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Med fokus på fredssoldatens barn : En småskalig studie av hur barn och familj hanterat situationen i samband med en förälders utlandstjänst

Ingman, Mimmi (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to study the family situation in connection to the absence of one parent due to participation in international peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations. Focus was on the temporarily absent parent's point of view. The study was based on five interviews with parents shortly after their returning home. The main questions has been how the parent described the child-parent relationship before, during and after the absence; the children's experience during this time according to the parent and the family's adjusting to and coping with the situation. Conclusions made from the study show that with a good stabile child-parent relationship and good parenting skills of both parents the families in this study were... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to study the family situation in connection to the absence of one parent due to participation in international peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations. Focus was on the temporarily absent parent's point of view. The study was based on five interviews with parents shortly after their returning home. The main questions has been how the parent described the child-parent relationship before, during and after the absence; the children's experience during this time according to the parent and the family's adjusting to and coping with the situation. Conclusions made from the study show that with a good stabile child-parent relationship and good parenting skills of both parents the families in this study were successful in coping with the situation. In the process continuity in every day life, awareness of the children's individual needs and the children's sense of coherence have played a great part. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to study the family situation in connection to the absence of one parent due to participation in international peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations. Focus was on the temporarily absent parent's point of view. The study was based on five interviews with parents shortly after their returning home. The main questions has been how the parent described the child-parent relationship before, during and after the absence; the children's experience during this time according to the parent and the family's adjusting to and coping with the situation. Conclusions made from the study show that with a good stabile child-parent relationship and good parenting skills of both parents the families in this study were successful in coping with the situation. In the process continuity in every day life, awareness of the children's individual needs and the children's sense of coherence have played a great part.},
  author       = {Ingman, Mimmi},
  keyword      = {barn och förälder,familjeliv,tillfällig frånvaro,internationell tjänstgöring,Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Med fokus på fredssoldatens barn : En småskalig studie av hur barn och familj hanterat situationen i samband med en förälders utlandstjänst},
  year         = {2006},
}