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Om man är ny i Sverige kan det ta lång tid innan man förstår svenskars syn på sexualitet : en kritisk diskursanalys av sex- och samlevnadsundervisningsmaterial inom SFI

Benitez Caris, Monica LU (2010) MRSK01 20101
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The demand for sex education targeting immigrants is a debated issue in Sweden. Generally sex education targeting immigrants has been carried out through Swedish for immigrants (SFI), since it is an educational institution which reaches a lot of newly arrived adults in Sweden.
In this essay I examine two pieces of sex education material which have been used in SFI. The main purpose is to scrutinize how sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being conceptualized in the material and how they inter-sect. The analysis is carried out by using critical discourse analysis (CDA) and examines the hegemonic discourses and ideologies surrounding the con-struction of sexuality in the material.
The study shows how the conceptualization of sexuality is... (More)
The demand for sex education targeting immigrants is a debated issue in Sweden. Generally sex education targeting immigrants has been carried out through Swedish for immigrants (SFI), since it is an educational institution which reaches a lot of newly arrived adults in Sweden.
In this essay I examine two pieces of sex education material which have been used in SFI. The main purpose is to scrutinize how sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being conceptualized in the material and how they inter-sect. The analysis is carried out by using critical discourse analysis (CDA) and examines the hegemonic discourses and ideologies surrounding the con-struction of sexuality in the material.
The study shows how the conceptualization of sexuality is closely linked to constructions of gender and ethnicity and how they together form a “Swedish sexuality”. Furthermore, I also discuss how the sex education ma-terials are normative in its mediation of this Swedish sexuality. (Less)
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author
Benitez Caris, Monica LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK01 20101
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
sexuality, critical discourse analysis, intersectionality, Swedish for immigrants (SFI), sex education material
language
Swedish
id
1609110
date added to LUP
2010-11-18 08:49:00
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2014-09-04 08:27:47
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  abstract     = {The demand for sex education targeting immigrants is a debated issue in Sweden. Generally sex education targeting immigrants has been carried out through Swedish for immigrants (SFI), since it is an educational institution which reaches a lot of newly arrived adults in Sweden. 
In this essay I examine two pieces of sex education material which have been used in SFI. The main purpose is to scrutinize how sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being conceptualized in the material and how they inter-sect. The analysis is carried out by using critical discourse analysis (CDA) and examines the hegemonic discourses and ideologies surrounding the con-struction of sexuality in the material. 
The study shows how the conceptualization of sexuality is closely linked to constructions of gender and ethnicity and how they together form a “Swedish sexuality”. Furthermore, I also discuss how the sex education ma-terials are normative in its mediation of this Swedish sexuality.},
  author       = {Benitez Caris, Monica},
  keyword      = {sexuality,critical discourse analysis,intersectionality,Swedish for immigrants (SFI),sex education material},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Om man är ny i Sverige kan det ta lång tid innan man förstår svenskars syn på sexualitet : en kritisk diskursanalys av sex- och samlevnadsundervisningsmaterial inom SFI},
  year         = {2010},
}