Search for dissertations about: "victim"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the word victim.

  1. 1. Rape against Women in Tanzania Studies of Social Reactions and Barriers to Disclosure

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : c Muganyizi; Pia Axemo; Gunilla Lindmark; Lennarth Nyström; Maria Emmelin; Siriel Massawe; Charlotte Watts; Ann Öhman; Viveca Odlind; Berit Schei; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rape; women; victim; supporter; social reaction; social network; community; Tanzania; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Reproductive health; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Reproduktiv hälsa; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : This thesis assessed responses toward rape against women as experienced by the victims and victim supporters in the context of the interaction between victims, supporters, and formal agencies in Tanzania. The overall research design was based on triangulation with a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Hedlund; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Emergence of the Crime Victim in the Swedish Social Services Act

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

    Author : Carina Ljungwald; Anna Hollander; Henrik Tham; Jonathan Simon; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crime victim; domestic violence; social welfare law; social work; social services; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This study sought to explain how crime victims emerged as a target group in the Swedish Social Services Act in 2001. The findings, derived from legislative documents, a literature review, and focus group interviews with social workers, showed that the 2001 provisions both duplicated and undermined pre-existing provisions of the Social Services Act. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Victim Diaspora to Transborder Citizenship? Diaspora formation and transnational relations among Kurds in France and Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Khalid Khayati; Rune Johansson; Carl-Ulrik Schierup; Björn Fryklund; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Diaspora; Kurds; France; suburbs banlieues ; integration; Sweden; immigration; transborder citizenship; assabiyya; transnationalism; social exclusion; discrimination; segregation; ethnography; cyberspace; long-distance nationalism; Diaspora; kurder; Frankrike; förorter banlieues ; integration; Sverige; immigration; gränsöverskridande medborgarskap; assabiyya; transnationalism; social exkludering; diskriminering; segregation; etnografi; cyberspace; långdistans nationalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling är en komparativ undersökning av pågående förändringsprocesser bland kurder i Marseillesregionen i Frankrike ochStockholmsregionen i Sverige. I fokus står skiftet från en endimensionell och offerrelaterad kurdisk diasporisk identitet mot en mer sammansatt och aktiv. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decentring Criminal Law : Understandings of Justice by Victim-Survivors of Sexual Violence and their Implications for Different Justice Strategies

    University dissertation from Lund

    Author : Hildur Fjola Antonsdottir; [2020-03-31]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sexual violence; victim-survivors; justice; Parity of participation; Nordic law; procedural justice; compensation; space;

    Abstract : The compilation dissertation is shaped by the ambition of Critical Theory, which is to imagine an alternative and emancipatory political reality to the status quo, where people who have been subjected to sexual violence are recognised and enjoy parity of participation in social life. More specifically, it aims to understand how victim-survivors of sexual violence in Iceland perceive, experience, and understand justice; and how, in a Nordic socio-legal context, this knowledge can be used to expand and develop strategies which are capable of meeting the justice interests of victim-survivors within and outside of the criminal justice system. READ MORE