Drug Problematizations and Politics: Deploying a Poststructural Analytic Strategy

@inproceedings{Bacchi2018DrugPA,
  title={Drug Problematizations and Politics: Deploying a Poststructural Analytic Strategy},
  author={Carol Bacchi},
  year={2018}
}
This article puts in question the usefulness of the concept of “problem” or “problems” in alcohol and drug research and theory. A focus on problematizations is defended as a more effective political intervention. Particular attention is directed to the place of problematization as a mediating concept in understanding how practices constitute “objects” and “subjects,” a proposition commonly linked to “the ontological turn.” To access and analyze problematizations, the article puts forward a… CONTINUE READING