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Du får inte spela golf utan krage: En studie om golf och dess integrationsbarriärer
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In the Swedish society, sport is seen as a natural integration arena where ethnic minorities integrate intothe new society without losing their identity. The diversity varies greatly among the different sports, golfis one of the sports where diversity is almost totally absent. This study aims to examine how projects atvarious Swedish golf clubs promote the integration of youth immigrants through the sport. The first stepof the study consisted of surveys that formed the base of the study. In the second step, interviews cratedknowledge about golf clubs various work to promote integration in society. The results show that almostevery fourth golf club in Sweden was implementing or planning an integration project of some kind.Trough the study, it becomes clear that the barriers that must be torn down to make golf a naturalintegration arena, as sports in general, are numerous.

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Keyword [en]
Diversity, Golf, Integration, Minorities
Keyword [sv]
Mångfald, Golf, Integration, Minoriteter
National Category
Social Sciences Pedagogy
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-123321OAI: diva2:945252
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Svenska Golfförbundet
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Educational program
Study Programme for Sport Sciences
Available from: 2016-07-01 Created: 2016-07-01 Last updated: 2016-07-01Bibliographically approved

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