LVU i ett genusperspektiv: En kvalitativ studie om tillämpningen av LVU 3§ Lag (1990:52) med särskilda bestämmelser om vård av unga
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The aim of the study learn about if the court assesses boys and girls on an equal basis, or if there are norms of gender constructed in society that appears in the Administrative Court of Appeal. And we want to find out how norms, in this field, are different between boys and girls. We used the judgments of the Administrative Court of Appeal and went through the descriptions of the girls and boys. What basis was used in the judgment of LVU, to do this, we used discourse analysis. We summarized all judgments and then described the outcome of each requirement in LVU, we categorized the results for three requirements, other socially destructive behavior, criminal activity and abuse. Quote was taken from the judges to prove our result. The results were then analyzed by two theories, gender theory and theory of social constructivism. There, we showed what standards have emerged through our analysis and it is explained by the theories and previous research. We concluded that the Administrative Court of Appeal judge based on gender norms in the society. Finally, we discuss our results and what ideas and issues that have emerged during the study.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 50 p.
Gender, LVU, norms, requirements
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-18066Archive number: SGSOK-2014-30OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-18066DiVA: diva2:765445
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