Search for dissertations about: "multiculturalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the word multiculturalism.

  1. 1. Spatiality of Multiculturalism

    Author : Mohammad Sarraf; Lars Marcus; Mattias Kärrholm; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spatial form; multiculturalism; ‘civility of indifference’; co-presence; multiplicity; overlapping spaces; ‘together-in-difference’.; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Multiculturalism, as a set of ideas and policies, is one of the normative approaches to the current situation of cultural diversity in multicultural cities. But how can the ideas of multiculturalism be translated into the reality of urban form? The overall aim of this dissertation is to provide a theoretical and conceptual frame of reference for distilling and identifying the ideas of multiculturalism which can be translated into spatial form, and in this way, to highlight the role urban form may play in addressing the situation of living living 'together-in-difference’ . READ MORE

  2. 2. Caring Multiculturalism : Local Immigrant Policies and Narratives of Integration in Malmö, Birmingham and Bologna

    Author : Sarah Scuzzarello; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; caring ethics; Multiculturalism; identity; narrative; institutional opportunities; policy narratives; Malmö; Bologna; Birmingham;

    Abstract : Western European states are faced by societies with increasing ethnic, cultural and religious diversity as a result of migration flows. Advocates of multiculturalism have tried to address these potential challenges by advocating the accommodation of minorities within the recipient society. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Institutional Sources of Statehood - Assimilation, Multiculturalism and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Anna Persson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; institutional theory; states; statehood; taxation; taxes; citizenship; assimilation; multiculturalism; ethnic diversity; ethnicity; identity; sub-Saharan Africa; Botswana; Zambia; Uganda;

    Abstract : Today, almost all states are, or at least claim to be, nation-states. As such, they subscribe to the legitimating doctrine of national sovereignty and claim to derive state power from, as well as exercise it for, a nation. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Multiculturalism, Liberalism and the Burden of Assimilation

    Author : Lily Stroubouli Lanefelt; Jouni Reinikainen; Ulf Mörkenstam; Karin Borevi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; liberal multiculturalism; cultural diversity; citizenship rigths; ethnicity; integration; burden of assimilation; neutrality; equality; toleration; autonomy; recognition; anti-discrimination; freedom of association; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Should a liberal state meet claims for accommodation of cultural difference with a liberal multicultural approach that grants cultural rights to minorities? The present thesis tries to answer this question by investigating if a liberal state may adopt a multicultural approach and still remain liberal. The purpose of the thesis, more specifically, is to study whether the accommodation of multiculturalism through cultural rights can be based on liberal values or not. READ MORE