Search for dissertations about: "ryssar"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word ryssar.

  1. 1. A Cold War Pursuit : Soviet refugees in Sweden, 1945-54

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Santérus Academic Press Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Notini Burch; Magnus Petersson; Karl Molin; Ann-Marie Ekengren; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; refugee policy; Cold War; security; ethnicity; human rights; social control; Sweden; Soviet Union; Balts; Ingrians; Russians; flyktingpolitik; kalla kriget; säkerhetspolitik; etnicitet; mänskliga rättigheter; social kontroll; Sverige; Sovjetunionen; balter; ingermanländare; ryssar; historia; History;

    Abstract : What determines refugee policies in liberal democracies? Humanitarianism? International relations? Economics? Identity issues? International law? Concerns for national security? This book explores these factors through a case study of non-aligned Sweden’s management of Soviet refugees during the first decade of the Cold War. The policy of admission and political asylum; the government’s handling of direct Soviet demands regarding refugees; the Swedish authorities’ surveillance strategies and the continuing living conditions of individuals who were permitted to stay, are all studied in depth. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Pioneers to Target Group: Social Change, Ethnicity and Memory in a Lithuanian Nuclear Power Plant Community

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Sliavaite; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociala problem; Ignalina nuclear power plant; Deindustrialization; post-socialism; East Central Europe; ethnicity; collective memory; social change; Russian speaking population; decline; modernization; migration; enclave; risk; social insecurity; uncertainty; national insurance; Social problems and welfare; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focused on an examination of human agency and strategies for responding to rapid social and economic change. Fieldwork was carried out in the community of Visaginas town that was built during the Soviet period in Lithuania. The town is situated next to the Ignalina nuclear power plant. READ MORE