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Självständighet kontra offerstatus – en studie om spänningsförhållandet mellan de våldsutsattas offerstatus och Socialstyrelsens policy om stärkning

Smailagic, Alisa LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine whether the social services and women shelters working with abused women at the safe houses enable self-determination, well-being and happiness while abused women are seen as victims. The idea for the study came to during my own work as a social worker and the personal experience that abused women living at safe houses are not satisfied with the given intervention. The aim of this study was also to examine which impact the “victim status” can have and why some abused women choose to return to their violent relationships. The material was gathered using a semi-structured qualitative method and six interviews with three social workers as well as three women shelter worker. The main outcome of this... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine whether the social services and women shelters working with abused women at the safe houses enable self-determination, well-being and happiness while abused women are seen as victims. The idea for the study came to during my own work as a social worker and the personal experience that abused women living at safe houses are not satisfied with the given intervention. The aim of this study was also to examine which impact the “victim status” can have and why some abused women choose to return to their violent relationships. The material was gathered using a semi-structured qualitative method and six interviews with three social workers as well as three women shelter worker. The main outcome of this study showed that “victim status” inhibits in some cases, women's ability to live independently. (Less)
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author
Smailagic, Alisa LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Independence, victim status, abused women, women shelters
language
Swedish
id
3615521
date added to LUP
2013-03-28 11:52:17
date last changed
2013-03-28 11:52:17
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine whether the social services and women shelters working with abused women at the safe houses enable self-determination, well-being and happiness while abused women are seen as victims. The idea for the study came to during my own work as a social worker and the personal experience that abused women living at safe houses are not satisfied with the given intervention. The aim of this study was also to examine which impact the “victim status” can have and why some abused women choose to return to their violent relationships. The material was gathered using a semi-structured qualitative method and six interviews with three social workers as well as three women shelter worker. The main outcome of this study showed that “victim status” inhibits in some cases, women's ability to live independently.},
  author       = {Smailagic, Alisa},
  keyword      = {Independence,victim status,abused women,women shelters},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Självständighet kontra offerstatus – en studie om spänningsförhållandet mellan de våldsutsattas offerstatus och Socialstyrelsens policy om stärkning},
  year         = {2013},
}