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Hegemonisk Homogenitet

Säfström, Stella LU (2016) STVK02 20161
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Populist radical right wing parties have seen an increase in support in Europe during the last decades. These parties are nationalistic in nature and aim for reduced immigration to their respective countries. This study focuses on one of these parties, namely the Sweden Democrats (SD). The aim of the essay is to break down what arguments and premises the party uses in its party manifesto to support its political goals and its ethical views regarding immigration. The arguments will be understood as expressions of nativism. The essay studies and determines if the arguments and the premises SD uses to legitimise its views on citizenship, migration and culture can be accepted from a logical, empirical, and ethical standpoint. The study reaches... (More)
Populist radical right wing parties have seen an increase in support in Europe during the last decades. These parties are nationalistic in nature and aim for reduced immigration to their respective countries. This study focuses on one of these parties, namely the Sweden Democrats (SD). The aim of the essay is to break down what arguments and premises the party uses in its party manifesto to support its political goals and its ethical views regarding immigration. The arguments will be understood as expressions of nativism. The essay studies and determines if the arguments and the premises SD uses to legitimise its views on citizenship, migration and culture can be accepted from a logical, empirical, and ethical standpoint. The study reaches the conclusion that there are many logical mistakes made in the argumentation, that many facts are not empirically sound or backed by science and that the ethics are contradictory in some regards. (Less)
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author
Säfström, Stella LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Nativism, Sverigedemokraterna, idékritik, argumentationsanalys, populism
language
Swedish
id
8873304
date added to LUP
2016-06-17 11:45:57
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2016-06-17 11:45:57
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  abstract     = {Populist radical right wing parties have seen an increase in support in Europe during the last decades. These parties are nationalistic in nature and aim for reduced immigration to their respective countries. This study focuses on one of these parties, namely the Sweden Democrats (SD). The aim of the essay is to break down what arguments and premises the party uses in its party manifesto to support its political goals and its ethical views regarding immigration. The arguments will be understood as expressions of nativism. The essay studies and determines if the arguments and the premises SD uses to legitimise its views on citizenship, migration and culture can be accepted from a logical, empirical, and ethical standpoint. The study reaches the conclusion that there are many logical mistakes made in the argumentation, that many facts are not empirically sound or backed by science and that the ethics are contradictory in some regards.},
  author       = {Säfström, Stella},
  keyword      = {Nativism,Sverigedemokraterna,idékritik,argumentationsanalys,populism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hegemonisk Homogenitet},
  year         = {2016},
}