publication . Doctoral thesis . 2008

Att prata om våld och skapa identitet : Unga män i institutionsvård

Andersson, Kjerstin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Tema Barn
  • Country: Sweden
The aim of the study is to investigate how young men constructing identities in talk about their own use of violence. The study is based on a fieldwork at a youth detention home in Sweden. The data consists of individual interviews and video recordings of the treatment programme Aggression Replacement Training (ART). Detailed analyses have been made of conversations between the young men, between the young men and the trainers, and of the narratives generated in the individual interviews. The study has a social constructionist approach to identity, which is seen as constructed in a joint achievement in social interaction. An important analytical perspective in t...
free text keywords: Violence, identity, Aggression Replacement Training (ART), discourses, masculinity, social categories, positioning, interview, participant observation, Våld, identitet, berättelser, diskurser, maskulinitet, sociala kategorier, positionering, intervju, deltagande observation, Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified, Övrig annan samhällsvetenskap
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