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Föräldraskap i välfärdssamhället - Styrningsmentalitet, Försäkringskassan och funktionshinderspolitik

Luu, Viola LU (2015) SOPA63 20151
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to examine how parenthood are constructed in the Swedish insurance system’s (Försäkringskassan) guidelines of support to families with child with disability. Also, the purpose was to understand the welfare state’s governing of the family. In order to achieve this goal, a discourse theory was used both as a theory and a method to analyze four of Försäkringskassan’s guidelines. The analysis was also based on Michel Foucault’s theory of governmentality. As a result, four discourses were found in the construction of parenthood, whereas the politic discourse and the professional discourse were dominant in the attribution of Swedish welfare state’s governing of the parenthood. Even though, the construction of parenthood... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine how parenthood are constructed in the Swedish insurance system’s (Försäkringskassan) guidelines of support to families with child with disability. Also, the purpose was to understand the welfare state’s governing of the family. In order to achieve this goal, a discourse theory was used both as a theory and a method to analyze four of Försäkringskassan’s guidelines. The analysis was also based on Michel Foucault’s theory of governmentality. As a result, four discourses were found in the construction of parenthood, whereas the politic discourse and the professional discourse were dominant in the attribution of Swedish welfare state’s governing of the parenthood. Even though, the construction of parenthood as well as the governing of the family must not be understood as settled. (Less)
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author
Luu, Viola LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Parenthood in the welfare society - Governmentality, Försäkringskassan and Disability policy
course
SOPA63 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
parenthood, family policy, welfare state, disability policy, discourse, governmentality, Försäkringskassan
language
Swedish
id
7363351
date added to LUP
2015-06-17 11:11:29
date last changed
2015-06-18 14:04:28
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine how parenthood are constructed in the Swedish insurance system’s (Försäkringskassan) guidelines of support to families with child with disability. Also, the purpose was to understand the welfare state’s governing of the family. In order to achieve this goal, a discourse theory was used both as a theory and a method to analyze four of Försäkringskassan’s guidelines. The analysis was also based on Michel Foucault’s theory of governmentality. As a result, four discourses were found in the construction of parenthood, whereas the politic discourse and the professional discourse were dominant in the attribution of Swedish welfare state’s governing of the parenthood. Even though, the construction of parenthood as well as the governing of the family must not be understood as settled.},
  author       = {Luu, Viola},
  keyword      = {parenthood,family policy,welfare state,disability policy,discourse,governmentality,Försäkringskassan},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Föräldraskap i välfärdssamhället - Styrningsmentalitet, Försäkringskassan och funktionshinderspolitik},
  year         = {2015},
}