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Att skildra sin historia - En diskursanalys av franska politikers bild av Frankrikes roll som kolonisatör sett ur ett postkolonialteoretiskt och mångkulturellt perspektiv

Cwikiel, Alexandra (2008)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The aftermath of colonization, culture diversity and the recognition of the own

identity - living in a country which has the role of a former colonizer has got consequences in the multicultural French society. These consequences can be seen studying the politics, the education and the history of that country. In this bachelor

thesis I discuss the aftermath of French colonization with a focus on how the French cultural identity can be explained in defining colonialism in French lawmaking. The aim is to understand the definition of the own cultural identity from a postcolonial perspective and what meaning the multicultural society has for this definition. This is an issue which can be seen in politics as well as in

everyday life, and to... (More)
The aftermath of colonization, culture diversity and the recognition of the own

identity - living in a country which has the role of a former colonizer has got consequences in the multicultural French society. These consequences can be seen studying the politics, the education and the history of that country. In this bachelor

thesis I discuss the aftermath of French colonization with a focus on how the French cultural identity can be explained in defining colonialism in French lawmaking. The aim is to understand the definition of the own cultural identity from a postcolonial perspective and what meaning the multicultural society has for this definition. This is an issue which can be seen in politics as well as in

everyday life, and to make an understanding of it, I study how French politicians are representing their country's role as a former colonizer in a postcolonial era. By adopting a discourse analysis to this theme, studying a debate of the law which

aims to recognize the French colonial role in North Africa during the colonial rule with a focus on Algeria, I try to understand how influential politicians in France have the power to explain the French role as colonizer, as well as the power to defend the cultural identity of their country, in teaching new generations about the

history of French colonialism. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The aftermath of colonization, culture diversity and the recognition of the own

identity - living in a country which has the role of a former colonizer has got consequences in the multicultural French society. These consequences can be seen studying the politics, the education and the history of that country. In this bachelor

thesis I discuss the aftermath of French colonization with a focus on how the French cultural identity can be explained in defining colonialism in French lawmaking. The aim is to understand the definition of the own cultural identity from a postcolonial perspective and what meaning the multicultural society has for this definition. This is an issue which can be seen in politics as well as in

everyday life, and to make an understanding of it, I study how French politicians are representing their country's role as a former colonizer in a postcolonial era. By adopting a discourse analysis to this theme, studying a debate of the law which

aims to recognize the French colonial role in North Africa during the colonial rule with a focus on Algeria, I try to understand how influential politicians in France have the power to explain the French role as colonizer, as well as the power to defend the cultural identity of their country, in teaching new generations about the

history of French colonialism.},
  author       = {Cwikiel, Alexandra},
  keyword      = {Frankrike,Kolonialism,Postkolonialism,Mångkulturell,Kulturell identitet,Political history,Politisk historia,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att skildra sin historia - En diskursanalys av franska politikers bild av Frankrikes roll som kolonisatör sett ur ett postkolonialteoretiskt och mångkulturellt perspektiv},
  year         = {2008},
}