E‐cigarettes, vaping and performativity in the context of tobacco denormalisation

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Lucherini, Mark ; Rooke, Catriona ; Amos, Amanda (2018)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Sociology of Health & Illness, volume 40, issue 6, pages 1,037-1,052 (issn: 0141-9889, eissn: 1467-9566)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12741, pmc: PMC6055866
  • Subject: Original Article | young adults | Original Articles | smoking | H1 | e‐cigarettes | renormalisation | qualitative research | performativity

Abstract E‐cigarettes are devices through which a nicotine solution is ‘vapourised’ and inhaled by the user. Unlike cigarettes, the process involves no tobacco combustion. However, the inhalation and exhalation of vapour is reminiscent of smoking and there is debate abo... View more
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