Aro Riikka, Tutkimuskoordinaattori/Research Coordinator

Aro Riikka, Tutkimuskoordinaattori/Research Coordinator
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Riikka Aro, PhD (sociology, 2017), MA (ethnology, 2009), MSc (social and public policy, 2009) is a research coordinator in project  CORE - Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies (Academy of Finland Strategic Research). 

Previously Aro worked as a project research in Erasmus+ -project Risk and Security Governance Studies within Baltic-Nordic Academic Community of Practice, Risk-Net (Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices).

Aro received her PhD in sociology in 2017.
Dissertation: ”Living standards and changing expectations – Investigating domestic necessity and environmental sustainability in an affluent society”. Permanent link to the publication: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-6988-2

Aro, Riikka (2017) ”A bigger living room required a bigger TV” – doing and negotiating necessity in well-to-do households. Journal of Consumer Culture. (Online first, 11 December, 2017) doi:10.1177/1469540517745706
Aro, Riikka (2016) Normality against Sustainability – Mobility Practices of Well-to-do Households, Environmental Policy and Governance. 26(2): 116–128.
Aro, Riikka & Wilska, Terhi-Anna (2014) Standard of Living, Consumption Norms, and Perceived Necessities, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 34(9/10): 710–728.
Aro, Riikka (2010) Good Consumers? – Normality and Sustainability in Consumer Culture, Ethnologia Fennica, Finnish Studies in Ethnology, 37: 71–85.