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"Dom är ju helt underbara en del..." - ungdomars röster om invandrare och svenskar

Lindgren, Ida-Christina and Gladh, Mia (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to analyze if and how teenagers think about immigrants and Swedes, the relationship between them and to find out where these thoughts originate from. The essay consisted of four main questions; do the teenagers think in terms of immigrants and Swedes? How do the teenagers reason in terms of who is an immigrant and who is Swedish? What do they think about the relationship between immigrants and Swedes? Where do these opinions originate from?

The study was based on eight interviews conducted with teenagers born in 1987. Our conclusion of the study was that it is not easy to determine who is Swedish and who is not. It was clear in this study though that looks and behaviour were utterly important. The teenagers... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to analyze if and how teenagers think about immigrants and Swedes, the relationship between them and to find out where these thoughts originate from. The essay consisted of four main questions; do the teenagers think in terms of immigrants and Swedes? How do the teenagers reason in terms of who is an immigrant and who is Swedish? What do they think about the relationship between immigrants and Swedes? Where do these opinions originate from?

The study was based on eight interviews conducted with teenagers born in 1987. Our conclusion of the study was that it is not easy to determine who is Swedish and who is not. It was clear in this study though that looks and behaviour were utterly important. The teenagers also said that their behaviour changed, deliberately or not, when they communicated with people from other cultures. Furthermore, family and environment primarily formed the teenagers´ opinions. (Less)
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author
Lindgren, Ida-Christina and Gladh, Mia
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
svenskar, invandrare, ungdomar, Social changes, theory of social work, Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete
language
Swedish
id
1326789
date added to LUP
2006-06-16
date last changed
2006-06-16
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to analyze if and how teenagers think about immigrants and Swedes, the relationship between them and to find out where these thoughts originate from. The essay consisted of four main questions; do the teenagers think in terms of immigrants and Swedes? How do the teenagers reason in terms of who is an immigrant and who is Swedish? What do they think about the relationship between immigrants and Swedes? Where do these opinions originate from?

The study was based on eight interviews conducted with teenagers born in 1987. Our conclusion of the study was that it is not easy to determine who is Swedish and who is not. It was clear in this study though that looks and behaviour were utterly important. The teenagers also said that their behaviour changed, deliberately or not, when they communicated with people from other cultures. Furthermore, family and environment primarily formed the teenagers´ opinions.},
  author       = {Lindgren, Ida-Christina and Gladh, Mia},
  keyword      = {svenskar,invandrare,ungdomar,Social changes, theory of social work,Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Dom är ju helt underbara en del..." - ungdomars röster om invandrare och svenskar},
  year         = {2006},
}