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Political participation and the role of migrant organisations in Sweden and the Netherlands

Pontus P. Odmalm

Political participation and the role of migrant organisations in Sweden and the Netherlands

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StatementPontus Odmalm.
SeriesSussex theses ; S 5697
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Pagination227 leaves :
Number of Pages227
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2This research is part of the first author's PhD project, which is funded by a research talent grant of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Reseasrch (NWO) titled “Explaining ethnic minority women's labour market participation: the role of household composition, gender ideology, religiosity and the welfare state” (grant number:


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Political participation and the role of migrant organisations in Sweden and the Netherlands by Pontus P. Odmalm Download PDF EPUB FB2

An ‘ideal model’ of organisations' features is elaborated, and migrant associations in the Swedish context are then compared to this matrix. Secondly, the role and relevance of these associations are discussed with reference to the structural opportunities and constraints that exist within the Swedish political by: The book adopts a multi-country comparative approach, highlighting three areas where institutions influence the scope for migrant actors in Sweden, the Netherlands, France, Germany and the UK: Strategies adopted by organized migrant interests in response to specific political structures - The role of identity and its relevance in explaining.

Civil society, migrant organisations and political parties: Theoretical linkages and applications to the Swedish context Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 30(3 Author: Pontus Odmalm. Political participation and the role of migrant organisations in Sweden and the Netherlands Author: Odmalm, Pontus.

Awarding Body: University of Sussex Current Institution: University of Sussex Date of Award: Availability of Full Text.

on thePolitical Participation of Immigrants through Consultative Bodies. Even though it dealt with a variety of forms of immigrant political and social participation (including citizenship and voting rights), its main focus was on "Political and Social Participation of Immigrants through Consultative Bodies".

Migrant organizations are of vital importance for countries of residence and countries of origin, but the empirical and theoretical knowledge of the cross-border character of migrant organizations remains incomplete.

It is clear that migrant transnationalism challenges the governance of nation-states on the local and national levels. This book, the outcome of an ECPR joint session.

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Myanmar School of Politics (MySoP) organized the launching event, and officials from the commission office and Netherlands Embassy in Yangon, political parties and.

of political action taken against migrants in advanced industrial democracies. This paper serves as a bridge from previous work I have done attempting to explain the level electoral successes of populist radical right (PRR) parties in Finland and Sweden to a more focused study of anti-migrant political action in these two countries.

and political change in the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century, it becomes evident that forms of political mobilization, self-help organization and community networks have played an important role throughout this process.

In the past decade, new forms of migrants’ political, social and cultural. Political participation is a slight area of weakness for integration policy across countries. Most immigrants, especially foreigners, have few opportunities to inform and improve the policies that affect them daily, since most authorities design policies ‘for’ them.

From the local to the global level, women’s leadership and political participation are compromised. Women are underrepresented as voters, as well as in leading positions, whether in elected offices, civil services, the private sector or academia.

This occurs despite their proven abilities as leaders and agents of change, and their right to participate equally in democratic governance. political participation among immigrants’ – such as misleading data, statistical gaps and false conclusions.

‘Political participation among immigrants – some empirical observations’ addresses a few examples on a local, practical level that has, arguably, managed to enhance immigrants’ political participation.

Whereas in countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and France integration conditions have become increasingly restrictive in recent years, in Sweden the participation in integration courses is still voluntary and no integration requirements must be met for long‐term residence or citizenship.

Whereas most of the literature on migration focuses on individuals and their families, this book studies the organizations created by immigrants to protect themselves in their receiving states. Comparing eighteen of these grassroots organizations formed across the world, from India to Colombia to Vietnam to the Congo, researchers from the United States, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and.

between migrant organisations and other actors involved in the field of development (such as home and host countries and market and civil society organisations concerned with develop-ment). The fourth theme is related to the con-straints that migrant organisations face in terms of resources and capabilities, in contrast to the.

Migrant political participation: a review of policies and integration results in the OSCE region. conclusions and other information expressed in this document are not given nor necessarily endorsed by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) unless the OSCE is explicitly defined as the Author of this document.

Home. The claim that multiculturalism undermines social cohesion and local cultural values has fueled the political success of far-right groups such as Geert Wilders's Freedom Party in the Netherlands, the Sweden Democrats Party, the True Finns Party in Finland, the Danish People's Party, and the Progress Party in Norway.

Sweden T +46 8 37 00 F +46 8 20 24 22 [email protected] NIMD Passage 31 AB The Hague The Netherlands T +31 (0)70 54 64 F +31 (0)70 54 65 [email protected] Strategic Planning for Political Parties: Strategic Planning for Political Parties A.

The impact of immigration on Europe’s societies: the political context. Foreign citizens have the right to vote in the municipal elections, provided that they have lived in Sweden for at least three years.

However, voter participation among foreign citizens has decreased. participation, and migrant participation (Ibid.). In this way, the scope for political mobilization and deliberation is far greater because migrant NGOs are united, asylum seekers.

Integration cuts across different policies and various aspects of migrants’ lives and therefore data on migrant integration cover a wide range of information, including whether migrants are integrating into the economic, social, cultural, and political spheres of society, the discrimination they face, how policies affect migrants’ inclusion.

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current.

between migrants and stayers for the political participation variables presented at the top. Analysis/Results The participation variables presented in Table 1 indicate stark differences between experiences of immigrants in Germany vs.

immigrants in the UK (via comparison to the main stayer groups for each country). Sweden: A comparative case study Roman Lisovenko Master of Science in Global Studies. into the structures of political participation and representation may be attributed to the policies may be bolstered by the study of the role played by the state under.

The project's goal was to stimulate “50, migrant women to become socially active in order to completely participate in Dutch society.” 41 The project was initiated despite research done by the Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP), suggesting that most migrant women would prefer paid work (Keuzenkamp and Merens).

Germany and Sweden, for example, overwhelmingly used the terms ‘refugee’ or ‘asylum seeker’, while Italy and the UK press preferred the word ‘migrant’.

In Spain, the dominant term was ‘immigrant’. These terms had an important impact on the tenor of each country’s debate. Terrorism, Gender and Women: Towards an Integrated Research Agenda encourages greater integration of gender-sensitive approaches to studies of violent extremism and terrorism.

This book seeks to create and inspire a dialogue among scholars of conflict, terrorism and gender by suggesting the necessity of incorporating gender analysis to fill gaps within, and further enhance, our understanding. The movement was started by the Swedish Women’s Lobby (Sveriges Kvinnolobby) in and is now a co-operation between political women’s unions, trade union organisations and women’s movement societies.

At the beginning, the movement went under the. A Gender Gap in Participation. A participatory public is crucial for democratic responsiveness and is seen as an intrinsic democratic good (Verba ), and thus systematic and persistent patterns of unequal participation along existing lines of stratification, such as gender, are threats to both political equality and democratic women have made substantial.

Research on socio-economic determinants of migrant health inequalities has produced a large body of evidence. There is lack of evidence on the influence of structural factors on lives of fragile groups, frequently exposed to health inequalities.

The role of poor socio-economic status and country level structural factors, such as migrant integration policies, in explaining migrant health. I know my rights iKNOW Politics.

Established iniKNOW Politics is a joint project of International IDEA, the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

Established inIOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. Organisation for Migration (IOM), over 3, people have died en route to Europe so far inthe vast majority on the perilous sea journey across the Mediterranean from North Africa or Turkey.

The situation of migrant children, particularly those travelling alone, is particularly concerning. There are reports of unaccompanied children.

“women’s equal participation in political life plays a pivotal role in the general process of the advancement of women. Women’s equal participation in decision-making is not only a demand for simple justice or democracy but can also be seen as a necessary condition for women’s interests to be taken into account ”.

The International Labour Organization estimates that women are half of the global migrant population but in some countries account for 70–80 percent of migrants. Migration can improve autonomy, human capital, and self‐esteem, as well as women’s authority and.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is an inter-governmental organization with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents.

The OIC works toward ensuring to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony.

When more women work, economies grow. If women’s paid employment rates were raised to the same level as men’s, the United States’ gross domestic product would be an estimated 9 per cent higher, the Euro-zone’s would climb by 13 per cent, and Japan’s would be boosted by 16 per cent.

The Netherlands is a unitary state governed by a central body. The political system is a parliamentary democracy as well as a constitutional monarchy. The queen has little political influence; her role is largely symbolic. Political power lies in the hands of a cabinet of ministers headed by a prime minister.

'Sweden's being destroyed by political correctness' Swede rages against asylum policy A SWEDISH-BASED author who caused controversy after she. Sweden and migration. More thanasylum seekers arrived in Sweden inmore per capita than any other country in Europe.

By contrast, from to. Overall, 30 migrant women participated in the IDEAL programme in the Netherlands (13) and Sweden (17).

In total, 16 participants (10 in the Dutch group and six in the Swedish group) were included in both the baseline interviews and the semi-structured focus group evaluation interviews.

“Swedish Interior Minister says migrant robbers pee on their victims because they feel hopelessness,” Voice of Europe, Febru Young migrants who carry out sadistic and degrading robberies against Swedes do so because they feel hopeless and like they do not belong in society, according to Sweden’s Social Democratic Minister of.This topic concerns the various ways in which migrants may be incorporated in the host society and (are expected by the host population to) adapt to the host society’s cultural, legal-political, or socio-economic structures.

It also concerns the influence of the sending context on migrant incorporation and integration.