Search for dissertations about: "child protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words child protection.

  1. 1. Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalens högskola

    Author : Zlatana Knezevic; Maria Eriksson; Els-Marie Anbäcken; Mia Heikkilä; Charlotte Williams; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biowelfare; child protection; child welfare; critical childhood studies; critical social work; embodiment; epistemic injustice; epistemology; feminist theory; intersectionality; justice subjectivity; moral economy; moral subjectivity; participation; postcolonial theory; poststructural social work; social justice; violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The current thesis discusses how tools for analysing power are developed predominately for adults, and thus remain underdeveloped in terms of understanding injustices related to age, ethnicity/race and gender in childhoods. The overall ambition of this dissertation is to inscribe a discourse of intersecting social injustices as relevant for childhoods and child welfare, and by interlinking postcolonial, feminist, and critical childhood studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child protection through an abuse-focused lens Adolescent victimization and Swedish social services responses

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Hanna Linell; Astrid Schlytter; Evy Gunnarsson; Elisabeth Näsman; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child abuse; adolescent victimization; child protection; honour-related violence; compulsory care; disclosure; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Knowledge concerning the social services’ use of the Care of Young Persons (Special Provisions) Act 1990:52 (CYPA) is relatively scarce, especially when it comes to the protection of adolescents victimized by abuse. The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate and discuss different conceptualisations of abuse, adolescents’ agency regarding abuse, victimization and social intervention, and how abuse and adolescent victimization are responded to, primarily by the social services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protecting Our Children A comparative study of the dynamics of structure, intervention and their interplay in Swedish child welfare and Canadian child protection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Evelyn Grace Khoo; Lennart Nygren; Ulf Hyvönen; Gudrun Kristinsdottir; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; child welfare; child protection; social services; comparative; cross-national; social work; Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a case study of how two agencies in Umeå, Sweden and Barrie, Canada protect children found in need of child welfare services. The project's purposes are to describe how children are protected from harm in these two contexts, to illuminate the similarities and differences in the child welfare systems reflected at the local level, and explicate the significance of uncovered similarities and differences. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Parenting of Society From Report to Support

    University dissertation from Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin

    Author : Madeleine Cocozza; Per Gustafsson; Gunilla Sydsjö; Dagmar Lagerberg; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child maltreatment; Child protection system; Mandated reporting; Child abuse; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Child protection is the process that aims to find, investigate and help maltreated children. In many countries this process is initiated by professionals who compile mandated reports that are then submitted to a designated agency that in many cases is part of a separate child protection system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drugs and the Convention on the Rights of the Child Fragmentation, Contention and Structural Bias

    University dissertation from Stockholm University : Department of Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Damon Barrett; Pål Wrange; Allyn Taylor; Manfred Nowak; Rebecca Stern; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child rights; drug control; Convention on the Rights of the Child; structural bias; critical child rights studies; International Law; internationell rätt;

    Abstract : Responding to the harms caused by drug use and the drug trade is one of the most pressing and interdisciplinary challenges of our time, within which the protection of children has become central. But there has been relatively little academic attention to the international legal dimensions of drug policy, despite the existence of a dedicated international legal framework on the issue and a range of other treaties that include drugs in some way. READ MORE