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"Det är en ungdomsgård för vuxna" - En studie av det sociala livet på en kvarterskrog i Malmö

Ekeberg, Kajsa and Larsson, Jennie (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to examine what social functions the local pub provides to its regular frequenters, as well as the significance of the pub in the regulars? life. Essential questions were: For what purpose do the regular frequenters visit the pub? What are the routines of the pub visit? Can regular frequenters be viewed as a homogenous group, and if so, what are the prevailing norms in the group? How do the regulars perceive the staff, does the staff influence the regulars´ choice of pub? How does the staff perceive the regular frequenters?

Our method was a qualitative case study based on participant observation and eight interviews with regular frequenters on a particular pub in Malmoe, Sweden.

The main conclusion of this... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to examine what social functions the local pub provides to its regular frequenters, as well as the significance of the pub in the regulars? life. Essential questions were: For what purpose do the regular frequenters visit the pub? What are the routines of the pub visit? Can regular frequenters be viewed as a homogenous group, and if so, what are the prevailing norms in the group? How do the regulars perceive the staff, does the staff influence the regulars´ choice of pub? How does the staff perceive the regular frequenters?

Our method was a qualitative case study based on participant observation and eight interviews with regular frequenters on a particular pub in Malmoe, Sweden.

The main conclusion of this essay was that the relationship between the regular and the pub was much deeper than we initially thought. In addition to drinking beer, they also visited the pub to avoid loneliness, find fellowship and socialize with people who have similar backgrounds and values. The local pub was a very important part of the regulars´ lives, and the staff and other guests were viewed as not just acquaintances but as good friends. (Less)
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author
Ekeberg, Kajsa and Larsson, Jennie
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organization
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
kvarterskrog, stamgäster, krogvanor, Sociology, Sociologi
language
Swedish
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1327009
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2006-06-16
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2006-06-16
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to examine what social functions the local pub provides to its regular frequenters, as well as the significance of the pub in the regulars? life. Essential questions were: For what purpose do the regular frequenters visit the pub? What are the routines of the pub visit? Can regular frequenters be viewed as a homogenous group, and if so, what are the prevailing norms in the group? How do the regulars perceive the staff, does the staff influence the regulars´ choice of pub? How does the staff perceive the regular frequenters?

Our method was a qualitative case study based on participant observation and eight interviews with regular frequenters on a particular pub in Malmoe, Sweden.

The main conclusion of this essay was that the relationship between the regular and the pub was much deeper than we initially thought. In addition to drinking beer, they also visited the pub to avoid loneliness, find fellowship and socialize with people who have similar backgrounds and values. The local pub was a very important part of the regulars´ lives, and the staff and other guests were viewed as not just acquaintances but as good friends.},
  author       = {Ekeberg, Kajsa and Larsson, Jennie},
  keyword      = {kvarterskrog,stamgäster,krogvanor,Sociology,Sociologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Det är en ungdomsgård för vuxna" - En studie av det sociala livet på en kvarterskrog i Malmö},
  year         = {2006},
}