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Främlingsfientlighet på schemat? - En normativ analys av Sverigedemokraternas närvaro i skolan

Wettler, Therese LU (2009) STVK01 20092
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis discusses the question whether it can be justified that the xenophobic party “Sverigedemokraterna” is not allowed admittance to the Swedish schools. Political parties are invited to schools and also ask to be invited to take part in debates or to hand out leaflets, especially before elections.
In order to answer that question I present what the curriculum says on civic education and I construct three normative ideals, a Liberal, a Communitarian and a Marxist, from ideas from political thinkers such as Mouffe, Gutmann, Etzioni and Brighouse. I mainly use information material from The Swedish National Agency for Education and the National Union of Teachers.
The result of my study shows that according to the Liberal ideal you... (More)
This thesis discusses the question whether it can be justified that the xenophobic party “Sverigedemokraterna” is not allowed admittance to the Swedish schools. Political parties are invited to schools and also ask to be invited to take part in debates or to hand out leaflets, especially before elections.
In order to answer that question I present what the curriculum says on civic education and I construct three normative ideals, a Liberal, a Communitarian and a Marxist, from ideas from political thinkers such as Mouffe, Gutmann, Etzioni and Brighouse. I mainly use information material from The Swedish National Agency for Education and the National Union of Teachers.
The result of my study shows that according to the Liberal ideal you cannot refuse “Sverigedemokraterna” admittance since it threatens the legitimacy of the curriculum. From the Communitarian point of view you can exclude them by referring to the common good. The Marxist ideal provides the answer that antagonistic conflict must be avoided at any cost, and consequently a ban of the “Sverigedemokraterna” from the schools can be justified because they promote xenophobia. (Less)
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author
Wettler, Therese LU
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STVK01 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Education, Values Education, Sverigedemokraterna, Xenophobia, Civic Education
language
Swedish
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1526145
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2010-02-01 11:44:30
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  abstract     = {This thesis discusses the question whether it can be justified that the xenophobic party “Sverigedemokraterna” is not allowed admittance to the Swedish schools. Political parties are invited to schools and also ask to be invited to take part in debates or to hand out leaflets, especially before elections. 
 In order to answer that question I present what the curriculum says on civic education and I construct three normative ideals, a Liberal, a Communitarian and a Marxist, from ideas from political thinkers such as Mouffe, Gutmann, Etzioni and Brighouse. I mainly use information material from The Swedish National Agency for Education and the National Union of Teachers. 
The result of my study shows that according to the Liberal ideal you cannot refuse “Sverigedemokraterna” admittance since it threatens the legitimacy of the curriculum. From the Communitarian point of view you can exclude them by referring to the common good. The Marxist ideal provides the answer that antagonistic conflict must be avoided at any cost, and consequently a ban of the “Sverigedemokraterna” from the schools can be justified because they promote xenophobia.},
  author       = {Wettler, Therese},
  keyword      = {Education,Values Education,Sverigedemokraterna,Xenophobia,Civic Education},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Främlingsfientlighet på schemat? - En normativ analys av Sverigedemokraternas närvaro i skolan},
  year         = {2009},
}