Essays about: "Social workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 445 essays containing the words Social workers.

  1. 1. The Balancing Act of Disclosure: Experiences of Stigma and Resistance Among Men Who Sell Sex to Men

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linda Laura Palhamn; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Disclosure; MSW male sex work ; stigma; and resistance;

    Abstract : Little attention has been given in previous research to disclosure about sex work and even lessto men’s experience of disclosure about selling sex. There is a lack of understanding of thechoices behind disclosure and how men who have experiences of selling sex use disclosure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  3. 3. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE

  4. 4. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Branding social work in employee assistance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Christina Erhard; [2019]
    Keywords : professional service branding; occupational social work; employee assistance; brand image; self-employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : At the core of this thesis lies the conception that branding theories might bear insights for individuals who aim to establish their professional existence outside of the area for which their profession grants them credibility. One group of such professionals was found in self-employed social workers who offer employee assistance to private corporations. READ MORE