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Utvecklingsarbete i kolonialismens skugga : en postkolonial studie av Plans utbildningsstrategi

Rahlén, Hanna LU (2013) MRSG20 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Postcolonial studies is an academic theoretical field which often tend to have a strongly critical approach towards development organizations and their work and as a result the relation between the two fields is rather ambivalent. However, this paper will use postcolonial criticism as a tool to identify issues reproduced from the colonial era in an Education strategy which the organization Plan has developed. This will be the main focus of this paper. Initially an analysis of the discourse excisting in the stratagy will be done followed by a discussion demonstrating the importance of collaboration between the two fields.
By distinguishing issues of western norms, superiority and development intervention in Plan's education strategy this... (More)
Postcolonial studies is an academic theoretical field which often tend to have a strongly critical approach towards development organizations and their work and as a result the relation between the two fields is rather ambivalent. However, this paper will use postcolonial criticism as a tool to identify issues reproduced from the colonial era in an Education strategy which the organization Plan has developed. This will be the main focus of this paper. Initially an analysis of the discourse excisting in the stratagy will be done followed by a discussion demonstrating the importance of collaboration between the two fields.
By distinguishing issues of western norms, superiority and development intervention in Plan's education strategy this paper establishes that there are indications of a colonial discourse throughout the strategy. (Less)
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author
Rahlén, Hanna LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20131
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Postcolonialism, education, discourse analysis, development, colonial reproduction, western norms, Plan, Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
3802072
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 16:12:24
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:37
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  abstract     = {Postcolonial studies is an academic theoretical field which often tend to have a strongly critical approach towards development organizations and their work and as a result the relation between the two fields is rather ambivalent. However, this paper will use postcolonial criticism as a tool to identify issues reproduced from the colonial era in an Education strategy which the organization Plan has developed. This will be the main focus of this paper. Initially an analysis of the discourse excisting in the stratagy will be done followed by a discussion demonstrating the importance of collaboration between the two fields.
	By distinguishing issues of western norms, superiority and development intervention in Plan's education strategy this paper establishes that there are indications of a colonial discourse throughout the strategy.},
  author       = {Rahlén, Hanna},
  keyword      = {Postcolonialism,education,discourse analysis,development,colonial reproduction,western norms,Plan,Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Utvecklingsarbete i kolonialismens skugga : en postkolonial studie av Plans utbildningsstrategi},
  year         = {2013},
}