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Policy in a local setting

Boman, Sofie LU (2011) WPMM30 20112
Department of Political Science
Abstract
With a pair of intersectional glasses this thesis approaches public policy and processes surrounding it. By asking the following research questions: From an intersectional departing point, which policies are (re-)produced through the street-level bureaucrat? How can this be analyzed with an intersectional departing point? I search for answers within a long-term project which participant's are immigrants suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). I conducted a case study and a critical policy analysis departing in the specific case. A number of methods together operationalized my research question and theoretical framework in to useful a useful methodological containing; case study theory, interviews, Carol Bacchi's WPR-approach... (More)
With a pair of intersectional glasses this thesis approaches public policy and processes surrounding it. By asking the following research questions: From an intersectional departing point, which policies are (re-)produced through the street-level bureaucrat? How can this be analyzed with an intersectional departing point? I search for answers within a long-term project which participant's are immigrants suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). I conducted a case study and a critical policy analysis departing in the specific case. A number of methods together operationalized my research question and theoretical framework in to useful a useful methodological containing; case study theory, interviews, Carol Bacchi's WPR-approach to policy analysis and observation. Results of the study shows how intertwined ideas of citizenship (social), employment and empowerment are, and that these ideas are not solely created at singe projects but exists in a larger context. (Less)
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author
Boman, Sofie LU
supervisor
organization
course
WPMM30 20112
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
intersectionality, policy, citizenship, street-level bureaucrats, public administration
language
English
id
2199101
date added to LUP
2011-12-07 09:46:32
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  abstract     = {With a pair of intersectional glasses this thesis approaches public policy and processes surrounding it. By asking the following research questions: From an intersectional departing point, which policies are (re-)produced  through the street-level bureaucrat? How can this be analyzed with an intersectional departing point? I search for answers within a long-term project which participant's are immigrants suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). I conducted a case study and a critical policy analysis departing in the specific case. A number of methods together operationalized my research question and theoretical framework in to useful a useful methodological containing; case study theory, interviews, Carol Bacchi's WPR-approach to policy analysis and observation. Results of the study shows how intertwined ideas of citizenship (social), employment and empowerment are, and that these ideas are not solely created at singe projects but exists in a larger context.},
  author       = {Boman, Sofie},
  keyword      = {intersectionality,policy,citizenship,street-level bureaucrats,public administration},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Policy in a local setting},
  year         = {2011},
}