Teemu Kemppainen

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Teemu Kemppainen (PHD) works as a Senior Lecturer in Urban Geography. He obtained his PHD in 2017 from the University of Helsinki. The thesis examined social order and subjective insecurity in a residential context, especially in the Finnish Post-WWII housing estates. His research interests include:

  • welfare and well-being as contextual phenomena
  • housing studies
  • neighbourhoods and housing estates
  • segregation, social mix and threshold theories
  • immigration as an urban studies and sociological topic
  • the welfare state and social policy
  • unemployment
  • power and values
  • transnational health service use and complementary therapies
  • sociological theory, especially Durkheim and Weber
  • survey methods
  • regression analysis; e.g. spatial models and multi-level analysis

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