Search for dissertations about: "migrants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 swedish dissertations containing the word migrants.

  1. 1. Conflict, marginalisation and transformation African migrants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Jonathan Ngeh; Nora Räthzel; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migrants; conflicts; racism; transformation; Cameroon; Somalia; Sweden; construction of otherness; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Migrants from the Global South, coming to Sweden predominantly since the 1980s, have become a major focus of public discussions about immigration. The fears of and resentments toward the migrant ‘other’ appear to have shifted from European migrants to migrants of the Global South. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenging Rightlessness On Irregular Migrants and the Contestation of Welfare State Demarcation in Sweden

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Amanda Nielsen; Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta; Per Strömblad; Ulf Mörkenstam; Mikael Spång; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; irregular migrants; undocumented migrants; amnesty; regularisation; social rights; welfare state; citizenship; human rights; discourse theory; Sweden; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the political struggles that followed after the appearance of irregular migrants in Sweden. The analysis starts from the assumption that the group’s precarious circumstances of living disrupted the understanding of Sweden as an inclusive society and shed light on the limits of the welfare state’s inclusionary ambitions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Go West East European migrants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Olofsson; Kerstin Westin; Gunnar Malmberg; Olof Stjernström; Tiit Tammaru; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; East-West migration; international migration; integration; migration motives; social networks; belonging; migration systems; transnational social spaces; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Many people have migrated between East and West Europe in recent decades. The daily life of these migrants is crucial not only for the migrants themselves but also for the development of future migration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Destabilising Citizenship Practices? : Social work and undocumented migrants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Vanna Nordling; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; undocumented migrants; responsibility; acts of citizenship; migration; Socialt arbete; Papperslösa migranter; Ansvarstagande; Medborgarskapshandlingar; Migration;

    Abstract : Globalisation of the economy, as well as movement of people and increasing securitisation of borders, have challenged and to different degrees destabilised forms of national belonging and solidarity. Such developments produce new borders and boundaries, separate citizens from non-citizens and create hierarchies of “deservingness”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migration, health and diabetes mellitus - Studies comparing foreign-and Swedish-born diabetic subjects living in Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Community Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Katarina Hjelm; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sekretion; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology; Endocrinology; samhällsmedicin; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; diabetes mellitus; prevalence; Migrants; glycaemic control; diabetes mellitus complications; social class; health services needs and demand; diabetologi; perceived health; lifestyle; health care professionals; health illness beliefs; care-seeking behaviour; self-care;

    Abstract : To study the influence of migration on health in migrant diabetic subjects, foreign-and Swedish-born persons were compared as regards objective and subjectively perceived health in relation to social position, and beliefs about health and illness and their influence on self-care and care-seeking behaviour. Persons (foreign- and Swedish-born) with known diabetes mellitus (DM), aged 16-74 years, were chosen from two different counties in Southern Sweden (n=143/1384; 113/1564), and from a random sample of the Swedish population, the annual Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (n=31/446). READ MORE