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En kvalitativ studie om personutredares återberättande gällande utredningsprocessen; Om makten i relationen, situationen och yrket

Hedlund, Zara LU (2013) SOPA63 20131
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of the study wasto examine and analyze the interviewed pre-sentence investigator´s statements about the process of making a pre-sentence investigation report.The study is qualitative in the form of a vignette featured to the five interviewed pre-sentence investigators.Two of the pre-sentence investigators are working with young people and the remaining three investigatorsareworking withadults.Oneimportant conclusion drawnis that pre-sentence investigation reportsare not controlled by anyone other than the investigator andtheclient itself. The report gets sentto court who in turn make it public,available for everyone to read. Justthepre-sentence investigator and the client decides if this information could harm the client inhisor... (More)
The aim of the study wasto examine and analyze the interviewed pre-sentence investigator´s statements about the process of making a pre-sentence investigation report.The study is qualitative in the form of a vignette featured to the five interviewed pre-sentence investigators.Two of the pre-sentence investigators are working with young people and the remaining three investigatorsareworking withadults.Oneimportant conclusion drawnis that pre-sentence investigation reportsare not controlled by anyone other than the investigator andtheclient itself. The report gets sentto court who in turn make it public,available for everyone to read. Justthepre-sentence investigator and the client decides if this information could harm the client inhisor herssocial life.Then who takes the blame?The court requested the investigation, but it is a pre-sentenceinvestigator who writes the report,then there isthe court again that discloses the report.The pre-sentence investigation reports do have great influence on the courts final decisionon penalty, therefore the importance of great and truthful information. Positive is that the pre-sentence investigators are aware of the power they possess doing this type of reports. (Less)
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author
Hedlund, Zara LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Pre-sentence reports, Process, Power
language
Swedish
id
4017201
date added to LUP
2013-09-06 11:39:31
date last changed
2013-09-06 11:39:31
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  abstract     = {The aim of the study wasto examine and analyze the interviewed pre-sentence investigator´s statements about the process of making a pre-sentence investigation report.The study is qualitative in the form of a vignette featured to the five interviewed pre-sentence investigators.Two of the pre-sentence investigators are working with young people and the remaining three investigatorsareworking withadults.Oneimportant conclusion drawnis that pre-sentence investigation reportsare not controlled by anyone other than the investigator andtheclient itself. The report gets sentto court who in turn make it public,available for everyone to read. Justthepre-sentence investigator and the client decides if this information could harm the client inhisor herssocial life.Then who takes the blame?The court requested the investigation, but it is a pre-sentenceinvestigator who writes the report,then there isthe court again that discloses the report.The pre-sentence investigation reports do have great influence on the courts final decisionon penalty, therefore the importance of great and truthful information. Positive is that the pre-sentence investigators are aware of the power they possess doing this type of reports.},
  author       = {Hedlund, Zara},
  keyword      = {Pre-sentence reports,Process,Power},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En kvalitativ studie om personutredares återberättande gällande utredningsprocessen; Om makten i relationen, situationen och yrket},
  year         = {2013},
}