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"Ta en sup - å va' som folk?" - studie av en läsardebatt kring föräldrars alkoholvanor på Aftonbladet.se

Olsson, Anette LU (2011) SOL065 20102
School of Social Work
Abstract
Author: Anette Olsson
Title: Have a drink – be a sport? Study of a reader debate concerning the drinking habits of parents on Aftonbladet.se.
Supervisor: Håkan Jönson
The aim of this study is to through a readers debate, sparked by an article in the media, look at as to whether the drinking habits of a parent could be considered as being problematic or not. I chose to view the debate from a social constructionist perspective. As such I looked for the underlying themes of the debate. I found that the child was portrayed as a victim who suffered great harm. The parent, when portrayed as an offender, was someone selfish who by drinking alcohol put their child’s wellbeing at risk. Alcohol was debated as whether being a poison or a substance... (More)
Author: Anette Olsson
Title: Have a drink – be a sport? Study of a reader debate concerning the drinking habits of parents on Aftonbladet.se.
Supervisor: Håkan Jönson
The aim of this study is to through a readers debate, sparked by an article in the media, look at as to whether the drinking habits of a parent could be considered as being problematic or not. I chose to view the debate from a social constructionist perspective. As such I looked for the underlying themes of the debate. I found that the child was portrayed as a victim who suffered great harm. The parent, when portrayed as an offender, was someone selfish who by drinking alcohol put their child’s wellbeing at risk. Alcohol was debated as whether being a poison or a substance to enjoy. Also the risks of getting caught in substance abuse were discussed.
Keywords: alcohol, parenting, child neglect, media, social constructionism (Less)
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Olsson, Anette LU
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SOL065 20102
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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parenting, alcohol, child neglect, media, social constructionism
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Swedish
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2152738
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2011-09-12 16:35:48
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  abstract     = {Author: Anette Olsson
Title: Have a drink – be a sport? Study of a reader debate concerning the drinking habits of parents on Aftonbladet.se.
Supervisor: Håkan Jönson
The aim of this study is to through a readers debate, sparked by an article in the media, look at as to whether the drinking habits of a parent could be considered as being problematic or not. I chose to view the debate from a social constructionist perspective. As such I looked for the underlying themes of the debate. I found that the child was portrayed as a victim who suffered great harm. The parent, when portrayed as an offender, was someone selfish who by drinking alcohol put their child’s wellbeing at risk. Alcohol was debated as whether being a poison or a substance to enjoy. Also the risks of getting caught in substance abuse were discussed.
Keywords: alcohol, parenting, child neglect, media, social constructionism},
  author       = {Olsson, Anette},
  keyword      = {parenting,alcohol,child neglect,media,social constructionism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Ta en sup - å va' som folk?" - studie av en läsardebatt kring föräldrars alkoholvanor på Aftonbladet.se},
  year         = {2011},
}