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Kvinnor i anstalt - En undersökning av befintlig kunskap

Jensen, Linda (2003)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to get a picture of the existing knowledge on women in prison. This knowledge is to be found in earlier research, in the material of the Swedish Prison and Probation Service and with people working, paid or voluntarily, with women in prison. To get a broad picture I did both a literature study and qualitative interviews with people working at a prison. There is not much research done on women in prison, and the research done often lacks gender analysis. My conclusion was that the knowledge is relatively uniform; women in prison is described as a group with many problems such as drug abuse, homelessness and unemployment. Many have also been beaten by their former partners and many have lost custody of their... (More)
The aim of this study was to get a picture of the existing knowledge on women in prison. This knowledge is to be found in earlier research, in the material of the Swedish Prison and Probation Service and with people working, paid or voluntarily, with women in prison. To get a broad picture I did both a literature study and qualitative interviews with people working at a prison. There is not much research done on women in prison, and the research done often lacks gender analysis. My conclusion was that the knowledge is relatively uniform; women in prison is described as a group with many problems such as drug abuse, homelessness and unemployment. Many have also been beaten by their former partners and many have lost custody of their children. (Less)
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author
Jensen, Linda
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1359097
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to get a picture of the existing knowledge on women in prison. This knowledge is to be found in earlier research, in the material of the Swedish Prison and Probation Service and with people working, paid or voluntarily, with women in prison. To get a broad picture I did both a literature study and qualitative interviews with people working at a prison. There is not much research done on women in prison, and the research done often lacks gender analysis. My conclusion was that the knowledge is relatively uniform; women in prison is described as a group with many problems such as drug abuse, homelessness and unemployment. Many have also been beaten by their former partners and many have lost custody of their children.},
  author       = {Jensen, Linda},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kvinnor i anstalt - En undersökning av befintlig kunskap},
  year         = {2003},
}