Male social workers experiences of gender baises: A study of gender biases within the social service in Gävle
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The aim of this study is to investigate how men in the social service in Gävle experience gender biases within the social work profession. We conducted a qualitative research with five male social workers that we interviewed regarding gender biases. The main result ended up under three themes which are client influence and reinforcement; work culture; and lastly the unconscious experience. The conclusion is that male social workers experience gender biases accordingly through three themes.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 30 p.
Gender biases, expectations, assumptions, social service
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-22814OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-22814DiVA: diva2:1048962
Subject / course
Social work – specialisation in international social work (in eng)