19.11.2018

Nikunen Minna, Yliopistonlehtori/Senior Lecturer

My recent research has focused on young adults, working life, employability, gender, social class and social marginalization. The project Division into two? Young adults, future and work (funded by the Kone Foundation) continues to the end of year 2018.
Nikunen Minna, Yliopistonlehtori/Senior Lecturer
Subject:
Sukupuolentutkimus/Gender studies
Room:
Opinkivi 343.1

Key words: young adults; employability; gendering work; higher education; gendered violence

Selected publications:

Ikonen, Hanna-Mari & Nikunen, Minna (2018): Young adults and the tuning of the entrepreneurial mindset in neoliberal capitalism. Journal of Youth Studies.

Nikunen, Minna & Lempiäinen, Kirsti 2018: Gendered strategies of mobility and academic career. Gender and Education. DOI:  10.1080/09540253.2018.1533917. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2018.1533917 .

Nikunen, Korvajärvi ja Koivunen 2018: Separated by common methods? Researchers and journalists doing expertise. Qualitative Research.  http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1468794118782896

Nikunen, Minna 2017: Young people, future hopes  and concerns in Finland and the European Union: classed and gendered expectations in policy documents. Journal of Youth Studies, 20:6, 661-676. Open access: Tampub

Nikunen, Minna 2016: Liikkuvuus nuorten työmarkkinoiden pääomana  [Young people and geographical mobility as labour market capital]. In Ruumillisuus ja työelämä. Työruumis jälkiteollisessa taloudessa, eds. Parviainen, Kinnunen ja Kortelainen. Tampere: Vastapaino.

Nikunen, Minna 2014: The ‘entrepreneurial’ university, family and gender: changes and demands faced by fixed-term workers. Gender and Education 26:2.

Nikunen, Minna 2013: Gendered Identities at the ‘Entrepreneurial’ University and Work/Family Balance. In Kristina Binner, Bettina Kubicek, Anja Rozwandowicz, Lena Weber (eds.): Die unternehmerische Hochschule aus der Perspektive der Geschlechterforschung. Zwischen Aufbruch und Beharrung. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 152–170.

Nikunen, Minna 2013: Nuoret liikkuvat, eliitit kannustavat [Mobile youth – encouraged by the elites]. In Liikkuva maailma. Liike, raja, tieto, ed. Mikko Lehtonen. Tampere: Vastapaino.

Nikunen, Minna 2013: Affektiivinen opetustyö yliopistolla. Pätkätyöläisten kokemuksiaNaistutkimus-Kvinnoforskning 26:4, 17–29.

Nikunen, Minna 2006: Parenthood in Murder-suicide News. Idealised Fathers and Murderous Moms. Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention 7:2 , p164-184, 21p.

Nikunen, Minna 2011: Murder-Suicide in the News – doing the routine and the drama. European Journal of Cultural Studies 14, 1, 81–101.

Nikunen, Minna 2012: Changing university work, freedom, flexibility and family. Studies in Higher Education 37:6, 713-730.

Nikunen, Minna 2012: Individualization and identity work: Coping with the ‘entrepreneurial’ university. In Sakari Ahola & David Hoffman (eds.): Higher Education Research in Finland – Emerging Structures and Contemporary Issues. Third Yearbook of Higher Education Research. Consortium of Higher Education Researchers in Finland (CHERIF).

Nikunen, Minna 2012: Työ, perhe ja sukupuolten tasa-arvo: tapaus yliopisto. In Pasi Pyöriä (ed.): Työhyvinvointi ja organisaation menestys. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Nikunen, Minna 2005: Surman jälkeen itsemurha. Kulttuuriset luokitukset rikosuutisissa. Tampere University Press, Tampere. 380 p. (Dissertation)