Search for dissertations about: "Asylum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the word Asylum.

  1. 1. Refugeeship - A project of justification : Claiming asylum in England and Sweden

    Author : Nicola Magnusson; Anders Gustavsson; Jonas Otterbeck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identification; positioning; asylum system; asylum seeker; refugee; moral career; justification; refugeeship; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the asylum process from an experiential perspective, starting in the country of origin, fleeing, claiming asylum and being granted refugee status. The theoretical interest is to contribute with an understanding of how this asylum process impacts on personal meaning-making, focusing on identification and positioning work of the person forced to flee and make an asylum claim. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seeking empowerment : asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Lars Dahlgren; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how asylum-seeking refugees manage their lives in the situation they are in, a situation in which they are dependent and have to wait for decisions on whether or not they will get to stay in the country in which they have made their application for asylum.  The elaboration upon these questions and the purpose of the study is approached through a field study of asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Governance of Missing Asylum-Seekers in Sweden : Managing "Missingness" Through Different Technologies of Power

    Author : Anna Hammarstedt; Mark Rhinard; Tom Lundborg; Charlotte Wagnsson; Mark B. Salter; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; missingness; Swedish asylum regime; asylum-seekers; Foucault; technologies of power; internationella relationer; International Relations;

    Abstract : For a highly controlled and comprehensive welfare state such as Sweden, one can assume that incorporating populations into a system of bureaucratic management (and keeping them there) is paramount to its overall functioning. Either subjects are incorporated into the system and thereby managed, or subjects are expelled from the system and no longer managed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing the European Asylum System at the Greek Border Islands

    Author : Alexandra Bousiou; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Greek border islands; peripheralization; EU asylum policies; right to seek asylum; multilevel governance; externalization of asylum;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an understanding of the governance of the European asylum regime at the Greek border islands from a multi-level governance perspective. Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Kos, and Leros are the islands which, over the period of a year between 2015 and 2016, received 80% of all refugee arrivals to the EU, and were chosen as the loci of the so-called hotspot approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating Asylum. The EU acquis, Extraterritorial Protection and the Common Market of Deflection

    Author : Gregor Noll; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; extraterritorial protection; international law; human rights; European Union; burden-sharing; demos; legal theory; interpretation; international private and public law; discrimination; refugee law; asylum; internationell rätt; European law; EU-rätt; EU law; public international law; folkrätt; internationell privaträtt; private international law;

    Abstract : How are access to asylum and other forms of extraterritorial protection regulated in the European Union? Is the EU acquis in these areas in conformity with international law? What tools does international law offer to solve conflicts between them? And, finally, is law capable of bridging the foundational oppositions embedded in migration and asylum issues? This work combines the potential of legal formalism with an analytical framework drawing on political theory. It analyses the argumentative strategies used by international lawyers, exploiting the interpretative methodology of international law as well as elaborate discrimination arguments. READ MORE