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Den moderna antisemitismen- Varför har Malmö så många antisemitiska hatbrott?

Hedelin, Charlotte LU (2015) STVK02 20151
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
The city of Malmö has seen growing media attention recent years in light of increased reporting on its anti-Semitism. The media image is one where the Jewish population is constantly harassed and threatened.
This study aims to clarify whether or not there has been an actual increase of anti-Semitism in Malmö, what might be causing it, and with this shed light on modern anti-Semitism. Limiting the scope to investigating the case of Malmö felt natural since the problem of anti-Semitism appears to stand out there when compared to Sweden in general. The source material consists of hate crime statistics from The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (SNCCP) and seven interviews. The study concludes that even though SNCCP statistics... (More)
The city of Malmö has seen growing media attention recent years in light of increased reporting on its anti-Semitism. The media image is one where the Jewish population is constantly harassed and threatened.
This study aims to clarify whether or not there has been an actual increase of anti-Semitism in Malmö, what might be causing it, and with this shed light on modern anti-Semitism. Limiting the scope to investigating the case of Malmö felt natural since the problem of anti-Semitism appears to stand out there when compared to Sweden in general. The source material consists of hate crime statistics from The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (SNCCP) and seven interviews. The study concludes that even though SNCCP statistics indicate anti-Semitism is a bigger problem in Malmö than in the rest of Sweden, merely taking numbers into account does not do that indication justice; the perceived anti-Semitism of the Jewish population has clearly increased according to the interview subjects. Based on the investigation, these causes of the problem can be established: increased immigration from the Middle East, the Israel-Palestine conflict and reactions triggered by it, anti-Semitic propaganda and opinions spread via various media channels, the integration and segregation problems of Malmö, cultural differences and clashes and finally Malmö’s population being a compact and eclectic composition of people. (Less)
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author
Hedelin, Charlotte LU
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STVK02 20151
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Hatbrott, Malmö, den nya antisemitismen, ”vi- och- dom- tänkande”, integrations- och segregationsproblem, kulturella skillnader
language
Swedish
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5426279
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2015-07-13 11:53:35
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2015-07-13 11:53:35
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  abstract     = {The city of Malmö has seen growing media attention recent years in light of increased reporting on its anti-Semitism. The media image is one where the Jewish population is constantly harassed and threatened.
This study aims to clarify whether or not there has been an actual increase of anti-Semitism in Malmö, what might be causing it, and with this shed light on modern anti-Semitism. Limiting the scope to investigating the case of Malmö felt natural since the problem of anti-Semitism appears to stand out there when compared to Sweden in general. The source material consists of hate crime statistics from The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (SNCCP) and seven interviews. The study concludes that even though SNCCP statistics indicate anti-Semitism is a bigger problem in Malmö than in the rest of Sweden, merely taking numbers into account does not do that indication justice; the perceived anti-Semitism of the Jewish population has clearly increased according to the interview subjects. Based on the investigation, these causes of the problem can be established: increased immigration from the Middle East, the Israel-Palestine conflict and reactions triggered by it, anti-Semitic propaganda and opinions spread via various media channels, the integration and segregation problems of Malmö, cultural differences and clashes and finally Malmö’s population being a compact and eclectic composition of people.},
  author       = {Hedelin, Charlotte},
  keyword      = {Hatbrott,Malmö,den nya antisemitismen,”vi- och- dom- tänkande”,integrations- och segregationsproblem,kulturella skillnader},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den moderna antisemitismen- Varför har Malmö så många antisemitiska hatbrott?},
  year         = {2015},
}