research product . 2021

“All children should have the same conditions and the right to be involved”

Johansson, Tyra; Nässlander Örninge, My;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Oct 2021
  • Country: Sweden
The purpose of our study is to investigate social workers' experiences of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) into Swedish law and how it affects their work. The study is based on the following two questions; 1) in what way do social workers feel that the implementation of the CRC into Swedish law has influenced their work involving children?, and 2) how do social workers experience their discretion in applying the CRC after the convention became law? This is a qualitative study based on semi-structured, open interviews with six social workers whose tasks involve taking authoritative decisions regarding children. The analysis...
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free text keywords: UN convention on the rights of the child (CRC), children's participation, discretion, social worker
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