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Barnböcker om döden - Barnböcker om döden och deras koppling till forskning och teorier om barns sorg

Stohne, Malin LU (2017) SOPA63 20162
School of Social Work
Abstract
This study investigates how children’s books in Sweden deal with the topic of death and how it relates to research and established theories on children’s development and their grieving process. Based on a qualitative text analysis of 20 books five themes were identified: “clarity and euphemisms of death”, “the afterlife”, “boys and girls different expressions of grief”, “funeral as an instruction or an exception” and “bandage for the wounds”. The result show that the majority of children's books at many levels are consistent with the research and theories available about child development and the process of mourning. However, in some areas the selected books were not consistent with established theories: burial, boys‟ and girls‟ different... (More)
This study investigates how children’s books in Sweden deal with the topic of death and how it relates to research and established theories on children’s development and their grieving process. Based on a qualitative text analysis of 20 books five themes were identified: “clarity and euphemisms of death”, “the afterlife”, “boys and girls different expressions of grief”, “funeral as an instruction or an exception” and “bandage for the wounds”. The result show that the majority of children's books at many levels are consistent with the research and theories available about child development and the process of mourning. However, in some areas the selected books were not consistent with established theories: burial, boys‟ and girls‟ different expressions of grief and euphemisms of death. (Less)
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author
Stohne, Malin LU
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alternative title
Children's books about death - Children's books about death and their connection to research and theories on children's grief
course
SOPA63 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
children’s literature, death, child development, children’s grieving process
language
Swedish
id
8904798
date added to LUP
2017-03-22 09:25:43
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2017-03-22 09:25:43
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  abstract     = {This study investigates how children’s books in Sweden deal with the topic of death and how it relates to research and established theories on children’s development and their grieving process. Based on a qualitative text analysis of 20 books five themes were identified: “clarity and euphemisms of death”, “the afterlife”, “boys and girls different expressions of grief”, “funeral as an instruction or an exception” and “bandage for the wounds”. The result show that the majority of children's books at many levels are consistent with the research and theories available about child development and the process of mourning. However, in some areas the selected books were not consistent with established theories: burial, boys‟ and girls‟ different expressions of grief and euphemisms of death.},
  author       = {Stohne, Malin},
  keyword      = {children’s literature,death,child development,children’s grieving process},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Barnböcker om döden - Barnböcker om döden och deras koppling till forskning och teorier om barns sorg},
  year         = {2017},
}