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Att förstå drogmissbruk : Praktiken, situationen, processen

Andersson, Berit LU (1991) In Lund Studies in Social Welfare
Abstract
While the purpuse of the study is to understand drug abuse through experiences told by individuals in life history interviews, the analyses moves beyond the level of descriptive life history. The interview material is interpreted within a theoretical framework, where the multidimensional character of drug abuse is considered. Three perspectives are applied in the analyses: (1) Practise: Different forms of drug use are seen as socially constructed activity spheres, practises, to which individuals are reqruited and in which they qualify. 2) Context: Drug abuse is also determined by a special life situation, i.e. a combination of physical, social and psykological cirkumstances. (3) Process: Individual drug abuse is finally seen in relation to... (More)
While the purpuse of the study is to understand drug abuse through experiences told by individuals in life history interviews, the analyses moves beyond the level of descriptive life history. The interview material is interpreted within a theoretical framework, where the multidimensional character of drug abuse is considered. Three perspectives are applied in the analyses: (1) Practise: Different forms of drug use are seen as socially constructed activity spheres, practises, to which individuals are reqruited and in which they qualify. 2) Context: Drug abuse is also determined by a special life situation, i.e. a combination of physical, social and psykological cirkumstances. (3) Process: Individual drug abuse is finally seen in relation to the individual´s life course, where new life conditions bring about changes in drug use, and where life conditions are constantly affected by drug use. (Less)
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author
supervisor
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  • Professor Börjeson, Bengt, Stockholm University
organization
alternative title
Understanding Drug Abuse : Practice, Context, Process
publishing date
type
Thesis
publication status
published
subject
keywords
life history, context, drug abuse, multidimensional theory, sociology, process, practice, sociologi
in
Lund Studies in Social Welfare
issue
6
pages
213 pages
publisher
Arkiv
defense location
Lund University
defense date
1991-10-20 12:00:00
ISBN
91-7924-065-8
language
Swedish
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yes
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1e6c2ba0-a3d4-4391-92de-95c6eacf7a9b (old id 944869)
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  abstract     = {While the purpuse of the study is to understand drug abuse through experiences told by individuals in life history interviews, the analyses moves beyond the level of descriptive life history. The interview material is interpreted within a theoretical framework, where the multidimensional character of drug abuse is considered. Three perspectives are applied in the analyses: (1) Practise: Different forms of drug use are seen as socially constructed activity spheres, practises, to which individuals are reqruited and in which they qualify. 2) Context: Drug abuse is also determined by a special life situation, i.e. a combination of physical, social and psykological cirkumstances. (3) Process: Individual drug abuse is finally seen in relation to the individual´s life course, where new life conditions bring about changes in drug use, and where life conditions are constantly affected by drug use.},
  author       = {Andersson, Berit},
  isbn         = {91-7924-065-8},
  language     = {swe},
  number       = {6},
  publisher    = {Arkiv},
  school       = {Lund University},
  series       = {Lund Studies in Social Welfare},
  title        = {Att förstå drogmissbruk : Praktiken, situationen, processen},
  year         = {1991},
}