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”Vi har ju en likabehandlingsvecka”. Om lärares erfarenheter av likabehandlingsarbete och likabehandlingsplanen på en högstadieskola i Malmö

Hofmann Von Baltenau, Andréa LU (2011) GNVK01 20111
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
The Swedish Law requires every school to construct and annually revise an equality plan that is intended to facilitate the work for equality and the prevention of discrimination and how to deal with discriminating practices. Through a poststructuralist queer and norm critical theory I have analyzed four interviews, observation material and the schools equality plan to answer the question of how middle school teachers work with this plan and with equality in their school.
I have found that the plan does not necessarily facilitate the work and in contrary rather hides inequalities through its presence. The equality plan mainly fails to do what it aims at due to the lack of awareness of the plan and a common language surrounding power... (More)
The Swedish Law requires every school to construct and annually revise an equality plan that is intended to facilitate the work for equality and the prevention of discrimination and how to deal with discriminating practices. Through a poststructuralist queer and norm critical theory I have analyzed four interviews, observation material and the schools equality plan to answer the question of how middle school teachers work with this plan and with equality in their school.
I have found that the plan does not necessarily facilitate the work and in contrary rather hides inequalities through its presence. The equality plan mainly fails to do what it aims at due to the lack of awareness of the plan and a common language surrounding power structures and equality, which in part has its underlying cause in the absence of support from the schools management. The lack of a common language and awareness of how power and normative aspects work is partly demonstrated through the understanding of the Swedish word for equality (likabehandling) which aimed at treating everyone the same, not at treating every one as equals. (Less)
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author
Hofmann Von Baltenau, Andréa LU
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course
GNVK01 20111
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
likabehandlingsplan, likabehandling, norm critique, implementation, equality plan, equality, pedagogy, pedagogik, implementering, normkritik
language
Swedish
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2063316
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2011-09-01 10:57:09
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2011-09-01 16:18:00
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  abstract     = {The Swedish Law requires every school to construct and annually revise an equality plan that is intended to facilitate the work for equality and the prevention of discrimination and how to deal with discriminating practices. Through a poststructuralist queer and norm critical theory I have analyzed four interviews, observation material and the schools equality plan to answer the question of how middle school teachers work with this plan and with equality in their school. 
I have found that the plan does not necessarily facilitate the work and in contrary rather hides inequalities through its presence. The equality plan mainly fails to do what it aims at due to the lack of awareness of the plan and a common language surrounding power structures and equality, which in part has its underlying cause in the absence of support from the schools management.  The lack of a common language and awareness of how power and normative aspects work is partly demonstrated through the understanding of the Swedish word for equality (likabehandling) which aimed at treating everyone the same, not at treating every one as equals.},
  author       = {Hofmann Von Baltenau, Andréa},
  keyword      = {likabehandlingsplan,likabehandling,norm critique,implementation,equality plan,equality,pedagogy,pedagogik,implementering,normkritik
},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Vi har ju en likabehandlingsvecka”. Om lärares erfarenheter av likabehandlingsarbete och likabehandlingsplanen på en högstadieskola i Malmö},
  year         = {2011},
}