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Graffiti – For Joy and Confirmation. Motivational aspects, triggering and inhibiting factors, and emotional satisfactions in graffiti: The creative-interactive dimension of vandalism


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Title: Graffiti – For Joy and Confirmation. Motivational aspects, triggering and inhibiting factors, and emotional satisfactions in graffiti: The creative-interactive dimension of vandalism
Authors: Nordmarker, Anki
Issue Date: 3-Nov-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Norlander, T., Nordmarker, A., & Archer, T. (1998). Effects of alcohol and frustration on experimental graffiti. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 39, 201-207.
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II. Nordmarker, A., Norlander T., & Archer, T. (2000). The effects of alcohol intake and induced frustration upon art vandalism. Social Behavior and Personality, 28 (1), 15-28.
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III. Nordmarker, A., Hjärthag, F., Perrin-Wallqvist, R., & Archer. T. (2016). The roles of gender and personality factors in vandalism and scrawl-graffiti among Swedish adolescents. PsyCh Journal 5, 180-190.
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IV. Nordmarker, A., Perrin-Wallqvist, R., & Archer, T. (manuscript). Graffiti in adolescence – joy and confirmation. An interview study with young graffitists. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2016-12-02
Disputation: 2016-12-02, kl 13:00. Psykologiska institutionen, Göteborgs universitet
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: vandalism
scrawl
graffiti
personality traits
frustration
motivation
joy
flow
satisfaction
the extended Eguity Control Model of Vandalism
(e-ECM 2016)
Abstract: The purpose of the present dissertation is to achieve a deeper understanding about what motivates young people to commit vandalism in general and scrawl-graffiti in particular, and what this propensity provides in the form of satisfaction and/or further motivation. The present thesis consists of two experimental studies, one questionnaire study, and one interview study, of a total of 515 participants (287 male, 219 female, 9 missing gender). The experimental studies show that alcohol and frustra... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9997-4 (PDF)
978-91-628-9998-1 (Print)
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/48363
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