Search for dissertations about: "Swedishness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word Swedishness.

  1. 1. Anti-Jewish Racism : Exploring the Swedish Racial Regime

    Author : Hansalbin Sältenberg; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; antijudisk rasism; rasism; antisemitism; sverige; svenskhet; svensk exceptionalism; svensk jämställdhet; nation; nationalstat; protestantism; sekularism; religion; vithet; judar; judiskhet; kritiska rasstudier; anti-Jewsish racism; antisemitism; racism; Sweden; Swedishness; Swedish exceptionalism; Swedish gender equality; nation; nation-state; Protestantism; secularism; religion; whiteness; Jews; Jewishness; cirtical race studies;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores anti-Jewish racism as a structural phenomenon inherent to Swedish society. While research often has separated the study of anti-Jewish racism/antisemitism from other racisms, this dissertation is located within the field of critical race studies to explore anti-Jewish racism as part of larger social and racialised structures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religious Education in Contemporary Pluralistic Sweden

    Author : Karin Kittelmann Flensner; Kerstin von Brömssen; Signild Risenfors; Judith Everington; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious Education; secularism; spirituality; nationalism; Swedishness; education; ethnography; classroom observation; discourse analysis; Utbildningsvetenskap; Educational science;

    Abstract : In the mandatory, integrative and non-confessional school subject of Religious Education in Sweden, all students are taught together regardless of religious or secular affiliation. The overall aim of this thesis is to explore and analyse how Religious Education (RE) can be socially constructed in the upper secondary school classroom practice in the pluralistic context of contemporary Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. National Relations : Public diplomacy, national identity and the Swedish Institute 1945-1970

    Author : Nikolas Glover; Pär Frohnert; Mary Hilson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish Institute; public diplomacy; cultural diplomacy; Sweden; history; twentieth century; national identity; nationalism; image of Sweden; Swedishness; communication history; propaganda; cultural exchange; foreign policy; cultural policy; Cold War; History; Historia; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the first twenty-five years of the semi-governmental Swedish Institute for Cultural Exchange with Foreign Countries. Specifically, this is done through an analysis of the Institute’s funding, its policy discussions and its produced materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Right Kind of Queer: Race, Sexuality, and Gender in Contemporary Constructions of Swedishness

    Author : Katharina Kehl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; homonationalism; LGBTQ; Swedish gender exceptionalism; intelligibility; belonging;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen an increased mobilisation of LGBT rights in nationalist projects of (non-)belonging. This thesis provides new insights into the role played by race, sexuality, and gender in these projects by examining contemporary constructions of Swedishness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Border-Crossing Commemorations : Entangled Histories of Swedish Settling in America

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Mats Hallenberg; Dag Blanck; Ulf Zander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; commemoration; border-crossing; entanglement; New Sweden Tercentenary; Swedish Pioneer Centennial; settler colonialism; race; modernity; pioneering; migration; transnational; Sweden; the United States; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Swedish America; History; historia;

    Abstract : Different groups from both sides of the Atlantic have since the 1930s come together to commemorate histories of Swedish settling in America. They have celebrated the founding of the New Sweden colony in the Delaware Valley (1638–1655), and the mid-nineteenth-century arrival of Swedish pioneers in the Mississippi Valley. READ MORE