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Bara olyckliga omständigheter - en kvalitativ studie om hemlösa kvinnor.

Göransson, Malin LU and Telemo, Julia (2012) SOPA63 20121
School of Social Work
Abstract
This is a kvalitative study, focused on homeless women, and their ability to cope with their current situation, and what strategies they are using.
The study is based on seven interviews with homeless men and women in Helsingborg, Sweden.

The focus is whether this group of women feel that they are in control of their own lifesituation, and whether or not they have certain strategies to manage their everyday lives.
The interviews are analysed with the help of theory of norms, intersectionality and feminist theory.

We found that the homeless women in Helsingborg have different life stories, but that physical abuse and domestic violence was a regular feature. Both men and women in the interviews also stated that they were reluctant to... (More)
This is a kvalitative study, focused on homeless women, and their ability to cope with their current situation, and what strategies they are using.
The study is based on seven interviews with homeless men and women in Helsingborg, Sweden.

The focus is whether this group of women feel that they are in control of their own lifesituation, and whether or not they have certain strategies to manage their everyday lives.
The interviews are analysed with the help of theory of norms, intersectionality and feminist theory.

We found that the homeless women in Helsingborg have different life stories, but that physical abuse and domestic violence was a regular feature. Both men and women in the interviews also stated that they were reluctant to report crimes. And the women showed a variety of strategies in their everyday life. (Less)
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author
Göransson, Malin LU and Telemo, Julia
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Only unfortunate circurmstances – a kvalitative study of homeless women.
course
SOPA63 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Homeless women, intersectionality, feminist theory, norms.
language
Swedish
id
2726488
date added to LUP
2012-06-14 09:33:25
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2012-06-14 09:33:25
@misc{2726488,
  abstract     = {This is a kvalitative study, focused on homeless women, and their ability to cope with their current situation, and what strategies they are using.
The study is based on seven interviews with homeless men and women in Helsingborg, Sweden.

The focus is whether this group of women feel that they are in control of their own lifesituation, and whether or not they have certain strategies to manage their everyday lives.
The interviews are analysed with the help of theory of norms, intersectionality and feminist theory.

We found that the homeless women in Helsingborg have different life stories, but that physical abuse and domestic violence was a regular feature. Both men and women in the interviews also stated that they were reluctant to report crimes. And the women showed a variety of strategies in their everyday life.},
  author       = {Göransson, Malin and Telemo, Julia},
  keyword      = {Homeless women,intersectionality,feminist theory,norms.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Bara olyckliga omständigheter - en kvalitativ studie om hemlösa kvinnor.},
  year         = {2012},
}