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Politiska beslut på kommunal nivå. En studie om Malmö stads flyktingmottagande

Pernling, Sofia LU (2013) STVK01 20122
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Since the 1980´s, the municipalities in Sweden are independent actors in the reception of refugees. The local refugee reception occurs through a signed agreement between the Swedish state and the municipality. In this thesis I examine what kind of motives and arguments effects the decision of the local refugee policy, by a case study of the City of Malmö.
In this study, a rational theory of motives and arguments, and a theory of symbolic politics, applies in purpose to answer the question of how Malmö motivates and argues for it’s local reception of refugees. By also applying a theory of what factors that affects the local refugee policy, it becomes clear that the decision makers in Malmö makes their combined decision in the issue of the... (More)
Since the 1980´s, the municipalities in Sweden are independent actors in the reception of refugees. The local refugee reception occurs through a signed agreement between the Swedish state and the municipality. In this thesis I examine what kind of motives and arguments effects the decision of the local refugee policy, by a case study of the City of Malmö.
In this study, a rational theory of motives and arguments, and a theory of symbolic politics, applies in purpose to answer the question of how Malmö motivates and argues for it’s local reception of refugees. By also applying a theory of what factors that affects the local refugee policy, it becomes clear that the decision makers in Malmö makes their combined decision in the issue of the local refugee reception based on different causes.
Malmö has a local refugee reception. It is evident that decisions in the political area are made by what kind of signals Malmö sends out. It is also a question of responsibility. Both rational arguments and symbolic politics are being used. Ideological views and the question of economic matter motivate the participants´ decisions. (Less)
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author
Pernling, Sofia LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK01 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Malmö stad, kommunalt flyktingmottagande, rationella motiv, symbolpolitik
language
Swedish
id
3357902
date added to LUP
2013-02-05 14:35:21
date last changed
2013-02-12 07:29:36
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  abstract     = {Since the 1980´s, the municipalities in Sweden are independent actors in the reception of refugees. The local refugee reception occurs through a signed agreement between the Swedish state and the municipality. In this thesis I examine what kind of motives and arguments effects the decision of the local refugee policy, by a case study of the City of Malmö. 
In this study, a rational theory of motives and arguments, and a theory of symbolic politics, applies in purpose to answer the question of how Malmö motivates and argues for it’s local reception of refugees. By also applying a theory of what factors that affects the local refugee policy, it becomes clear that the decision makers in Malmö makes their combined decision in the issue of the local refugee reception based on different causes. 
Malmö has a local refugee reception. It is evident that decisions in the political area are made by what kind of signals Malmö sends out. It is also a question of responsibility. Both rational arguments and symbolic politics are being used. Ideological views and the question of economic matter motivate the participants´ decisions.},
  author       = {Pernling, Sofia},
  keyword      = {Malmö stad,kommunalt flyktingmottagande,rationella motiv,symbolpolitik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Politiska beslut på kommunal nivå. En studie om Malmö stads flyktingmottagande},
  year         = {2013},
}