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Att förändra heteronormer i socialtjänsten : En kvalitativ undersökning av socialarbetares förhandlingar och meningsskapande kring heteronormer

Antreski, Sofia LU (2019) SOAM21 20191
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study has been to explore social workers negotiations and meaning making on heterosexual norms, in order to understand possibilities on how to change these norms within the social services. The study consists of material from two different municipalities which both has participated in a project on heterosexual norms. Both municipalities have had a group of seven people discussing issues of the matter together. In addition to these group discussions, this study has also used interviews with three social workers. Inspired by a situational analysis this study has looked at elements and social worlds and their impact on the situation. The conclusion by using symbolic interactionism and institutional theory are that the wish to... (More)
The aim of this study has been to explore social workers negotiations and meaning making on heterosexual norms, in order to understand possibilities on how to change these norms within the social services. The study consists of material from two different municipalities which both has participated in a project on heterosexual norms. Both municipalities have had a group of seven people discussing issues of the matter together. In addition to these group discussions, this study has also used interviews with three social workers. Inspired by a situational analysis this study has looked at elements and social worlds and their impact on the situation. The conclusion by using symbolic interactionism and institutional theory are that the wish to change the heterosexual norms are strong. Although the motives differ some among the social worlds. And even though the social workers want to change the norms, the institution seem to affect the process of change. (Less)
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Antreski, Sofia LU
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organization
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SOAM21 20191
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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keywords
Heterosexual norms, Swedish social services, symbolic interactionism, institutional theory, situational analysis, negotiation, social worlds, meaning making
language
Swedish
id
8993438
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2019-09-02 12:02:01
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2019-09-02 12:02:01
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study has been to explore social workers negotiations and meaning making on heterosexual norms, in order to understand possibilities on how to change these norms within the social services. The study consists of material from two different municipalities which both has participated in a project on heterosexual norms. Both municipalities have had a group of seven people discussing issues of the matter together. In addition to these group discussions, this study has also used interviews with three social workers. Inspired by a situational analysis this study has looked at elements and social worlds and their impact on the situation. The conclusion by using symbolic interactionism and institutional theory are that the wish to change the heterosexual norms are strong. Although the motives differ some among the social worlds. And even though the social workers want to change the norms, the institution seem to affect the process of change.},
  author       = {Antreski, Sofia},
  keyword      = {Heterosexual norms,Swedish social services,symbolic interactionism,institutional theory,situational analysis,negotiation,social worlds,meaning making},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att förändra heteronormer i socialtjänsten : En kvalitativ undersökning av socialarbetares förhandlingar och meningsskapande kring heteronormer},
  year         = {2019},
}