Search for dissertations about: "Somalis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Somalis.

  1. 1. Created by God: How Somalis in Swedish Exile Reassess the Practice of Female Circumcision

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Sara Johnsdotter Carlbom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islam; cultural change; exile; Somalis; FGM; female circumcision; female genital mutilation; Islamisation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : 'Created by God' presents the views of Swedish Somalis on female circumcision and contrasts it to the Swedish public discourse on the issue. Despite the lack of documented illegal cases of female circumcision in Sweden, it is constantly claimed in the public discourse that female circumcision (female genital mutilation) is a practice upheld by the Somali exile group in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Somali-Swedish Girls - The Construction of Childhood within Local and Transnational Spaces

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnel Mohme; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Somali diaspora; Somali-Swedish girls; Childhood sociology; School choice strategies; Muslim-profiled schools; Transnational social spaces; Transnational communities; Social constructionism; Duality of structure; Family Change Theory; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores diaspora experiences among Somali-Swedish parents and their daughters where the girls are enrolled in a Muslim-profiled school. The thesis uses migration theory with a transnational perspective, with findings that depart from the traditional view of migrants’ rootedness in a single country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Continuity or Change? Improved Understanding of Attitudes Towards Female Genital Cutting after Migration from Somalia to Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Wahlberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; female genital cutting; circumcision; pricking; migration; gender; sexual and reproductive health and rights; Somalia; Sweden; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Do people’s attitudes towards female genital cutting (FGC) change after they migrate from a country where the practice is common, to one where it is not? Alongside increased levels of migration, this question is increasingly being raised. This thesis aimed to expand the understanding about attitudes towards FGC held by Somali men and women in Sweden, and thereby to identify potential factors that impede or facilitate the cessation of FGC. READ MORE