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Verklighetens folk - en diskursanalys över begreppet

Ahlstrand, Mårten LU (2010) STVK01 20102
Department of Political Science
Abstract
When the Swedish Christian Democratic Party launched the term “verklighetens folk” (the people of the reality), describing a conflict between the intellectual and cultural elite and the big majority of the voters, they became heavily criticized for trying to get votes in morally grey areas. This essay argues that there is not only tactics to this and claims that the statements are indeed effects of a ideological change where the party, dealing with a more socially fragmented world, are changing from claiming that the state should enforce universal values to a position where protection of individual rights, especially socially, is the most important issue. The essay also argues that of course some tactics lay behind and compare this to the... (More)
When the Swedish Christian Democratic Party launched the term “verklighetens folk” (the people of the reality), describing a conflict between the intellectual and cultural elite and the big majority of the voters, they became heavily criticized for trying to get votes in morally grey areas. This essay argues that there is not only tactics to this and claims that the statements are indeed effects of a ideological change where the party, dealing with a more socially fragmented world, are changing from claiming that the state should enforce universal values to a position where protection of individual rights, especially socially, is the most important issue. The essay also argues that of course some tactics lay behind and compare this to the liberal party and their language demand for citizen ship in the 2002 election. (Less)
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author
Ahlstrand, Mårten LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK01 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
populism, verklighetens folk, Kristdemokraterna, Kritisk diskursanalys, Göran Hägglund
language
Swedish
id
1764822
date added to LUP
2011-02-10 15:41:47
date last changed
2011-02-10 15:41:47
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  abstract     = {When the Swedish Christian Democratic Party launched the term “verklighetens folk” (the people of the reality), describing a conflict between the intellectual and cultural elite and the big majority of the voters, they became heavily criticized for trying to get votes in morally grey areas. This essay argues that there is not only tactics to this and claims that the statements are indeed effects of a ideological change where the party, dealing with a more socially fragmented world, are changing from claiming that the state should enforce universal values to a position where protection of individual rights, especially socially, is the most important issue. The essay also argues that of course some tactics lay behind and compare this to the liberal party and their language demand for citizen ship in the 2002 election.},
  author       = {Ahlstrand, Mårten},
  keyword      = {populism,verklighetens folk,Kristdemokraterna,Kritisk diskursanalys,Göran Hägglund},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Verklighetens folk - en diskursanalys över begreppet},
  year         = {2010},
}