«Coge el punto, pero no el pedo». Investigación Acción Participación sobre el consumo intensivo de alcohol en un colegio mayor

Palabras clave: investigación acción, alcohol, consumo intensivo, juventud, novatadas, colegio mayor


Este estudio pretende explorar el consumo de alcohol entre los estudiantes universitarios residentes en colegios mayores en España, partiendo de la experiencia de action research en uno de ellos. En concreto se realiza una dinámica de investigación participativa con dos finalidades: por una parte, generar una actividad preventiva sobre consumo de alcohol desde y para los jóvenes; y por otra se pretende valorar las dificultades y ventajas de esta estrategia de investigación con jóvenes en colegios mayores. Los resultados muestran que la estrategia de disminución de riesgo en el consumo de alcohol teniendo como protagonistas a los jóvenes es la manera más adecuada de plantear intervenciones preventivas sobre el consumo de alcohol. Se ofrecen algunas sugerencias sobre la aplicación de Action Research en el contexto de colegios mayores.

Biografía del autor/a

Carmen Meneses-Falcón, Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Profesora del Departamento de Sociología y
Trabajo Social


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