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Mammor och barn (med erfarenhet av våld) i skyddat boende - en kvalitativ studie om konflikterande perspektiv på kvinnojourer

Ljunggren, Lina LU (2013) SOPA63 20131
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose was to explore how the staff at women’s shelters handle potential conflicts as part of their overall mandate as well as in their practical day to day work. This qualitative study was based on interviews carried out with staff members at women’s shelters. The people interviewed were chosen for geographical reasons -they were staff members working in shelters in Scania- and partly for reasons to do with the structure of the said shelters. The analysis focused on the contradiction which was at the heart of the work carried out by social workers working in women’s shelters. There were difficulties in meeting both the needs of the battered mothers on the one hand and those of their children on the other hand. In particular what was... (More)
The purpose was to explore how the staff at women’s shelters handle potential conflicts as part of their overall mandate as well as in their practical day to day work. This qualitative study was based on interviews carried out with staff members at women’s shelters. The people interviewed were chosen for geographical reasons -they were staff members working in shelters in Scania- and partly for reasons to do with the structure of the said shelters. The analysis focused on the contradiction which was at the heart of the work carried out by social workers working in women’s shelters. There were difficulties in meeting both the needs of the battered mothers on the one hand and those of their children on the other hand. In particular what was emphasized in this study is the fact that the women’s need of empowerment was overridden or even thwarted in some cases by what was considered to be the “children’s best interests”. (Less)
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author
Ljunggren, Lina LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
women’s shelters, empowerment, parenting abilities, children's needs and women’s needs
language
English
id
4016962
date added to LUP
2013-09-06 11:14:42
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2013-09-06 11:14:42
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  abstract     = {The purpose was to explore how the staff at women’s shelters handle potential conflicts as part of their overall mandate as well as in their practical day to day work. This qualitative study was based on interviews carried out with staff members at women’s shelters. The people interviewed were chosen for geographical reasons -they were staff members working in shelters in Scania- and partly for reasons to do with the structure of the said shelters. The analysis focused on the contradiction which was at the heart of the work carried out by social workers working in women’s shelters. There were difficulties in meeting both the needs of the battered mothers on the one hand and those of their children on the other hand. In particular what was emphasized in this study is the fact that the women’s need of empowerment was overridden or even thwarted in some cases by what was considered to be the “children’s best interests”.},
  author       = {Ljunggren, Lina},
  keyword      = {women’s shelters,empowerment,parenting abilities,children's needs and women’s needs},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mammor och barn (med erfarenhet av våld) i skyddat boende - en kvalitativ studie om konflikterande perspektiv på kvinnojourer},
  year         = {2013},
}