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Hur påverkar boendesegregationen invandrarungdomars livsvillkor och möjligheter till integration i samhället?

Hellberg, Marina (2001)
Sociology
Abstract
There is an important discussion going on in Sweden today concerning the position of the immigrant children, particularly with regard to their ethnic identity, linguistic development, work situation as well as their social adjustment. Most attention has however been focused upon the fact that young people from ethnic groups tend to have higher rates of maladjustment, compared to Swedish young people. The reason for this is that the young immigrants "belong to " two different cultures, where obviously values and attitudes from parents that is the old generation conflict with those of the new society. Another contributory cause is most certainly that they live together in special areas called suburbs, or in groups where you do not mix with... (More)
There is an important discussion going on in Sweden today concerning the position of the immigrant children, particularly with regard to their ethnic identity, linguistic development, work situation as well as their social adjustment. Most attention has however been focused upon the fact that young people from ethnic groups tend to have higher rates of maladjustment, compared to Swedish young people. The reason for this is that the young immigrants "belong to " two different cultures, where obviously values and attitudes from parents that is the old generation conflict with those of the new society. Another contributory cause is most certainly that they live together in special areas called suburbs, or in groups where you do not mix with Swedish people and that immigrants want to live near their fellow countrymen. The main purpose of this study is to describe ethnic residential segregation and see how this can affect the possibility and vital necessity of the immigrants to integrate into the Swedish society. The housing policy known as "million homes programme" 1965-75 has been important factor to the ethnical segregation. This study tries to show how the ethnic background of the immigrants can create integration problems. The result indicates though that many young immigrants are actually happy in the suburbs. They create new links over ethnic barriers - with the music playing an important part in this. This is called syncretic culture. Keywords: young immigrant, ethnic residential segregation, identity, integration, syncretic culture (Less)
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Hellberg, Marina
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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Sociology, Sociologi
language
Swedish
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1355171
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {There is an important discussion going on in Sweden today concerning the position of the immigrant children, particularly with regard to their ethnic identity, linguistic development, work situation as well as their social adjustment. Most attention has however been focused upon the fact that young people from ethnic groups tend to have higher rates of maladjustment, compared to Swedish young people. The reason for this is that the young immigrants "belong to " two different cultures, where obviously values and attitudes from parents that is the old generation conflict with those of the new society. Another contributory cause is most certainly that they live together in special areas called suburbs, or in groups where you do not mix with Swedish people and that immigrants want to live near their fellow countrymen. The main purpose of this study is to describe ethnic residential segregation and see how this can affect the possibility and vital necessity of the immigrants to integrate into the Swedish society. The housing policy known as "million homes programme" 1965-75 has been important factor to the ethnical segregation. This study tries to show how the ethnic background of the immigrants can create integration problems. The result indicates though that many young immigrants are actually happy in the suburbs. They create new links over ethnic barriers - with the music playing an important part in this. This is called syncretic culture. Keywords: young immigrant, ethnic residential segregation, identity, integration, syncretic culture},
  author       = {Hellberg, Marina},
  keyword      = {Sociology,Sociologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hur påverkar boendesegregationen invandrarungdomars livsvillkor och möjligheter till integration i samhället?},
  year         = {2001},
}