Hannu Ruonavaara is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Social Research, University of Turku, Finland. His main research interests include sociology of housing, methodology of historical sociology and social theory. Apart from publications in Finnish and Swedish he has published his work in English in book chapters and articles in international journals (e.g. Sociological Theory, European Journal of Housing Policy, Housing Studies, Housing. Theory and Society, Scandinavian Housing and Planning Research). His ongoing research projects deal with neighbour relations and disputes in contemporary society and retrenchment of Finnish housing policy.
Department of Social Research/Sociology