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En diskursanalys av den statliga pressens rapportering av det anti-muslimska våldet i Myanmar

Kyander, Kirke LU (2014) MRSG20 20132
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Myanmar has made some reforms in the last couple of years but still the country is facing many difficulties. The aim of this paper is to see how the authorities in Myanmar report about the violence that has been directed towards the country’s Muslim population. This is done through a critical discourse analysis of the state-controlled newspaper The New Light of Myanmar. The findings suggest that the Myanmar authorities do not want to describe the violence as an ethnic or religious conflict. Attempts are also made in the ambition of making the conflict appear less severe than it really is.
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author
Kyander, Kirke LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20132
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
conflict, violence, ethnicity, Myanmar, Rohingya, Burma, Mänskliga rättigheter, Human rights
language
English
id
4352202
date added to LUP
2014-04-16 09:57:57
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2014-09-04 08:27:42
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  abstract     = {Myanmar has made some reforms in the last couple of years but still the country is facing many difficulties. The aim of this paper is to see how the authorities in Myanmar report about the violence that has been directed towards the country’s Muslim population. This is done through a critical discourse analysis of the state-controlled newspaper The New Light of Myanmar. The findings suggest that the Myanmar authorities do not want to describe the violence as an ethnic or religious conflict. Attempts are also made in the ambition of making the conflict appear less severe than it really is.},
  author       = {Kyander, Kirke},
  keyword      = {conflict,violence,ethnicity,Myanmar,Rohingya,Burma,Mänskliga rättigheter,Human rights},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En diskursanalys av den statliga pressens rapportering av det anti-muslimska våldet i Myanmar},
  year         = {2014},
}