Margaretha Järvinen

Margaretha Järvinen

Professor

Current research

  • Careers in Academia 
  • Qualitative Analysis. Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences

Member of the research group Welfare, Inequality and Mobility 

Member of Independent Research Fund Denmark. Social Sciences 

Primary fields of research

Research areas:

  • Institutional identities
  • Sociology of risk
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • Youth and Drugs  
  • Addiction treatment
  • Prostitution 
  • Qualitative methods
  • Mixed methods

New article: M. Järvinen & M. Lue Kessing. Self-casting and alter-casting: Healthcare professionals' boundary work in response to peer workers. Current Sociology. E-publication ahead of print 2022 

New article: Henze-Pedersen, S. & Järvinen, M. Displaying family at a women's refuge. Sociological Review. E-publication ahead of print 2021  

New book: Järvinen, M. & N. Mik-Meyer (eds.). Qualitative Analysis. Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences. London: SAGE 2020 

Article: Järvinen, M. & S.T. Luckow. Sociological ambivalence. Relationships between birth parents and foster parents. Sociology, 54(4): 825-841, 2020

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/epub/10.1177/0038038519896937

New article: Järvinen, M. & Henriksen, T.D. Controlling intimacy: Sexual scripts among men and women in prostitution. Current Sociology 68(3): 353-371. 2020

New article: S.B. Andrade & M. Järvinen: Moderate stable, fling or chronic high - alcohol trajectories among young people in an intoxication-oriented alcohol culture. Addiction Research and Theory, early-on-line 2020  

Article: Andrade S. & Järvinen, M. (2018): More risky for some than others. Negative life events among young risk takers. Health, Risk & Society 19 (7-8), 387-410

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13698575.2017.1413172

Article: Järvinen, M. & Ravn, S. (2018): Playing the game or played by the game? Young drug users' educational trajectories. Britisk Journal of the Sociology of Education 39 (5), 669-682.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01425692.2017.1401917

Article: M. Järvinen: From Wanting to Willing. Controlled Drug Use as a Treatment Goal. Social Science & Medicine 176 (2017), 69-76

Article: M. Järvinen & C. Bloch 2017: Sympathy and Misery in Families with Drinking Problems. Acta Sociologica 60 (1), 75-88

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0001699316652210

Article: M. Järvinen & S.Ravn: Explanations and Expectations: Drug Narratives Among Young Cannabis Users in Treatment. Sociology of Health and Illness 2015; link to article:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9566.12239/epdf

Article: M.Järvinen & S. Ravn 2015: Out of Synch. Time managament in the lives of young drug users. Time and Society 0(0), 1-21

Article: M.Järvinen & G. Miller: Constructionism Turned into Human Service Work. In Constructionist Futures, ed. by Donileen Loseke & Joel Best. Qualitative Sociology Review 2015, link to article:
http://www.qualitativesociologyreview.org/ENG/Volume33/QSR_11_2_Jarvinen_Miller.pdf

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Explanations and expectations: drug narratives among young drug users in treatment

    Järvinen, Margaretha & Ravn, S., 2015, In: Sociology of Health and Illness. 37, 6, p. 870-87

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Turning Troubles into Problems: Clientization in Human Services

    Gubrium, J. F. (ed.) & Järvinen, Margaretha (ed.), 2014, London: Routledge. 235 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Drinking successfully: Alcohol consumption, taste and social status

    Järvinen, Margaretha, Ellersgaard, C. H. & Larsen, A. G., 19 Jun 2013, In: Journal of Consumer Culture. p. 1-22 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Understanding Addiction: Adult Children of Alcoholics Describing Their Parents’ Drinking Problems

    Järvinen, Margaretha, 3 Dec 2013, In: Journal of Family Issues. p. 1-21 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Untidy Clientization: Drug Users Resisting Institutional Identities

    Järvinen, Margaretha, 2014, Turning Troubles into Problems: Clientization in Human Services. Gubrium, J. F. & Järvinen, M. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 50-64 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Recreational drug use and the club scene

    Järvinen, Margaretha, 2013, Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies. Blackshaw, T. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 347-357 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    A will to health? Drinking, risk and social class

    Järvinen, Margaretha, 2012, In: Health, Risk & Society. 14, 3, p. 241-256 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    From recreational to regular drug use: Qualitative interviews with young clubbers

    Järvinen, Margaretha & Ravn, S., 2011, In: Sociology of Health and Illnes. 33, 4, p. 554-569 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. Planning Theory and Practice (Journal)

    Järvinen, Margaretha (Referee)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  2. Tidsskrift for Samfunnsforskning (Journal)

    Järvinen, Margaretha (Referee)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  3. Sociology of Health and Illness (Journal)

    Järvinen, Margaretha (Referee)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  4. International Journal of Drug Policy (Journal)

    Järvinen, Margaretha (Referee)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

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