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Sveriges roll i norsk politik - Hur Norges beslut att införa gränskontroller den 24 november 2015 påverkades av Sverige

Kalandaridis, Viggo LU (2017) STVK02 20162
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis examines the role of ideas about Sweden affecting Norwegian asylum and immigration policy more specifically the decision to close the borders on November 24th 2015. The paper provides a deeper understanding of how media descriptions of Sweden affected Norwegian decision-makers. The Norwegian government were afraid that the asylum seekers previously headed for Sweden would turn to Norway instead even though Norway had as strict immigration policy since they did not have the border controls that Sweden had.
A big part in the decision were the fear of getting too many immigrants, a fear that derived from how the Norwegian media described the consequences of Sweden’s previous, more open immigration policy. That policy had led to... (More)
This thesis examines the role of ideas about Sweden affecting Norwegian asylum and immigration policy more specifically the decision to close the borders on November 24th 2015. The paper provides a deeper understanding of how media descriptions of Sweden affected Norwegian decision-makers. The Norwegian government were afraid that the asylum seekers previously headed for Sweden would turn to Norway instead even though Norway had as strict immigration policy since they did not have the border controls that Sweden had.
A big part in the decision were the fear of getting too many immigrants, a fear that derived from how the Norwegian media described the consequences of Sweden’s previous, more open immigration policy. That policy had led to insecurity, economic costs and a worsening of the Swedish housing crisis, according to the Norwegian media. Whether true or not, this thesis use the theory of Soft Power and other related theories of ideological influence to understand Sweden’s role in the decision, as well as how the Norwegian media’s description of the effects of Sweden’s previous immigration came to look so dreadful. (Less)
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author
Kalandaridis, Viggo LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Foreign Policy, Norwegian Media, Narratives, Ideological Influence, Soft Power.
language
Swedish
id
8897608
date added to LUP
2017-02-08 15:25:35
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2017-02-08 15:25:35
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  abstract     = {This thesis examines the role of ideas about Sweden affecting Norwegian asylum and immigration policy more specifically the decision to close the borders on November 24th 2015. The paper provides a deeper understanding of how media descriptions of Sweden affected Norwegian decision-makers. The Norwegian government were afraid that the asylum seekers previously headed for Sweden would turn to Norway instead even though Norway had as strict immigration policy since they did not have the border controls that Sweden had. 
A big part in the decision were the fear of getting too many immigrants, a fear that derived from how the Norwegian media described the consequences of Sweden’s previous, more open immigration policy. That policy had led to insecurity, economic costs and a worsening of the Swedish housing crisis, according to the Norwegian media. Whether true or not, this thesis use the theory of Soft Power and other related theories of ideological influence to understand Sweden’s role in the decision, as well as how the Norwegian media’s description of the effects of Sweden’s previous immigration came to look so dreadful.},
  author       = {Kalandaridis, Viggo},
  keyword      = {Foreign Policy,Norwegian Media,Narratives,Ideological Influence,Soft Power.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sveriges roll i norsk politik - Hur Norges beslut att införa gränskontroller den 24 november 2015 påverkades av Sverige},
  year         = {2017},
}