Arbetsmarknaden för personer med funktionsnedsättning: "Idag anställs ingen som inte är toppidrottsman!"
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The purpose of this thesis was to examine the labor market in Boden, Sweden for people with disabilities. The purpose was also to examine wheather there is prejudice among the employers in Boden, Sweden against persons with disabilities. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 11 persons representing the Swedish Public Employment Service, disability organizations, and employers to investigate the labor market potential for people with disabilities in Boden, Sweden. The results show that employers in Boden, Sweden express anxiety of employing people with disabilities in Boden, Sweden. Lack of knowledge about disabilities causes prejudice and stigma against people with disability, which reduces the indivudual´s self esteem and motivation to find a job.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 37 p.
Social Behaviour Law
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Arbetsmarknad, funktionshinder, funktionsnedsättning, fördomar, stigmatisering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-47795Local ID: 54dff71a-9738-4586-8fd7-2008c6688d8aOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-47795DiVA: diva2:1021124
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Psychology, bachelor's level
Validerat; 20120619 (anonymous)2016-10-042016-10-04Bibliographically approved