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Samhället vs Förorten?: - En studie om hur svenska dagstidningar framställer invandrare -
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Information Science.
2005 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]


Purpose/Aim: The overall purpose of this thesis is to study the presentation of immigrants in Swedish newspapers and attitudes towards the media image.

Material/Method: The material used in the thesis is of qualitative and quantitative kind. The qualitative parts were analysed according to structural textanalysis and the quantitative material is presented statistically through a questionnaire.

Main results: The main results were that immigrants are presented negatively in newpapers. The media take great part in the stereotyping of immigrants. Furthermore, the results of the questionnaire shows that a majority of the people asked agree with that result.

Keywords: immigrants, stereotypes, stigmatization, myths, Svenska Dagbladet, Expressen

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. , 51 p.
Keyword [en]
immigrants, stereotypes, stigmatization, myths, Svenska Dagbladet,
National Category
Media and Communications
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-6031OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-6031DiVA: diva2:130300
Available from: 2005-10-10 Created: 2005-10-10

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