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Adoption och rasism

Lank, Sebastian LU (2019) STVK02 20191
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
In one way, international adoptees stands with one foot in each country. Their looks might make them look like they belong on the other side of the globe, but in manners, language, taste of music and interests they may be exactly like ethnical Swedish kids. Many adoptees experience that they don’t get looked at as swedes, because their appearance isn’t typical Swedish. This essay addressing if, and if so, how, adoptees from Colombia and South Korea faces racism. By doing a quantitative survey with over fifty persons, and some qualitative interviews, I have investigated their experience of racism. The participants are adoptees, older than twenty years old, from South Korea and Colombia and they have been asked about their experiences and... (More)
In one way, international adoptees stands with one foot in each country. Their looks might make them look like they belong on the other side of the globe, but in manners, language, taste of music and interests they may be exactly like ethnical Swedish kids. Many adoptees experience that they don’t get looked at as swedes, because their appearance isn’t typical Swedish. This essay addressing if, and if so, how, adoptees from Colombia and South Korea faces racism. By doing a quantitative survey with over fifty persons, and some qualitative interviews, I have investigated their experience of racism. The participants are adoptees, older than twenty years old, from South Korea and Colombia and they have been asked about their experiences and have been able to tell their view on racism and the situation they had during their school time. The survey shows that racism as concept is very complex and not always black or white. (Less)
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author
Lank, Sebastian LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En undersökning hur adopterade från Colombia och Sydkorea upplever rasism
course
STVK02 20191
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
International adoption, racism, swedishness, xenophobia, Colombia, South Korea
language
Swedish
id
8975806
date added to LUP
2019-09-06 09:43:20
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2019-09-06 09:43:20
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  abstract     = {In one way, international adoptees stands with one foot in each country. Their looks might make them look like they belong on the other side of the globe, but in manners, language, taste of music and interests they may be exactly like ethnical Swedish kids. Many adoptees experience that they don’t get looked at as swedes, because their appearance isn’t typical Swedish. This essay addressing if, and if so, how, adoptees from Colombia and South Korea faces racism. By doing a quantitative survey with over fifty persons, and some qualitative interviews, I have investigated their experience of racism. The participants are adoptees, older than twenty years old, from South Korea and Colombia and they have been asked about their experiences and have been able to tell their view on racism and the situation they had during their school time. The survey shows that racism as concept is very complex and not always black or white.},
  author       = {Lank, Sebastian},
  keyword      = {International adoption,racism,swedishness,xenophobia,Colombia,South Korea},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Adoption och rasism},
  year         = {2019},
}