Jani Turunen. Foto: Stockholms universitet

Jani Turunen


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Works at Department of Sociology
Telephone 08-16 46 22
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
Room B 883
Postal address Sociologiska institutionen, Demografiska avdelningen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Jani Turunen is a researcher at the Department of Sociology and the Stockholm University Demography Unit (SUDA) and a senior lecturer in Social Work at Södertörn University. His research interests are family demography and family sociology in general and family structure in particular. His dissertational research was on stepfamily dynamics in Sweden focusing on stepfamily formation and children's well-being in different family forms. He is currently PI for the Forte funded project "Shared Physical Custody in Sweden: Development, determinants, stability and outcomes of a new form of family organization" and involved in the Forte funded project "Swedish families in the past and present: Family structure and kinship over 250 years". 

Three recent publications: 

  • Turunen, J. (2017). Shared Physical Custody and Children’s Experience of Stress. Forthcoming in Journal of Divorce & Remarriage 58(5): 371-392. DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2017.1325648 
  • Turunen, J., Fransson, E. & Bergström, M. (2017). Self-esteem in children in joint physical custody and other living arrangements. Public Health 149:106-112. 

    DOI: ​10.1016/j.puhe.2017.04.009

  • Ruppaner , L., Brandén, M. & Turunen, J. (2017). Does Unequal Housework Lead to Divorce? Evidence from Sweden. Sociology, First published online January 4, 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0038038516674664


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Last updated: October 25, 2019

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