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Funktionshindrad och same: Att vara same och ha en funktionsnedsättning iett 1800-talets Jämtland.
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this essay the authors have searched to get an understanding of howthe situation where for a person being handicapped and of sámi heritage in Swedenduring the 1800´s to the beginning of 1900´s. In this qualitative study, church booksand local governmental records from the time has been the sources for data. Findingsregarding sámi and disability first of all shows that the sámi didn´t produce any ownwritten records, this means we had to use records produced by Swedish authorities.These are the only records available from the time. Records that gave us theauthorities point of view. When working with historical documents it is the contextwere they were produced in and their implied readership that is of great importance.Using this method gives the possibility to tell the story by the perspective of theexposed, in our case sámi people with disabilities. Understanding history makes usbetter equipped understanding today, thereof the relevance of this study.

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2012. , 32 p.
Keyword [sv]
Funktionsnedsättning, Same, Historia, 1800-talet, Jämtland
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History Social Work History of Ideas Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-16221OAI: diva2:527066
Subject / course
Social work SS2
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Socionomutbildning SSOCG 210 hp
L211, Mittuniversitetet, Östersund
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-06-04 Created: 2012-05-16 Last updated: 2012-06-04Bibliographically approved

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