Willy Pedersen

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Phone +47-22854096
Mobile phone 90268644
Room 440
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

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


  • 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


  • Pedersen, Willy (2018). Eilert Sundt: Hard refser, øm forsoner. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning.  ISSN 0040-716X. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Jarness, Vegard & Flemmen, Magne (2018). DUBLETT: Revenge of the nerds: Cultural capital and the politics of lifestyle among adolescent elites. Poetics.  ISSN 0304-422X. . doi: 10.1016/j.poetic.2018.05.002
  • 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 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.030 Full text in Research Archive.
  • 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

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  • Andersen, Patrick Lie; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2017). Russetid i Oslo.
  • 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?.

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Published Oct. 14, 2010 3:06 PM - Last modified Jan. 9, 2014 8:09 AM