Peer-reviewed articles

Kukkonen, Iida, Pajunen, Tero, Sarpila, Outi & Åberg, Erica (2023). Is beauty-based inequality gendered? A systematic review of gender differences in socioeconomic outcomes of physical attractiveness in labor markets. European Societies.

Kukkonen, Iida & Sarpila, Outi (2021). Gendered experiences of appearance-related perks and penalties in Finnish labor markets. Nordic journal of working life studies, 11(s7).

Åberg, Erica, Kukkonen, Iida, Sarpila, Outi (2020). From double to triple standards of ageing. Perceptions of physical appearance at the intersections of age, gender and class. Journal of Aging Studies, 55, 100876.

Sarpila, Outi, Koivula, Aki, Kukkonen, Iida, Åberg, Erica & Pajunen, Tero (2020). Double standards in the accumulation and utilisation of ‘aesthetic capital’. Poetics 82, 101447.

Åberg, Erica, Koivula, Aki, Kukkonen, Iida, Sarpila, Outi, Pajunen, Tero (2020). Compliment rules or compliments rule? A population-level study of appearance commenting norms on social media. Meiselwitz, G. (Ed.) Social Computing and Social Media. Participation, User Experience, Consumer Experience, and Applications of Social Computing. HCII 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 12195. Springer, Cham.

Åberg, Erica, Koivula, Aki, & Kukkonen, Iida (2020). A feminine burden of perfection? Appearance-related pressures on social networking sites. Telematics and Informatics, 46, 101319.

Scientific monographs (peer-reviewed)

Sarpila, Outi, Kukkonen, Iida, Åberg, Erica & Pajunen, Tero (Eds.) (2022). Appearance as Capital – The Normative Regulation of Aesthetic Capital Accumulation and Conversion. Emerald Publishing. Open access:

Scientific monographs (non-peer-reviewed)

Kukkonen, Iida & Pajunen, Tero & Sarpila, Outi & Åberg, Erica (2019). Ulkonäköyhteiskunta – Ulkoinen olemus pääomana 2000-luvun Suomessa. Into Kustannus.