Advanced

Kvinnlig könsstympning, hur arbetar skolan? - En kvalitativ studie om hur skolpersonalen förhåller sig till kvinnlig könsstympning

Kirkegaard Svalenberg, Linda LU and Ekvall, Tina (2018) SOPA63 20172
School of Social Work
Abstract
Research suggests that schools and its staff both are able to work towards detection and prevention of female genital mutilation. The purpose of our study was to investigate how school-staff on one school, relate to the subject of female genital mutilation. We accomplished that by interviewing five employees of an elementary school, and we analyzed the result based upon a symbolic interactionist perspective. In the result we could clearly see that the knowledge amongst the staff varied about the subject. It’s highlighted that their knowledge, was enquired from previous employments or on their own. Female genital mutilation stands to be a highly complex subject, and the school-staff have different ideas about how to work proactively. Today,... (More)
Research suggests that schools and its staff both are able to work towards detection and prevention of female genital mutilation. The purpose of our study was to investigate how school-staff on one school, relate to the subject of female genital mutilation. We accomplished that by interviewing five employees of an elementary school, and we analyzed the result based upon a symbolic interactionist perspective. In the result we could clearly see that the knowledge amongst the staff varied about the subject. It’s highlighted that their knowledge, was enquired from previous employments or on their own. Female genital mutilation stands to be a highly complex subject, and the school-staff have different ideas about how to work proactively. Today, nobody of the interviewed, are currently working actively with this subject. But it’s highlighted that there is a desire to work more active and consistent with the issue. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
Kirkegaard Svalenberg, Linda LU and Ekvall, Tina
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20172
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Female genital mutilation, school, prevention, symbolic interactionist perspective
language
Swedish
id
8957559
date added to LUP
2018-09-07 12:16:20
date last changed
2018-09-07 12:16:20
@misc{8957559,
  abstract     = {Research suggests that schools and its staff both are able to work towards detection and prevention of female genital mutilation. The purpose of our study was to investigate how school-staff on one school, relate to the subject of female genital mutilation. We accomplished that by interviewing five employees of an elementary school, and we analyzed the result based upon a symbolic interactionist perspective. In the result we could clearly see that the knowledge amongst the staff varied about the subject. It’s highlighted that their knowledge, was enquired from previous employments or on their own. Female genital mutilation stands to be a highly complex subject, and the school-staff have different ideas about how to work proactively. Today, nobody of the interviewed, are currently working actively with this subject. But it’s highlighted that there is a desire to work more active and consistent with the issue.},
  author       = {Kirkegaard Svalenberg, Linda and Ekvall, Tina},
  keyword      = {Female genital mutilation,school,prevention,symbolic interactionist perspective},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kvinnlig könsstympning, hur arbetar skolan? - En kvalitativ studie om hur skolpersonalen förhåller sig till kvinnlig könsstympning},
  year         = {2018},
}