Introducing Mixed Race Sweden: A Study of the (Im)possibilities of Being a Mixed-Race Swede

Tobias Hübinette, Karlstad University, Daphne Arbouz, Södertörn University
2019 Culture and Empathy International Journal of Sociology Psychology and Cultural Studies  
Sweden is one of the most diverse countries as far as demographic makeup in the world; however, acceptance of mulit-racial inhabitants is not on par with other diversified countries throughout the world. This article aims to understand the situation and position of mixedrace Swedes in contemporary Sweden, their experiences of racialization in different social spaces and how they acquire and develop a racial literacy. This study takes place in a country which is currently inherently
more » ... and rapidly developing into an even more multiracial nation but is also a highly racially segregated, and in which a color-blind racial grammar is the dominant discourse dividing the population between "immigrants" and "Swedes."
doi:10.32860/26356619/2019/2.3.0002 fatcat:o72glxu65zd4raosv3gzbpfjjq