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Osäkerhet i förorten - En kritisk diskursanalys av Aftonbladets rapportering av säkerheten i Biskopsgården

Arnljots, Johann LU (2015) STVK02 20151
Department of Political Science
Abstract
During the last few years Gothenburg in Sweden has been crippled by a vast number of social and criminal injustices. Among them are shootings, murders and the increasingly poor social welfare for the inhabitants. One of the areas that have taken the hardest toll by this is Biskopsgården. Besides being havocked by shootouts between local gangs, murders being the rule rather than exception, it also have to cope with very high rates of unemployment, a bad housing situation and a deeply rooted disconnection from the rest of society. With the application of ”Human security”- theories, bred from the field of critical security studies, I used a critical discourse analysis to pinpoint the effect that the reporting of the largest national news... (More)
During the last few years Gothenburg in Sweden has been crippled by a vast number of social and criminal injustices. Among them are shootings, murders and the increasingly poor social welfare for the inhabitants. One of the areas that have taken the hardest toll by this is Biskopsgården. Besides being havocked by shootouts between local gangs, murders being the rule rather than exception, it also have to cope with very high rates of unemployment, a bad housing situation and a deeply rooted disconnection from the rest of society. With the application of ”Human security”- theories, bred from the field of critical security studies, I used a critical discourse analysis to pinpoint the effect that the reporting of the largest national news provider, Aftonbladet, had on the discourse surrounding the urban area of Biskopsgården. By applying a variation of narrow and broad definitions of security, my results have shown that many different threats to security have, and still do, affect the lives of the inhabitants. (Less)
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Arnljots, Johann LU
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STVK02 20151
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Swedish
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7853545
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2015-09-09 17:00:40
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  abstract     = {During the last few years Gothenburg in Sweden has been crippled by a vast number of social and criminal injustices. Among them are shootings, murders and the increasingly poor social welfare for the inhabitants. One of the areas that have taken the hardest toll by this is Biskopsgården. Besides being havocked by shootouts between local gangs, murders being the rule rather than exception, it also have to cope with very high rates of unemployment, a bad housing situation and a deeply rooted disconnection from the rest of society. With the application of ”Human security”- theories, bred from the field of critical security studies, I used a critical discourse analysis to pinpoint the effect that the reporting of the largest national news provider, Aftonbladet, had on the discourse surrounding the urban area of Biskopsgården. By applying a variation of narrow and broad definitions of security, my results have shown that many different threats to security have, and still do, affect the lives of the inhabitants.},
  author       = {Arnljots, Johann},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Osäkerhet i förorten - En kritisk diskursanalys av Aftonbladets rapportering av säkerheten i Biskopsgården},
  year         = {2015},
}