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Homosexuella som adoptanter : en studie av synen på män som avgörande faktor inom adoptionspolitiken

Uhlin, Hanna LU (2011) MRSK30 20102
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
It has been almost a hundred years since the law of adoption was implemented into Swedish law. Since then much has happened and the changes have been many and great. Legal documents as UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child and Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoptions have been ratified around the world to guarantee children’s rights. One of the biggest changes in Swedish adoption law happened in 2003 when homosexual couples became permitted to adopt children. Still, no adoptions have been made to any homosexual couple. The goal of this essay is to see beyond heteronormativity as an explanation for this dilemma and instead focus on the impacts of prejudices and stereotyping on society.... (More)
It has been almost a hundred years since the law of adoption was implemented into Swedish law. Since then much has happened and the changes have been many and great. Legal documents as UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child and Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoptions have been ratified around the world to guarantee children’s rights. One of the biggest changes in Swedish adoption law happened in 2003 when homosexual couples became permitted to adopt children. Still, no adoptions have been made to any homosexual couple. The goal of this essay is to see beyond heteronormativity as an explanation for this dilemma and instead focus on the impacts of prejudices and stereotyping on society. Could it be that it is the prejudices against homosexual men specifically, combined with males expected parenting role, that is the reason why adoptions to homosexuals in general does not happen. (Less)
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author
Uhlin, Hanna LU
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organization
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MRSK30 20102
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
homosexual men, homosexuella män, homosexuality, homosexualitet, sexual identity, sexuell identitet, gender, genus, prejudice, fördom, stereotype, stereotyp, adoption, children’s rights, barns rättigheter
language
Swedish
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1971868
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2012-05-29 10:45:48
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@misc{1971868,
  abstract     = {It has been almost a hundred years since the law of adoption was implemented into Swedish law. Since then much has happened and the changes have been many and great. Legal documents as UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child and Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoptions have been ratified around the world to guarantee children’s rights. One of the biggest changes in Swedish adoption law happened in 2003 when homosexual couples became permitted to adopt children. Still, no adoptions have been made to any homosexual couple. The goal of this essay is to see beyond heteronormativity as an explanation for this dilemma and instead focus on the impacts of prejudices and stereotyping on society. Could it be that it is the prejudices against homosexual men specifically, combined with males expected parenting role, that is the reason why adoptions to homosexuals in general does not happen.},
  author       = {Uhlin, Hanna},
  keyword      = {homosexual men,homosexuella män,homosexuality,homosexualitet,sexual identity,sexuell identitet,gender,genus,prejudice,fördom,stereotype,stereotyp,adoption,children’s rights,barns rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Homosexuella som adoptanter : en studie av synen på män som avgörande faktor inom adoptionspolitiken},
  year         = {2011},
}