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Den problematiska spelaren

Olsson, Emma LU and Manlinger Ulappa, Ellen LU (2017) SOPA63 20162
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study has been to examine how Swedish newspapers and tabloids have constructed gaming problem during the year 2016. We have studied how the press describe the game, the problematic player and the different stakeholders of this social problem. We have used social constructionism as a theoretical perspective in our analysis. A qualitative content analysis was used to analyze 18 articles from different newspapers. In our results we see what characteristics the press gives the problematic player, for example depression andanxiety. The gaming problem is furthermore described by the press as addictive and risky.
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author
Olsson, Emma LU and Manlinger Ulappa, Ellen LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
gaming problem, press, constructions, social problem. spel, spelproblem, konstruktioner, socialt problem.
language
Swedish
id
8901170
date added to LUP
2017-01-25 14:20:16
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2017-01-25 14:20:16
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study has been to examine how Swedish newspapers and tabloids have constructed gaming problem during the year 2016. We have studied how the press describe the game, the problematic player and the different stakeholders of this social problem. We have used social constructionism as a theoretical perspective in our analysis. A qualitative content analysis was used to analyze 18 articles from different newspapers. In our results we see what characteristics the press gives the problematic player, for example depression andanxiety. The gaming problem is furthermore described by the press as addictive and risky.},
  author       = {Olsson, Emma and Manlinger Ulappa, Ellen},
  keyword      = {gaming problem,press,constructions,social problem. spel,spelproblem,konstruktioner,socialt problem.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den problematiska spelaren},
  year         = {2017},
}