Advanced

Kvinna och intagen - En studie av kriminalvårdares normer om kvinnliga intagna

Larsson, Matilda LU (2010) RÄSK01 20092
Department of Sociology of Law
Abstract (Swedish)
The purpose with this essay was to investigate which kind of norms prison warders have about female inmates in a Swedish prison for women. I also examined where norms about female inmates cause from. The study is based on a survey that I have made with nine prison warders. Michel Foucaults theory of power and discipline, gender theories by Frances Heidensohn, Simone De Beauvoir, Ingrid Lander and Håkan Hydéns, Matthias Baiers och Måns Svenssons theories of norms is used to support the result. The result from this study shows that there are norms about female inmates in the prison. The permission for using makeup, sanitary articles and other personal articles, the role as a mother and to be non-violent are norms about female inmates that... (More)
The purpose with this essay was to investigate which kind of norms prison warders have about female inmates in a Swedish prison for women. I also examined where norms about female inmates cause from. The study is based on a survey that I have made with nine prison warders. Michel Foucaults theory of power and discipline, gender theories by Frances Heidensohn, Simone De Beauvoir, Ingrid Lander and Håkan Hydéns, Matthias Baiers och Måns Svenssons theories of norms is used to support the result. The result from this study shows that there are norms about female inmates in the prison. The permission for using makeup, sanitary articles and other personal articles, the role as a mother and to be non-violent are norms about female inmates that exist in the prison. The study did only examine a few distinctions between norms of female and male prison warders and that is the unacceptable norm for a male prison warder to visit a female inmate alone in her room. Norms of female inmates causes from the socio-cultural system in our society. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
Larsson, Matilda LU
supervisor
organization
course
RÄSK01 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
kvinnlig intagen, anstalt, normer, genus, kriminalvårdare
language
Swedish
id
1529339
date added to LUP
2010-06-23 11:31:22
date last changed
2010-06-23 11:31:22
@misc{1529339,
  abstract     = {The purpose with this essay was to investigate which kind of norms prison warders have about female inmates in a Swedish prison for women. I also examined where norms about female inmates cause from. The study is based on a survey that I have made with nine prison warders. Michel Foucaults theory of power and discipline, gender theories by Frances Heidensohn, Simone De Beauvoir, Ingrid Lander and Håkan Hydéns, Matthias Baiers och Måns Svenssons theories of norms is used to support the result. The result from this study shows that there are norms about female inmates in the prison. The permission for using makeup, sanitary articles and other personal articles, the role as a mother and to be non-violent are norms about female inmates that exist in the prison. The study did only examine a few distinctions between norms of female and male prison warders and that is the unacceptable norm for a male prison warder to visit a female inmate alone in her room. Norms of female inmates causes from the socio-cultural system in our society.},
  author       = {Larsson, Matilda},
  keyword      = {kvinnlig intagen,anstalt,normer,genus,kriminalvårdare},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kvinna och intagen - En studie av kriminalvårdares normer om kvinnliga intagna},
  year         = {2010},
}