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Vad är en god förälder? En kritisk diskursanalys av hovrättens argument för gemensam respektive ensam vårdnad

Bäckström, Sara LU and Kristensson, Evelina (2018) SOPA63 20172
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to get a deeper understanding about which arguments the appeal court in Sweden presents to motivate their decision in a custody dispute. The main focus was to explore the differences between the assessment for joint and sole custody. We wanted to learn more about what a parent need to do to keep the joint custody and which behavior could be so ill it could lead to a removal of the custody properties. This was explored through a qualitative method with a content analyze and a critical discourse-analysis of the arguments of the appeal court. Five themes was found: adequate, improper, cooperation between the parents, abuse and the child’s right to have a good relationship with the other parent.

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The purpose of this study was to get a deeper understanding about which arguments the appeal court in Sweden presents to motivate their decision in a custody dispute. The main focus was to explore the differences between the assessment for joint and sole custody. We wanted to learn more about what a parent need to do to keep the joint custody and which behavior could be so ill it could lead to a removal of the custody properties. This was explored through a qualitative method with a content analyze and a critical discourse-analysis of the arguments of the appeal court. Five themes was found: adequate, improper, cooperation between the parents, abuse and the child’s right to have a good relationship with the other parent.

As a conclusion we found that the Swedish appeal court creates the ideal of a good parent by demanding parents to be adequate parents. A parent was adequate by providing the child physical, psychological and mental safety. To have communication with the other parents was also of importance. Last but not least described the appeal court that a good parent have a good relationship with the child and made sure the child had access to the other parent. (Less)
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Bäckström, Sara LU and Kristensson, Evelina
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organization
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SOPA63 20172
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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parents, appeal court, joint custody, sole custody
language
Swedish
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8932974
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2018-01-19 08:33:22
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to get a deeper understanding about which arguments the appeal court in Sweden presents to motivate their decision in a custody dispute. The main focus was to explore the differences between the assessment for joint and sole custody. We wanted to learn more about what a parent need to do to keep the joint custody and which behavior could be so ill it could lead to a removal of the custody properties. This was explored through a qualitative method with a content analyze and a critical discourse-analysis of the arguments of the appeal court. Five themes was found: adequate, improper, cooperation between the parents, abuse and the child’s right to have a good relationship with the other parent. 

As a conclusion we found that the Swedish appeal court creates the ideal of a good parent by demanding parents to be adequate parents. A parent was adequate by providing the child physical, psychological and mental safety. To have communication with the other parents was also of importance. Last but not least described the appeal court that a good parent have a good relationship with the child and made sure the child had access to the other parent.},
  author       = {Bäckström, Sara and Kristensson, Evelina},
  keyword      = {parents,appeal court,joint custody,sole custody},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vad är en god förälder? En kritisk diskursanalys av hovrättens argument för gemensam respektive ensam vårdnad},
  year         = {2018},
}