of social work,Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete,Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring,Press and communication sciences,Journalistik, media, kommunikation,Social pedagogy,Socialpedagogik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Utanförskapets reservarmé": talet om Rosengård i svensk dags- och kvällstidningspress},
  year         = {2009},
}