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Att be om ursäkt - En komparativ studie om att be sin ursprungsbefolkning om ursäkt

Tilling, Magdalena LU (2009) MRSK01 20091
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
In February 2008 Australia´s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd offered a national apology to the indigenous peoples of the land for the pain and suffering the foreign government put them through. This historical apology is a world-known event that has raised the question of redress and reconciliation among people in counties where discrimination and exclusion has been a phenomenon against indigenous peoples and minorities. Sweden apologized 1998 to the indigenous peoples of the land, the Sami, which was considered as a failure because the apology was badly written and didn´t represent any new goals, according to the Sami people. The Sami for that reason demands a further apology because redress has not been achieved and reconciliation between the... (More)
In February 2008 Australia´s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd offered a national apology to the indigenous peoples of the land for the pain and suffering the foreign government put them through. This historical apology is a world-known event that has raised the question of redress and reconciliation among people in counties where discrimination and exclusion has been a phenomenon against indigenous peoples and minorities. Sweden apologized 1998 to the indigenous peoples of the land, the Sami, which was considered as a failure because the apology was badly written and didn´t represent any new goals, according to the Sami people. The Sami for that reason demands a further apology because redress has not been achieved and reconciliation between the Sami and the state not fulfilled. A comparative study of the two examples will be analyzed and the differences addressed. This to come up to why the Swedish apology went wrong compared to the Australian and to distinguish whether the Sami has been just as wrongfully
treated as the Australian. This became a bit of a struggle because how can you measure human rights violations when there isn´t any laws or rules regarding if a government should apologize or not? (Less)
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author
Tilling, Magdalena LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK01 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Sweden, apology, indigenous peoples, human rights, redress, upprättelse, mänskliga rättigheter, urinnevånare, Australia
language
Swedish
id
1405539
date added to LUP
2009-06-16 14:02:58
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:44
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  abstract     = {In February 2008 Australia´s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd offered a national apology to the indigenous peoples of the land for the pain and suffering the foreign government put them through. This historical apology is a world-known event that has raised the question of redress and reconciliation among people in counties where discrimination and exclusion has been a phenomenon against indigenous peoples and minorities. Sweden apologized 1998 to the indigenous peoples of the land, the Sami, which was considered as a failure because the apology was badly written and didn´t represent any new goals, according to the Sami people. The Sami for that reason demands a further apology because redress has not been achieved and reconciliation between the Sami and the state not fulfilled. A comparative study of the two examples will be analyzed and the differences addressed. This to come up to why the Swedish apology went wrong compared to the Australian and to distinguish whether the Sami has been just as wrongfully
treated as the Australian. This became a bit of a struggle because how can you measure human rights violations when there isn´t any laws or rules regarding if a government should apologize or not?},
  author       = {Tilling, Magdalena},
  keyword      = {Sweden,apology,indigenous peoples,human rights,redress,upprättelse,mänskliga rättigheter,urinnevånare,Australia},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att be om ursäkt - En komparativ studie om att be sin ursprungsbefolkning om ursäkt},
  year         = {2009},
}