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Våld i nära relationer-utsatta män

Melin, Matilda LU and Nilsson, Jessika LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to examine women's violence against men and how these abused men can seek help in their home town. It is a quantitative survey of the websites of the 290 municipalities in Sweden. We have examined how the websites turn to men and women from a gender perspective. Our approach has been to assume a number of questions which we answered by studying each municipality's website. The theory we have used for our analysis is gender theory including literature from Connell. The result is that many municipalities are turning to women as a victim of domestic violence, and that they often assume that the man is the violent and aggressive person in a relationship where violence occurs. A few municipalities have come far to see... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine women's violence against men and how these abused men can seek help in their home town. It is a quantitative survey of the websites of the 290 municipalities in Sweden. We have examined how the websites turn to men and women from a gender perspective. Our approach has been to assume a number of questions which we answered by studying each municipality's website. The theory we have used for our analysis is gender theory including literature from Connell. The result is that many municipalities are turning to women as a victim of domestic violence, and that they often assume that the man is the violent and aggressive person in a relationship where violence occurs. A few municipalities have come far to see the man as a possible victim and offer help to a man exposed to violence in his relationship. One of the municipalities, Haninge Kommun, has very distinctive information and is part of a EU-project called No More Violence. (Less)
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author
Melin, Matilda LU and Nilsson, Jessika LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
domestic violence, partner violence, abused men, man as a victim
language
Swedish
id
3409424
date added to LUP
2013-02-04 11:35:16
date last changed
2013-02-04 11:35:16
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine women's violence against men and how these abused men can seek help in their home town. It is a quantitative survey of the websites of the 290 municipalities in Sweden. We have examined how the websites turn to men and women from a gender perspective. Our approach has been to assume a number of questions which we answered by studying each municipality's website. The theory we have used for our analysis is gender theory including literature from Connell. The result is that many municipalities are turning to women as a victim of domestic violence, and that they often assume that the man is the violent and aggressive person in a relationship where violence occurs. A few municipalities have come far to see the man as a possible victim and offer help to a man exposed to violence in his relationship. One of the municipalities, Haninge Kommun, has very distinctive information and is part of a EU-project called No More Violence.},
  author       = {Melin, Matilda and Nilsson, Jessika},
  keyword      = {domestic violence,partner violence,abused men,man as a victim},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Våld i nära relationer-utsatta män},
  year         = {2013},
}