Willy Pedersen

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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

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

  • Røgeberg, Ole & Pedersen, Willy (2021). Help-seeking behaviour among illegal substance users. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; Stefansen, Kari & von Soest, Tilmann (2021). Sexual Victimization in the Digital Age: A Population-based Study of Physical and Image-based Sexual Abuse among Adolescents. Archives of Sexual Behavior. ISSN 0004-0002.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Moffitt, Terrie & von Soest, Tilmann (2021). Privileged background protects against drug charges: A long-term population-based longitudinal study  . International journal of drug policy. ISSN 0955-3959.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Slagstad, Ketil & von Soest, Tilmann (2021). Nye seksualiteter, nye kjønn? . In Ødegård, Guro & Pedersen, Willy (Ed.), UNGDOMMEN. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-73299-8. p. 295–315. doi: 10.23865/noasp.142.ch13. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bilgrei, Ola Røed; Bakken, Anders & Pedersen, Willy (2021). Når ungdom ruser seg. In Ødegård, Guro & Pedersen, Willy (Ed.), UNGDOMMEN. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-73299-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy & Ødegård, Guro (2021). Norsk ungdomsforskning. Røtter og samtidsforståelser. In Ødegård, Guro & Pedersen, Willy (Ed.), UNGDOMMEN. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-73299-8.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2021). Distribution of capital and school-related stress at elite high schools. Journal of Youth Studies. ISSN 1367-6261. p. 1–18. doi: 10.1080/13676261.2021.1970724. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy; Holst, Cathrine & Fjell, Live Kjos (2021). Warriors against the "War on Drugs": Lay Experts in Norwegian Drug Policy. Current Sociology. ISSN 0011-3921.
  • Røgeberg, Ole & Pedersen, Willy (2021). Hjelpesøkende atferd blant brukere av illegale rusmidler. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.21.0249.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Copes, Heith & Gashi, Liridona (2021). Narratives of the mystical among users of psychedelics. Acta Sociologica. ISSN 0001-6993. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy (2020). Møter med det hellige: bruk av LSD, fleinsopp og andre psykedeliske stoffer . Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040-716X. 61(4), p. 372–388. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-291X-2020-04-03.
  • Gashi, Liridona; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2020). Making “bad trips” good. How users of psychedelics narratively transform challenging trips into valuable experiences. International journal of drug policy. ISSN 0955-3959. 87. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102997. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager; Moffitt, Terrie E & Soest, Tilmann von (2020). Delinquency Abstainers in Adolescence and Educational and Labour Market Outcomes in Midlife: A Population-Based 25-year Longitudinal Study. Developmental Psychology. ISSN 0012-1649. doi: 10.1037/dev0001117. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy & von Soest, Tilmann (2020). Intelligence, alcohol consumption, and adverse consequences. A study of young Norwegian men. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1403-4948. doi: 10.1177/1403494820944719. Full text in Research Archive
  • Von Soest, Tilmann; Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy & Sletten, Mira Aaboen (2020). Life satisfaction among adolescents before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0437. Full text in Research Archive
  • Von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders & Sletten, Mira Aaboen (2020). Compliance with infection control rules among adolescents in Oslo during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0449. Full text in Research Archive
  • Haave, Per & Pedersen, Willy (2020). The Promise and Demise of LSD Psychotherapy in Norway. Social history of medicine. ISSN 0951-631X. p. 1–18. doi: 10.1093/shm/hkz128. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders & von Soest, Tilmann (2019). Mer bruk av cannabis blant Oslo-ungdom: Hvem er i risikosonen? Norsk sosiologisk tidsskrift. ISSN 2535-2512. 3, p. 457–471. doi: 10.18261/issn.2535-2512-2019-06-06. Full text in Research Archive
  • Vaynman, Margareth; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2019). 'Locker room talk': Male bonding and sexual degradation in drinking stories. Culture, Health and Sexuality. ISSN 1369-1058. 22(11), p. 1235–1252. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2019.1670864. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gashi, Liridona; Pedersen, Willy & Ugelvik, Thomas (2019). The pains of detainment: Experience of time and coping strategies at immigration detention centres . Theoretical criminology. ISSN 1362-4806. doi: 10.1177/1362480619855989.
  • Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2019). Immigration and the decline in adolescent binge drinking. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. ISSN 0376-8716. 203, p. 35–43. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.05.031. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sandberg, Sveinung; Copes, Heith & Pedersen, Willy (2019). When peaceful people fight: Beyond neutralization and subcultural theory. British Journal of Criminology. ISSN 0007-0955. 59(6), p. 1309–1327. doi: 10.1093/bjc/azz032. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy (2019). Fatal attraction: A narrative of early opioid addiction . Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. ISSN 1455-0725. 36(5), p. 470–481. doi: 10.1177/1455072519843218. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy & Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (2019). Hva de snakker om når de snakker om stress. Norsk sosiologisk tidsskrift. ISSN 2535-2512. 3, p. 101–118. doi: 10.18261/issn.2535-2512-2019-02-01. Full text in Research Archive
  • Tokle, Rikke Iren & Pedersen, Willy (2019). “Cloud chasers” and “substitutes”: E-cigarettes, vaping subcultures and vaper identities. Sociology of Health and Illness. ISSN 0141-9889. 41(5), p. 917–932. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12854. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sandberg, Sveinung; Tutenges, Sébastien & Pedersen, Willy (2019). Drinking stories as a narrative genre: The five classic themes. Acta Sociologica. ISSN 0001-6993. 62(4), p. 406–419. doi: 10.1177/0001699319833142. Full text in Research Archive
  • Tutenges, Sébastien; Sandberg, Sveinung & Pedersen, Willy (2019). Sexually violent effervescence: Understanding sexual assault among youth. Sexualities. ISSN 1363-4607. 23(3), p. 406–421. doi: 10.1177/1363460719830342. Full text in Research Archive
  • Jarness, Vegard; Pedersen, Willy & Flemmen, Magne (2018). The discreet charm of the children of the bourgeoisie: economic capital and its symbolic expressions at an elite business school. British Journal of Sociology. ISSN 0007-1315. doi: 10.1111/1468-4446.12625. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy; Jarness, Vegard & Flemmen, Magne (2018). Revenge of the nerds: Cultural capital and the politics of lifestyle among adolescent elites. Poetics. ISSN 0304-422X. 70, p. 54–66. doi: 10.1016/j.poetic.2018.05.002. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy (2018). Eilert Sundt: Hard refser, øm forsoner. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040-716X. 59(1), p. 73–79. doi: 10.18261/ISSN.1504-291X-2018-01-06. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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. p. 1–15. doi: 10.1007/s10964-017-0787-0.
  • 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, p. 160–167. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.08.005. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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
  • 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: 10.1177/0010836717716721.
  • Andersen, Patrick Lie; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2017). Russetid i Oslo. Hvem deltar? Hvem feirer hardest? In Ljunggren, Jørn (Eds.), Oslo - ulikhetenes by. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202521615. p. 307–323.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Ungdommens rusdelte Oslo. In Ljunggren, Jørn (Eds.), Oslo - ulikhetenes by. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202521615. p. 293–306.
  • 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, p. 1–7. doi: 10.1016/j.abrep.2017.04.002. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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), p. 16–24. doi: 10.1177/1403494816680800. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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), p. 74–90. doi: 10.1080/13698575.2016.1256377.
  • 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, p. 128–133. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.10.019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus, ritualer og regulering. In Frønes, Ivar & Kjølsrød, Lise (Ed.), Det norske samfunn. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-49021-5. p. 205–225.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Transatlantisk kjærlighet: Algren, de Beauvoir, Sartre. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 33(1-2), p. 123–134. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3053-2016-01-02-11.
  • 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), p. 47–61. doi: 10.1177/0091450916638578. 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), p. 557–563. doi: 10.1111/dar.12395.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2016). Urban landscapes of adolescent substance use. Acta Sociologica. ISSN 0001-6993. 59(2), p. 131–150. doi: 10.1177/0001699315625448. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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, p. 27–32. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.002. 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), p. 328–347. doi: 10.1111/1468-4446.12189.
  • 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), p. 960–981. doi: 10.1177/0891243215602107.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders & von Soest, Tilmann (2015). Adolescents from affluent city districts drink more alcohol than others. Addiction. ISSN 0965-2140. 110(10), p. 1595–1604. doi: 10.1111/add.13005. 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), p. 385–392. doi: 10.1177/1403494815576267. 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), p. 449–458. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2015.1028922.
  • 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), p. 219–225. doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agu091. 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), p. 146–165. doi: 10.1080/01639625.2014.923272.
  • 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), p. 177–186. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2014.954556.
  • 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), p. 1232–1239. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntu058. Full text in Research Archive

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  • Ødegård, Guro & Pedersen, Willy (2021). UNGDOMMEN. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-02-73299-8. 300 p.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Pollan, Michael (2019). Psykedelisk renessanse. Forord. Flux forlag. ISBN 978-82-8384-009-4. 5 p.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2015). Bittersøtt. Nye perspektiver på rus og rusmidler. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215024752. 181 p.

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  • Pedersen, Willy (2021). Podcasten "Fra straff til hjelp" UiO Visjonen om et narkotikafritt samfunn. [Internet]. Podcast .
  • Pedersen, Willy (2021). LSD og møtet med det hellige NRK verdibørsen .
  • Pedersen, Willy; Holst, Cathrine & Fjell, Live Kjos (2021). Rusreformens nye eksperter. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2021). Skal vi straffe rusmisbrukere «for sikkerhets skyld»? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2021). Hva ville Thorvald sagt? Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839.
  • Eriksen, Ingunn Marie & Pedersen, Willy (2021). Podcast: Ti teser om ungdommen Alt som skjer i familien. [Internet]. https://podcasts.apple.com/no/podcast/alt-som-skjer-i-famili.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Berg, Johannes (2021). Ti teser om ungdommen podcast Det politiske generasjonsgapet. [Internet]. https://podcasts.apple.com/no/podcast/det-politiske-generasj.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Skogen, Ketil (2021). Podcast: ti teser om ungdommen Gutta på jakt . [Internet]. https://podcasts.apple.com/no/podcast/gutta-p%C3%A5-jakt/id1.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Banafsheh, Azin (2021). Ti teser om ungdommen Hva gjør du når noen kaller deg «jævla muslim»?
  • Pedersen, Willy & Ødegård, Guro (2021). Podcast - Ti teser om ungdommen. Da ungdomsforskningen kom til Norge. [Internet]. Podcast .
  • Banafsheh, Azin & Pedersen, Willy (2021). "Jævla terrorist!" Muslimhets og hverdagsmotsand.
  • Pedersen, Willy & Madsen, Ole Jacob (2021). Den psykisk skjøre generasjonen? [Internet]. Ti teser om ungdommen-podcast.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Stefansen, Kari; Bakken, Anders & von Soest, Tilmann (2021). Ny studie: Digitale overgrep er nå er nesten like vanlige som fysiske. Aftenposten Viten. ISSN 2464-3033. p. 35–35.
  • Jacobsen, Sigurd Eid; Persson, Marlene & Pedersen, Willy (2021). Ungdomsforskningen står sterkere enn før. [Internet]. sosiologen.no.
  • Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy & Sletten, Mira Aaboen (2020). Osloungdom i koronatiden. Oslospeilet. 30(3), p. 19–25.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Moffitt, Terrie E; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager & von Soest, Tilmann (2020). Hvordan går det med ungdom som aldri gjør noe galt? Aftenposten Viten. ISSN 2464-3033.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann & Sletten, Mira Aaboen (2020). Smittevern: Innvandrerungdom på Oslo øst viser vei. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Gashi, Liridona; Pedersen, Willy & Ugelvik, Thomas (2020). Den innsattes tapte tid. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2019). Innvandring har gitt mindre ungdomsfyll. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116. p. 37–37.
  • Haslie, Nina Alnes & Pedersen, Willy (2018). Professoren som endret ruspolitikken . [Newspaper]. Forskning.no.
  • Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy & Ødegård, Guro (2018). Farvel til generasjon lydig? . Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Andersen, Patrick Lie; Pedersen, Willy & Bakken, Anders (2017). Russetid i Oslo.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Norge: Hva kan glede oss over? Hva bør bekymre oss?
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Nordnorge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Russetid.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Tunge rusmidler i Norge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Ruspolitikk i Norge.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Rus i Oslo.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Drug policy in Norway.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2017). Norsk ruspolitikk.
  • Pedersen, Willy; Skardhamar, Torbjørn & Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud (2017). Utelivsvolden og overskjenkingen i Oslo bare fortsetter. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Skardhamar, Torbjørn & Pedersen, Willy (2017). Har ikke lykkes med å redusere utelivsvolden i Oslo sentrum. [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Ruspolitikk i endring.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus på Nordvestlandet.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Willy Pedersen leser Tore Renberg om alkohol.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2016). Rus i Norge.
  • 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.
  • Pedersen, Willy (2014). Tror avhold kan bli trendy. [Newspaper]. Vårt land.
  • Fjær, Eivind Grip & Pedersen, Willy (2014). Det smarte med russebusser. Ytring : NRK.
  • Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy; von Soest, Tilmann & Sletten, Mira Aaboen (2020). Oslo-ungdom i koronatiden. En studie av ungdom under covid-19-pandemien. NOVA, OsloMet. ISSN 978-82-7894-747-0.

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