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Hur tillvaratas barnets intressen i Migrationsdomstolens prövning? En diskursanalys avseende barnets egna asylskäl och barnets bästa

Cotra Stéen, Susanne LU and Mahmoud, Sulafa LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract
This paper is a critical discourse analysis aiming to examine how the Migration Court in Malmö uses children's own reasons for asylum and the concept of the best interest of the child in a selected number of decisions from January to March 2012th. We have investigated how the court formulates its decisions in order to under¬stand if a child’s claim for asylum is tested on its own merits and how the child's best interest has been applied in the decisions. We have in this study worked with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the preparatory works to the Swedish Aliens Act and previous research conducted in this field. We have applied a discourse analytic perspective in this paper, both in theory and in methodology. Our selection of... (More)
This paper is a critical discourse analysis aiming to examine how the Migration Court in Malmö uses children's own reasons for asylum and the concept of the best interest of the child in a selected number of decisions from January to March 2012th. We have investigated how the court formulates its decisions in order to under¬stand if a child’s claim for asylum is tested on its own merits and how the child's best interest has been applied in the decisions. We have in this study worked with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the preparatory works to the Swedish Aliens Act and previous research conducted in this field. We have applied a discourse analytic perspective in this paper, both in theory and in methodology. Our selection of decisions has been limited and thus we cannot draw any general conclusions to the subject matter. We have however noted that the Migration Court has had difficulties filling the concept of the best interest of the child with true content, especially in the decisions resulting in a rejection. (Less)
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author
Cotra Stéen, Susanne LU and Mahmoud, Sulafa LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Safeguarding of the child's interests in the Immigration Court - A discourse analysis of the child’s best interest and the child's own reasons for asylum
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
discourse analysis, child’s best interest, reasons for asylum, Swedish Aliens Act, Convention on the Rights of the Child
language
Swedish
id
3409085
date added to LUP
2013-01-28 18:14:33
date last changed
2013-01-28 18:14:33
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  abstract     = {This paper is a critical discourse analysis aiming to examine how the Migration Court in Malmö uses children's own reasons for asylum and the concept of the best interest of the child in a selected number of decisions from January to March 2012th. We have investigated how the court formulates its decisions in order to under¬stand if a child’s claim for asylum is tested on its own merits and how the child's best interest has been applied in the decisions. We have in this study worked with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the preparatory works to the Swedish Aliens Act and previous research conducted in this field. We have applied a discourse analytic perspective in this paper, both in theory and in methodology. Our selection of decisions has been limited and thus we cannot draw any general conclusions to the subject matter. We have however noted that the Migration Court has had difficulties filling the concept of the best interest of the child with true content, especially in the decisions resulting in a rejection.},
  author       = {Cotra Stéen, Susanne and Mahmoud, Sulafa},
  keyword      = {discourse analysis,child’s best interest,reasons for asylum,Swedish Aliens Act,Convention on the Rights of the Child},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hur tillvaratas barnets intressen i Migrationsdomstolens prövning? En diskursanalys avseende barnets egna asylskäl och barnets bästa},
  year         = {2013},
}