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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.
This article focuses on the perspectives of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries who have experienced various forms of…Read more
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
While general trust in the police is high in Finland, young people’s encounters with the police can be problematic. The…Read more
Keskinen, S. P., Aminkeng Atabong, A., Himanen, M., Kivijärvi, A., Osazee, U., Rousku, V., & Pöyhölä, N. (2018). The Stopped-Ethnic profiling in Finland.
This research examined ethnic profiling in Finland with a focus on its prevalence, forms and interpretations of (1) people who…Read more
Keskinen et al. (2018). The Stopped: Spaces, Meanings and Practices of Ethnic Profiling –study. Sskh reports and discussion papers
Part of a larger study. This research examined ethnic profiling in Finland with a focus on its prevalence, forms and…Read more
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
This study focuses on trust in the police among Russian and Somali minorities living in Finland. Three hypotheses are tested:…Read more
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.
As different social groups are directly and indirectly confronted with diverse forms of police practices, different sectors of the population…Read more