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Swedish Residential Care in the Landscape of Out-of-Home Care

MARIE SALLNÄS

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Swedish out-of-home care has been subject to major changes in recent times. Foster care is the most common form of out-of-home care—and the principally preferred option—but lately the number of ... More


The political-administrative and the professional approach to errors and mistakes in Swedish child protection

Inger Kjellberg and Staffan Höjer

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The discourses and debates on errors and mistakes in child protection in Sweden hold many different sub-themes. Relatively recently, the Swedish state both recognised and apologised to persons ... More


Introduction

Hannele Forsberg and Teppo Kröger

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents examples and critical interpretations of social work and child welfare politics from Nordic perspectives. It specifically addresses the questions of the impact of the Nordic ... More


Comparative perspectives: cultures of difference and convergence

Joanne Warner

in The emotional politics of social work and child protection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318422
eISBN:
9781447318446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318422.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter draws on comparative research by others and analysis of four international case studies which further illustrate key features of emotional politics. In Australasia, the forces of ... More


Placing children in state care in Sweden: decision-making bodies, laypersons, and legal framework

Gustav Svensson and Staffan Höjer

in Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter gives a general description of the Swedish system for placing a child outside his/her home. The placement can be decided on either voluntary or involuntary grounds. A characteristic ... More


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