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De Exkluderade - En textanalys av det migrationspolitiska språket om papperslösa och gömda

Ljungkvist Elovaara, Mia LU (2011) STVM01 20111
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Irregular and undocumented migrants often live under harsh conditions, and their rights have been subject to a lot of debates in Sweden the last couple of years. This essay aims to interpret the political language concerning irregular and undocumented migrants using a WPR method and a governmentality-perspective. The theoretical framework I have constructed for the purpose of this study mainly concerns perspectives that relate to social justice theory. The empirical study looks at the period from year 2000 to 2010. The main purpose is to uncover on what grounds and with which assumptions that certain types of politics are formulated. The analysis looks at the use of the terms prohibition, punishment and regulation, and follows these in a... (More)
Irregular and undocumented migrants often live under harsh conditions, and their rights have been subject to a lot of debates in Sweden the last couple of years. This essay aims to interpret the political language concerning irregular and undocumented migrants using a WPR method and a governmentality-perspective. The theoretical framework I have constructed for the purpose of this study mainly concerns perspectives that relate to social justice theory. The empirical study looks at the period from year 2000 to 2010. The main purpose is to uncover on what grounds and with which assumptions that certain types of politics are formulated. The analysis looks at the use of the terms prohibition, punishment and regulation, and follows these in a chronological order which represents how the language has change over the years. However, the result of the study shows that the change in language does not have a corresponding change in immigration policies concerning irregular and undocumented migrants. (Less)
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author
Ljungkvist Elovaara, Mia LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVM01 20111
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Dokumentlös, Governmentality, Irregular migrant, Migrationspolitik, Papperslös, Social rättviseteori, WPR
language
Swedish
id
1968724
date added to LUP
2011-06-20 15:00:07
date last changed
2011-06-20 15:00:07
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  abstract     = {Irregular and undocumented migrants often live under harsh conditions, and their rights have been subject to a lot of debates in Sweden the last couple of years. This essay aims to interpret the political language concerning irregular and undocumented migrants using a WPR method and a  governmentality-perspective. The theoretical framework I have constructed for the purpose of this study mainly concerns perspectives that relate to social justice theory. The empirical study looks at the period from year 2000 to 2010. The main purpose is to uncover on what grounds and with which assumptions that certain types of politics are formulated. The analysis looks at the use of the terms prohibition, punishment and regulation, and follows these in a chronological order which represents how the language has change over the years. However, the result of the study shows that the change in language does not have a corresponding change in immigration policies concerning irregular and undocumented migrants.},
  author       = {Ljungkvist Elovaara, Mia},
  keyword      = {Dokumentlös,Governmentality,Irregular migrant,Migrationspolitik,Papperslös,Social rättviseteori,WPR},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {De Exkluderade - En textanalys av det migrationspolitiska språket om papperslösa och gömda},
  year         = {2011},
}