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Tvångsäktenskapets ideologier och diskurser: en kritisk diskursanalys av den politiska diskussionen

Tegborg, Sarah LU (2017) RÄSK02 20171
Department of Sociology of Law
Abstract
The aim of this study is to illuminate ideologies and discourses in the ongoing political discussion about forced marriage in Sweden. The aim is also to explore the consequences of these ideologies and discourses in terms of women´s subject positions and acting spaces. By examining 46 non-government bills regarding forced marriage three ideologies were distinguished in the material; women are being portrayed as victims, the problem is being culturalized and forced marriage in Sweden is viewed upon as a foreign issue. The ideologies appeared through a discourse of value-clashes. By utilizing Foucaults theory on power two different subject positions emerged in the material, the subject position of minority women and that of Swedish women. It... (More)
The aim of this study is to illuminate ideologies and discourses in the ongoing political discussion about forced marriage in Sweden. The aim is also to explore the consequences of these ideologies and discourses in terms of women´s subject positions and acting spaces. By examining 46 non-government bills regarding forced marriage three ideologies were distinguished in the material; women are being portrayed as victims, the problem is being culturalized and forced marriage in Sweden is viewed upon as a foreign issue. The ideologies appeared through a discourse of value-clashes. By utilizing Foucaults theory on power two different subject positions emerged in the material, the subject position of minority women and that of Swedish women. It is argued that the illustration of minority women is producing unequal Power relations by reducing minority women´s power and acting space. By illuminating the side effect of the political discussion about forced marriage in Sweden I wish to give insight to discriminative and racial structure within society. (Less)
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Tegborg, Sarah LU
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RÄSK02 20171
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Acting space, Forced marriage, Otherization, Power, Subject position
language
Swedish
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8912713
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2017-06-19 09:45:37
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study is to illuminate ideologies and discourses in the ongoing political discussion about forced marriage in Sweden. The aim is also to explore the consequences of these ideologies and discourses in terms of women´s subject positions and acting spaces. By examining 46 non-government bills regarding forced marriage three ideologies were distinguished in the material; women are being portrayed as victims, the problem is being culturalized and forced marriage in Sweden is viewed upon as a foreign issue. The ideologies appeared through a discourse of value-clashes. By utilizing Foucaults theory on power two different subject positions emerged in the material, the subject position of minority women and that of Swedish women. It is argued that the illustration of minority women is producing unequal Power relations by reducing minority women´s power and acting space. By illuminating the side effect of the political discussion about forced marriage in Sweden I wish to give insight to discriminative and racial structure within society.},
  author       = {Tegborg, Sarah},
  keyword      = {Acting space,Forced marriage,Otherization,Power,Subject position},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Tvångsäktenskapets ideologier och diskurser: en kritisk diskursanalys av den politiska diskussionen},
  year         = {2017},
}