Search for dissertations about: "migrants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 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; Umeå universitet.; [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; Linnéuniversitetet.; [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. Invisible voices understanding the sociocultural influences on adult migrantsʼ second language learning and communicative interaction

    University dissertation from Malmö/Linköping : Malmö University/Linköpings University, [Department of Social and Welfare Studies]

    Author : Mozhgan Zachrison; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult migrants; second language learning; communicative interaction; sociocultural context; life-world; habitus; symbolic capital; social capital; Svenska som främmande språk; Andraspråksinlärning; Kommunikationssociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; adult migrants;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a qualitative study exploring the sociocultural influences on adult migrants’ second language learning and the communicative interaction through which they use the language. Guided by a theoretical perspective based on the concepts of life-world, habitus, social capital, symbolic honor, game, and the idea of the interrelatedness of learning and using a second language, this study aims to understand how migrants’ everyday life context, attachments to the home country, and ethnic affiliations affect the motivation for and attitude towards learning and using Swedish as a second language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Go West East European migrants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Olofsson; Umeå universitet.; [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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Vanna Nordling; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 : Globalisering av ekonomin, människors rörelser över nationsgränser såväl som ett ökat fokus på gränskontroller och säkerhet, har utmanat och delvis destabiliserat idéer om nationell tillhörighet och solidaritet. En sådan utveckling bidrar till att nya gränser skapas, den separerar medborgare från icke-medborgare och skapar hierarkier av “värdiga”/”icke-värdiga”. READ MORE