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Belastningsregistrets påverkan på före detta kriminellas jobbmöjligheter: en kvalitativ undersökning av före detta kriminellas upplevelser av arbetsmarknaden

Torbjörnsson, Hampus LU (2015) RÄSK02 20151
Department of Sociology of Law
Abstract
The number of employers that has requested to look at jobseekers criminal records has increased significantly between 1995 and 2010. During 2014 an investigation began to review whether or not it should be allowed for employers to make this request from jobseekers. The investigation determined that there should be no circumstances where employers should be able to request a criminal record from jobseeker because it interferes with the jobseekers protection of privacy.
The purpose of this essay is to take part of ex criminals experiences and opinions of the labor market and finding a job with a criminal background. The experiences they shared showed mixed results in how they viewed the difficulty in finding a job. Some thought it was... (More)
The number of employers that has requested to look at jobseekers criminal records has increased significantly between 1995 and 2010. During 2014 an investigation began to review whether or not it should be allowed for employers to make this request from jobseekers. The investigation determined that there should be no circumstances where employers should be able to request a criminal record from jobseeker because it interferes with the jobseekers protection of privacy.
The purpose of this essay is to take part of ex criminals experiences and opinions of the labor market and finding a job with a criminal background. The experiences they shared showed mixed results in how they viewed the difficulty in finding a job. Some thought it was troublesome because of the criminal record and some didn’t think it was a problem they couldn’t get around. The results of the interviews showed that even though their experiences in looking for a job differed, most agreed that it was a general problem that employers asked people to show their criminal record. (Less)
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Torbjörnsson, Hampus LU
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RÄSK02 20151
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Stigmatisering, Social kontroll, Belastningsregister, Arbetsgivare, Före detta kriminella
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Swedish
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7991388
date added to LUP
2015-09-30 15:27:22
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2015-09-30 15:27:22
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  abstract     = {The number of employers that has requested to look at jobseekers criminal records has increased significantly between 1995 and 2010. During 2014 an investigation began to review whether or not it should be allowed for employers to make this request from jobseekers. The investigation determined that there should be no circumstances where employers should be able to request a criminal record from jobseeker because it interferes with the jobseekers protection of privacy.
The purpose of this essay is to take part of ex criminals experiences and opinions of the labor market and finding a job with a criminal background. The experiences they shared showed mixed results in how they viewed the difficulty in finding a job. Some thought it was troublesome because of the criminal record and some didn’t think it was a problem they couldn’t get around. The results of the interviews showed that even though their experiences in looking for a job differed, most agreed that it was a general problem that employers asked people to show their criminal record.},
  author       = {Torbjörnsson, Hampus},
  keyword      = {Stigmatisering,Social kontroll,Belastningsregister,Arbetsgivare,Före detta kriminella},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Belastningsregistrets påverkan på före detta kriminellas jobbmöjligheter: en kvalitativ undersökning av före detta kriminellas upplevelser av arbetsmarknaden},
  year         = {2015},
}