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Parents, Power, Poverty. On choice and responsibility on two parental communities


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Title: Parents, Power, Poverty. On choice and responsibility on two parental communities
Authors: Alstam, Kristina
E-mail: kristina.alstam@socwork.gu.se
Issue Date: 20-Oct-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Social Work ; Institutionen för socialt arbete
Date of Defence: 2016-11-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 november 2016, kl 09.15, Hörsal Sappören, Institutionen för socialt arbete, Sprängkullsgatan 25
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Skriftserien
2016:4
Keywords: parents
parenting
subjects
citizen-subjects
parental web community
internet
discourse
power
ideology
austerity
neo liberalism
class
contract theory
Abstract: This dissertation explores discourses about parenthood and subject ideals as they manifest in two Swedish parental web communities. The aim is to examine the perceived division of responsibility between the parents themselves and the institutions of the welfare state and furthermore to map out and deconstruct tensions between demands understood to be assigned to the parent and to society, respectively. The empirical material consists of extracts from web community conversations collected between... more
ISBN: 978-91-88267-03-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/47557
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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