Willy Pedersen

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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
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Academic Interests

  • Sociology about deviance, marginalization and culture.
  • Empirical projects about youth, crime, alcohol, drugs and sexuality.

Courses Taught

  • SOS1000 - Innføring i sosiologi
  • SOS1001 - Introduksjon til sosiologi
  • SOS2300 - Marginalisering, kriminalitet og rusmiddelmisbruk
  • SOS4301 - Marginalisering, kriminalitet, kontroll

Background

  • Mag.art 1980
  • Dr.philos in 1991
  • Worked at Norwegian Social research 1992-2001
  • Professor at Department of Sociology, University of Oslo, from 2001

Positions Held

  • Member of the Research board, Programme for research on substance abuse. Norwegian Research Council
Tags: Sociology

Publications

  • Andersen, Patrick Lie; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2017). Russetid i Oslo. Hvem deltar? Hvem feirer hardest?, I: Jørn Ljunggren (red.),  Oslo - ulikhetenes by.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202521615.  Kapittel 14.  s 307 - 323
  • Edland-Gryt, Marit; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2017). From ecstasy to MDMA: Recreational drug use, symbolic boundaries and drug trends. International journal of drug policy.  ISSN 0955-3959.  50, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.030
  • Enstad, Frøydis; Pedersen, Willy; Nilsen, Wendy & von Soest, Tilmann (2017). Predicting early onset of intoxication versus drinking—A population-based prospective study of Norwegian adolescents. Addictive Behaviors Reports.  ISSN 2352-8532.  6, s 1- 7 . doi: 10.1016/j.abrep.2017.04.002 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Eilert Sundt: Hard refser, øm forsoner. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning.  ISSN 0040-716X.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Ungdommens rusdelte Oslo, I: Jørn Ljunggren (red.),  Oslo - ulikhetenes by.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202521615.  Kapittel 13.  s 293 - 306
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders & von Soest, Tilmann (2017). Neighborhood or School? Influences on Alcohol Consumption and Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Urban Adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.  ISSN 0047-2891.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Sandberg, Sveinung & Copes, Heith (2017). Destruction, fascination and illness: risk perceptions and uses of heroin and opiate maintenance treatment drugs. Health, Risk and Society.  ISSN 1369-8575.  19(1-2), s 74- 90 . doi: 10.1080/13698575.2016.1256377
  • Pedersen, Willy; Tutenges, Sébastien & Sandberg, Sveinung (2017). The pleasures of drunken one-night stands: Assemblage theory and narrative environments. International journal of drug policy.  ISSN 0955-3959.  49, s 160- 167
  • Pedersen, Willy; Vestel, Viggo Jan & Bakken, Anders (2017). At risk for radicalization and jihadism? A population-based study of Norwegian adolescents. Cooperation and Conflict.  ISSN 0010-8367. . doi: DOI: 10.1177/0010836717716721
  • Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2017). How is low parental socioeconomic status associated with future smoking and nicotine dependence in offspring? A population-based longitudinal 13-year follow-up. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  45(1), s 16- 24 . doi: 10.1177/1403494816680800 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip; Pedersen, Willy & Sandberg, Sveinung (2016). Party on wheels: mobile party spaces in the Norwegian high school graduation celebration. British Journal of Sociology.  ISSN 0007-1315.  67(2), s 328- 347
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip; Pedersen, Willy; von Soest, Tilmann & Gray, Paul (2016). When is it OK to be drunk? Situational and cultural variations in the acceptability of visible intoxication in the UK and Norway. International journal of drug policy.  ISSN 0955-3959.  29, s 27- 32 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.002 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus, ritualer og regulering, I: Ivar Frønes & Lise Kjølsrød (red.),  Det norske samfunn.  Gyldendal Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-05-49021-5.  Kapittel 36.  s 205 - 225
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Transatlantisk kjærlighet: Algren, de Beauvoir, Sartre. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  33(1-2), s 123- 134 . doi: 10.18261
  • Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2016). Urban landscapes of adolescent substance use. Acta Sociologica.  ISSN 0001-6993.  59(2), s 131- 150 . doi: 10.1177/0001699315625448 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Copes, Heith & Sandberg, Sveinung (2016). Alcohol and violence in nightlife and party settings: a qualitative study. Drug and Alcohol Review.  ISSN 0959-5236.  35(5), s 557- 563 . doi: 10.1111/dar.12395 Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy; Fjær, Eivind Grip; Gray, Paul & von Soest, Tilmann (2016). Perceptions of harms associated with tobacco, alcohol and cannabis in students from the UK and Norway. Contemporary Drug Problems.  ISSN 0091-4509.  43(1), s 47- 61 . doi: 10.1177/0091450916638578 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud & Pedersen, Willy (2016). If it works there, will it work here?: The effect of a multi-component responsible beverage service (RBS) programme on violence in Oslo. Drug And Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716.  169, s 128- 133 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.10.019 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip & Pedersen, Willy (2015). Drinking and moral order: drunken comportment revisited. Addiction Research and Theory.  ISSN 1606-6359.  23(6), s 449- 458 . doi: 10.3109/16066359.2015.1028922
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip; Pedersen, Willy & Sandberg, Sveinung (2015). “I’m Not One of Those Girls”: Boundary-Work and the Sexual Double Standard in a Liberal Hookup Context. Gender & Society.  ISSN 0891-2432.  29(6), s 960- 981 . doi: 10.1177/0891243215602107
  • Pedersen, Willy (2015). From badness to illness: Medical cannabis and self-diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Addiction Research and Theory.  ISSN 1606-6359.  23(3), s 177- 186 . doi: 10.3109/16066359.2014.954556
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders & von Soest, Tilmann (2015). Adolescents from affluent city districts drink more alcohol than others. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  110(10), s 1595- 1604 . doi: 10.1111/add.13005 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Sandberg, Sveinung & Copes, Heith (2015). High Speed: Amphetamine Use in the Context of Conventional Culture. Deviant behavior.  ISSN 0163-9625.  36(2), s 146- 165 . doi: 10.1080/01639625.2014.923272
  • Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2015). Adolescent Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking: An 18-year Trend Study of Prevalence and Correlates. Alcohol and Alcoholism.  ISSN 0735-0414.  50(2), s 219- 225 . doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agu091 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2015). Which substance is most dangerous? Perceived harm ratings among students in urban and rural Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  43(4), s 385- 392 . doi: 10.1177/1403494815576267 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kvaavik, Elisabeth; von Soest, Tilmann & Pedersen, Willy (2014). Nondaily smoking: a population-based, longitudinal study of stability and predictors. BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  14(123) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-123 Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy (2014). Forbidden fruit? A longitudinal study of Christianity, Sex and Marriage. Journal of Sex Research.  ISSN 0022-4499.  51(5), s 542- 550 . doi: 10.1080/00224499.2012.753983
  • Pedersen, Willy (2014). The powerful mix of capital and cannabis culture. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  109(3) . doi: DOI: 10.1111/add.12424
  • Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2014). Tobacco use among Norwegian adolescents: from cigarettes to snus. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  109(7), s 1154- 1162 . doi: 10.1111/add.12509
  • Shammas, Victor Lund; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2014). Trajectories to mid- and higher-level drug crimes: Penal misrepresentations of drug dealers in Norway. British Journal of Criminology.  ISSN 0007-0955.  54(4), s 592- 612 . doi: 10.1093/bjc/azu017
  • von Soest, Tilmann & Pedersen, Willy (2014). Hardcore adolescent smokers? An examination of the hardening hypothesis by using survey data from two Norwegian samples collected eight years apart. Nicotine & tobacco research.  ISSN 1462-2203.  16(9), s 1232- 1239 . doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntu058 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2013). Alkoholavholdende - en risikogruppe?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  133(1), s 33- 36 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.12.1017
  • Pedersen, Willy (2013). Den norske cannabiskulturen, I: Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen (red.),  Hva vet vi om cannabis?.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-02139-3.  Kapittel 3.  s 44 - 58
  • Pedersen, Willy & Sandberg, Sveinung (2013). The medicalisation of revolt: a sociological analysis of medical cannabis users. Sociology of Health and Illnes.  ISSN 0141-9889.  35(1), s 17- 32 . doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01476.x
  • Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2013). Socialization to binge drinking: a population-based, longitudinal study with emphasis on parental influences. Drug And Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716. . doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.07.028
  • Hammersvik, Eirik; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2012). Why small-scale cannabis growers stay small: Five mechanisms that prevent small-scale growers from going large scale. International journal of drug policy.  ISSN 0955-3959.  23(6), s 458- 464 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.08.001
  • Pedersen, Willy (2012). Fortellingenes kraft, I: Sidsel Kari Gilbert; Erik Stänicke & Fredrik Engelstad (red.),  Psyke, kultur og samfunn: Perspektiver på indre og ytre virkelighet.  Abstrakt forlag.  ISBN 9788279353324.  Kapittel.  s 247 - 263
  • Pedersen, Willy (2012). Guds grep: Kristendom, sex og samliv. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning.  ISSN 0040-716X.  53(3), s 295- 316
  • Pedersen, Willy (2012). Hvordan ADHD blir en legitimering av «medisinsk» bruk av cannabis. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0804-0486.  20, s 251- 274
  • Soest, Tilmann M von; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav; Pedersen, Willy & Wichstrøm, Lars (2012). The relationship between socio-economic status and antidepressant prescription: a longitudinal survey and register study of young adults. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences.  ISSN 2045-7960.  21(1), s 87- 95 . doi: 10.1017/S2045796011000722
  • Pedersen, Willy (2011). Cannabis and social welfare assistance: a longitudinal study. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  106(9), s 1636- 1643 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03436.x
  • Pedersen, Willy & Mastekaasa, Arne (2011). Conduct disorder symptoms and subsequent pregnancy, child-birth and abortion: A population-based longitudinal study of adolescents. Journal of Adolescence.  ISSN 0140-1971.  34(5), s 1025- 1033 . doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.11.005
  • Kornør, Hege; Pedersen, Willy; Soest, Tilmann von; Rossow, Ingeborg & Bramness, Jørgen G. (2010). Bruk av benzodiazepiner og cannabis blant unge voksne. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  130(9), s 928- 931 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0188 Show summary
  • Rossow, Ingeborg; Pedersen, Willy & Lund, Karl Erik (2010). Kjøp av tobakk blant mindreårige. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  130(13/14), s 1337- 1339 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0511 Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy (2010). Cannabis som legemiddel: Et sosiologisk perspektiv, I:  Følelser og fornuft; Festskrift til Helge Waal (2010).  SERAF.  ISBN 978-82-93019-01-5.  Artikkel.  s 197 - 211
  • Pedersen, Willy (2010). Krigen mot narkotika går mot slutten. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  27(1/2), s 142- 152
  • Pedersen, Willy (2010). Sosiologi i gettoen. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  27(4), s 421- 429
  • Pedersen, Willy & Skardhamar, Torbjørn (2010). Cannabis and crime: findings from a longitudinal study. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  105(1), s 109- 118 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02719.x Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy & Soest, Tilmann von (2009). Smoking, nicotine dependence and mental health among young adults: A 13-year population-based longitudinal study. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  104(1), s 129- 137 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02395.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2009). Cannabis use: Subcultural opposition or social marginality? A population-based longitudinal study. Acta Sociologica.  ISSN 0001-6993.  52, s 135- 148 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0001699309104001
  • Pedersen, Willy (2009). Røyking og nikotinavhengighet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  129, s 1628- 1630
  • Pedersen, Willy & Skardhamar, Torbjørn (2009). Cannabis and crime: findings from a longitudinal study. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140. . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02719.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Abortion and depression: A population-based longitudinal study of young women. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  36, s 424- 428 . doi: 10.1177/1403494807088449
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Deltakelse i ungdomsorganisasjoner og bruk av rusmidler. Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning.  ISSN 1502-7759.  8, s 49- 65
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Does cannabis use lead to depression and suicidal behaviours? A population-based longitudinal study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.  ISSN 0001-690X.  118, s 395- 403 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2008.01259.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Hasj i Norge: Mainstream, motkultur eller marginalitet?. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning.  ISSN 0809-2052.  11(3), s 207- 218
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Hasjbruk hos unge voksne. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  128, s 1825- 1828
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Langt nede, høyt oppe. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  25, s 211- 219
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Sigaretter: Sublimt sug, stille død. Samtiden.  ISSN 0036-3928.  s 100- 113
  • Pedersen, Willy & Kristiansen, Hans Wiggo (2008). Homosexual experience, desire and identity among young adults. Journal of Homosexuality.  ISSN 0091-8369.  (54), s 68- 102 . doi: 10.1080/00918360801951962
  • Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2008). "A magnet for curious adolescents": The perceived dangers of an open drug scene. International journal of drug policy.  ISSN 0955-3959.  19(6), s 459- 466 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2007.02.001
  • Pedersen, Willy (2007). Childbirth, abortion and subsequent substance use in young women: a population-based longitudinal study. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  102, s 1971- 1978 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2007.02040.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2007). Nødprevensjon eller abort? En longitudinell studie av unge kvinner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  127, s 24- 26
  • Sandberg, Sveinung; Viland, Christine & Pedersen, Willy (2007). «JOINT, JOINE, DELE, VÆRE SAMMEN» - HASJMARKEDETS KONSEKVENSER FOR BRUK, RISIKO OG AVHENGIGHET. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0804-0486.  15, s 317- 336

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  • Pedersen, Willy (2015). Bittersøtt. Nye perspektiver på rus og rusmidler. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215024752.  181 s.
  • Næss, Hans Erik & Pedersen, Willy (red.) (2012). Merkesteiner i norsk sosiologi. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215020662.  321 s.
  • Næss, Hans Erik & Pedersen, Willy (red.) (2012). Merkesteiner i norsk sosiologi. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-02066-2.  321 s.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2010). En fremmed på benken. Essays. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215016191.  174 s.
  • Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2010). Cannabiskultur. Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215017716.  256 s.
  • Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2009). Street Capital - Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state. Policy Press.  ISBN 978-1-84742-120-3.  208 s. Show summary

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  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Drug policy in Norway.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Norsk ruspolitikk.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Nordnorge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Norge: Hva kan glede oss over? Hva bør bekymre oss?.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Oslo.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Ruspolitikk i Norge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Russetid.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Tunge rusmidler i Norge.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Skardhamar, Torbjørn & Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (2017). Utelivsvolden fortsetter. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Skardhamar, Torbjørn & Pedersen, Willy (2017, 10. mars). Har ikke lykkes med å redusere utelivsvolden i Oslo sentrum.  Aftenposten.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus i Norge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus på Nordvestlandet.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Ruspolitikk i endring.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Willy Pedersen leser Tore Renberg om alkohol.
  • Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Hart, S.; Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud & Pedersen, Willy (2016). Changes in night-time economy and the concentration of violent events.
  • Skardhamar, Torbjørn; Bringsrud Fekjær, Silje & Pedersen, Willy (2015). Effects of a multi-component responsible beverage programme service (RBS) on violent assaults in Oslo.
  • Stålesen, Eli; Høie, Magnhild & Pedersen, Willy (2015). Hvordan opplever studenter ved Universitetet i Agder forholdet til alkohol i fadderuken? Om fester, relasjoner og overskridelser..
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip & Pedersen, Willy (2014). Det smarte med russebusser. Ytring : NRK.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2014, 08. desember). Tror avhold kan bli trendy.  Vårt land.
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip & Pedersen, Willy (2013). Party on wheels: Mobile party spaces in the Norwegian high school graduation celebration.
  • Næss, Hans Erik & Pedersen, Willy (2012). Innledning, I: Hans Erik Næss & Willy Pedersen (red.),  Merkesteiner i norsk sosiologi.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215020662.  Innledning.  s 7 - 10
  • Pedersen, Willy (2011). Reply to Reinarman: The social harms of cannabis. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  106(9), s 1645- 1646 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03580.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2011). The social harms of cannabis. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  106, s 1645- 1646
  • Pedersen, Willy & Skardhamar, Torbjørn (2011). QUESTIONABLE CONCLUSIONS ON CANNABIS AND CRIME Reply. Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  106(2), s 450- 451
  • Kornør, Hege; Pedersen, Willy & Bramness, Jørgen G. (2009). Adolescent cannabis use and prescribed benzodiazepine anxiolytic use in early adulthood. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.  ISSN 1053-8569.  18, s S1-S273 . doi: 10.1002/pds.1806 Show summary
  • Pedersen, Willy (2009). ABORTION, SUBSTANCE USE AND CONFOUNDING: A REPLY TO AAVITSLAND (2009). Addiction.  ISSN 0965-2140.  104(1), s 158- 159 . doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02459.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2009). Mental health consequences of cannabis use. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.  ISSN 0001-690X.  119(5), s 411- 412 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2009.01353.x
  • Pedersen, Willy (2009). Response to Aavitsland's comments on "Abortion and depression: A population-based longitudinal study of young women". Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  37(3), s 329- 330 . doi: 10.1177/1403494808101838
  • Pedersen, Willy (2008). Emergency contraception: why the absent effect on abortion rates?. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.  ISSN 0001-6349.  87, s 132- 133
  • Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2008). Gadekapital. Ungdomsforskning.  ISSN 1602-0324.  7(1/2), s 35- 38

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