Mikael Nygård

Professor, Social Sciences
Email: mikael.nygard@abo.fi
Mobile: +358-503873690
Phone: +358-6-3247493


Peer-reviewed publications

A1 Journal article (refereed)
Creating capabilities for societal participation in times of welfare state change? Experiences of people with disabilities in Finland (2019)
Elisabeth Hästbacka, Mikael Nygård
Alter: European Journal of Disability Research / Alter: Journal Européen de Recherche sur le Handicap
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Lapsiperheiden kotitalouden strategiat taloudellisen epävarmuuden ja perhepoliittisten muutosten aikana (2019)
Marja Lindberg, Janne Autto, Mikael Nygård
Janus: Sosiaalipolitiikan Ja Sosiaalityön Tutkimuksen Aikakauslehti
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Risk factors for a decrease in high morale in very old people over a 5-year period: data from two Nordic countries: (2019)
Marina Näsman, Johan Niklasson, Mikael Nygård, Birgitta Olofsson, Hugo Lövheim, Yngve Gustafson, Fredrica Nyqvist
European Journal of Ageing
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Loneliness amongst older people in Europe: a comparative study of welfare regimes (2018)
Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård, Thomas Scharf
European Journal of Ageing
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
”Man får hjälp då man behöver”- äldre närståendevårdtagares vårdval ur ett livsloppsperspektiv (2018)
Sarah Åkerman, Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård
Gerontologia
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Radical reform or piecemeal adjustments? The case of Finnish family policy reforms (2018)
Josefine Nyby, Mikael Nygård, Sonja Blum
European Policy Analysis
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Risks, coping strategies and family wellbeing: evidence from Finland (2018)
Marja Lindberg, Mikael Nygård, Fredrica Nyqvist
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
The role of discourse in family policy reform: The case of Finland (2018)
Josefine Nyby, Mikael Nygård, Janne Autto, Mikko Kuisma, Sonja Blum
Critical Social Policy
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Five-year change in morale is associated with negative life events in very old age (2017)
Marina Näsman, Johan Niklasson, Jan Saarela, Mikael Nygård, Birgitta Olofsson, Mia Conradsson, Hugo Lövheim, Yngve Gustafson, Fredrica Nyqvist
Aging and Mental Health
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Freedom of choice, gender equality, or employment promotion? Finnish party positions on childcare in the light of election manifestos 2015 (2017)
Josefine Nyby, Mikael Nygård, Janne Autto, Mikko Kuisma
Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
From universalism to selectivity? The background, discourses and ideas of recent early childhood education and care reforms in Finland (2017)
Marina Lundkvist, Josefine Nyby, Janne Autto, Mikael Nygård
Early Child Development and Care
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Immigration, Integration and the Finns Party: Issue-ownership by Coincidence or by Stealth? (2017)
Mikko Kuisma, Mikael Nygård
Routledge
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Aktiivisen ikääntymisen muodot, mahdollisuudet ja esteet Pohjanmaalla GERDA-kyselyaineiston valossa. (2016)
Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård
Yhteiskuntapolitiikka
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Barriers and facilitators to societal participation of people with disabilities: A scoping review of studies concerning European countries (2016)
Elisabeth Hästbacka, Mikael Nygård, Fredrica Nyqvist
Alter: European Journal of Disability Research / Alter: Journal Européen de Recherche sur le Handicap
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Patterns and Drivers of Political Participation among Ninth-graders: Evidence from a Finnish Regional Survey (2016)
Mikael Nygård, Patrik Söderberg, Pia Nyman-Kurkiala
Young
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Poverty and Old Age in Scandinavia: A Problem of Gendered Injustice? Evidence from the 2010 GERDA Survey in Finland and Sweden (2016)
Mikael Nygård, Camilla Härtull, Annika Wentjärvi, Susanne Jungerstam
Social Indicators Research
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Does social capital enhance political participation of older adults? A multi-level analysis of older Finns and Swedes (2015)
Mikael Nygård, Fredrica Nyqvist, Wouter Steenbeek, Gunborg Jakobsson
Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy
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C2 Edited book
Hyvinvointivaltion kulttuurintutkimus (2015)
Janne Autto, Mikael Nygård
Lapland University Press
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Hyvinvointivaltiosta kilpailuvaltioon? (2015)
Mikael Nygård
Lapland University Press
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Investing in our future? The influence of social investment ideas on family policy discourses in Finland, Germany and the UK (2015)
Mikael Nygård, Mikko Kuisma, Nicole Krüger, Verity Campbell-Barr
Palgrave Macmillan
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Johdanto: Mitä on hyvinvaltion kulttuurintutkmus? (2015)
Janne Autto, Mikael Nygård
Lapland University Press
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Leisure Engagement: Medical Conditions, Mobility Difficulties, and Activity Limitations - A Later Life Perspective (2015)
Ingeborg Nilsson, Fredrica Nyqvist, Yngve Gustafson, Mikael Nygård
Journal of Aging Research
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Social capital and self-rated health among older adults: a comparative analysis of Finland, Poland and Spain (2015)
Eleni Koutsogeorgou, Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård, Milda Cerniauskaite, Rui Quintas, Alberto Raggi, Matilde Leonardi
Ageing and Society
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
The European Union and the Nordic models of welfare – path dependency or policy harmonisation? (2015)
Mikko Kuisma, Mikael Nygård
Routledge
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
The role of welfare states and social capital for self-rated health among older Europeans (2015)
Mikael Rostila, Mikael Nygård, Fredrica Nyqvist
Springer
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Finns det en feminisering av fattigdomen bland de äldre i Finland?: Könsskillnader i fråga om objektiv och subjektiv fattigdom bland äldre personer i Österbotten (2014)
Camilla Härtull, Mikael Nygård
Janus: Sosiaalipolitiikan Ja Sosiaalityön Tutkimuksen Aikakauslehti
A1 Journal article (refereed)
Social capital and self-rated health amongst older people in western Finland and northern Sweden: a multi-level analysis (2014)
Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård, Wouter Steenbeek
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
The (non)politicisation of age discrimination in Finland and Sweden (2014)
Mikael Nygård, Fredrik Snellman
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Disability and citizenship. Politicians' views on disabled persons' citizenship in Finland (2013)
Elisabeth Hästbacka, Mikael Nygård
Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Is the association between social capital and health robust across Nordic regions? Evidence from a cross-sectional study of older adults (2013)
Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård
International Journal of Social Welfare
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Social participation, interpersonal trust, and health: A study of 65- and 75-year-olds in western Finland (2012)
Fredrica Nyqvist, Mikael Nygård, Gunborg Jakobsson
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
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Other publications

E1 Popularised article, newspaper article
Akademisk match 6-0 (2016)
Ria Heilä-Ylikallio, Mikael Nygård, Michaela Pörn
Åbo Underrättelser
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article
Akademisk match 6-0 (2016)
Ria Heilä-Ylikallio, Mikael Nygård, Michaela Pörn
Vasabladet
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article
Om fördelning av doktorandnätverk (2016)
Ria Heilä-Ylikallio, Mikael Nygård, Michaela Pörn
Åbo Underrättelser
D4 Published development or research report or study
Eurofound (2015), Families in the economic crisis: Changes in policy measures in the EU (2015)
Daphne Ahrendt, Sonja Blum, Chiara Crepaldi, Katrin Gasior, Joanna Napierala, Eszter Sandor, Olaf Kapella, Christiane Rille-Pfeiffer, Maria Stratigaki, Nelli Kambouri, Elvira Gonzalez Gago, Marcelo Segales Kirzner, Mikael Nygård, Jessica Borg, Daniela Mesini, Marcella Sala, Margherita Barberio, Ilze Trapenciere, Irena E. Kotowska, Joanna Szczepaniak-Sienniak, Dorota Szelewa, Karin Wall, Sónia Correia, Tatjana Rakar, Mary Daly, Zlata Bruckhauf
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B3 Non-refereed conference proceedings
International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe? The True Finns and Sweden Democrats: Defenders of the Nordic Welfare State or Advocates of Social Conservatism? (2014)
Mikko Kuisma, Mikael Nygård
The 11th Conference of the Network for Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE)


Other Research Activities


Last updated on 2018-19-09 at 19:50