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Medborgarskapets symboliska betydelse

Ahmad, Kenar LU and Frostensson, Robin (2019) STVA22 20191
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The contrasting perspectives of citizenship, as either participating in the national community through a common language or common values, contra the juridical meaning of citizenship as an upholding of ones rights and obligations towards the state, has in the last years gained strong foothold in the Swedish debate. This has led to an incertitude in how to interpret the term, and has made communitarian perspectives on citizenship that emphasize “organic” values grow stronger and seem all the more natural. The advocates for these ideas often tend to uphold the family, nation, tradition and religion as values that binds citizens within a nation together, and holds an rather uncritical view of ones own national culture. This essay seeks to... (More)
The contrasting perspectives of citizenship, as either participating in the national community through a common language or common values, contra the juridical meaning of citizenship as an upholding of ones rights and obligations towards the state, has in the last years gained strong foothold in the Swedish debate. This has led to an incertitude in how to interpret the term, and has made communitarian perspectives on citizenship that emphasize “organic” values grow stronger and seem all the more natural. The advocates for these ideas often tend to uphold the family, nation, tradition and religion as values that binds citizens within a nation together, and holds an rather uncritical view of ones own national culture. This essay seeks to critically examine the “new” ideas on an updated status for the Swedish citizenship which can be found in the motions handed in to the Swedish Riksdag. (Less)
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author
Ahmad, Kenar LU and Frostensson, Robin
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En diskursanalys av motioner som berör medborgarskapet
course
STVA22 20191
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Keywords: Imagined communities, citizenship, discourse analysis, hegemony, swedishness
language
Swedish
id
8973148
date added to LUP
2019-09-06 12:27:36
date last changed
2019-09-06 12:27:36
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  abstract     = {The contrasting perspectives of citizenship, as either participating in the national community through a common language or common values, contra the juridical meaning of citizenship as an upholding of ones rights and obligations towards the state, has in the last years gained strong foothold in the Swedish debate. This has led to an incertitude in how to interpret the term, and has made communitarian perspectives on citizenship that emphasize “organic” values grow stronger and seem all the more natural. The advocates for these ideas often tend to uphold the family, nation, tradition and religion as values that binds citizens within a nation together, and holds an rather uncritical view of ones own national culture. This essay seeks to critically examine the “new” ideas on an updated status for the Swedish citizenship which can be found in the motions handed in to the Swedish Riksdag.},
  author       = {Ahmad, Kenar and Frostensson, Robin},
  keyword      = {Keywords: Imagined communities,citizenship,discourse analysis,hegemony,swedishness},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Medborgarskapets symboliska betydelse},
  year         = {2019},
}