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Harald Klingemann & Jessica Storbjrk

In: The SAGE Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies

Chapter 15: The Treatment Response: Systemic Features, Paradigms and Socio-Cultural Frameworks

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The Treatment Response: Systemic Features, Paradigms and Socio-Cultural Frameworks
The treatment response: systemic features, paradigms and socio-cultural frameworks
Harald KlingemannJessica Storbjrk
Cure, care or control? A timeline of society's definitions and responses to alcohol and other drug problems

The problem of conformity and deviance represents a major axis concerning the analysis of social systems and social control (Parsons, 1951: 250–1). The response of society to behaviours considered and labelled as ‘deviant’ – in this case, various types of addictive behaviours – is shaped by normative expectations and images of the social problem at hand. The handling of addiction and addiction treatment systems as social institutions can be considered as a specific case (Mäkelä, 2001) and will vary according to the framing of the problem as a form ...

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