Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
”Jag är inte här för att utbilda dig, jag är här för att jag behöver din hjälp.”: En kvalitativ intervjustudie om transpersoners erfarenheter av bemötande från samhällets instanser.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
”I’m not here to educate you, I’m here because I need your help.” : A qualitative study of transgender people's experience of treatment by institutions within society. (English)
Abstract [en]

This is a qualitative interview study where 7 transgender people is interviewed about their experiences of treatment from institutions within society. In semi-structured interviews, respondents talk about the treatment they received from health care, education, legal system, employment offices and social services. The study's purpose is to examine the treatment transgender peoples gets based on their own stories and perspectives. The study also discusses the social structures, like binary gender norms, that contribute to a negative attitude and the consequences of this approach. The result shows that there is a great lack of knowledge within institutions and professionals have insufficient training in how to treat people with transgender identities. Respondents have often had to educate professionals and carries their identity as a backpack that they can not get rid of. The results also indicate that the prevailing social structures that divide people in binary gender norms is problematic for transgender people.

Abstract [sv]

Detta är en kvalitativ intervjustudie där 7 transpersoner intervjuats om deras erfarenheter av bemötande från samhällets instanser. I semistrukturerade intervjuer har respondenterna berättat om det bemötande de fått från vården, utbildning, rättsväsendet, arbetsförmedlingen och socialförvaltningen. Studiens syfte är att undersöka bemötande transpersoner får utifrån deras egna berättelser och perspektiv. I studien diskuteras även samhällsstrukturer, såsom tvåkönsnormen, som bidrar till ett negativt bemötande samt konsekvenserna av detta bemötande. Resultatet visar att det råder en stor kunskapsbrist inom samhällets instanser och professionella har bristande utbildning i hur de ska bemöta personer med könsöverskridande identiteter. Respondenterna har ofta fått agera utbildare för professionella och bär med sig sin identitet som en ryggsäck som de inte kan bli av med. Resultatet pekar också på att rådande samhällsstrukturer som delar in personer i en tvåkönsnorm är problematisk för transpersoner.

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 42 p.
Keyword [en]
Transgender, transsexuality, treatment, binary gender roles, stigma, gender identity, LGBT
Keyword [sv]
transpersoner, transsexualitet, stigma, könsidentitet, trans, HBTQ, Binära könsroller. könsdysfori, genus, bemötande, icke-binär, agender, FtM, MtF
National Category
Social Sciences Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-135108OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-135108DiVA: diva2:1096729
Educational program
Study Programme for Social Work
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2017-06-01 Created: 2017-05-18 Last updated: 2017-06-01Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(918 kB)63 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 918 kBChecksum SHA-512
7710a7a1eaf1d10209fd28adef2ac649635ba5dda5c0a6e10918a0434364188ed928c04cd59c4a30fd05fbf6cd6431081de08cae82c0f5f762d1c2880a6e30e9
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Social Work
Social SciencesSocial Work

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 63 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 461 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf