For the marginalized or for the integrated?: A comparative study of addiction treatment systems in Sweden and the U.S.
2010 (English)In: Contemporary Drug Problems, ISSN 0091-4509, Vol. 37, no 3Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article compares the roles of two different addiction treatmentsystems, one in Stockholm county, surrounding the Swedish capital,and the other in a county in Northern California, in relation tomarginalized and socially integrated misusers. It investigates: (a)whether the Swedish treatment system, as suspected, treats moremarginalized clients than the American system, (b) where in the twosystems those with stronger or weaker social ties show up, and (c)what kind of formal and informal pressures the sociallymarginalized and more integrated groups experience.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Federal Legal Publications , 2010. Vol. 37, no 3
treatment systems, social problems, alcohol, drugs
Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy
Research subject Sociology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-52360OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-52360DiVA: diva2:387191
Projects2006-0822, En komparativ studie av behandlingssystem, behandlingsinsatser och långtidsförlopp bland missbrukare i Stockholms län och norra KalifornienCom