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Hur den missbrukande modern porträtteras i samhällsvetenskaplig forskningslitteratur

Truedsson, Helene (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
In this essay, I have studied the image of the drug abusing mother and her motherhood as seen in some of the social science literature on drug abusing women. This I did with a qualitative research design and with the questions:

How is the drug abusing mother and her motherhood portrayed by social scientists?

What signification is her motherhood given in her life by the researchers?

What approach towards the drug abusing mother in the research process, and hence in the creation of the images of her, does the scientists have?

I found that there are distinct patterns and themes in the research on mothers with a drug abuse. The researchers studied the women with the goal to understand them and to give them the opportunity to speak for... (More)
In this essay, I have studied the image of the drug abusing mother and her motherhood as seen in some of the social science literature on drug abusing women. This I did with a qualitative research design and with the questions:

How is the drug abusing mother and her motherhood portrayed by social scientists?

What signification is her motherhood given in her life by the researchers?

What approach towards the drug abusing mother in the research process, and hence in the creation of the images of her, does the scientists have?

I found that there are distinct patterns and themes in the research on mothers with a drug abuse. The researchers studied the women with the goal to understand them and to give them the opportunity to speak for themselves through the researcher. The drug abusing mother is in short portrayed as a woman who cares for her children, whose motherhood is one of the most important factors in her life and who is anxious that her substance abuse should not threaten it. But the pull of the drugs is powerful and ultimately she stands in risk of losing her children and her control of the situation (Less)
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Truedsson, Helene
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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missbruk, moderskap, forskningslitteratur, Social changes, theory of social work, Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete
language
Swedish
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1327380
date added to LUP
2006-06-16
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  abstract     = {In this essay, I have studied the image of the drug abusing mother and her motherhood as seen in some of the social science literature on drug abusing women. This I did with a qualitative research design and with the questions:

How is the drug abusing mother and her motherhood portrayed by social scientists?

What signification is her motherhood given in her life by the researchers?

What approach towards the drug abusing mother in the research process, and hence in the creation of the images of her, does the scientists have?

I found that there are distinct patterns and themes in the research on mothers with a drug abuse. The researchers studied the women with the goal to understand them and to give them the opportunity to speak for themselves through the researcher. The drug abusing mother is in short portrayed as a woman who cares for her children, whose motherhood is one of the most important factors in her life and who is anxious that her substance abuse should not threaten it. But the pull of the drugs is powerful and ultimately she stands in risk of losing her children and her control of the situation},
  author       = {Truedsson, Helene},
  keyword      = {missbruk,moderskap,forskningslitteratur,Social changes, theory of social work,Sociala förändringar, teorier om socialt arbete},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hur den missbrukande modern porträtteras i samhällsvetenskaplig forskningslitteratur},
  year         = {2006},
}