Prof Jukka Törrönen


Drinking, gender differences and social change. The gendered dynamics of Swedish drinking situations from a comparative perspective
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
In the last decades women have increasingly moved to the labor market, expanded their traditional identities, and increased their alcohol consumption. Gender differences in alcohol use is a powerful indicator of how a given culture and era distinguishes between male and female id...

Changes in the cultural position of drinking
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2011
It is difficult to locate Swedish drinking habits on the European map. Sweden was a distinct spirits culture, but is at present unsatisfactorily labelled a "former spirits culture". Male-centred heavy drinking is still one of the dominant drinking patterns, but it has spread also...

Women, health and substance use
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2011
In a historical perspective, addiction to alcohol and other psychoactive substances stands out as a phenomenon that mainly concerned men. During recent decades, the situation has changed: Women’s alcohol consumption, smoking, snuff and drug use has increased. However, our k...


SoRAD Theme ": Alcohol and Drug Policy and its implications

The general focus for the researchers in Theme 2 is alcohol and drug policy and its implications, broadly defined. This includes research on how and why alcohol-related problems are constructed, issues that are increasingly important as alcohol policy becomes less general and ...

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