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Hur bedömer socialarbetare socialbidragstagares försörjningshinder?
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2008 (Swedish)In: Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift, ISSN 1104-1420, Vol. 15, no 2, 152-169 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 15, no 2, 152-169 p.
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Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-17311OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-17311DiVA: diva2:183832
Available from: 2009-01-13 Created: 2009-01-13 Last updated: 2012-09-11Bibliographically approved
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1. Aktivering av socialbidragstagare - om stöd och kontroll i socialtjänsten
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2012 (Swedish)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this thesis is to examine activation, including support and control, among different groups of social assistance (SA) recipients. Assessments and activation related decisions during one year are analysed for 372 social randomly selected assistance claimants from four municipalities. Data was collected 2002-2003 through structured interviews with the clients and their social workers. Income from work and social assistance was followed up with national register data after two years.

The first study focuses on social workers conception of their claimants work barriers. Conceptions vary systematically across groups of claimants. The second study examines elements of activation, finding that extent and content of activation, and use of support and control, vary between municipalities and programs. The third study analyses associations between participation in activation programs and exposures to sanctions and exemptions (indicators of support and control) on the one hand, and claimants’ characteristics on the other hand.  Traditional work-test logic seems to be common in social work, and linked to stereotypic gender logic. This implies a systematic selection to activation based on sex, and on social workers opinion about the claimants work motivation. The results question the linkage between work barriers and activation, since claimants without formal resources (education and work experience) do not participate in resource activation (aiming to increase formal resources) more often than others. The fourth study analyses association between combinations of activation programs and sanctions and self support outcomes for SA claimants. Results suggest that a combination of resource activation and sanctions has a positive association with income from work, and that a combination of job activation and sanctions is associated with continuing SA.

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Stockholm: Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan, Stockholms universitet, 2012. 91 p.
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Rapport i socialt arbete, ISSN 0281-6288 ; 141
Keyword
activation, workfare, welfare-to-work, sanctions, social assistance, social services, welfare, Aktivering, arbetslinjen, sanktioner, tvång, socialbidrag, ekonomiskt bistånd, försörjningsstöd, socialtjänst
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Social Work
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Social Work
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urn:nbn:se:su:diva-79644 (URN)9789174475784 (ISBN)
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2012-10-26, Aula Svea, Socialhögskolan, Sveavägen 160, Stockholm, 13:00 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2012-10-04 Created: 2012-09-07 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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