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En mottagning med bara ett kön i kön? : En intervjustudie av kuratorer om den låga andelen unga män på ungdomsmottagningen

Pettersson, Ronja LU (2018) SOPA63 20181
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine the issue of the low number of young males who visit the youth health center called Ungdomsmottagningen. The analysis has focused on the perspective of professional social workers regarding the difference between the number of male and female clients and the work of the organization with young males specifically. I have conducted a qualitative study using five semi-structured interviews based on gender theory and the terms socialization, hegemonic masculinity, inferior masculinity and motivation. The analysis revealed that masculinity and social norms affect young males and may contribute to them not seeking help for mental problems. The study also found that the social workers interviewed had... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the issue of the low number of young males who visit the youth health center called Ungdomsmottagningen. The analysis has focused on the perspective of professional social workers regarding the difference between the number of male and female clients and the work of the organization with young males specifically. I have conducted a qualitative study using five semi-structured interviews based on gender theory and the terms socialization, hegemonic masculinity, inferior masculinity and motivation. The analysis revealed that masculinity and social norms affect young males and may contribute to them not seeking help for mental problems. The study also found that the social workers interviewed had different views on the low number of young male clients being problematic, which influenced their work and the configuration of the health center activities targeting this issue. (Less)
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author
Pettersson, Ronja LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20181
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
young males, difference between the sexes, masculinity, ungdomsmottagning, youth health center, gender, killar, unga män, maskulinitet, hjälpsökande
language
Swedish
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8946273
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2018-06-11 11:37:14
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2018-06-11 11:37:14
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine the issue of the low number of young males who visit the youth health center called Ungdomsmottagningen. The analysis has focused on the perspective of professional social workers regarding the difference between the number of male and female clients and the work of the organization with young males specifically. I have conducted a qualitative study using five semi-structured interviews based on gender theory and the terms socialization, hegemonic masculinity, inferior masculinity and motivation. The analysis revealed that masculinity and social norms affect young males and may contribute to them not seeking help for mental problems. The study also found that the social workers interviewed had different views on the low number of young male clients being problematic, which influenced their work and the configuration of the health center activities targeting this issue.},
  author       = {Pettersson, Ronja},
  keyword      = {young males,difference between the sexes,masculinity,ungdomsmottagning,youth health center,gender,killar,unga män,maskulinitet,hjälpsökande},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En mottagning med bara ett kön i kön? : En intervjustudie av kuratorer om den låga andelen unga män på ungdomsmottagningen},
  year         = {2018},
}