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Säker eller trygg? En kvalitativ studie av HVB personalens uppfattningar av trygghet

Möller, Frans LU (2018) SOPA63 20181
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this essay was to examine how residential child care workers working with unaccompanied minors carry out a job which is meant to provide the children with a secure environment. Four participants, working full time and with a minimum of one years experience within residential care homes, was interviewed using semi-structured interviews. Findings reveal that the concept of the children being secure (the ability to accept, create and maintain secure relationships) often is confused with them being safe (not being subjected to harm or threats of harm). Furthermore it is argued that the concept of “policing of families”, a concept derived by Jaques Donzelot, has shifted to that of “policing of teenagers”. This means that certain... (More)
The aim of this essay was to examine how residential child care workers working with unaccompanied minors carry out a job which is meant to provide the children with a secure environment. Four participants, working full time and with a minimum of one years experience within residential care homes, was interviewed using semi-structured interviews. Findings reveal that the concept of the children being secure (the ability to accept, create and maintain secure relationships) often is confused with them being safe (not being subjected to harm or threats of harm). Furthermore it is argued that the concept of “policing of families”, a concept derived by Jaques Donzelot, has shifted to that of “policing of teenagers”. This means that certain professionals control and survey teenagers, often those who are of a poor background, to erase unwanted behaviour carried out by the teenager which the teenagers are considered responsible for. (Less)
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author
Möller, Frans LU
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SOPA63 20181
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
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unaccompanied minors, residential care home staff, secure environment, institution
language
Swedish
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8957527
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2018-09-07 12:18:07
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2018-09-07 12:18:07
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  abstract     = {The aim of this essay was to examine how residential child care workers working with unaccompanied minors carry out a job which is meant to provide the children with a secure environment. Four participants, working full time and with a minimum of one years experience within residential care homes, was interviewed using semi-structured interviews. Findings reveal that the concept of the children being secure (the ability to accept, create and maintain secure relationships) often is confused with them being safe (not being subjected to harm or threats of harm). Furthermore it is argued that the concept of “policing of families”, a concept derived by Jaques Donzelot, has shifted to that of “policing of teenagers”. This means that certain professionals control and survey teenagers, often those who are of a poor background, to erase unwanted behaviour carried out by the teenager which the teenagers are considered responsible for.},
  author       = {Möller, Frans},
  keyword      = {unaccompanied minors,residential care home staff,secure environment,institution},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Säker eller trygg? En kvalitativ studie av HVB personalens uppfattningar av trygghet},
  year         = {2018},
}