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Den egyptiska revolutionen och informella lärandeprocesser: Den egyptiska revolutionen och informella lärande om mänskliga värderingar, demokrati och fred. En etnografisk studie baserad på intervju med taxichaufförer, tjänstmän och fredsaktivister
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Communication.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
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Abstract [sv]

This thesis aims at studying representatives from three groups in the Egyptian society with an ethnographic method and with regards to their experiences, reflections and stories of the Egyptian revolution. The material of the thesis is based on ethnographic fieldwork and on interviews.

The purpose of the study is to explore different themes in the informants’ stories related to society, freedom, social justice, human values, peace and civility. The purpose is also to examine the informants' stories with emphasis on various informal learning processes that occurred in the Egyptian social change.

The study finds that according to the informants a society should be characterized, among other things, by human values, social justice, non-violence and peaceful methods and approaches. Various informal learning processes involving both individual citizens and active members of civil society and NGO groups were found to be practiced to be able to accomplish these changes in the Egyptian society to create a better future.

The degrees of involvement of the various learning processes not only reflect differences between informants regarding the social and cultural background. Although informants' involvement in the ongoing development of society and how different informal learning processes have affected the informants.

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2012. , 75 p.
Keyword [en]
Egypt, revolution, civil society, human values, social justice, non-violence and peaceful methods, democracy, civility, informal learning processes
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17023OAI: diva2:550285
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-09-10 Created: 2012-09-06 Last updated: 2012-09-10Bibliographically approved

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