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Kontaktperson enligt LSS: En studie av normförekomst i rättstillämpningen av LSS
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Contact person according to LSS : A study of the occurrence of norms in the adjudication process (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to examine the occurence of norms in court cases regarding the Swedish law of support and service for disabled (Lag 1993:387 om stöd och service till vissa funktionshindrade) with the help of a discourse analysis method. More specifically its aim was to examine and identify norms in the different dictums/statements that were to be found in the court cases regarding the supportive institution "contact person" according to the Swedish law "LSS" with the help of a norm science approach. The aim was also to examine when the applicant was found to be entitled to a contact person according to the LSS-law. To be able to do this, the author studied thirty-four different court cases. In these cases six themes were found, that indicated the occurence of norms. The conclusion was that there were indeed norms occurring in the court cases, due to a normative legislation and therefore the interpretations of the legislation also become normative, but also due to the fact that judges and social workers incorporate their own internalized societal norms in their judgements.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 52 p.
Keyword [sv]
LSS, kontaktperson, normer, rättsfall, funktionshinder
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-21701OAI: diva2:553032
Subject / course
Social Work
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-09-18 Created: 2012-09-17 Last updated: 2012-09-18Bibliographically approved

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