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dc.contributor.advisorHolma, Juha
dc.contributor.authorKeltikangas, Marju
dc.contributor.authorKulta, Heidi
dc.contributor.authorKyrö, Hanna
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-23T10:12:05Z
dc.date.available2016-02-23T10:12:05Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.otheroai:jykdok.linneanet.fi:1522920
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/48896
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this Master's thesis was to study what kinds of dialogical conversations on power abuse occur in couples treatment for intimate partner violence. The study was conducted with qualitative methods. The data of this study, 20 conversations between female clients, male clients and therapists, was collected from seven videotaped couples therapy processes. The criteria for choosing conversations were that the topic of the conversation was power abuse or violence and both partners participated in the conversation. The data was analyzed from social-constructionist viewpoint with a dialogical approach. The research method used in analysis was Dialogical Methods for Investigations of Happening of Change. Focus was in two features of dialogue: dominance use and positioning. During the dialogical conversations on power abuse, female clients, male clients and therapists used three forms of dominance: quantitative, semantic and interactional dominance. Male clients were quantitatively and interactionally more dominant whereas female clients used more semantic dominance. During the dialogical conversations on power abuse, both clients constructed different kinds of positions for themselves and their spouses. Positions were categorized with content analysis. Categories were named: 1) Perpetrator vs. Victim, 2) Unfairly treated vs. Difficult spouse, 3) Superior vs. Inferior, 4) Reliable expert vs. Untrustworthy source of information, 5) Strong agency vs. Weak agency, and 6) Denying responsibility vs. Acknowledging responsibility. It is concluded that the use of dominance and positioning acts reflect unequal power hierarchies in spouses’ interaction. Therapists had to balance between supporting and confronting dominance and positioning acts. The thesis produced new knowledge about positioning and dominance use in couples therapy for intimate partner violence that can enable the therapists to intervene them and to construct more dialogical and equal way to discuss.en
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsJulkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty.fi
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dc.subject.otherIntimate partner violence
dc.subject.otherPower abuse
dc.subject.otherCouples therapy
dc.subject.otherDominance
dc.subject.otherPositioning
dc.subject.otherDialogical Methods for Investigations of Happening of Change
dc.subject.otherDialogicality
dc.titleDialogical conversations on power abuse in couples treatment for intimate partner violence : a qualitative analysis of positions and dominance used in conversations
dc.title.alternativeQualitative analysis of positions and dominance used in conversations
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-201602231653
dc.type.ontasotPro gradufi
dc.type.ontasotMaster's thesisen
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaYhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekuntafi
dc.contributor.tiedekuntaFaculty of Social Sciencesen
dc.contributor.laitosPsykologian laitosfi
dc.contributor.laitosDepartment of Psychologyen
dc.contributor.yliopistoUniversity of Jyväskyläen
dc.contributor.yliopistoJyväskylän yliopistofi
dc.contributor.oppiainePsykologiafi
dc.contributor.oppiainePsychologyen
dc.date.updated2016-02-23T10:12:06Z
dc.rights.accesslevelrestrictedAccessfi
dc.contributor.oppiainekoodi202
dc.subject.ysolähisuhdeväkivalta
dc.subject.ysovallankäyttö
dc.subject.ysopariterapia
dc.subject.ysodialogisuus
dc.rights.accessrightsAineistoon pääsyä on rajoitettu tekijänoikeussyistä. Aineisto on luettavissa Jyväskylän yliopiston kirjaston arkistotyöasemalta. Ks. https://kirjasto.jyu.fi/kokoelmat/arkistotyoasema.fi
dc.rights.accessrightsThis material has a restricted access due to copyright reasons. It can be read at the workstation at Jyväskylä University Library reserved for the use of archival materials: https://kirjasto.jyu.fi/collections/archival-workstation.en


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