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Att spegla den mörka historien: En kvalitativ historiedidaktisk studie av hur den ”mörka historien” om det svenska ”folkhemmet” framställs i ett urval av historieläroböcker 
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences. (Historia)
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
To emphasise "the dark story". : A qualitative history didactic study about how "the dark story" about The Swedish Welfare system is presented in a selection of history textbooks. (English)
Abstract [en]

This study is based on how ”the dark story” about The Swedish Welfare system during 1900-1950’s is presented in a selection of history textbooks which are adapted for upper secondary school. What I am referring to with ”the dark story” is the sterilizations, the oppression notice against minority groups, the ideal of being well-behaved and the injustice within social classes and gender. I have limited the study to examine history textbooks which are adapted for the current course ”History 1b” and the previous course ”History A”. According to earlier reasearch ”the dark story” about Sweden’s history started to be problematized during 1990’s with the result that the history has started to be impaired in textbooks during 2000’s. Earlier, Sweden’s history in textbooks has been presented as neutral, which has illustrated that no dark or hidden history about Sweden has been written.         

The aim in this study is to examine what history is being emphasized in the textbooks and analyze how it is presented as an educational content. To be able to do that I have used a qualitative content analysis focused on examining the textbooks by Niklas Ammert’s analysis model about how textbooks present history. In this study I found out that ”the dark story” is presented in all examined textbooks, but in different ways with different examples. I also found out that the history is thematised depending what history the textbook has emphasized and how it is presented by the authors. Some of the authors have problematized several examples by different perspectives and some of them present one short example. This result shows that ”the dark story” within The Swedish Welfare system is presented different as an educational content.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , p. 46
Series
Hanna Holgersson
Keywords [en]
History didactic, The Swedish Welfare system, textbook analysis
National Category
Humanities
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-49576OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-49576DiVA, id: diva2:900603
Subject / course
History
Educational program
Teacher Education Programme for Upper Secondary School, 300/330 credits
Presentation
2016-01-21, N-huset, Linneuniversitetet Växjö, Växjö, 17:08 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2016-02-05 Created: 2016-02-04 Last updated: 2016-02-05Bibliographically approved

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