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Unga tjejer – en åsidosatt grupp inom det brottspreventiva arbetet?

Kanter Pellmann, Sophie LU and Beetz, Luise LU (2011) SOPA63 20102
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to analyze experiences from five social workers and three former criminal girls, how they apprehend young girls with a criminal risk-behaviour in the crime prevention work today. Another aim with this study was to analyze how our informants from Gothenburg thought the crime prevention work should be developed. The study was based on semi-structured inter¬views with five social workers and three girls who were asked about their own views on crime prevention work for young girls. Our empirical material was analyzed based on gender theories and the result showed that girls are under-privileged in this research area and in the practical work of crime prevention, although they, just like boys, do commit crimes. We... (More)
The purpose of this study was to analyze experiences from five social workers and three former criminal girls, how they apprehend young girls with a criminal risk-behaviour in the crime prevention work today. Another aim with this study was to analyze how our informants from Gothenburg thought the crime prevention work should be developed. The study was based on semi-structured inter¬views with five social workers and three girls who were asked about their own views on crime prevention work for young girls. Our empirical material was analyzed based on gender theories and the result showed that girls are under-privileged in this research area and in the practical work of crime prevention, although they, just like boys, do commit crimes. We also found indications that early crime prevention work should be expanded. Our informants pointed out schools and youth centres as potential areas for development of working with risk-behaviour and youth delinquency. It was showed that girls generally want to have more adults to talk to as a part of crime prevention work. Individ¬ual differences are, according to our informants, the most primary factor to consider when working with youth crime prevention. We have also discussed how gender is being created and maintained in society. Further on we have showed how it effect the crime prevention work. (Less)
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author
Kanter Pellmann, Sophie LU and Beetz, Luise LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
social workers, young girls, crime prevention, gender, self-perceived experience.
language
Swedish
id
1857564
date added to LUP
2011-03-25 09:31:11
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to analyze experiences from five social workers and three former criminal girls, how they apprehend young girls with a criminal risk-behaviour in the crime prevention work today. Another aim with this study was to analyze how our informants from Gothenburg thought the crime prevention work should be developed. The study was based on semi-structured inter¬views with five social workers and three girls who were asked about their own views on crime prevention work for young girls. Our empirical material was analyzed based on gender theories and the result showed that girls are under-privileged in this research area and in the practical work of crime prevention, although they, just like boys, do commit crimes. We also found indications that early crime prevention work should be expanded. Our informants pointed out schools and youth centres as potential areas for development of working with risk-behaviour and youth delinquency. It was showed that girls generally want to have more adults to talk to as a part of crime prevention work. Individ¬ual differences are, according to our informants, the most primary factor to consider when working with youth crime prevention. We have also discussed how gender is being created and maintained in society. Further on we have showed how it effect the crime prevention work.},
  author       = {Kanter Pellmann, Sophie and Beetz, Luise},
  keyword      = {social workers,young girls,crime prevention,gender,self-perceived experience.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Unga tjejer – en åsidosatt grupp inom det brottspreventiva arbetet?},
  year         = {2011},
}