Brottsoffer i rättsprocessen. Har utländsk bakgrund betydelse?

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Title Brottsoffer i rättsprocessen. Har utländsk bakgrund betydelse?
Author(s) Hydén, Sophie
Date 2010
English abstract
Victims of crime in the legal process – Does foreign background matter? This study investigates if the legal process is affected by the foreign background of crime victims based upon two empirical studies: one document study of police reports concerning assault and unlawful threat in Landskrona in 2005, and one interview study focusing on the crime victim’s encounter with the police during interrogation. The analysis relates to three different theoretical areas; victimology, the study of professions and studies in ethnicity. The result demonstrates that the foreign background of crime victims does seem to influence the legal process in several ways, for example investigators try to adjust interrogations to overcome communication difficulties.
Publisher Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) and Department of International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Malmö University
Series/Issue Current Themes in IMER Research;10
ISSN 1652-4616
ISBN 978-91-7104-092-3
Pages 100
Language swe (iso)
Subject(s) Brottsoffer -- rättslig ställning -- Sverige
Brottsoffer -- juridik och lagstiftning -- Sverige
Invandrare -- rättslig ställning -- Sverige
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS::Ethnicity
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/10795 Permalink to this page

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