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Vi och dom i svensk integrationspolicy: en postkolonial diskursanalys av fyra kommunala integrationspolicys.

Pönniäinen, Sara LU (2019) GNVK02 20191
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
This thesis analyses integration policies from four different Swedish municipalities; Bromölla, Hässleholm, Svedala and Vellinge. The method used was Carol Bacchi’s ​What’s the problem represented to be​, which is a form of discourse analysis commonly used to analyse policy. Postcolonial feminist theory and critical theory concerning neoliberalism were used as a framework for the analysis. The aim of the study has been to investigate whether and how immigrants in Sweden are constructed as “the other” through othering and how gender is dealt with in the analysed documents. The study found that both problematic and unproblematic othering occured in the documents and that gender was generally missing from the documents. Vellinge stood out as... (More)
This thesis analyses integration policies from four different Swedish municipalities; Bromölla, Hässleholm, Svedala and Vellinge. The method used was Carol Bacchi’s ​What’s the problem represented to be​, which is a form of discourse analysis commonly used to analyse policy. Postcolonial feminist theory and critical theory concerning neoliberalism were used as a framework for the analysis. The aim of the study has been to investigate whether and how immigrants in Sweden are constructed as “the other” through othering and how gender is dealt with in the analysed documents. The study found that both problematic and unproblematic othering occured in the documents and that gender was generally missing from the documents. Vellinge stood out as the municipality to have more problematic othering, more neoliberal views of the individual and more discussions about gender. More research is required to find reasons behind the differences existing between integration policies in Swedish municipalities. (Less)
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Pönniäinen, Sara LU
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GNVK02 20191
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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integrationspolicy, postkolonial feministisk teori, andrafiering, nyliberalism
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Swedish
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8998184
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  abstract     = {This thesis analyses integration policies from four different Swedish municipalities; Bromölla, Hässleholm, Svedala and Vellinge. The method used was Carol Bacchi’s ​What’s the problem represented to be​, which is a form of discourse analysis commonly used to analyse policy. Postcolonial feminist theory and critical theory concerning neoliberalism were used as a framework for the analysis. The aim of the study has been to investigate whether and how immigrants in Sweden are constructed as “the other” through othering and how gender is dealt with in the analysed documents. The study found that both problematic and unproblematic othering occured in the documents and that gender was generally missing from the documents. Vellinge stood out as the municipality to have more problematic othering, more neoliberal views of the individual and more discussions about gender. More research is required to find reasons behind the differences existing between integration policies in Swedish municipalities.},
  author       = {Pönniäinen, Sara},
  keyword      = {integrationspolicy,postkolonial feministisk teori,andrafiering,nyliberalism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vi och dom i svensk integrationspolicy: en postkolonial diskursanalys av fyra kommunala integrationspolicys.},
  year         = {2019},
}