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To Blend in or Stand out? - Hospital Social Workers' Jurisdictional Work in Sweden and Germany


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Title: To Blend in or Stand out? - Hospital Social Workers' Jurisdictional Work in Sweden and Germany
Authors: Sjöström, Manuela
E-mail: manuela.sjostrom@socwork.gu.se
Issue Date: 8-Nov-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Social Work ; Institutionen för socialt arbete
Date of Defence: 2013-11-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 november 2013, kl 10.15, Hörsal Sappören, Institutionen för socialt arbete, Spängkullsgatan 25
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Skriftserien
2013:2
Keywords: cross-national case study
health care
hospital social work
jurisdiction
profession
professional association
professional subgroup
subordination
Abstract: This dissertation describes, analyses, and compares the means by which hospital social work associations in Sweden and Germany pursue their members’ professionalization through ‘jurisdictional work’. The time period covered by the research is 1989 through 2008. The analysis starts from the observation that jurisdictional work represents an ongoing effort by hospital social workers’ professional bodies to establish and maintain formalized professional jurisdiction, both internally within the prof... more
ISBN: 978-­91-­86796-­91-­4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34196
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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