Elina Haavio-Mannila


Curriculum Vitae

Elina Haavio-Mannila, Ph.D. professor emerita of sociology at the University of Helsinki has expertise in gender and sexual studies, especially comparative social research of sexual behaviour in the Baltic Sea Area.


Short Curriculum Vitae:

Born August 3, 1933 in Helsinki

Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki 1958

Researcher and teacher at the College of Nursing, Helsinki 1956-1961

Researcher at the Social Science Research Council, Finland, 1961-1970

Associate professor of sociology, University of Helsinki, 1971-1991

Professor of sociology, University of Helsinki, 1992-1998

Head of the Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, 1994-1998

Board member and chairperson of several sociological associations or theirsubcommittees (Finnish, Scandinavian, European, and international).

Continues to work as a member of expert bodies evaluating sociology andsociologists in the Nordic countries.

Has been visiting scholar at the universities of Stockholm, Uppsala, Aarhus,Minnesota, Michigan, and Cornell University.

Elina Haavio-Mannila has written 265 books or articles in professional journalson village fights, medical sociology, history of sociology, immigration, andespecially gender system and sexuality. Books in English include Women in Nordicpolitics 1985 (with Drude Dahlerup and others), Work, family and well-being infive North- and East-European capitals (1992, also published in Japanese), Sexual pleasures (with Osmo Kontula) 1995, Sexual lifestyles in the 20th century (with Osmo Kontula and Anna Rotkirch) 2002, and Sexual trends in the Baltic Sea area (with Osmo Kontula) 2003.

Latest publications

  1. Sex Roles and Social Structure: Selected articles 1958-2014

    Haavio-Mannila, A. E., 2015

    Research output: Other contributionResearchpeer-review

  2. Pokerinpelaajat

    Haavio-Mannila, E., Jun 2014, Klaus Mäkelä: Tekstit, teot ja elämä. Hakulinen, A. & Jaakkola, R. (eds.). Helsinki: Sosiaalipoliittinen yhdistys, p. 184-187 (Sosiaalipoliittisen yhdistyksen tutkimuksia; vol. 65).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

  3. Socioeconomic differences in self-rated health among women: a comparison of St. Petersburg to Estonia and Finland

    Dubikaytis, T., Härkänen, T., Regushevskaya, E., Hemminki, E., Haavio-Mannila, E., Laanpere, M., Kuznetsova, O. & Koskinen, S., 2014, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 13, 11 p., 39.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest prizes

  1. Kunniamerkki

    Elina Haavio-Mannila (Recipient), 13 Jun 2011

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Postimerkki Itellan postimerkkivihkossa Merkkinaisia

    Elina Haavio-Mannila (Recipient), 8 Mar 2010

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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