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Våld och förtryck i hederns namn: om skolkuratorers kunskap och erfarenhet till ungdomar som utsätts för fenomenet hedersrelaterat våld och förtryck
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Violence and repression in the name of honour : school counselors knowledge and experience in how to provide support to adolescents that being exposed to the phenomenon honour related violence (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this essay is to explore high school and collage school counselors knowledge and experience of honour related violence and repression. Our study is based on a qualitative method with interviews. The main question in our study is to examine the school counselors education in how to provide support to the exposed adolescents.

We have conducted six interviews with school counselors in the southern Sweden. We have used a semi structured interview technique with questionnaires that have been a support to us during the interviews. The results of our study showed that some of our respondents knew that they had limited education and knowledge in honour related violence and also that they wanted more experience about the problemarea. Other respondents said that they had experience enough about the problemar ea. The results also show that the respondents believe that there is more honour related problems in the adolescents families than what the counselors find out about, and that some of the respondents didn´t even know in wich way they could provide help to theese students.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 66 p.
Keyword [en]
honour related violence, school counselors, honour, patriarch, adolescents
National Category
Social Work Social Psychology
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-9447OAI: diva2:535902
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Educational program
Social Work Study Programme
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-10-11 Created: 2012-06-20 Last updated: 2012-10-11Bibliographically approved

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