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Med snuset i fickan: en beskrivande och analyserande studie av snusande ur ett sociologiskt perspektiv

Nilsson, Boel (2007)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this essay was to describe and analyse the use of snuff as a social activity. By accomplishing eight qualitative interviews with snuff-users I wanted to get a glimpse into their relationship to the snuff and find out in which situations and frames of mind the snuff-use alter. I also wanted to find out if age, class or gender has any affect in snuff-using. The interviews were analysed in a sociological perspective with help from Erving Goffmans and Joseph Gusfields ideas, among others. I found out that each snuff-user creates his own rituals and routines, but there are factors in daily life, which can change the use of snuff. I did not find any differences according to class or age and snuff-using, however I did find a few... (More)
The aim of this essay was to describe and analyse the use of snuff as a social activity. By accomplishing eight qualitative interviews with snuff-users I wanted to get a glimpse into their relationship to the snuff and find out in which situations and frames of mind the snuff-use alter. I also wanted to find out if age, class or gender has any affect in snuff-using. The interviews were analysed in a sociological perspective with help from Erving Goffmans and Joseph Gusfields ideas, among others. I found out that each snuff-user creates his own rituals and routines, but there are factors in daily life, which can change the use of snuff. I did not find any differences according to class or age and snuff-using, however I did find a few differences according to gender. (Less)
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Nilsson, Boel
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
snuff, tobacco, psychoactive drug, Goffman, Gusfield, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper
language
Swedish
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1322517
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2007-06-05 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The aim of this essay was to describe and analyse the use of snuff as a social activity. By accomplishing eight qualitative interviews with snuff-users I wanted to get a glimpse into their relationship to the snuff and find out in which situations and frames of mind the snuff-use alter. I also wanted to find out if age, class or gender has any affect in snuff-using. The interviews were analysed in a sociological perspective with help from Erving Goffmans and Joseph Gusfields ideas, among others. I found out that each snuff-user creates his own rituals and routines, but there are factors in daily life, which can change the use of snuff. I did not find any differences according to class or age and snuff-using, however I did find a few differences according to gender.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Boel},
  keyword      = {snuff,tobacco,psychoactive drug,Goffman,Gusfield,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Med snuset i fickan: en beskrivande och analyserande studie av snusande ur ett sociologiskt perspektiv},
  year         = {2007},
}