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A qualitative descriptive study on the Swedish Social Democratic Party and the Moderate Party's post-2014 political integration approaches
University West, School of Business, Economics and IT, Divison of Law, Economics, Statistics and Politics.
2018 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The general aim of this thesis is to describe the approaches of the Social Democratic Party and the Moderate Party to political integration for the newly-arrived immigrant groups in the post-2014 period. This is a descriptive study is with textual qualitative content analysis as a methodology to explore the statements made by the two parties. The sources and data used in the analysis chapter are from the two parties' official websites, government website and the parliamentary website. When the data is analysed by using three models, i.e. the multicultural, assimilationist, and exclusionary models, of integration, this study concludes that while both parties had adopted a multicultural model of integration before 2014, in the post-2014 period there are some elements of change in Moderate Party's integration approaches, such as the addition of demands like the compulsory participation in integration courses for the immigrants and an the integration test shifting the Moderate Party's position toward the exclusionary model of integration. The findings indicate that the Social Democratic Party, on the other hand, still promotes the multicultural model of integration after 2014.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 36
Keywords [en]
Integration, immigration, integration models, Sweden, Social Democratic Party, Moderate Party, textual qualitative content analysis
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-12047Local ID: EIS501OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-12047DiVA, id: diva2:1179055
Subject / course
Political science
Educational program
International Programme in Politics and Economics
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Available from: 2018-02-09 Created: 2018-01-31 Last updated: 2018-02-09Bibliographically approved

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