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Description of research and teaching

Research fields:

  • Comparative Social Policy
  • Historical Transformations of Nordic Welfare States
  • Conceptual History of Public Health
  • Social services and Social Security
  • Openness of Political Reform

 

Current research projects:

Conceptualising Public Health: Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts

 

BOOK:

Kananen, Johannes: The Nordic Welfare State in Three Eras: From Emancipation to Discipline (Routledge)

The book provides the first comprehensive account of the evolution of the Nordic welfare model.

 

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Keywords

  • 5142 Social policy
  • comparative social policy
  • Welfare State
  • Nordic Model
  • unemployment
  • Labour market
  • employment policy
  • Nordic countries
  • income support
  • social justice
  • politics
  • Social policy
  • Power
  • 5141 Sociology
  • Health
  • Public health
  • Power
  • sociology of health
  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • Conceptual History
  • power

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

Publications 2005 2019

The Nordic Welfare State in Three Eras: From Emancipation to Discipline

Kananen, J., 2014, Farnham: Ashgate. 218 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

The Generational Welfare Contract Justice, Institutions and Outcomes

Kananen, J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Social Policy. 48, 1, p. 191-192 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Conceptualising public health: An introduction

Bergenheim, S. M. C., Edman, J., Kananen, J. K. & Wessel, M., 2018, Conceptualising Public Health : Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts. Kananen, J., Bergenheim, S. & Wessel, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 1–17 17 p. (Routledge Studies in Public Health).

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

Conceptualising Public Health: Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts

Kananen, J. K. (ed.), Bergenheim, S. M. C. (ed.) & Wessel, M. (ed.), 1 Mar 2018, Abingdon: Routledge, Taylor & Francis. 227 p. (Routledge Studies in Public Health)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Editors’ notes: Transitions in the conceptual history of public health

Kananen, J. K., Bergenheim, S. M. C. & Wessel, M., 2018, Conceptualising Public Health: Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts. Kananen, J., Bergenheim, S. & Wessel, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 204–215 12 p. (Routledge studies in public health).

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

Projects 2008 2013

The Nordic Society in Cross-disciplinary and Transnational Perspectives (NordSoc)

Ahokas, M., Alanko, A., Alapuro, R., Aunesluoma, J., Blomberg-Kroll, H., Borioni, P., Brisku, A., Fellman, S., Forsander, A., Glover, N., Götz, N., Haapakorpi, A., Haggrén, H., Hannikainen, M., Haldén, P., Heikkinen, S., Helander, M., Hilson, M., Hopkins, T., Huhta, I., Jalava, M., Kallio, J., Kananen, J., Kettunen, P., Kroll, C., Laine, J. M., Lauren, J. S. I., Lloyd, C., Marjanen, J., Marklund, C., Muir, S., Newby, A., Nordberg, C., Nygård, S., Outinen, S., Pellander, S., Prutsch, M., Rainio-Niemi, J., Riska, E., Roumpakis, A., Räisä, T., Saaritsa, S., Stadius, P., Stenius, H., Strang, J., Stråth, B., Suoranta, A. M., Syrjämäki, S., Wahlbeck, Ö., Vauhkonen, J., Wrede, S. & Österberg, M.

24/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Nordic Openness: Opportunities and Limits of a Consensual Political Culture

Lounasmeri, L., Götz, N., Marklund, C., Rainio-Niemi, J., Erkkilä, T., Elmgren, A. & Kananen, J.

01/05/201231/12/2012

Project: Research project

Activities 2010 2016

  • 14 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 5 Public Talks
  • 1 Consultancy
  • 1 Types for other activities - Other

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung workshop: Future of the Welfare State

Johannes Kananen (Attendee)
27 Oct 201628 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung workhop: Future of the Welfare State

Johannes Kananen (Attendee)
10 Mar 201611 Mar 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Helsingin Kirjamessut 2016

Johannes Kananen (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
10 Dec 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Statement on the Government Bill concerning the Finnish Basic Income Experiment

Johannes Kananen (Consultant)
30 Nov 2016

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

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University of Macerata: Workshop on the Future of the Welfare State

Johannes Kananen (Speaker: Presenter)
14 Apr 201615 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

"Konkurrensen mellan vårdbolag måste vara jämlik"

Johannes Kananen

05/10/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ny tend: Högutbildade flyttar mellan universitetsstäder efter jobb

Johannes Kananen

29/05/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Folkpensionsanstalten väcker oro och ilska

Johannes Kananen

22/05/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Certifikat för skattebetalare som visar var vinst uppkommer

Johannes Kananen

05/04/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media