Markku Kivinen

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Markku Kivinen
Born (1951-06-05)June 5, 1951
Helsinki, Finland
Citizenship Finnish
Fields sociology, Russia
Institutions University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute
Website
The Aleksanteri Institute

Markku Jalmari Kivinen (born June 5, 1951 in Helsinki, Finland)[1] is a professor of sociology and the director of the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki, Finland, since 1996.

Kivinen's academic expertise is social theory, Russian domestic and foreign policy, transition studies in comparative perspective, social inequality, power and democracy, cultural structures and macro processes. He has more than 300 publications on key sociological topics. He is director of the Finnish Graduate School for Russian and East European Studies, as well as many research projects funded by the Academy of Finland, EU and NordForsk.[2][3] Since 2012 Kivinen is leading one of the Academy of Finland's Centres of Excellence (CoE) in Research, "Choices of Russian Modernisation". [4] Kivinen has also published a novel.

Books[edit]

  • Markku Kivinen. Luokkaprojekti: Suomalaiset luokkakuvassa. Vastapaino, Jyväskylä 1984, 620 p.
  • Markku Kivinen. Parempien piirien ihmisiä. Näkökulma uusiin keskiluokkiin. Tutkijaliiton julkaisusarja 46. Jyväskylä 1987, 279 p.
  • Jukka Gronow & Elina Haavio-Mannila & Markku Kivinen & Markku Lonkila & Anna Rotkirch: Cultural Inertia and Social Change in Russia. University of Helsinki. 1987, 334 p.
  • Markku Kivinen. The New Middle Classes and the Labour Process. Class Criteria Revisited. Helsingin yliopisto 1989, Dissertation.
  • Raimo Blom & Markku Kivinen & Harri Melin & Liisa Rantalaiho: The Scope Logic Approach to Class Analysis. Avebury. Aldershot 1992, 239 p.
  • Markku Kivinen (ed.): The Kalamari Union. Middle Class in East and West. Ashgate. Aldershot 1998, 341 p.
  • Markku Kivinen. Progress and Chaos. Russia as a Challenge for Sociological Imagination. Kikimora Publications. Helsinki 2002, 272 p.
  • Прогресс и хаос (Progress i khaos). Akademicheski proekt, Sankt-Peterburg 2001
  • Markku Kivinen & Katri Pynnönniemi (ed.): Beyond the Garden Ring. Dimensions of Russian Regionalism. Kikimora Publications. Helsinki 2002, 264 p.
  • Markku Kivinen. Betonijumalia. TEOS. 2009 ISBN 978-951-851-184-0 (novel)
  • Perestroika and Left-Wing Fundamentalism – Model Variables of Previous Russian Modernisation. New interpretations Russian history. Contemporary History Foundation. Moscow 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuka kukin on : henkilötietoja nykypolven suomalaisista 2009 = Who’s who in Finland.
  2. ^ Aleksanteri News 4/2010
  3. ^ Markku Kivinen UH Research Database Tuhat
  4. ^ Academy of Finland selected 15 new Centres of Excellence in Research

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