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Atte Oksanen

Atte Oksanen

Professor of social psychology (full)

Phone: 050 318 7279
Room: LINNA 5067

Office hours: upon agreement

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Research interests

  • Social media and online communities
  • Human-technology interaction and robots
  • Economic problems
  • Substance use and addiction
  • Violence
  • Self and identity


Ongoing funded research projects

Problem Gambling and Social Media: Social Psychological Study on Youth Behavior in Online Gaming Communities (The Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies 2017–2019)

Social media and work engagement among young adults (The Finnish Work Environment Fund 2018–2020)

Robots and Us: physiological, psychological, and social aspects of interactions (Finnish Cultural Foundation 2018–2019, together with Jari Hietanen and Veikko Sariola)

Disruption, Social Capital and Resilience: A Longitudinal and Comparative Approach (collaboration project with Institute for Social Research, Norway, funded by the Research Council of Norway 2015–2018)

Jihadi Culture and Street Culture (collaboration project with Sveinung Sandberg, University of Oslo, funded by The Research Council of Norway 2016-2020)

Drug dealing on social media within the Nordic countries: The intermixing of local and technology mediated drug dealing practices (together with Jakob Demant, Scandinavian research council for criminology [NsfK], 2017–2018)


Earlier funded research projects

Hate Communities: A Cross-National Comparison (together with Pekka Räsänen, Kone Foundation 2013–2016)

Young adults and financial problems (in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Young people with debt problems- project, funding the Academy of Finland 2013-2015)

Web of Rage: Extreme online communities in the light of research and analytic journalism (Kone Foundation, 2014–2015)

Everyday Life and Insecurity: Social Relations after the Jokela and Kauhajoki School Shootings. (together with Pekka Räsänen, Emil Aaltonen Foundation 2009–2012)

Web of Hatred and Violence? Virtual Generation and Youth Cultural Change in the 21st Century Finland Project (funded by Youth Research Society & Ministry of Education and Culture, 2012-2013)

Images of Addiction in Rock Culture (Academy of Finland, 2009–2011)


Selected 2012–2018 publications

Journal articles (peer-reviewed only)

  1. Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2018) How Social Capital Associates With Online Hate Victimization. Policy & Internet, DOI: 10.1002/poi3.173.
  2. Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T., Räsänen, P. & Oksanen, A. (2018) Cybercrime victimization and subjective well-being: An examination of buffering effect hypothesis among adolescents and young adults. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21(2), 129–137. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2016.0728. Journal IF 2016 [JCR[1]]: 2.571.
  3. Kaakinen, M., Oksanen, A. & Räsänen, P. (2018). Did the Risk of Exposure to Online Hate Increase After the November 2015 Paris Attacks? A Group Relations Approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 90–97. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.09.022. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 3.435.
  4. Kaakinen, M., Räsänen, P., Näsi, M., Minkkinen, J., Keipi, T., & Oksanen, A. (2018). Social capital and online hate production: A four country survey. Crime, Law & Social Change, 69(1), 25–39. DOI: 10.1007/s10611-017-9764-5. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 0.667.
  5. Kaakinen, M., Sirola, A., Savolainen, I. & Oksanen, A. (2018). Shared Identity and Shared Information in Social Media: Development and Validation of the Identity Bubble Reinforcement Scale. Media Psychology (accepted in October 2018). Journal IF 2017 [JCR]: 3.202.
  6. Keipi, T., Räsänen, P., Oksanen, A., Näsi, M., & Hawdon, J. (2018). Exposure to online hate material and subjective wellbeing: A comparative study of American and Finnish youth. Online Information Review, 42(1), 2–15. DOI: 10.1108/OIR-05-2016-0133. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.534.
  7. Oksanen, A., Kaakinen, M., Minkkinen, J., Räsänen, P., Enjolras, B., & Steen-Johnsen, K. (2018) Perceived societal fear and cyberhate after the November 2015 Paris Terrorist Attacks. Terrorism & Political Violence, DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2018.1442329. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.643.
  8. Oksanen, A., Savolainen, I., Sirola, A., & Kaakinen, M. (2018) Problem gambling and Psychological Distress: a cross-national perspective on the mediating effect of consumer debt and debt problems among emerging adults.  Harm Reduction Journal, DOI: 10.1186/s12954-018-0251-9. Journal IF 2017 [JCR]: 2.550.
  9. Oksanen, A., Sirola, A., Savolainen, I., & Kaakinen, M. (2018) Gambling patterns and associated risk and protective factors among Finnish young people. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 35. DOI: 10.1177/1455072518779657. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 0.746.
  10. Raitanen, J. & Oksanen, A. (2018) Global Online Subculture surrounding School Shootings. American Behavioral Scientist, 62(2), 195–209. DOI: 10.1177/0002764218755835. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.311.
  11. Savela, N., Turja, T., & Oksanen, A. (2018) Asenteet eri ammattialoilla toimivia robotteja kohtaan: Systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus työtehtävissä toimivien robottien sosiaalisesta hyväksynnästä [Social acceptance of robotics in different fields of work]. Yhteiskuntapolitiikka (accepted in April 2018).
  12. Savimäki, T., Kaakinen, M., Räsänen, P., & Oksanen, A. (2018). Disquieted by online hate: negative experiences of Finnish adolescents and young adults. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, online first. DOI: 10.1007/s10610-018-9393-2.
  13. Savolainen, I., Kaakinen, M., Sirola, A., & Oksanen, A. (2018). Addictive behaviors and psychological distress among adolescents and emerging adults: A mediating role of peer group identification. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 7, 75–81. DOI: 10.1016/j.abrep.2018.03.002
  14. Sirola, A., Kaakinen, M., & Oksanen, A. (2018). Excessive gambling and online gambling communities. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10899-018-9772-0. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 2.174.
  15. Turja, T., Van Aerschot, L, Särkikoski, T. Oksanen, A (2018) Finnish care workers’ attitudes towards robots. Finnish healthcare professionals’ attitudes toward robots: Reflections on a population sample. Nursing Open (Wiley), DOI: 10.1002/nop2.138.
  16. Hawdon, J., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2017). Exposure to online hate in four nations: A Cross-National Consideration. Deviant Behavior, 38(3), 254–266. DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2016.1196985. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.052.
  17. Keipi, T., Kaakinen, M., Oksanen, A. & Räsänen, P. (2017) Social tie strength and online victimization: An analysis of young people aged 15 to 30 years in four nations. Social Media + Society, 3:1. DOI: 10.1177/2056305117690013.
  18. Keipi, T., Oksanen, A., Hawdon, J., Näsi, M., & Räsänen, P. (2017). Harm-advocating online content and subjective well-being: A cross-national study of new risks faced by youth. Journal of Risk Research, 20(5), 634–649. DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2015.1100660. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.340.
  19. Minkkinen, J., & Oksanen, A. (2017). The role of sleep, school lunch, and social relationships for school enjoyment. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 4(1), 13–23. DOI: 10.14485/HBPR.4.1.2.
  20. Nurmi, J., Kaskela, T., Perälä, J., & Oksanen, A. (2017) Seller’s reputation and Capacity on the Illicit Drug Markets: 11-Month Study on the Finnish Version of the Silk Road. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 178, 201–207. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.05.018. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 3.222.
  21. Näsi, M., Räsänen, P., Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T. & Oksanen, A. (2017). Do routine activities help explain young adults’ online harassment: A multi-nation study. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 17(4), 418–432. DOI: 10.1177/1748895816679866. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.088.
  22. Näsi, M., Räsänen, P., Keipi, T., & Oksanen, A. (2017). Trust and and victimization: A cross-national comparison of the U.S., Finland, Germany and the UK. Research in Finnish Society, 10(2), 119–131.
  23. Oksanen, A., Aaltonen, M., Majamaa, K., & Rantala, K. (2017). Debt problems, home-leaving, and boomeranging: a register-based perspective on early leavers. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 41(3): 340–352. DOI: 10.1111/ijcs.12348  Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.510.
  24. Raitanen, J., Sandberg, S., & Oksanen, A. (2017). The bullying-school shooting nexus: bridging master narratives of mass violence with personal narratives of social exclusion. Deviant Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2017.1411044. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.052.
  25. Savela, N., Turja, T., & Oksanen, A. (2017) Social acceptance of robots in different occupational fields: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Social Robotics. DOI: 10.1007/s12369-017-0452-5. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 2.559.
  26. Turja, T., Oksanen, A., Kaakinen, M., Sirola, A., Kaltiala-Heino, R., Räsänen, P. (2017). Pro-eating disorder websites and subjective well-being: A four-country study on young people online. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(1), 50–57. DOI: 10.1002/eat.22589. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 3.567.
  27. Turja, T., Rantanen, T., & Oksanen, A. (2017) Robot use self-efficacy at healthcare work (RUSH): Development and validation of a new measure. AI & Society, DOI:
  28. Aaltonen, M., Oksanen, A., & Kivivuori, J. (2016). Debt Problems and Crime. Criminology, 54(2), 307–33. DOI: 10.1111/1745-9125.12103. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 5.019.
  29. Minkkinen, J., Oksanen, A., Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Victimization and Exposure to Pro-Self-Harm and Pro-Suicide Websites: A Cross-National Study. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, online first, DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12258. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 3.252.
  30. Minkkinen, J., Oksanen, A., Näsi, M., Keipi, T., Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Does social belonging to primary groups protect young people from the effects of pro-suicide sites? A comparative study of four countries. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 37(1), 31–41. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000356. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 1.440.
  31. Oksanen, A., Garcia, D., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Pro-anorexia communities on social media. Pediatrics, 137(1), e20153372. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3372. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 5.705.
  32. Oksanen, A., & Kokkonen, H. (2016). Consumption of wine with meals and subjective well-being: A Finnish population-based study. Alcohol & Alcoholism, 51(6), 716–722. DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agw016. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 2.757.
  33. Oksanen, A., Aaltonen, M., & Rantala, K. (2016). Debt problems and life transitions: A register-based panel study of Finnish young people. Journal of Youth Studies 19(9), 1183–1203. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2016.1145638. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 1.440.
  34. Oksanen, A., Näsi, M., Minkkinen, J., Keipi, T., Kaakinen, M., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Young people who access harm-advocating online content: A four-country survey. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 10(2), DOI: 10.5817/CP2016-2-6.
  35. Räsänen, P., Hawdon, J., Holkeri, E., Näsi, M., Keipi, T., & Oksanen, A. (2016). Targets of online hate: Examining determinants of victimization among Young Finnish Facebook Users. Violence & Victims, 31(4), 708–726. DOI: 10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-14-00079. Journal IF 2016 [JCR]: 0.750.
  36. Hawdon, J., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2015). Online extremism and online hate: Exposure among adolescents and young adults in four nations. Nordicom Information, 37(3–4), 29–37.
  37. Holkeri, E., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2015). Crime and Context: Comparing Conventional and ICT-related school shooting threats. European Journal of Criminal Policy and Research 21(3), 407–423. DOI: 10.1007/s10610-014-9258-2. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 0.880.
  38. Keipi, T., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2015). Who prefers anonymous self-expression online? A survey-based study of Finns aged 15 to 30. Information, Communication & Society, 18(6), 717–732. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2014.991342. Journal IF 2014 [JCR]: 2.109.
  39. Näsi, M., Oksanen, A., Keipi, T., & Räsänen, P. (2015.) Cybercrime Victimization among Young People: A Multi-national Study. Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 16(2), 203–210, DOI: 10.1080/14043858.2015.1046640.
  40. Näsi, M., Räsänen, P., Hawdon, J., Holkeri, E., & Oksanen, A. (2015). Exposure to online hate material and social trust among Finnish youth. Information Technology & People, 28(3), 607–628. DOI: 10.1108/ITP-09-2014-0198. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 1.150.
  41. Oksanen, A., Aaltonen, M., & Kivivuori, J. (2015). Driving under the Influence as a Turning Point? A Register-based Study on Financial and Social Consequences among First-time Male Offenders. Addiction, 110(3), 471–478. DOI: 10.1111/add.12777. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 4.972.
  42. Oksanen, A., Garcia, D., Sirola, A., Näsi, M., Kaakinen, M., Keipi, T., & Räsänen, P. (2015). Pro-Anorexia and anti-pro-anorexia videos on YouTube: Sentiment analysis of user responses. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(11):e256. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5007. Journal IF 2015 [JCR]: 4.532.
  43. Oksanen, A., Aaltonen, M., & Rantala, K. (2015). Social determinants of debt problems in a Nordic welfare state: A Finnish register-based study. Journal of Consumer Policy, 38(3), 229–246. DOI: 10.1007/s10603-015-9294-4.
  44. Oksanen, A., Lindberg, N., Holkeri, E., & Kaltiala-Heino, R. (2015). School shooting threats as a national phenomenon: Comparison of police reports and psychiatric reports in Finland. Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 16(2), 145–159, DOI: 10.1080/14043858.2015.1101823.
  45. Hawdon, J., Räsänen, P., Oksanen, A., & Vuori, M. (2014). Social Responses to Collective Crime: Assessing the Relationship between Crime Related Fears and Collective Sentiments. European Journal of Criminology, 11(1), 39–56. DOI: 10.1177/1477370813485516. Journal IF 2013 [JCR]: 1.141.
  46. Keipi, T., & Oksanen, A. (2014). Self-exploration, anonymity and risks in the online setting: Analysis of narratives by 14–18-year olds. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(8), 1097–1113. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2014.881988. Journal IF 2013[JCR]: 0.771.
  47. Kiilakoski, T., Nurmi, J., & Oksanen, A. (2014). Coping with tragedy, reacting to an event: the case of Jokela school shooting in Finland. Young, 22(4). 345–360. DOI: 10.1177/1103308814548107. Journal IF 2013 [JCR]: 0.744.
  48. Näsi, M., Räsänen, P., Oksanen, A., Hawdon, J., Keipi, T., & Holkeri, E. (2014). Association between Online Harassment and Exposure to Harmful Online Content: A Cross-National Comparison between the United States and Finland. Computers in Human Behavior, 41(December), 137–145. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.09.019. Journal IF 2013 [JCR]: 2.273.
  49. Oksanen, A. (2014). Affect and Addiction in the Celebrity Rehab Reality TV Show. Addiction Research & Theory, 22(2), 137–146. DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2013.793311. Journal IF 2013 [JCR]: 1.019.
  50. Oksanen, A., Hawdon, J., Holkeri, E., Näsi, M., & Räsänen, P. (2014). Exposure to Online Hate Among Young Social Media Users. Sociological Studies of Children & Youth, 18, 253–273. DOI: 10.1108/S1537-466120140000018021
  51. Oksanen, A., Hawdon, J., & Räsänen, P. (2014). Glamorizing Rampage Online: School Shooting Fan Communities on YouTube. Technology in Society, 39, 55–67. DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2014.08.001
  52. Räsänen, P., Hawdon, J., Näsi, M., & Oksanen, A. (2014). Social solidarity and the fear of risks: examining worries about the recurrence of a mass tragedy in a small community. Sociological Spectrum, 34(4), 338–353. DOI: 10.1080/02732173.2014.917248. Journal IF 2013 [JCR]: 0.379.
  53. Sandberg, S., Oksanen, A., Berntzen, L.E., & Kiilakoski, T. (2014). Stories in Action: The Cultural Influences of School Shootings on the Terrorist Attacks in Norway. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 7(2), 277–296. DOI: 10.1080/17539153.2014.906984
  54. Nurmi, J., & Oksanen, A. (2013). Expressions and Projections of Evil in Mass Violence. Deviant Behavior, 34(11), 859–874. DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2013.766545. Journal IF 2012 [JCR]: 0.492.
  55. Oksanen, A. (2013). Addiction and Rehabilitation in Autobiographical Books by Rock Artists, 1974–2010. Drug & Alcohol Review, 32(1), 53–59. DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00474.x. Journal IF 2012 [JCR]: 2.017.
  56. Oksanen, A. (2013). Deleuze and the Theory of Addiction. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 45(1), 57–67. DOI: 10.1080/02791072.2013.763563. Journal IF 2012 [JCR]: 1.176.
  57. Oksanen, A., & Keipi, T. (2013). Young People as Victims of Crime on the Internet: A Population-based Study in Finland. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies, 8(4), 298–309. DOI: 10.1080/17450128.2012.752119
  58. Oksanen, A. (2013). Female Rock Stars and Addiction in Autobiographies. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 30(1–2), 123–140. DOI: 10.2478/nsad-2013-0009
  59. Vuori, M., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2013). Local responses to collective and personal crime after the school shootings. Crime, Law and Social Change, 59(2), 225–242. DOI: 10.1007/s10611-013-9421-6. Journal IF 2012 [JCR]: 0.320.
  60. Vuori, M., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2013). Fear of Crime in Local Communities after School Shootings. Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 14(2), 154–171. DOI: 10.1080/14043858.2013.797244
  61. Vuori, M., Hawdon, J., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2013). Collective Crime as a Source of Social Solidarity: A Tentative Test of a Functional Model for Responses to Mass Violence. Western Criminology Review, 14(3), 1–15.
  62. Hawdon, J., Räsänen, P., Oksanen, A., & Ryan, J. (2012). Social Solidarity and Wellbeing after Critical Incidents: Three Cases of Mass Shootings. Journal of Critical Incident Analysis, 3(1), 2–25.
  63. Hawdon, J., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2012). Media Coverage and Solidarity after Tragedies: Reporting School Shootings in Two Nations. Comparative Sociology, 11(6), 845–874. DOI: 10.1163/15691330-12341248
  64. Lindberg, N., Oksanen, A., Sailas, E., & Kaltiala-Heino, R. (2012). Adolescents Expressing School Massacre Threats Online: Something to be Extremely Worried About? Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 6(39). DOI: 10.1186/1753-2000-6-39.
  65. Nurmi, J., Räsänen, P., & Oksanen, A. (2012). The norm of solidarity: experiencing negative aspects of community life after a school shooting tragedy. Journal of Social Work, 12(3), 300–319. DOI: 10.1177/1468017310386426. Journal IF 2011 [JCR]: 1.000.
  66. Oksanen, A. (2012). To Hell and Back: Excessive Drug Use, Addiction and the Process of Recovery in Mainstream Rock Autobiographies. Substance Use & Misuse, 47(2), 143–154. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2012.637441. Journal IF 2011 [JCR]: 1.104.

[1] JCR=Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters). IF= 2-year journal impact factor.


Book chapters

  1. Kiilakoski, T., & Oksanen, A. (2016). Soundtrack of the School Shootings: Cultural Script, Music and Male Rage. In T. Hoikkala & M. Karjalainen (Eds.), Finnish Youth Research Anthology 2009–2014 (pp. 253–274). Helsinki: Finnish Youth Research Society, Finnish Youth Research Network, publications 172.
  2. Oksanen, A., Hawdon, J., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Der schmale Grat zwischen Leid und Entertainment – Berichterstattung finnischer Massenmedien nach schweren Gewalttaten. [Between Grief and Entertainment: Finnish School Shootings in the Media]. In R. Kahr & F.J. Robertz (Eds.), Die mediale Inszenierung von Amok und Terrorismus. Zur medienpsychologischen Wirkung des Journalismus bei exzessiver Gewalt. Wiesbaden: Springer.
  3. Oksanen, A. (2015). Tomodachi” ga sukunai kodomo, jisatsu suru wakamono [Suicides and loneliness among youth]. In N. Furuichi & T. Toivonen (Eds.), Kokka ga Yomigaeru Toki: Motarazaru Kuni de Aru Finrando ga Nandomo Saisei Dekita Riyuu. [When nations revive: Why Finland has been able to reinvent itself time after time] (pp. 103–113). Tokio: Magazine House.
  4. Oksanen, Atte & Räsänen, Pekka, James Hawdon (2014) Hate Groups: From offline to online social identifications. In James Hawdon, John Ryan & Marc Lucht (eds.) The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists (pp. 21–47). Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books – Rowman & Littlefield.
  5. Hawdon, James, Oksanen, Atte & Räsänen, Pekka (2014) Victims of Online Groups: American Youth’s Exposure to Online Hate Speech. In James Hawdon, John Ryan & Marc Lucht (eds.) The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists (pp. 165–182). Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books – Rowman & Littlefield.
  6. Räsänen, Pekka & Oksanen, Atte (2014) Communities: Examining Psychological, Sociological, and Cultural Consequences after Mass Violent Tragedies. In James Hawdon, John Ryan & Marc Lucht (eds.) The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists (pp. 221–237). Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books – Rowman & Littlefield.
  7. Oksanen, Atte & Räsänen, Pekka (2014) Koulusurmat ja paikallisyhteisöt [School Shootings and Local Communities]. In Outi Hakola, Sari Kivistö & Virpi Mäkinen (eds.) Kuoleman kulttuurit Suomessa (p. 214). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.
  8. Oksanen, Atte (2014) Rikollisuus poikkeavuuden muotona [Crime and Deviance]. In Jani Erola & Pekka Räsänen (eds) Sosiologian perusteet 2000-luvulla [Introduction to Sociology in the 21st Century] (pp. 181–191). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.
  9. Karekallas, Matias & Oksanen, Atte (2013) Addiktion paikka populaarimusiikissa – Kalliosta Berliiniin [Places of Addiction in Popular Music – from Helsinki to Berlin]. In Tuukka Tammi & Pauliina Raento (eds.) Addiktioyhteiskunta: riippuvuus aikamme ilmiönä (pp. 125–146). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.
  10. Oksanen, Atte; Nurmi, Johanna; Vuori, Miika & Räsänen, Pekka (2013) Jokela: The Social Roots of a School Shooting Tragedy in Finland. In Nils Böckler, Thorsten Seeger, Peter Sitzer & Wilhelm Heitmeyer (eds) School Shootings: International Research, Case Studies and Concepts for Prevention (pp. 189–215). New York: Springer.
  11. Oksanen, Atte (2012) Needle and the Damage Done. Deleuzean Readings on Heroin in Rock Texts. In Jason Lee (ed.) Cultures of Addiction (pp. 33–56). New York: Cambria Press.
  12. Oksanen, Atte; Räsänen, Pekka & Nurmi, Johanna (2012) Jokela and Kauhajoki: Experiencing School Shootings in a Nordic Welfare Society. In Richard Schwester (ed.) Handbook of Critical Incident Analysis (pp. 252–264). New York: M.E. Sharpe.


  1. Keipi, T., Näsi, M., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2017). Online Hate and Harmful Content: Cross-National Perspectives. Abingdon & New York: Routledge.
  2. Robertz, F., Oksanen, A., & Räsänen, P. (2016). Viktimisierung junger Menschen im Internet. Leitfaden für Pädagogen und Psychologen. Berlin: Springer.
  3. Hawdon, J., Oksanen, A., Räsänen, P., & Ryan, J. (2012). School Shootings and Local Communities: An International Comparison between the United States and Finland. Turku: University of Turku.


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