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Ett motstånd att erkänna strukturell diskriminering: en studie av förslaget om positiv etnisk särbehandling inför diskrimineringslagen 2008:567

Vega Leyton, Birgitta LU (2013) GNVM02 20121
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
Statistics indicate that people born abroad or people with parents born abroad have less opportunity to break into the Swedish labor market. An explanation for this is structural discrimination and to counterbalance this legislation on discrimination can be used. The Swedish Discrimination Act contains, in addition to the prohibition of discrimination, active measures such as affirmative action on the basis of sex.
The thesis explores the proposal to introduce affirmative action on the ground of ethnicity in the labor market in the Discrimination Act 2008:567 and the government's arguments for rejecting the proposal. A critical discourse analysis of the Government's reasons indicates a resistance to recognize structural discrimination and... (More)
Statistics indicate that people born abroad or people with parents born abroad have less opportunity to break into the Swedish labor market. An explanation for this is structural discrimination and to counterbalance this legislation on discrimination can be used. The Swedish Discrimination Act contains, in addition to the prohibition of discrimination, active measures such as affirmative action on the basis of sex.
The thesis explores the proposal to introduce affirmative action on the ground of ethnicity in the labor market in the Discrimination Act 2008:567 and the government's arguments for rejecting the proposal. A critical discourse analysis of the Government's reasons indicates a resistance to recognize structural discrimination and its consequences. (Less)
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author
Vega Leyton, Birgitta LU
supervisor
organization
course
GNVM02 20121
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
affirmative action, structural discrimination, Discrimination Act, ethnic origin.
language
Swedish
id
3801145
date added to LUP
2014-02-07 14:17:30
date last changed
2014-02-07 14:17:30
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  abstract     = {Statistics indicate that people born abroad or people with parents born abroad have less opportunity to break into the Swedish labor market. An explanation for this is structural discrimination and to counterbalance this legislation on discrimination can be used. The Swedish Discrimination Act contains, in addition to the prohibition of discrimination, active measures such as affirmative action on the basis of sex.
The thesis explores the proposal to introduce affirmative action on the ground of ethnicity in the labor market in the Discrimination Act 2008:567 and the government's arguments for rejecting the proposal. A critical discourse analysis of the Government's reasons indicates a resistance to recognize structural discrimination and its consequences.},
  author       = {Vega Leyton, Birgitta},
  keyword      = {affirmative action,structural discrimination,Discrimination Act,ethnic origin.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ett motstånd att erkänna strukturell diskriminering: en studie av förslaget om positiv etnisk särbehandling inför diskrimineringslagen 2008:567},
  year         = {2013},
}