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Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Tiina Vaittinen

PhD CandidateTiina Vaittinen


Managing Editor of the Nordic Journal of Migration Research


+358 (0)40 190 9770

Visiting address: Linna 6068

Twitter: @VaittinenTiina

Full list of publications and teaching responsibilties:


  • Vaittinen, T. (forthcoming): The global biopolitical economy of needs: Care, Migration and ageing bodies. Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Vaittinen, T. (forthcoming): ”Embodied insecurity”, in Carol Gentry, Laura J. Shepherd & Laura Sjoberg, Routledge Handbook in Gender and Security. Routledge.
  • Vaittinen, T., Hoppania H-K. & Karsio O. (forthcoming): ’The transnational commodification of care services’, in Elias, J. & Roberts, A. (eds.) The Handbook of International Political Economy and Gender, Edward Elgar Press.
  • Alastalo, M., Åkerman M. &Vaittinen, T. (forthcoming): ‘Asiantuntijahaastattelu ja valta’ [Interviews with experts and the relations of power’], in Ruusuvuori, J., Nikander, P. & Hyvärinen, M. (eds.)(2017), Haastattelu 2.0 [Interviews 2.0.].
  • Vaittinen, T., Sakilayan-Latvala, M. & Vartiainen-Ora, P. (forthcoming): ’Registered nurses for export, caregivers to import? Filipino nurse education as a devalued commodity in Finland/EU’, in Anna Popovic and Fred Dervin (eds.) Ethics and the Marketization and Internationalization of Higher Education: Buying and Selling in the Global Education Marketplace, Palgrave.
  • Väyrynen, T., Pehkonen, S., Kynsilehto, A., Puumala, E., Vaittinen, T. (2016): Choreographies of resistance: Mobilities, bodies, politics, Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Hoppania, Hanna-Kaisa, Olli Karsio, Lena Näre, Antero Olakivi, Liina Sointu, Tiina Vaittinen & Minna Zechner (2016): Hoivan arvoiset. Vaiva yhteiskunnan ytimessä. [Worthy of care. Ailment in the heart of society.] Gaudeamus: Helsinki.
  • Vaittinen, T. (2015): ‘The power of the vulnerable body: A new political understanding of care’, International Feminist Journal of Politics. Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 100-118. DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2013.876301
  • Hoppania, H-K & Vaittinen, T. (2015): ‘A household full of bodies: Neoliberalism, care and “the political”’, Global Society 29(1): 70–88. DOI: 10.1080/13600826.2014.974515
  • Vaittinen, T. (2014): Reading global care chains as migrant trajectories: A theoretical framework for the understanding of structural change, Women’s Studies International Journal 47: 191–202.
  • Vaittinen, T. & Näre, L. (2014): ’Ihmisoikeusnäkökulma työperusteiseen muuttoon: Filippiiniläiset hoitajat ja siivoojat Suomessa’. In: Niskanen, E. (ed.) Ihmisoikeudet Aasiassa, Into-kustannus: Helsinki.
  • Kanninen, T. (2010): Gender, vulnerability and the obligation to return: An overview of return assistance to ‘rejected’ asylum seekers in the Nordic countries. Tampere Peace Research Institute Occasional Paper No. 98.

Teaching responsibilities:

Hourly or other adjunct teaching on e.g. the following courses:

  • SOS09.4/POLKVA41 (Spring 2016) Feminist perspectives on global politics
  • COSOPOM3 (Spring 2015) Qualitative Research Methods and Comparative Research Design
  • PEACE004 (Spring 2015) Peace Research Design
  • SOS4.4./SOSKV3 (Spring 2015) Gender in Society
  • SOSM5.1 (Autumn 2014) Tutkimushaastattelu: Taito, tyylit ja kohderyhmät [Research Interview: Skills, styles and focus groups]
  • LÄÄKA450 (Autumn 2014) The United Nations Millennium Development Goals: Progress and Future
  • SOS10.4.1 (Autumn 2013) Ajankohtaisia näkökulmia muuttoliikkeisiin [Timely perspectives on migration and mobility]
  • SOS10.2.3 (Autumn 2013) Hoiva yhteiskunnassa [Care in society]
  • SOS10.4.1/3 (Autumn 2013) Kuinka tutkia globalisaatiota: Toimijuus, muuttoliikkeet ja politiikka [How to study globalisation: Agency, mobilities and politics]
Visiting address: Linna building, 6th floor
Postal address: TAPRI, School of Social Sciences and Humanities
FI-33014 University of Tampere, Finland
tel. +358 (0)3 355 111
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