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Kläder: En kvalitativ undersökning om klädernas betydelse för socialsekreterare
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of our study is to explore social workers view on the importance of clothing. We want to know how and if social worker reflects on the importance of their clothing and how it may affect their clients. Dresses social workers differently due to different work situations? Play client`s clothes any role in the social welfare officers? Can client`s clothing affect the assessment of their problem?

The study is based on a qualitative method. The data consists of two focus group interviews with four social workers in each group, containing three women and one man in each focusgroup, with a total of eight informants.

The results of our study indicate that the clothes are important in meeting with clients and especially as to help create a relationship with the client. The result also indicate that client`s clothing acts as a marker for the clients health.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 32 p.
Keyword [en]
clothes, social workers, clients, relationship, meeting
Keyword [sv]
kläder, socialsekreterare, klädkoder
National Category
Social Sciences Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-8194OAI: diva2:424525
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-22 Created: 2011-06-17 Last updated: 2011-06-22Bibliographically approved

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