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Rådande diskurser hos individer med koppling till skadereduktion : En kritisk diskursanalys

Davidsson, Maja LU and Nordberg, Mimmi LU (2019) SOPA63 20182
School of Social Work
Abstract
Prevailing discourses within individuals associated with harm reduction - A critical discourse analysis

This qualitative study examined ways to talk about harm reduction with focus on syringe
exchange, drug users and addiction to find prevailing and conflicting discourses in individuals
who are linked to syringe exchange programs. The respondents were selected by their
profession, and we chose both nurses and doctors at the clinics, and also politicians that worked
within the field, to get different perspectives. Semi-structured interviews were conducted,
transcribed and analyzed using discursive analysis tools. The result showed three different
themes which we termed social acceptance around addiction, restrictive drug policy... (More)
Prevailing discourses within individuals associated with harm reduction - A critical discourse analysis

This qualitative study examined ways to talk about harm reduction with focus on syringe
exchange, drug users and addiction to find prevailing and conflicting discourses in individuals
who are linked to syringe exchange programs. The respondents were selected by their
profession, and we chose both nurses and doctors at the clinics, and also politicians that worked
within the field, to get different perspectives. Semi-structured interviews were conducted,
transcribed and analyzed using discursive analysis tools. The result showed three different
themes which we termed social acceptance around addiction, restrictive drug policy with focus
on care and human encounter. These themes evolved in to various moral and medical discourses
as well as a discourse on the human encounter because of the way our respondents spoke about
the different phenomena. (Less)
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author
Davidsson, Maja LU and Nordberg, Mimmi LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20182
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Syringe exchange, zero tolerance, drug addiction, discourse, care, harm reduction
language
Swedish
id
8967323
date added to LUP
2019-02-08 10:52:27
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2019-02-08 10:52:27
@misc{8967323,
  abstract     = {Prevailing discourses within individuals associated with harm reduction - A critical discourse analysis

This qualitative study examined ways to talk about harm reduction with focus on syringe
exchange, drug users and addiction to find prevailing and conflicting discourses in individuals
who are linked to syringe exchange programs. The respondents were selected by their
profession, and we chose both nurses and doctors at the clinics, and also politicians that worked
within the field, to get different perspectives. Semi-structured interviews were conducted,
transcribed and analyzed using discursive analysis tools. The result showed three different
themes which we termed social acceptance around addiction, restrictive drug policy with focus
on care and human encounter. These themes evolved in to various moral and medical discourses
as well as a discourse on the human encounter because of the way our respondents spoke about
the different phenomena.},
  author       = {Davidsson, Maja and Nordberg, Mimmi},
  keyword      = {Syringe exchange,zero tolerance,drug addiction,discourse,care,harm reduction},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Rådande diskurser hos individer med koppling till skadereduktion : En kritisk diskursanalys},
  year         = {2019},
}