Countries Finland

Solhjell, R., Saarikkomäki, E. Haller, M.B., Wästerfors, D. & Kolind, T. (2018) “We are seen as a threat”: Police stops of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries. Critical Criminology, 1-15.

experiencing, intersectionality, minorities, police stops, youth

This article focuses on the perspectives of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries who have experienced various forms of…

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Saarikkomäki, E. (2017). Trust in public and private policing: Young people’s encounters with the police and private security guards. PhD thesis. University of Helsinki

 procedural justice, Labelling, police, private security, Trust, Young people

While general trust in the police is high in Finland, young people’s encounters with the police can be problematic. The…

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Keskinen, S. P., Aminkeng Atabong, A., Himanen, M., Kivijärvi, A., Osazee, U., Rousku, V., & Pöyhölä, N. (2018). The Stopped-Ethnic profiling in Finland.

Ethnic profiling, police, private security border control, riacial profiling

This research examined ethnic profiling in Finland with a focus on its prevalence, forms and interpretations of (1) people who…

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Keskinen et al. (2018). The Stopped: Spaces, Meanings and Practices of Ethnic Profiling –study. Sskh reports and discussion papers

disproportionality, Ethnic profiling, police stops

Part of a larger study. This research examined ethnic profiling in Finland with a focus on its prevalence, forms and…

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Kääriäinen, J. & Niemi, J. (2014). Distrust of the police in a Nordic Welfare State: Victimization, Discrimination, and Trust in the Police by Russian and Somali Minorities in Helsinki. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 12(1), 4-24

 Finland,  Russians,  Somalis, minorities, police, Trust

This study focuses on trust in the police among Russian and Somali minorities living in Finland. Three hypotheses are tested:…

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Haller, M. B., R. Solhjell, E. Saarikkomäki, T. Kolind, G. Hunt, D. Wästerfors (2018). “Minor harassments: Ethnic minority youth in the Nordic countries and their perceptions of the police.” Criminology & Criminal Justice.

 procedural justice, Ethnic minority youth, micro-aggressions, minor harassments, Nordic policing

As different social groups are directly and indirectly confronted with diverse forms of police practices, different sectors of the population…

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