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Vem hedersmördar sitt barn?: En kvalitativ textanalys om hur mediedebatten kring hedersmord har utvecklats
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Who is killing a child in the name of honor? : A qualitative text analysis about the medial discourse of honor killings (English)
Abstract [en]

This study is a text analysis of the media debate about honor killings in the last 20

years. I want to contribute to increased knowledge about honor killings and crimes of

honor. Through this increased knowledge I wish to prevent honor killings and crimes of


The result of this study shows a progress of the debate and through the years have the

understanding of the problem improved. Authorities have begun to react and the public

have become more aware about what honor killings are and in which way it can assert.

Honor killings can occur all in religions, although could patriarchal remains in certain

cultures have influence. Moreover, old habits like traditions and expectation from the

society concerning how the man is supposed to control the women of the family and

their sexuality.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 61 p.
Keyword [sv]
Hedersmord, hedersrelaterat våld, hedersförtryck, heder, kultur, mediedebatt
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-50014OAI: diva2:908038
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Lärarprogrammet, inriktning mot verksamhet i grundskolans senare år och gymnasiet
Available from: 2016-03-02 Created: 2016-03-01 Last updated: 2016-03-02Bibliographically approved

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