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Romerna och integrationsbegreppet, en diskursanalytisk studie

Persson, Rebeca LU (2010) SOPA63 20092
School of Social Work
Abstract
The main purpose of this study has been to get an insight to the Roma people’s approach to integration. By identifying different discourses in the Roma magazine É Romani Glinda, attempts were done to find patterns in how the perceptions of integration are constructed. This has been done on the basis of discourse analysis with a strong emphasis on social constructivism. Contradictions in how the concept of integration is perceived is highlighted and discussed. Theories of integration have also been applied to the discourses, this in an attempt to clarify possible links between them and already existing integration theories.

One of the principal findings of the study was that the discourses in the magazine had a strong inclination... (More)
The main purpose of this study has been to get an insight to the Roma people’s approach to integration. By identifying different discourses in the Roma magazine É Romani Glinda, attempts were done to find patterns in how the perceptions of integration are constructed. This has been done on the basis of discourse analysis with a strong emphasis on social constructivism. Contradictions in how the concept of integration is perceived is highlighted and discussed. Theories of integration have also been applied to the discourses, this in an attempt to clarify possible links between them and already existing integration theories.

One of the principal findings of the study was that the discourses in the magazine had a strong inclination towards the differences between the Roma people and the majority society. For example was this demonstrated by the emphasis on discrimination, ideas of separation and distrust towards the majority society that were seen in the discourses. Some of the localized discourses were partially surrounded by conflictive opinions. An example of this was the worries about assimilation which often were expressed together with what can be seen as a more integration friendly approach. (Less)
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author
Persson, Rebeca LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
The Roma people and their approach to integration, a discourse analytic study
course
SOPA63 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
romer, integration, socialkonstruktivism, diskursanalys roma people, social constructivism, discourse analysis
language
Swedish
id
1530089
date added to LUP
2010-01-21 14:33:30
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2010-01-21 14:33:30
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  abstract     = {The main purpose of this study has been to get an insight to the Roma people’s approach to integration. By identifying different discourses in the Roma magazine É Romani Glinda, attempts were done to find patterns in how the perceptions of integration are constructed.  This has been done on the basis of discourse analysis with a strong emphasis on social constructivism. Contradictions in how the concept of integration is perceived is highlighted and discussed. Theories of integration have also been applied to the discourses, this in an attempt to clarify possible links between them and already existing integration theories.

One of the principal findings of the study was that the discourses in the magazine had a strong inclination towards the differences between the Roma people and the majority society. For example was this demonstrated by the emphasis on discrimination, ideas of separation and distrust towards the majority society that were seen in the discourses. Some of the localized discourses were partially surrounded by conflictive opinions. An example of this was the worries about assimilation which often were expressed together with what can be seen as a more integration friendly approach.},
  author       = {Persson, Rebeca},
  keyword      = {romer,integration,socialkonstruktivism,diskursanalys
roma people,social constructivism,discourse analysis},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Romerna och integrationsbegreppet, en diskursanalytisk studie},
  year         = {2010},
}