Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Inkludering på olika villkor: En dokumentstudie av aktuella politiska diskurser om integration
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this essay is to examine the Swedish governments discourse on integration of immigrants and thereby examine what social reality it constructs. The aim is to examine how integration and immigrants are constructed within the discourse. The method and theory being used in this essay is discourse theory. As a methodological instrument we use the policy on functional impairment as a comparison. The material being analyzed in this essay is political documents on the strategy on integration policy and the strategy on the policy of functional impairment. The main conclusions of the study are that immigrants are constructed as a homogenous group and immigrants are being discursively separated from the majority society. Social exclusion serves as an identity within the discourse. Another main conclusion is that integration is connected to labour and firstly constructed as labour market policy within the discourse. Integration is also related to social exclusion. The government often uses the term social exclusion instead of the term integration. The comparison with the policy on functional impairment serves as a possible alterative way of understanding integration and identity.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 59 p.
Keyword [en]
Discourse theory, integration, integration policy, identity, immigrants, functional impairment
Keyword [sv]
Diskursteori, integration, integrationspolitik, identitet, invandrare, funktionshinder
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-76919OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-76919DiVA: diva2:528191
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2012-06-21 Created: 2012-05-24 Last updated: 2012-06-21Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Inkludering på olika villkor(476 kB)371 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 476 kBChecksum SHA-512
3eae03d5938e8d24a6b5842cd4d8e7a98a23016959a6a8b16320e30d18f899f3ff719fbba916660164ff7f2b3ef5cc64e25b5cc1b4110a7a05b33465979fad24
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Wingås, Hanna
By organisation
Department of Social Work
Social Work

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 371 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 312 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf