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Social Work in Sweden, 7,5 hp

Engelskt namn: Social Work in Sweden

Denna kursplan gäller: 2007-12-10 till 2013-08-18 (nyare version av kursplanen finns)

Kurskod: 2SA002

Högskolepoäng: 7,5

Utbildningsnivå: Grundnivå

Huvudområden och successiv fördjupning: Socialt arbete: Grundnivå, har endast gymnasiala förkunskapskrav

Betygsskala: För denna kurs ges betygen VG Väl godkänd, G Godkänd, U Underkänd

Ansvarig institution: Institutionen för socialt arbete

Beslutad av: Established by the Board of the Department of Social Work, 2007-12-21


Grundläggande behörighet


Giltig från: 2009 vecka 9

Literature This course requires that students read a broad variety of texts from text books to reports to online material. There is no one text book for this course. We will use material from at least some of the following texts available in the bookshop on campus and also in the library. Additional readings will be presented at start of the course

The Quest for a Universal Social Work: Some issues and Implications. Social Work Education, 23 (5), 625-644
Gray M, Fook J

Hessle, Sven, & Vinnerljung, Bo. (2003). Child Welfare in Sweden - An Overview: EU Canada Project. Child Welfare Across Borders. Available at: http://www.sws.soton.ac.uk/cwab/Guide/ICWKR.htm

Ineland, Jens & Sauer, Lennart (2007): Institutional environments and sub-cultural belonging: about theatre and intellectual disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. Vol. 9, No. 1, 46-57, 2007. Available at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a771174614~db=all~order=page

Isaksson, Joakim, Lindquist, Rafael & Bergström, Erik (2007): School problems or individual shortcomings? A study of individual educational plans in Sweden. European Journal of Special Needs Education. Vol. 22, No1, 2007, pp. 75-91.

Jacobsson, Maritha (2006) (English Summary) The Therapist's Rights. Judicial and therapeutic logic in court hearings in relation to coercive intervention. Institutionen för socialt arbete, Umeå Universitet. Available at: http://www.diva-p

Khoo, Evelyn G., Hyvönen, Ulf, & Nygren, Lennart. (2003). Gatekeeping in Child Welfare. A comparative study of intake decision making by social workers in Canada and Sweden. Child Welfare, 82(3), 507-525.

Morén, Stefan & Blom, Björn (2003) Explaining human change. On generative mechanisms in social work practice. Journal for Critical Realism 2:1, 37-61.

Pardeck, John. T., & Yves, Francis. K. O. (2006) Social work for the twenty-first century: challenges and opportunities. Westport, Conn.: Praeger.

Sandström Gunbritt
Higher Education for Social Work in Sweden
2007 :
Läsanvisning: Australian Journal of Social Work. Vol.60, No. 1, pp.56-67

Trydegård Gun-Britt
Tradition, change and variation : past and present trends in public old-age care
Stockholm : Univ. : 2000 : 89, [3] s. :
ISBN: 91-7265-182-2
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Williams, C., & Soydan, Haluk. (2005). When and How Does Ethnicity Matter? A Cross-national Study of Social Work Responses to Ethnicity in Child Protection Cases. British Journal of Social Work, 35(6), 901-920.


Introduction to social work
Farley O. William, Smith Larry Lorenzo, Boyle Scott W.
10. ed. : Boston, MA : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon : 2006 [dvs 2005] : xiv, 433 s. :
ISBN: 0-205-44215-3
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How Sweden is governed: http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/575 and http://www.skl.se/startpage_enasp?C=6390

Johnson Louise C.
Social work practice : a generalist approach
4. ed. : Boston : Allyn and Bacon : cop. 1992 : xvii, 377 p. :
ISBN: 0-205-13140-9
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Morén, Stefan (1994) Social work is Beautiful. On the Characteristics of social work. Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare, 3(3), 158-166.