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Att var ung och invandrare: en attitydundersökning bland invandrarungdomar

Holmblad, Per and Svahn, Johanna (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of our essay was to find out how the immigrated youth, experience, that Swedes around them look at them, as part of the group immigrants and how the Swedes look at them as individuals. We also wanted to know how the immigrated youth look at themselves and other immigrants. We interviewed eight students in the ninth grade who are immigrants. We came through our interviews to the conclusion that the immigrated youth that we interviewed had a general idea of what immigrants are like, which was quite negative. They did not think this way about themselves, their family or their friends. They also thought that Swedes have a settled view on what immigrants are like. The immigrated youth we interviewed had a very positive view on their... (More)
The purpose of our essay was to find out how the immigrated youth, experience, that Swedes around them look at them, as part of the group immigrants and how the Swedes look at them as individuals. We also wanted to know how the immigrated youth look at themselves and other immigrants. We interviewed eight students in the ninth grade who are immigrants. We came through our interviews to the conclusion that the immigrated youth that we interviewed had a general idea of what immigrants are like, which was quite negative. They did not think this way about themselves, their family or their friends. They also thought that Swedes have a settled view on what immigrants are like. The immigrated youth we interviewed had a very positive view on their future. We can in our essay not show that the immigrated youth were influenced by what others say, or think, about them. The research and the theoretical starting point in our essay say that you as a person become who you are in interaction with other human beings and therefore do get influenced by what others say to and about you. (Less)
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author
Holmblad, Per and Svahn, Johanna
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organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1357989
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of our essay was to find out how the immigrated youth, experience, that Swedes around them look at them, as part of the group immigrants and how the Swedes look at them as individuals. We also wanted to know how the immigrated youth look at themselves and other immigrants. We interviewed eight students in the ninth grade who are immigrants. We came through our interviews to the conclusion that the immigrated youth that we interviewed had a general idea of what immigrants are like, which was quite negative. They did not think this way about themselves, their family or their friends. They also thought that Swedes have a settled view on what immigrants are like. The immigrated youth we interviewed had a very positive view on their future. We can in our essay not show that the immigrated youth were influenced by what others say, or think, about them. The research and the theoretical starting point in our essay say that you as a person become who you are in interaction with other human beings and therefore do get influenced by what others say to and about you.},
  author       = {Holmblad, Per and Svahn, Johanna},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att var ung och invandrare: en attitydundersökning bland invandrarungdomar},
  year         = {2001},
}