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Att skolas eller att fostras - om politisk socialisation i den svenska grundskolan
2006 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesis
Abstract [en]

Why is it that democracies in modern western societies continue to blossom generation after generation? The answer is that the older generation is teaching the younger generation in how to become model citizens and why democracy is superior to other more authoritarian societies. This essay evolves around the fact that older generations and society is teaching or socialization its younger protégées in to becoming model citizens, this phenomena is commonly called socialization and those who are teaching the younger citizens is often referred to as socialization agents. To prove whether this theory is true or not and to show what kind of arguments are used to justify this socialization this essay is going to analyse the Swedish Curriculum for children aged 7-15 from 1962 and 1994 and a number of schoolbooks from the same periods. The methodological approach is an analysis of ideologies as described by Sven-Eric Liedman and Ingemar Nilsson in Ideologi och ideologianalys. The text is focusing on the fact that a text has two layers; one is the manifest which is roughly the same as explicit or present in the text. The other layer is the latent, which is a part of the texts meaning that is indeed present but it doesn’t show until you analyse the text in the company of a valid context, in my case the context is going to a text about political socialization and a brief review of the ideas of both the sixties and the nineties. My overall thesis was that the Swedish primary school acts as a socialization agent in a explicit (manifest) way. The study has shown that my thesis and the literature concerning the school as a socialization agent was correct. The Swedish primary schools curriculum from 1962 and 1994 tells the teachers that they should act as a socialization agent and not so much teach the children as to help raise the children in to members of the Swedish society. The schoolbooks from the same periods confirms what the curriculum has shown, that the Swedish primary school in 1962 and in 1994 acted not so much to teach the children as to contribute to their future integration in society.

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2006. , p. 41
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-50026Local ID: IVA C-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-50026DiVA, id: diva2:1099653
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History of Ideas
Available from: 2017-05-29 Created: 2017-05-29

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