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"Med barnets bästa i främsta rummet": faktorer som inverkar på förmågan att se till barnets bästa

Hägglund, Susanne (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay is to describe some of the factors influencing the ability to see to the best interest of the child originating from article 3.1, in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states: " In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies, the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration". To fulfill my purpose and to be able to identify these different factors, I have used literature and qualitative interviews to discuss the concept of child-perspective and the rights of the child, knowledge of the child convention and the influences from it. Focus has been set on society... (More)
The purpose of this essay is to describe some of the factors influencing the ability to see to the best interest of the child originating from article 3.1, in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states: " In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies, the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration". To fulfill my purpose and to be able to identify these different factors, I have used literature and qualitative interviews to discuss the concept of child-perspective and the rights of the child, knowledge of the child convention and the influences from it. Focus has been set on society and the obligations it has, in helping children that are hurt, or are at the risk at being hurt. The importance of cooperation between social welfare and other different authorities is also emphasized. All the factors used in this essay are finally summarized. The conclusion is that the factors benefiting the best interest of an individual child, is a decision taken both at an individual level as well as at a central level. (Less)
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author
Hägglund, Susanne
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1357994
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay is to describe some of the factors influencing the ability to see to the best interest of the child originating from article 3.1, in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states: " In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies, the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration". To fulfill my purpose and to be able to identify these different factors, I have used literature and qualitative interviews to discuss the concept of child-perspective and the rights of the child, knowledge of the child convention and the influences from it. Focus has been set on society and the obligations it has, in helping children that are hurt, or are at the risk at being hurt. The importance of cooperation between social welfare and other different authorities is also emphasized. All the factors used in this essay are finally summarized. The conclusion is that the factors benefiting the best interest of an individual child, is a decision taken both at an individual level as well as at a central level.},
  author       = {Hägglund, Susanne},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Med barnets bästa i främsta rummet": faktorer som inverkar på förmågan att se till barnets bästa},
  year         = {2001},
}