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Kvinnan, Våldet och Lagen

Jeffsell, Karin and Sjödahl, Christel (2004)
School of Social Work
Abstract
This essay is a survey about how important laws regarding women, has lead forward to present day's legislation regarding women battering in Sweden. We have chosen to concentrate on the battered woman's situation. The laws has through centuries given the man a right to beat his wife. Has the way of looking at women's situation in society changed the laws regarding women battering? Has the authorities tried to change the attitude in society towards women battering? Has the laws resulted in any changes for the women? What could according to literature, be regarded as woman battering? This is some of the questions we have tried to answer. The essay is based on a literature study. We have, though our theoretical perspective, made visits for the... (More)
This essay is a survey about how important laws regarding women, has lead forward to present day's legislation regarding women battering in Sweden. We have chosen to concentrate on the battered woman's situation. The laws has through centuries given the man a right to beat his wife. Has the way of looking at women's situation in society changed the laws regarding women battering? Has the authorities tried to change the attitude in society towards women battering? Has the laws resulted in any changes for the women? What could according to literature, be regarded as woman battering? This is some of the questions we have tried to answer. The essay is based on a literature study. We have, though our theoretical perspective, made visits for the purpose of studies, at the women's crises centre, the police - department of family violence and at the social service - department of women battering, for being able to be up-to-date with the present situation for the battered women. We feel that is only in present time that the battered woman has been paid attention at, and that action has been taken, and legislation been made to prevent women battering. (Less)
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author
Jeffsell, Karin and Sjödahl, Christel
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organization
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1359092
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {This essay is a survey about how important laws regarding women, has lead forward to present day's legislation regarding women battering in Sweden. We have chosen to concentrate on the battered woman's situation. The laws has through centuries given the man a right to beat his wife. Has the way of looking at women's situation in society changed the laws regarding women battering? Has the authorities tried to change the attitude in society towards women battering? Has the laws resulted in any changes for the women? What could according to literature, be regarded as woman battering? This is some of the questions we have tried to answer. The essay is based on a literature study. We have, though our theoretical perspective, made visits for the purpose of studies, at the women's crises centre, the police - department of family violence and at the social service - department of women battering, for being able to be up-to-date with the present situation for the battered women. We feel that is only in present time that the battered woman has been paid attention at, and that action has been taken, and legislation been made to prevent women battering.},
  author       = {Jeffsell, Karin and Sjödahl, Christel},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kvinnan, Våldet och Lagen},
  year         = {2004},
}