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Jari Kuosmanen

Professor emeritus

Jari Kuosmanen
Professor emeritus

Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 23-25 , Göteborg


Department of Social Work (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socwork.gu.se
socarb@socwork.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 1888
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 25 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Jari Kuosmanen

Areas of expertice

  • Democracy, organizational and leadership issues, mainly based on studies of social enterprises.
  • Studies of gender, mainly based on masculinity and intersectional perspectives
  • Prostitution research, both heterosexual and homosexual prostitution. Special studies of persons with intellectual disabilities in prostitution and prostitution-like context.


Current Research Project
Since January 2009, I have worked in a project with three other researchers, project manager Ulla-Carin Hedin and Urban Herlitz at the Department of Social Work, and Eva Laurelii at the Department of Work Science. The project is funded by FAS and is titled: Work Integrating Social Enterprises - governance and leadership development.

Since November 2010 I am working with Annelie Siring and and prof. Ingrid Sahlin with the study is called: Passion or Crime? A study of male prostitution. The study will last 2011-2013.

In November 2010 I was granted as the primary applicant, along with Mikaela Starke and prof. Rafael Lindqvist funds for a three-year study from the Crime Victim Fund. Study's title is: Between autonomy and victimization - women and men with intellectual disabilities in prostitution and prostitution-like context. The study will last 2011-2013.

Completed Research Project
During 2001-2003 I was part of a research team that examined local democracy in the district of Majorna in Gothenburg.
Kuosmanen, J., Serhede, O., & Johansson, T. (2007). Mobilization, Networks and Local Ziticen Participation in the Majorna District of Gothenburg. In Andrén M. (ed.), Questions of Local Citizenship. CEFOS, University of Gothenburg.

During 2002-2006 I was part of a research team that studied social enterprises.
Hedin, Y-C., Herlitz, U., & Kuosmanen. J. (2006). Exit processes and empowerment - a study of social cooperatives in the way of escape! project. Department of Social Work, Gothenburg University.

During 2007-2009, I participated in a Nordic research project on prostitution.
Kuosmanen, J. (2011) Attitudes and perceptions about legislation prohibiting the purchase of sexual services in Sweden. Routledge: The European Journal of Social Work. 2011 vol. 14, Issue 2 pag. 247-263.

During 2009-2010 I worked with a research conserning women with developmental disabilities in prostitution.

Teaching
I am lecturing in various courses about drugs as GHB and masculinity. In spring 2013 I am going to be in charge for the course of Probation and Prevention at the undergraduate level.

 

Latest publications

Mäns försäljning av sex till män Sverige - en studie av påverkansfaktorer
Jari Kuosmanen, Annelie de Cabo, Ronny Tikkanen
Den motspänstiga akademikern. Björn Andersson, Frida Petersson, Anette Skårner (red.), Malmö, Egalite, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Men selling sex to men: Queering understandings of hegemonic masculinities
Annelie de Cabo, Jari Kuosmanen
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS. DISPLACING SEX FOR SALE. 29th, 30th & 31st March 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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2017

Mäns försäljning av sex till män Sverige - en studie av påverkansfaktorer
Jari Kuosmanen, Annelie de Cabo, Ronny Tikkanen
Den motspänstiga akademikern. Björn Andersson, Frida Petersson, Anette Skårner (red.), Malmö, Egalite, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Men selling sex to men: Queering understandings of hegemonic masculinities
Annelie de Cabo, Jari Kuosmanen
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS. DISPLACING SEX FOR SALE. 29th, 30th & 31st March 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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