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"Att känna att man är en deltagare och inte en åskådare": En kvalitativ studie om hur vägen ut ur hemlöshet kan se ut och upplevas samt hur personer med erfarenhet av att vara hemlösa kan se på samhällets lösningar kring hemlöshet.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study aims to find out how the way out of homelessness can look and be experienced and in what way persons with experience of being homeless might think about our society´s different solutions to this problem. The study is based on five half-structured qualitative interviews with persons who have experience of being homeless. The theoretical perspectives used to analyze the empirism are “Stages of Change” and “The Process of Role Exit”, both dealing with changing processes. Our results show that the way out of homelessness can be long and very hard to achieve, and the change in housing situation can be either a process towards a more and more stable housing or through an opportunity that suddenly appears.

Another result shows that people with the experience of being homeless can be negative to the solutions offered by our society but be positive to the idea of Housing First. One conclusion is that a housing of your own can mean more for the individual than just somewhere to sleep. To have a housing of your own can lead to personal development such as trying to get rid of one´s addiction or get better relations with one´s family.


Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 52 p.
Keyword [sv]
hemlös, hemlöshet, insatser, Boendetrappa, Bostad först, specialkontrakt, Stages of Change, The Process of Role Exit, förändringsprocess
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Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-58412OAI: diva2:420560
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-21 Created: 2011-06-02 Last updated: 2011-06-21Bibliographically approved

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