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När elev och vårdnadshavare blir-de andra
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Management.
2009 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesisAlternative title
When pupil and parents become- the other´s (English)
Abstract [sv]

One of sociology´s to assess the effects of political decision. According to sociologist Anders Persson the society is changing, and in that change social fear appear. In the reaction of social fear some people are being excluded. In that more narrow frame for normality laws are created that makes some parents and their children “the other”. Nine years ago the sociologist Eva Kärfve published a book that was very critical to the newborn psychiatrics diagnosing of children as a way of segregating groups in society. I am sad to say but she was right. According to the theory of Howard Becker I use a social interaction perspective to understand and interpret people´s actions. This perspective means that people through their actions creates phenomena in society. Becker´s book Tricks of the trade gives tools to investigate situations in society. The purpose of this study is to through a case study increase the understanding of a parent´s experiences in a case where municipality moved a pupil against the parents will. The method is case study, where the bulk is an interview with a pupil´s parents. The study shows the steps of human interaction that lead to the moving of a pupil against the parents will. The result indicates that the decision of what a violation of the norm is decides if the new law is to be executed. I present the school´s action from a view of the society and conclude with the questions: If we are using laws instead of giving schools economic resources, is that really what we want? If just one child is taken away from his school for the wrong reasons, is that not a case too much? The sociology is supposed to plead people without a voice cause. Reflect a structure of society and elucidate problems according to different theoretic perspectives. For me personally, the area of problem preceded the method. This study had not been what it is without the case. It takes a great deal of courage to invite a stranger to one´s home and talk about painful experiences. In the end I like to purpose that life is for everybody.

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2009. , 31 p.
Keyword [sv]
safety, normality, excluding, case study, psychiatric, scool laws, standards, interaction
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-1162Local ID: diva2:828323
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
0709902656Available from: 2015-05-25 Created: 2009-06-18 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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