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Music and Risk in an existential and gendered world

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Title: Music and Risk in an existential and gendered world
Authors: Bohlin, Margareta
Issue Date: 6-May-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Study I: Bohlin, M., & Erlandsson, S. (2007). Risk taking and noise exposure among adolescents. Noise & Health, 9, 55-63.

Study II: Bohlin, M., Sorbring, E., & Erlandsson, S. (2010). Voices on risk taking.- Young women and men in an existential and social world. Research reports 2010:03, University West.

Study III: Bohlin, M., Sorbring, E., Widén, S. & Erlandsson, S. (2011). Risk and music – Patterns among young women and men in Sweden. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Study IV: Widén. S.E., Bohlin, M. & Johansson, I. (2011). Gender perspectives in psychometrics related to leisure time noise exposure and use of hearing protection. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2011-05-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 maj, kl. 10.00, Albertsalen, Högskolan Väst, Gustava Melins gata 2
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Adolescents
Existential theory
Risk taking behaviour
Abstract: Adolescents in Western society often expose themselves to high levels of sound at gyms, rock concerts, discotheques etc. These behaviours are as threatening to young people’s health as more traditional risk behaviours. Testing boundaries and risk taking are fundamental aspects of young people’s lives and the processes of developing their identities. There is, however, a need to balance reasonable risk taking and risks that can damage health. The aim of Study I was to analyze the relationship bet... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8304-1
ISSN: 1101-718X
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