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Evertsson, L., Blom, B., Perlinski, M. & Rexvid, D. (2017). Can complexity in welfare professionals' work be handled with standardised professional knowledge?. In: Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson and Marek Perlinski (Ed.), Social and caring professions in European welfare states: policies, services and professional practices (pp. 209-221). Bristol: Policy Press
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Can complexity in welfare professionals' work be handled with standardised professional knowledge?
2017 (English)In: Social and caring professions in European welfare states: policies, services and professional practices / [ed] Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson and Marek Perlinski, Bristol: Policy Press, 2017, p. 209-221Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bristol: Policy Press, 2017
Keywords
social caring professions
National Category
Social Work Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-130696 (URN)978-1-4473-2719-6 (ISBN)978-1-4473-3651-8 (ISBN)
Funder
Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare
Available from: 2017-01-27 Created: 2017-01-27 Last updated: 2018-06-09Bibliographically approved
Rexvid, D. (2017). Föga nytt om hedersfrågor [Review]. Respons, 5
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Föga nytt om hedersfrågor
2017 (Swedish)In: Respons, Vol. 5Article, book review (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-145931 (URN)
Available from: 2018-03-22 Created: 2018-03-22 Last updated: 2018-06-09
Rexvid, D. (2017). Kulturrelativism, det hedersrelaterade förtrycket och våldets fristad. In: Heléne Carlsson, Brottsofferjouren Sverige (Ed.), Leva sitt liv: En bok om hedersrelaterat våld och fötryck (pp. 91-100). Malmö: Exakta
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Kulturrelativism, det hedersrelaterade förtrycket och våldets fristad
2017 (Swedish)In: Leva sitt liv: En bok om hedersrelaterat våld och fötryck / [ed] Heléne Carlsson, Brottsofferjouren Sverige, Malmö: Exakta , 2017, p. 91-100Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Malmö: Exakta, 2017
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-145930 (URN)
Available from: 2018-03-22 Created: 2018-03-22 Last updated: 2018-06-09
Rexvid, D. (2017). Who is viewed as client by social workers and general practitioners?. In: Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson and Marek Perlinski (Ed.), Social and caring professions in European welfare states: policies, services and professional practices (pp. 223-236). Bristol: Policy Press
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Who is viewed as client by social workers and general practitioners?
2017 (English)In: Social and caring professions in European welfare states: policies, services and professional practices / [ed] Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson and Marek Perlinski, Bristol: Policy Press, 2017, p. 223-236Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bristol: Policy Press, 2017
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-127211 (URN)978-1-4473-2719-6 (ISBN)
Note

Originally included in thesis in manuscript form.

Available from: 2016-11-03 Created: 2016-11-03 Last updated: 2018-06-25Bibliographically approved
Schlytter, A. & Rexvid, D. (2016). Mäns heder: att vara både offer och förövare (1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Mäns heder: att vara både offer och förövare
2016 (Swedish)Book (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Pojkars och unga mäns villkor i hederskulturella sammanhang har i ringa grad uppmärksammats i Sverige. Denna bok tar sin utgångspunkt i pojkars och unga mäns erfarenheter. Den fråga som författarna belyser är varför pojkar och unga män boende i Sverige inte bryter med värderingar och normer som innebär att de utövar ett omfattande förtryck av sina systrar och att de behöver kontrollera dem samt att de själva blir bortgifta.

"Mäns heder är skriven med fokus på utbildningar och professionella inom den sociala sektorn, skolan och rättsväsendet. Det angelägna ämnet gör den även till en viktig bok för den socialpolitiskt intresserade liksom för alla som är intresserade av integrationsfrågor.

Den handlar om en verklighet som finns i vår värld, om ett samhälle befolkat med människor med helt andra uppfattningar om manligt och kvinnligt, heder och skam, vilka går tvärs emot de som vuxit fram i vårt svenska samhälle, en demokratisk konsensuskultur där man som mål har likvärdig behandling av människor: inför lagen, på arbetsmarknaden, vad gäller möjligheter att forma samhället och sitt eget liv."

Yvonne Hirdman, historiker och författare

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2016. p. 260 Edition: 1
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-125860 (URN)9789144111773 (ISBN)
Available from: 2016-09-20 Created: 2016-09-20 Last updated: 2018-06-07Bibliographically approved
Rexvid, D. & Evertsson, L. (2016). Non-problematic Situations in Social Workers’ and GPs’ Practice. Professions & Professionalism, 6(3)
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Non-problematic Situations in Social Workers’ and GPs’ Practice
2016 (English)In: Professions & Professionalism, ISSN 1893-1049, E-ISSN 1893-1049, Vol. 6, no 3Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study aims to describe and analyze written accounts of non-problem- atic situations by 28 social workers and 24 general practitioners (GPs). The results show that non-problematic situations were connected to professionals’ control of the intervention process. Non-problematic situations were described by social workers as situations where they had control of the relationship with the client either by the use of coercive means or by the client’s active cooperation. GPs referred to non- problematic situations as situations where they had control of the intervention pro- cess mainly by the use of professional knowledge. One main conclusion is that the ability to control the intervention process through control of the relationship with the client may be of significance to those professions where a central part of the profes- sional jurisdiction involves changing clients’ behaviors. This conclusion means that professional knowledge is not the only way to control the professional intervention process. 

National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-126826 (URN)10.7577/pp.1520 (DOI)
Available from: 2016-10-15 Created: 2016-10-15 Last updated: 2018-06-09Bibliographically approved
Rexvid, D. (2016). Professionsutövning och kunskapsstyrning: en jämförelse av socialarbetares och allmänläkares klientarbete. (Doctoral dissertation). Umeå: Umeå universitet
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Professionsutövning och kunskapsstyrning: en jämförelse av socialarbetares och allmänläkares klientarbete
2016 (Swedish)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this thesis is to study whether the Swedish state’s efforts to govern the professional practice of social workers (SWs) by knowledge to achieve an evidence-based practice, address the difficulties that SWs encounter in their practice. The Swedish state’s ambition is to govern the practice of social work by ideas and methods originating from medicine. The thesis therefore compares, through four different studies, the professional practice of SWs with general practitioners (GPs) as the most comparable sub-profession in medicine. The research questions that the thesis seeks to answer are:

  • What situations are perceived as problematic and non-problematic by SWs and GPs?

  • How does the professionals’ relationship with clients affect the performative aspects of these occupations’ enactment of their practice?

  • How do SW and GPs experience the state’s efforts to govern their professional practice by knowledge?

  • What problems can arise when the Swedish state builds its knowledge governance of social work practice on a comparison with medicine, even though these professional fields exhibit a number of important differences?

The empirical material in the first and second studies consists of 52 narratives, written by SWs and GPs on problematic and non-problematic situations. The third study is based on vignette-based focus group interviews with 25 SWs and GPs. And the fourth study is based on a literature review, consisting of 54 articles about SWs’ and GPs’ practice.

A first finding is that professionals rarely describe lack of knowledge or difficulties with knowledge use as problematic. A second finding is that non-problematic situations are connected to professionals’ control of the intervention process. SWs gained control of the relationship with the client either by use of coercive means or by the client’s active co-operation. GPs gained control of the intervention process by the use of professional knowledge. A third finding is that an understanding of professional practice as a linear process consisting of diagnosis, inference and treatment reflects GPs’ practice but not all aspects of SWs’ practice. A fourth finding is that both professions hold ambivalent positions towards evidence-based risk reductions technologies. The responses towards organisational risk reductions technologies differ in that GPs are sceptical, whilst SWs take a more pragmatic view.

A main conclusion is that the Swedish state’s efforts to govern the performative aspects of SWs’ practice by knowledge, runs the risk of becoming a insufficient strategy since they tend to exhibit two main blind spots. The first is that these efforts tend to ignore that the relationship with the client has a crucial affect on and conditions SWs’ and in problematic situations also GPs’ knowledge use. The second is that the efforts also tend to ignore that control of the intervention process is not always maintained through control of knowledge use. For SWs control of the relationship with clients represents another mode of professional control of the intervention process. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Umeå: Umeå universitet, 2016. p. 128
Series
Studier i socialt arbete vid Umeå universitet : avhandlings- och skriftserie, ISSN 0283-300X ; 84
Keywords
Social workers, GPs, performative aspects of professional practice, relationship with clients, welfare state, knowledge governance, EBP
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-127145 (URN)978-91-7601-598-8 (ISBN)
Public defence
2016-11-25, Hörsal B, Samhällsvetarhuset, Umeå, 13:00 (Swedish)
Opponent
Supervisors
Projects
Hur använder socialarbetare och allmänläkare kunskap i praktiken?, FAS/FORTE dnr 2009-0251
Funder
Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, dnr 2009-0251
Available from: 2016-11-04 Created: 2016-11-01 Last updated: 2018-06-09Bibliographically approved
Rexvid, D., Evertsson, L., Forssén, A. & Nygren, L. (2015). The precarious character of routine practice in social and primary health care. Journal of Social Work, 15(3), 317-336
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The precarious character of routine practice in social and primary health care
2015 (English)In: Journal of Social Work, ISSN 1468-0173, E-ISSN 1741-296X, Vol. 15, no 3, p. 317-336Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Summary: This article presents a description and analysis of the written narratives of problematic situations given by social workers and general practitioners (GPs) within the framework of the sociology of professions and organisations. The narratives were collected from 28 social workers and 24 GPs, working in several Swedish counties.

Findings: Our findings show that the professionals rarely described lack of knowledge or difficulties choosing the right intervention or treatment as problematic. Rather, the problematic situations contained encounters with clients perceived as disruptive to professional routine practice. We conclude that there were three different types of problematic situations where the professional routine practice was disrupted: (1) Situations related to ‘client-making work’, where the professionals perceived it difficult to, e.g., gather enough information about the client to make a diagnosis, set a timetable or decide on adequate interventions; (2) Situations related to ‘wicked work’, where the professionals experienced clients unable to articulate their problems or understand and follow the interventions suggested by the professionals; (3) Situations related to ‘dirty work’ were only present in GPs’ narratives and typically occurred when GPs perceived that they were dealing with clients who endangered their profes- sional status. 

Applications: Contrary to previous studies, this study indicates that problematic situ- ations are not necessarily connected with traits and characteristic of the client or a lack of professional competence. Instead, they might be connected to situations where professional routine practice is disrupted. Furthermore, it is questionable to what extent problematic situations connected to such disruption can be managed by evi- dence-based methods, manualisation and standardisation. 

Keywords
Social work, dirty work, wicked work, evidence based practice, critical incident analysis, decision making, human services
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-95035 (URN)10.1177/1468017314548121 (DOI)000353474000005 ()
Projects
Hur använder socialarbetare och läkare kunskap i praktiken? En jämförelse mellan två professioner
Funder
Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, Dnr 2009-0251
Available from: 2014-10-20 Created: 2014-10-20 Last updated: 2018-06-07Bibliographically approved
Schlytter, A. & Rexvid, D. (2014). Pojkars villkor i hederskontexten: LVU:s blinda fläck (1:aed.). In: Ann-Christin Cederborg och Wiweka Warnling-Nerep (Ed.), Barnrätt: en antologi (pp. 286-300). Stockholm: Norstedts Juridik AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Pojkars villkor i hederskontexten: LVU:s blinda fläck
2014 (Swedish)In: Barnrätt: en antologi / [ed] Ann-Christin Cederborg och Wiweka Warnling-Nerep, Stockholm: Norstedts Juridik AB, 2014, 1:a, p. 286-300Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Norstedts Juridik AB, 2014 Edition: 1:a
Keywords
Pojkar, unga män, hedersrelaterat förtryck och våld, LVU
National Category
Law
Research subject
Law
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89033 (URN)9789139017813 (ISBN)
Available from: 2014-05-20 Created: 2014-05-20 Last updated: 2018-06-07Bibliographically approved
Schlytter, A. & Rexvid, D. (2013). Män som offer och gärningsmän i hedersrelaterade sammanhang. In: Gunilla Silfverberg (Ed.), Barn, utsatthet och heder: (pp. 51-75). Stockholm: Ersta Sköndal högskola förlag
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Män som offer och gärningsmän i hedersrelaterade sammanhang
2013 (Swedish)In: Barn, utsatthet och heder / [ed] Gunilla Silfverberg, Stockholm: Ersta Sköndal högskola förlag , 2013, p. 51-75Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Ersta Sköndal högskola förlag, 2013
Series
En antologi från Ersta Sköndal högskola
Keywords
Hedersrelaterat förtryck och våld, manlighet, offer, gärningsman
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-81222 (URN)978-91-38-32631-2 (ISBN)
Available from: 2013-10-04 Created: 2013-10-04 Last updated: 2018-06-08Bibliographically approved
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