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Drug users’ rights in Ukraine Life as drug user in Kiev, Ukraine. Organization’s help and support.

Jonsson, Tanja LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract (Swedish)
The aim of my thesis was to study the organization Convictus, which works with people who have a drug dependency. More specifically, the purpose of this study was to find out what help Convictus can offer their members and its significance for people with drug dependence. I used the theories of symbolic interaction, the organization and its member’s values, norms and culture that they share as well as stigmatization. To collect empirical data, I used qualitative methods that included interviews, observations, conversations and also the go-along method. Observations were usually made at the Convictus community center where I conducted interviews and discussions with its members. Conversations with members and the go-along method were used... (More)
The aim of my thesis was to study the organization Convictus, which works with people who have a drug dependency. More specifically, the purpose of this study was to find out what help Convictus can offer their members and its significance for people with drug dependence. I used the theories of symbolic interaction, the organization and its member’s values, norms and culture that they share as well as stigmatization. To collect empirical data, I used qualitative methods that included interviews, observations, conversations and also the go-along method. Observations were usually made at the Convictus community center where I conducted interviews and discussions with its members. Conversations with members and the go-along method were used during outreach or other activities. (Less)
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author
Jonsson, Tanja LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
drug addiction, competence, outreach work, social workers, voluntary
language
English
id
3567861
date added to LUP
2013-03-20 11:40:27
date last changed
2013-03-20 11:40:27
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  abstract     = {The aim of my thesis was to study the organization Convictus, which works with people who have a drug dependency. More specifically, the purpose of this study was to find out what help Convictus can offer their members and its significance for people with drug dependence. I used the theories of symbolic interaction, the organization and its member’s values, norms and culture that they share as well as stigmatization. To collect empirical data, I used qualitative methods that included interviews, observations, conversations and also the go-along method. Observations were usually made at the Convictus community center where I conducted interviews and discussions with its members. Conversations with members and the go-along method were used during outreach or other activities.},
  author       = {Jonsson, Tanja},
  keyword      = {drug addiction,competence,outreach work,social workers,voluntary},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Drug users’ rights in Ukraine Life as drug user in Kiev, Ukraine. Organization’s help and support.},
  year         = {2013},
}