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Care work in a Swedish nursing home: gendered norms and expectations
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2013 (English)In: Designing wellbeing in elderly care homes / [ed] Anneli Hujala, Sari Rissanen & Susann Vihma, Helsinki: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture , 2013, 148-162 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The picture of a traditional care worker is changing.Nowadays more men and immigrants of differentbackgrounds are working in nursing homes. This chapterdescribes and analyses how gender, interacting withethnicity and sexuality, is expressed by male and femalecare workers in a Swedish nursing home. What kinds offeminine and masculine stereotypes occur and how is careconstructed by different care workers? It seems that theintersection between various identity categories, suchas gender, ethnicity and sexuality will create differentopportunities and limitations for the care workers in theincreasingly diverse nursing homes of the future.

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Helsinki: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture , 2013. 148-162 p.
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Aalto University publication series. CROSSOVER, ISSN 1799-4977 ; 2/2013
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Social Work
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Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-87327ISBN: 978-952-60-4968-7 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-87327DiVA: diva2:602639
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