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By Maria Eriksson, Marianne Hester, Suvi Keskinen, Keith Pringle

Nordic international locations are in most cases considered as worldwide welfare position versions when it comes to their photograph of being gender equivalent, child-friendly and culturally tolerant. as a result, the impression of Nordic welfare structures in transnational educational and coverage debates has been significant. by means of concentrating on the important welfare factor of violence by way of males to woman companions and/or their childrens, this ebook seeks to re-examine this over-simplistic photo. Drawing on new examine from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, the ebook severely examines how men's violence in households is perceived and spoke back to within the Nordic context. It can pay specific consciousness to the hyperlinks among violence to ladies and violence to kids, kid's views, specialist discourses and responses, and criminal and coverage methods. With transparent hyperlinks among learn, coverage and perform, the ebook is very suitable to a large viewers, together with teachers, researchers and scholars within the fields of social paintings, overall healthiness, criminology, sociology, social coverage, gender reviews, ecu stories and legislation. it's also steered interpreting for welfare managers, practitioners, and coverage makers.

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Within the programme, municipal and other local service providers have been educated in violence issues and the programme has initiated forms of collaboration and development for local services. Professional influences and feminist commitments The Finnish version of the ‘violence against women’ discourse is influenced by its close connection to the social and healthcare bureaucracy and professional services. Gender and power are considered to be relevant in understanding violence, but they are viewed as traits of a violent relationship.

On the whole, the question of what the use of violence means in combination with fatherhood was not as easy for the professionals to answer as was the question of the connection between violence and motherhood (cf Chapter Eight in this volume). Their answers often contained hesitation and concern for not making too ‘gross’ a generalisation about this kind of fatherhood. The professionals also stated that there were differences in the fatherhood of men who had used violence. There is an interesting contrast: differences were not mentioned when the same professionals talked about motherhood.

By this emphasis, a clear line is drawn between the child’s relationship and the mother’s relationship with the father. There is also a moral undertone in this argument. A good mother does not want to be a hindrance to something that is good for the child. The use of such arguments places the mother in a defensive position, although the conflict stays on a latent level. The child’s right and her relationship with the father are here treated as abstract categories used in a rhetorical way to convince the mother.

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