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Vad gör en lag? : En komparativ studie av arbetet kring prostituerade i Malmö och Köpenhamn

Forsgren, Sara and Bertlid, Kristin (2003)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to examine and compare Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution and what the work around prostitution looks like in Malmö and Copenhagen. The main questions are: What does the Swedish legislation about prostitution looks like in comparison to the Danish legislation? What does the practical work around the prostitutes in Malmö looks like in comparison to the work in Copenhagen? We have studied earlier research, and interviewed people that meet prostitutes in their work. The Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution looks a bit different. The Danish law decriminalizes prostitution and the Swedish law makes buying sexual services a criminal offence. Both countries pursue social work to help the... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to examine and compare Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution and what the work around prostitution looks like in Malmö and Copenhagen. The main questions are: What does the Swedish legislation about prostitution looks like in comparison to the Danish legislation? What does the practical work around the prostitutes in Malmö looks like in comparison to the work in Copenhagen? We have studied earlier research, and interviewed people that meet prostitutes in their work. The Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution looks a bit different. The Danish law decriminalizes prostitution and the Swedish law makes buying sexual services a criminal offence. Both countries pursue social work to help the prostitutes. The police, the medical service and the social welfare do the practical work in Malmö, and it is organized in a similar way in Copenhagen. We have found that, even though the legislation in Sweden and Denmark is different, the work that is done by the police and others still is quite comparable. (Less)
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author
Forsgren, Sara and Bertlid, Kristin
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1359277
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 purpose of this essay was to examine and compare Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution and what the work around prostitution looks like in Malmö and Copenhagen. The main questions are: What does the Swedish legislation about prostitution looks like in comparison to the Danish legislation? What does the practical work around the prostitutes in Malmö looks like in comparison to the work in Copenhagen? We have studied earlier research, and interviewed people that meet prostitutes in their work. The Swedish and Danish legislation about prostitution looks a bit different. The Danish law decriminalizes prostitution and the Swedish law makes buying sexual services a criminal offence. Both countries pursue social work to help the prostitutes. The police, the medical service and the social welfare do the practical work in Malmö, and it is organized in a similar way in Copenhagen. We have found that, even though the legislation in Sweden and Denmark is different, the work that is done by the police and others still is quite comparable.},
  author       = {Forsgren, Sara and Bertlid, Kristin},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vad gör en lag? : En komparativ studie av arbetet kring prostituerade i Malmö och Köpenhamn},
  year         = {2003},
}