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Description of research and teaching

Professor in Sociology

External positions

Dosentti, University of Turku

2010 → …

Docent, Åbo Akademi University

2007 → …

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • gender
  • Nordic welfare states
  • Nordic countries
  • power
  • social policy
  • transnationalism
  • welfare state
  • development
  • health
  • 5203 Development Studies
  • 5200 Other social sciences
  • Gender Studies

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

  • 18 Chapter
  • 17 Article
  • 1 Anthology or special issue
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

HIV Politics and Structural Violence: Access to Treatment and Knowledge

Oinas, E., 21 Nov 2019, Gender, global health and violence : Feminist perspectives on peace and disease. Vaittinen, T. & Confortini, C. C. (eds.). London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , p. 89-114 26 p. (Feminist Studies on Peace, Justice and Violence).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Welfare State and Feminist Transnational Knowledge Production

Liu, X., Leppänen, K., Oinas, E., Zhao, Y., Yu, L. & Sundberg, T., 7 Jun 2019, Gendered Dimensions of Welfare in China and the Nordic Region : Feminist transformations, visions and recommendations. A Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network Workshop The Danish Cultural Center, Beijing 25 – 29 March 2019.. Savinetti, N. (ed.). Copenhagen: NIAS Press, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Medicin och utveckling - tekno-optimismens begränsningar

Oinas, E. & Sariola, S., 2018, In : Ikaros : tidskrift om människan och vetenskapen. 15, 2-3, p. 23-24 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Unlearning a commitment to the “we” in a transnational feminist classroom

Oinas, E., 18 Jun 2018, Engaging Youth in Activism, Research and Pedagogical Praxis: Transnational and Intersectional Perspectives on Gender, Sex and Race. Shefer, T., Hearn, J., Ratele, K. & Boonzaier, F. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 110-124 15 p. (Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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What politics? Youth and political engagement in Africa

Oinas, O. E. (ed.), Onodera, H. (ed.) & Suurpää, L. (ed.), 2018, Leiden: Brill . 346 p. (Youth in a Globalizing World; no. 6)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Projects

Activities

Helsinki Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities (HSSH) (Organisational unit)

Elina Oinas (Board member)

7 Oct 2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

PhD supervision Ella Alin: 'Relationships at the intersection of gender and race: deconstructing whiteness in multicultural Finland' (The doctoral programme in Gender, Culture, and Society)

Eija Ranta (Supervisor), , Elina Oinas (Supervisor), & Veronika Honkasalo (Supervisor)

Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Henriette Gunkel

Elina Oinas (Host)

27 May 20192 Jun 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

PhD supervision Martta Kaskinen: 'Feminist Activism in Kenya'

Eija Ranta (Supervisor), & Elina Oinas (Supervisor)

Sep 2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Contextualizing Gender Studies Research and Teaching - Epistemic Questions in Practice

Salla Peltonen (Speaker), , Elina Oinas (Speaker), , Xin Liu (Speaker), & Danai Mupotsa (Speaker)

24 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation