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Ungdomsvåld : Ungdomars föreställningar om ungdomsvåld och dess orsaker

By Sarah Lindén and Jessica Sandahl

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The purpose of this essay was to examine teenager's views on violence among young people. Our main questions were: What kind of views on violence among young people do teenager's have? What do teenager's think about what causes violence among young people? In what way does scientific knowledge confirm young people's views about what causes violence among young people? To answer these questions we designed a questionnaire which we distributed in three 8th grade classes. We also interviewed five teenagers about violence among young people, to get a deeper knowledge about their views. The results of this study show that the teenagers think that violence among young people has increased and that the violence mostly appears between different groups of young people. The teenagers also think violence among young people as a phenomena due to different kind of reasons

Topics: våld, tonåringar, ungdomar, Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring, Law and Political Science
Publisher: Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:lup-student-papers.lub.lu.se:1331182

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