Search for dissertations about: "race"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 176 swedish dissertations containing the word race.

  1. 1. Love ain't got no color? : Attitude toward interracial marriage in Sweden

    Author : Sayaka Osanami Törngren; Björn Fryklund; Anders Wigerfelt; Charles Westin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Interracial marriage; attitudes; race; Contact Hypothesis; group position; prejudice and stereotypes; colorblindness; perception of difference; mixed methods; Interrnarriage; attityder; race; kontakthypotes; gruppositioner; fördomar och stereotyper; färgblindhet; perception av skillnad; mixed methods; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attitudes; Race; Group position; Prejudice and stereotypes; Colorblindness; Perception of difference; Mixed methods;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the geographical area of Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden, and examines the majority society’s opinions and attitudes toward interracial dating, marriage and childbearing. The dissertation is driven by two theoretical frames: the theory of race as ideas constructed through the perception of visible differences and the theory of prejudice and stereotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Race and Order : Critical Perspectives on Crime in Sweden

    Author : Leandro Schclarek Mulinari; Anita Heber; Felipe Estrada; Benjamin Bowling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Law and order; ideology; repression; racialization of crime; racial profiling; migration control; stop and search; Anti-terrorism measures; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : In this study questions of crime are used as a means to explore the relation between race and the social order. The aim is to empirically and theoretically expand the criminological understanding of racism as a structural phenomenon. READ MORE

  3. 3. Colonizing Fever : Race and Media Cultures in Late Nineteenth-Century Sweden

    Author : Åsa Bharathi Larsson; Pelle Snickars; Jan von Bonsdorff; Patrik Steorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; media cultures; race; late nineteenth century; visual representations of the colonial world; colonialism; Sweden; postcolonial theory; urban everyday life; scientific expeditions; entertainment; Konstvetenskap; History of Art;

    Abstract : The dissertation focuses on visual representations of the colonial world in late nineteenth-century Sweden. Situated at the intersection between postcolonial studies, visual culture studies and cultural histories of media, the study has a threefold aim. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Promises of the Free World : Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Mats Lindqvist; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Catrin Lundström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Slaves to Princes : The role of NGOs in the construction of race and ethnicity in Salvador, Brazil

    Author : Örjan Bartholdson; Gudrun Dahl; Dorothea Hilhorst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social movements; NGOs; Afro-Brazilian; race; ethnicity; foreign activists; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Global forms and changes affect all spheres of human life-worlds; not least how we interpret and create systems of meaning in our respective habitats. A merging of global and local reflections and actions often causes ideological transformations and discursive shifts. READ MORE