Search for dissertations about: "Muslims in Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Muslims in Sweden.

  1. 1. The Imagined versus the Real Other: Multiculturalism and the Representation of Muslims in Sweden

    Author : Aje Carlbom; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islam; Multiculturalism; Muslims; Integration; Ideology; Hegemony; Discourse; Enclavization; Segregation; Institutionalization; Nationalism; Culture; Difference; Representation; Islamism; Religious rights; Fundamentalism; Individual rights; group rightsights; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Are Muslims so different from other citizens in Sweden, that they have to live in segregation and be separated from the rest of society? What is a Muslim, and who is to define this category? In this thesis, the author presents the main actors in this discussion and their ideological positions. The multiculturalist ideology is hegemonic in Sweden on issues concerned with cultural diversity, and intellectuals in various fields of knowledge subscribe to the main moral dictates of this ideology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Muslim Rights and Plights. The Religious Liberty Situation of a Minority in Sweden

    Author : Jonas Alwall; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Religious Culture; Religious Minorities; Muslims; Islam; Integration; Immigrant Policy; Immigration; Minority Rights; Religious liberty; Human Rights; Teologi; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the religious liberty situation of the Muslim minority in Sweden. The Muslim minority has grown considerably in recent decades as a consequence of labour and refugee immigration of a large scale, which has caused a change in Swedish society from an etnically, culturally and religously homogeneous situation to one of a significant heterogeneity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sacred Ideals : Diversity and Equality in Swedish Reproductive Healthcare

    Author : Jonna Arousell; Aje Carlbom; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Anne Sofie Roald; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diversity; equality; gender equality; religion; reproductive health; migration; multicultural encounters; Scandinavia; Sweden;

    Abstract : To promote diversity (mångfald) and equality (jämlikhet) is a key task for a wide range of welfare institutions in Sweden. The two terms appeal to several aspects simultaneously: inclusiveness, moral goodness, awareness and willingness to facilitate a positive social change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Race and Order : Critical Perspectives on Crime in Sweden

    Author : Leandro Schclarek Mulinari; Anita Heber; Felipe Estrada; Benjamin Bowling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Law and order; ideology; repression; racialization of crime; racial profiling; migration control; stop and search; Anti-terrorism measures; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : In this study questions of crime are used as a means to explore the relation between race and the social order. The aim is to empirically and theoretically expand the criminological understanding of racism as a structural phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam

    Author : Anna Månsson; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; person-centered ethnography; psychological anthropology; Muslims in the U.S.; Muslims in Sweden; Islam in the West; conversion narrative; conversion to Islam; Muslim identity; identity-making; cognitive models; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : "Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam" is an ethnographic study analyzing the identity-making of female Muslim converts. It is based on eighteen in-depth interviews with six women in Sweden and three women in the U.S. READ MORE