A Father’s Right to his Child: In relation to the mother’s right to the child in custody feuds
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The aim of this study is to to look deeper into the subject of father’s rights to his child in relation to the rights of the mother in custody feuds. The hypothesis was that fathers were being discriminated in relation to mothers when it came to child-custody. This research has been done as a literature study with content analysis. The study has used to theoretical concepts to guide the focus in the analysis. The theoretical concepts are: the concept of Rights and the Gender Role Concept. The main results of the study showed that men were not being discriminated in legal context. However, a secondary result was that men could be considered to be discriminated from a gender role perspective. Gender role constructions and inequality was found to have effect on the outcome in custody feuds.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 43 p.
fathers ‘rights, legal egalitarianism, gender egalitarianism, custody feuds, gender role constructions
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-11974Archive number: SGSMKINSA-V12-01OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-11974DiVA: diva2:532115
Subject / course
Social work – specialisation in international social work (in eng)
2012-06-05, Högskolan i Gävle, Gävle, 13:00 (English)
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law
Michailakis, Dimitris, Professor, Ph.D.
Ahmadi, Fereshteh, Professor