Essays about: "Reza Sharifitehran"

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  1. 1. Tolerating Deviance: Drug Tourism and Normalization of Cannabis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Reza Sharifitehran; [2012]
    Keywords : social anthropology; leisure activity; tourism; deviant; cannabis; normalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Aim of this study is to explore the term normalization as a social process that shifts the level of tolerance in societies through examination of the association between cannabis usage as daily life leisure activity and the growing tolerance of this substance use. Contemporary studies suggest that consumption and usage of cannabis should be examined as any other social processes, which are unavoidable and widespread activities that are continuously changing, rather than the more traditional approach to the topic where scholars have generally categorized it as a deviant or pathological behaviour, which has been seen as socially condemned and subsisted at the margins of society. READ MORE