Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 66 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Diaspora.
Sammanfattning : Based on three separate studies, this thesis explores diaspora identities among young adult Assyrians/Syrians in Sweden, mediated through language. The focus is on how multilingual young adults use their languages and reflect on their use of language. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In the period 1999-2007, more than half a million Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso due to the persecution of immigrant labourers in neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire. Ultranationalist debates about the criteria for Ivorian citizenship had intensified during the 1990s and led to the scapegoating of immigrants in a political rhetoric centred on notions of autochthony and xenophobia. LÄS MER
3. From Victim Diaspora to Transborder Citizenship? : Diaspora formation and transnational relations among Kurds in France and Sweden
Sammanfattning : Denna avhandling är en komparativ undersökning av pågående förändringsprocesser bland kurder i Marseillesregionen i Frankrike ochStockholmsregionen i Sverige. I fokus står skiftet från en endimensionell och offerrelaterad kurdisk diasporisk identitet mot en mer sammansatt och aktiv. LÄS MER
4. Statebuilding through diaspora recruitment? : The role of capacity, norms and representation for legitimacy in Somaliland and Liberia
Sammanfattning : How do the local elites and the wider population perceive returnees in post-war governments and what shapes these returnees’ legitimacy? Overall, while acknowledging some benefits, local elites in Somaliland and Liberia highlight challenges connected to returnees’ presence in governments and question their legitimacy. These challenges are mirrored in the perceptions of the Liberian population, who see returnees as less legitimate in government positions than stayees. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The study deals with senses of collective and individual belonging among Tibetans, in relation to 'home', 'homeland' and 'diaspora'; it discusses how conflicting ways of constructing notions of collective identity makes it relevant to see the Tibetan diaspora as a Geography of conflict. The point of departure is that the diaspora is affected by many internal conflicts. LÄS MER