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Jag vet var du parkerar dina skor...- en kvalitativ studie om hur frivårdsinspektörer hanterar hot och våld

Ståhl, Frida LU and Johansson, Emma LU (2011) SOPA63 20111
School of Social Work
Abstract
In this essay we analyzed which strategies probation officers use to deal with the risk of threats and violence in the day to day work, and how they reflect on the events of threats and violence. The essay has a qualitative approach where we used semi-structured interviews. We interviewed six probation officers in a medium-sized Swedish town. The respondents were four men and two women. In order to analyze the empirical data generated by the interviews, we first used the Bourdieu concepts including doxa and field, and coping strategies where we started from, inter alia. Passer & Smith and Folkman. The conclusions we could see was, with longer time spent on the field the probation officers takes a more sufficient doxa and thus use more... (More)
In this essay we analyzed which strategies probation officers use to deal with the risk of threats and violence in the day to day work, and how they reflect on the events of threats and violence. The essay has a qualitative approach where we used semi-structured interviews. We interviewed six probation officers in a medium-sized Swedish town. The respondents were four men and two women. In order to analyze the empirical data generated by the interviews, we first used the Bourdieu concepts including doxa and field, and coping strategies where we started from, inter alia. Passer & Smith and Folkman. The conclusions we could see was, with longer time spent on the field the probation officers takes a more sufficient doxa and thus use more appropriate coping strategies. We could also see that violence wasn’t a consistent influence in the daily work, but threats were more common. We could draw parallels to an English study that bared resemblance to some of the statements in our interviews. (Less)
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Ståhl, Frida LU and Johansson, Emma LU
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organization
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SOPA63 20111
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
coping, coping strategies, violence, probation officers, Bourdieu
language
Swedish
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2152977
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2011-09-20 09:26:06
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  abstract     = {In this essay we analyzed which strategies probation officers use to deal with the risk of threats and violence in the day to day work, and how they reflect on the events of threats and violence. The essay has a qualitative approach where we used semi-structured interviews. We interviewed six probation officers in a medium-sized Swedish town. The respondents were four men and two women. In order to analyze the empirical data generated by the interviews, we first used the Bourdieu concepts including doxa and field, and coping strategies where we started from, inter alia. Passer & Smith and Folkman. The conclusions we could see was, with longer time spent on the field the probation officers  takes a more sufficient doxa and thus use more appropriate coping strategies. We could also see that violence wasn’t a consistent influence in the daily work, but threats were more common. We could draw parallels to an English study that bared resemblance to some of the statements in our interviews.},
  author       = {Ståhl, Frida and Johansson, Emma},
  keyword      = {coping,coping strategies,violence,probation officers,Bourdieu},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Jag vet var du parkerar dina skor...- en kvalitativ studie om hur frivårdsinspektörer hanterar hot och våld},
  year         = {2011},
}