Publications

• Bindman, Eleanor, Kulmala, Meri, Bogdanova, Elena (2018): “NGOs and the Policy-making Process in Russia: the Case of Child Welfare Reform. Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions, 1-16.

• Special Issue of the project with the Journal of Social Policy Studies (15:3) including articles by several team members in English and in Russian, including: Kulmala, Meri, Rasell, Michael & Chernova, Zhanna (2017): “Overhauling Russia’s Child Welfare System: Institutional and Ideational Factors Behind the Paradigm Shift, pp. 353-366

• Biryukova, Svetlana & Varlamova, Maria (2014): Obzor semeiknyh form ustroistva detei-sirot v stranakh Severnoi, Kontinentalnoi i Iuzhnoi Evropy (An overview of the forms of foster care in the countries of the Northern, Continental, and Southern Europe). SPERO. Social Policy: Expertise, Recommendations, Overviews. #19-2014. http://spero.socpol.ru/docs/N19_2014_05.pdf

• Bogdanova, Elena & Bindman, Eleanor (2016): “NGOs, Policy Entrepreneurship and Child Protection in Russia: Pittfals and Prospect for Civil Soviety”. Demokratizatsiya: The journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 24 (2), 143-171.

• Chernova, Zhanna (2013): Semia kak politicheskii vopros. Gosudarstvennyi projekt i praktiki privatnosti. Saint Petersburg: European University at Saint Petersburg.

• Jäppinen, Maija & Kulmala, Meri (2015): “Uusi lastenkoditon Venäjä?” Idäntutkimus 4/2014, 58-59.

• Jäppinen, Maija & Kulmala, Meri (2014): ”Venäjä haluaa eroon lastenkodeistaan”. Vieraskynä. Helsigin Sanomat, 27.12. 2014.

• Johnson, Janet Elise, Kulmala, Meri & Jäppinen, Maija (2016): “Street-level Practice of Russia’s Social Policymaking in Saint Petersburg: Federalism, Informal Politics, and Domestic Violence”. Journal of Social Policy 45 (2), 287-304.

• Kulmala, Meri (2017): “Paradigm Shift in Russian Child Welfare Policy.” Russian Analytical Digest 200, 28 March 2017, 5-10.

• Kulmala, Meri (2016): “Post-Soviet “Political”? “Social” and “Political” in the Work of Russian Socially-oriented CSOs”. Demokratizatsiya: The journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 24 (2), 199-224.

• Kulmala, Meri (2013): Jokainen lapsi on omanlaisensa yksilö! Rajatylittävän yhteistyön aikaansaamista muutoksista venäläisen lastensuojelutyön ajattelussa ja käytänteissä. Arvio pelastakaa lasten lähialueyhteistyöstä Karjalassa ja Leningradin alueella vuosina 2005-2013. Helsinki: Pelastakaa lapset.

• Kulmala, Meri (2015): “Perhe hyvinvointipolitiikan keskiönä”. In Venäjän palatseissa ja kaduilla, ed. by Kivinen, Markku & Vähäkylä, Leena. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 159-160.

• Kulmala, Meri, Kainu, Markus, Nikula, Jouko & Kivinen, Markku (2014): ”Paradoxes of Agency: Democracy and Welfare in Russia”. Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 23 (4), 523-552.

• Kulmala, Meri & Tšernova, Žanna (2015): ”Työn ja perheen yhteensovittaminen Venäjällä” [Work and Family in Reconcilation in Russia]. Idäntutkimus [The Finnish Review of Eastern European Studies] 2/2015, 17–34.

• Sinyavskaya, Oxana & Biryukova, Svetlana & Varlamova, Maria (2013): Sirotstvo v Rossii: Osnovnye tendencii i prioritety gosudarstvennoi politiki (Orphanage in Russia: Main tendencies and policy priorities). SPERO. Social Policy: Expertise, Recommendations, Overviews. #18-2013.  http://spero.socpol.ru/docs/N18_2013_03.pdf