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Att främja fullständig och effektiv (o)jämlikhet : en kritisk maktanalys av regeringens strategi för romsk inkludering i det svenska samhället

Larsson, Cecilia LU (2013) MRSG20 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The Swedish government composed in 2012 a strategy to guarantee Romanies the same possibility to participation in the Swedish society as non Romani people. In this paper I analyze the strategy through a perspective that is critical to power structures. The analysis is based on the question of how a subordinated minority is portrayed within a majority society. The purpose is to demonstrate how power is expressed in the strategy by using Steven Lukes' three dimensions of the conception of power. This theory includes the power over the mind. To study the strategy through an intersectional point of view is also a goal in the paper. The government does not use the intersectional theory in the strategy. I discuss the consequences of this, and... (More)
The Swedish government composed in 2012 a strategy to guarantee Romanies the same possibility to participation in the Swedish society as non Romani people. In this paper I analyze the strategy through a perspective that is critical to power structures. The analysis is based on the question of how a subordinated minority is portrayed within a majority society. The purpose is to demonstrate how power is expressed in the strategy by using Steven Lukes' three dimensions of the conception of power. This theory includes the power over the mind. To study the strategy through an intersectional point of view is also a goal in the paper. The government does not use the intersectional theory in the strategy. I discuss the consequences of this, and emphasize the importance of putting together all the perspectives to avoid further discrimination and reach equality. (Less)
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author
Larsson, Cecilia LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20131
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
intersektionalitet, ojämlikhet, identitet, romer, maktutövande, Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
3802229
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 16:23:33
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:38
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  abstract     = {The Swedish government composed in 2012 a strategy to guarantee Romanies the same possibility to participation in the Swedish society as non Romani people. In this paper I analyze the strategy through a perspective that is critical to power structures. The analysis is based on the question of how a subordinated minority is portrayed within a majority society. The purpose is to demonstrate how power is expressed in the strategy by using Steven Lukes' three dimensions of the conception of power. This theory includes the power over the mind. To study the strategy through an intersectional point of view is also a goal in the paper. The government does not use the intersectional theory in the strategy. I discuss the consequences of this, and emphasize the importance of putting together all the perspectives to avoid further discrimination and reach equality.},
  author       = {Larsson, Cecilia},
  keyword      = {intersektionalitet,ojämlikhet,identitet,romer,maktutövande,Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att främja fullständig och effektiv (o)jämlikhet : en kritisk maktanalys av regeringens strategi för romsk inkludering i det svenska samhället},
  year         = {2013},
}