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”Svenska tjejer skall inte ge sig i lag med en grupp invandrare!” En fallanalys av Färjemålet.

Svahn, Mathilda LU and Alilovski, Selma LU (2017) RÄSK02 20171
Department of Sociology of Law
Abstract
In the beginning of 2016 there were a relatively well noted case in Sweden where a woman reported that she had been group raped during one of Silja Galaxys student cruises. Four men got suspected for the crime and the whole story went up online at a discussion website called Flashback Forum, where members discussed the case. Due to the fact that media started reporting frequently about the event, more information gathered to the discussion. Consequently a majority of the comments focused on making assumptions regarding the ethnicity of the perpetrators, the course of the events and the victim’s actions during the event. The case itself later went on to trial at Stockholm district court where the men that were prosecuted was released, due... (More)
In the beginning of 2016 there were a relatively well noted case in Sweden where a woman reported that she had been group raped during one of Silja Galaxys student cruises. Four men got suspected for the crime and the whole story went up online at a discussion website called Flashback Forum, where members discussed the case. Due to the fact that media started reporting frequently about the event, more information gathered to the discussion. Consequently a majority of the comments focused on making assumptions regarding the ethnicity of the perpetrators, the course of the events and the victim’s actions during the event. The case itself later went on to trial at Stockholm district court where the men that were prosecuted was released, due to the fact that the woman was not considered to be in a particularly exposed situation.

The aim of this essay has been to illustrate the reactions that occurred on Flashback in conjunction to the case presented above. To gain an understanding of why these reactions emerged we analysed them by applying theories that were chosen for this essay. The study is based on a quantitative method where discussion threads were analysed using predetermined categories. The result of this essay has shown that most of the reactions allude on trying to portray the perpetrators or blaming the victim. In the analysis Durkheim and Christie’s theories were used next to a gender perspective, however it turned out that Christie’s theory was of great relevance. (Less)
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author
Svahn, Mathilda LU and Alilovski, Selma LU
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organization
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RÄSK02 20171
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Flashback Forum, Idealiska offer, Könsmaktsperspektiv, Reaktioner, Våldtäkt
language
Swedish
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8910178
date added to LUP
2017-06-13 13:41:52
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2017-06-13 13:41:52
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  abstract     = {In the beginning of 2016 there were a relatively well noted case in Sweden where a woman reported that she had been group raped during one of Silja Galaxys student cruises. Four men got suspected for the crime and the whole story went up online at a discussion website called Flashback Forum, where members discussed the case. Due to the fact that media started reporting frequently about the event, more information gathered to the discussion. Consequently a majority of the comments focused on making assumptions regarding the ethnicity of the perpetrators, the course of the events and the victim’s actions during the event. The case itself later went on to trial at Stockholm district court where the men that were prosecuted was released, due to the fact that the woman was not considered to be in a particularly exposed situation.

The aim of this essay has been to illustrate the reactions that occurred on Flashback in conjunction to the case presented above. To gain an understanding of why these reactions emerged we analysed them by applying theories that were chosen for this essay. The study is based on a quantitative method where discussion threads were analysed using predetermined categories. The result of this essay has shown that most of the reactions allude on trying to portray the perpetrators or blaming the victim. In the analysis Durkheim and Christie’s theories were used next to a gender perspective, however it turned out that Christie’s theory was of great relevance.},
  author       = {Svahn, Mathilda and Alilovski, Selma},
  keyword      = {Flashback Forum,Idealiska offer,Könsmaktsperspektiv,Reaktioner,Våldtäkt},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Svenska tjejer skall inte ge sig i lag med en grupp invandrare!” En fallanalys av Färjemålet.},
  year         = {2017},
}