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Vision Malmö - En analys av Malmö stads visioner kring stadens utveckling

Blennow, Daniel and Sahlin, Nanny (2006)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis is a critical discourse analysis of the vision of Malmös contemporary urban development. By analysing official documents produced by Malmö municipality our aim is to make discursive and sociolcultural practices in the constitution and construction of the city visible and problematicize them. To do so we use critical discourse analysis and theories on Urban Studies. Malmö is a city historically labeld as a ?labour- city?, with heavy industry as its main labourmarket. During the past decades, urban development towards post- industrial cities has influenced urban cities globally, and so even Malmö. This is a economic development witch has given new requirements on profiling and ?city- marketing? in Malmö. In order to keep economic... (More)
This thesis is a critical discourse analysis of the vision of Malmös contemporary urban development. By analysing official documents produced by Malmö municipality our aim is to make discursive and sociolcultural practices in the constitution and construction of the city visible and problematicize them. To do so we use critical discourse analysis and theories on Urban Studies. Malmö is a city historically labeld as a ?labour- city?, with heavy industry as its main labourmarket. During the past decades, urban development towards post- industrial cities has influenced urban cities globally, and so even Malmö. This is a economic development witch has given new requirements on profiling and ?city- marketing? in Malmö. In order to keep economic interests and vacant jobs in the city, Malmö has initiating several projects in order to cope with this development. The thesis means to say that Malmö, through its projects, is turning to economically strong persons and companies, and that this development has an excluding practice. Further on it means to say that the discourse produced by Malmö city constructs a city intended for the construction of the ?creative class?. (Less)
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author
Blennow, Daniel and Sahlin, Nanny
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Diskurs, Malmö, Vision, Urban studies, Strukturomvandling, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper
language
Swedish
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1326090
date added to LUP
2006-06-19
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2006-06-19
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  abstract     = {This thesis is a critical discourse analysis of the vision of Malmös contemporary urban development. By analysing official documents produced by Malmö municipality our aim is to make discursive and sociolcultural practices in the constitution and construction of the city visible and problematicize them. To do so we use critical discourse analysis and theories on Urban Studies. Malmö is a city historically labeld as a ?labour- city?, with heavy industry as its main labourmarket. During the past decades, urban development towards post- industrial cities has influenced urban cities globally, and so even Malmö. This is a economic development witch has given new requirements on profiling and ?city- marketing? in Malmö. In order to keep economic interests and vacant jobs in the city, Malmö has initiating several projects in order to cope with this development. The thesis means to say that Malmö, through its projects, is turning to economically strong persons and companies, and that this development has an excluding practice. Further on it means to say that the discourse produced by Malmö city constructs a city intended for the construction of the ?creative class?.},
  author       = {Blennow, Daniel and Sahlin, Nanny},
  keyword      = {Diskurs,Malmö,Vision,Urban studies,Strukturomvandling,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vision Malmö - En analys av Malmö stads visioner kring stadens utveckling},
  year         = {2006},
}