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” Det händer inget…ja, det är då man snor en bil” - en studie av socialsekreterares bedömningar av unga lagöverträdare..

Alm Andersen, Sanna LU and Albertsson, Mia LU (2010) SOPA63 20101
School of Social Work
Abstract
This study is about swedish social workers assessments of young offenders in their need of treatment and their suitability for youth community service. We have interviewed seven social workers in various cities in Sweden. They have been describing how they make their assessments when they submit a statement to prosecutors regarding young offenders need of treatment and the young offenders suitability for youth community service. Using mainly Lipsky 's theory of street-level-bureaucrats, we have analyzed the standards as reflected in assessments of the young offenders. The interviews were qualitative in nature. We have found that the social workers normative elements in their assessments are significant. However, we found differences in the... (More)
This study is about swedish social workers assessments of young offenders in their need of treatment and their suitability for youth community service. We have interviewed seven social workers in various cities in Sweden. They have been describing how they make their assessments when they submit a statement to prosecutors regarding young offenders need of treatment and the young offenders suitability for youth community service. Using mainly Lipsky 's theory of street-level-bureaucrats, we have analyzed the standards as reflected in assessments of the young offenders. The interviews were qualitative in nature. We have found that the social workers normative elements in their assessments are significant. However, we found differences in the social workers normative elements. We have also identified a number themes in wich the normative elements are particularly reflected. (Less)
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author
Alm Andersen, Sanna LU and Albertsson, Mia LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20101
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
street-level-bureaucrats, young offenders, assessments, normativity
language
Swedish
id
1614248
date added to LUP
2010-06-22 10:46:24
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2010-06-22 10:46:24
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  abstract     = {This study is about swedish social workers assessments of young offenders in their need of treatment and their suitability for youth community service. We have interviewed seven social workers in various cities in Sweden. They have been describing how they make their assessments when they submit a statement to prosecutors regarding young offenders need of treatment and the young offenders suitability for youth community service. Using mainly Lipsky 's theory of street-level-bureaucrats, we have analyzed the standards as reflected in assessments of the young offenders. The interviews were qualitative in nature. We have found that the social workers normative elements in their assessments are significant. However, we found differences in the social workers normative elements. We have also identified a number themes in wich the normative elements are particularly reflected.},
  author       = {Alm Andersen, Sanna and Albertsson, Mia},
  keyword      = {street-level-bureaucrats,young offenders,assessments,normativity},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {” Det händer inget…ja, det är då man snor en bil” - en studie av socialsekreterares bedömningar av unga lagöverträdare..},
  year         = {2010},
}