Articles by Taina Meriluoto

10 2021

🦋 Democracy – what a lovely mess!

Taina Meriluoto
Taina Meriluoto welcomes Jean-Paul Gagnon’s project to build a democracy data mountain. But she remains troubled by methodological issues pertaining to context, values and the everyday world. If we want to advance towards the total texture of democracy, these are problems we have to resolve
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photograph of Taina Meriluoto
Taina Meriluoto
Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Sociology of Democracy, University of Helsinki

Taina specialises in experience-based political participation, and is intrigued by the self as a form of activism.

She is currently studying visual forms of politicisation among marginalised youth at the research project Imagi(ni)ng Democracy, where she explores and theorises democracy in everyday actions.

Follow her on Twitter @MeriTaina

The Loop

Cutting-edge analysis showcasing the work of the political science discipline at its best.
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Advancing Political Science
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