Peer-reviewed articles

Kukkonen, Iida & Sarpila, Outi (forthcoming 2021). Gendered Experiences of Appearance-related Perks and Penalties in Finnish Labor Markets. Nordic journal of working life studies.

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, (online first).

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

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. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, (forthcoming) 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.

Åberg, Erica & Huvila Jarna (2019). ”Hip children, good mothers – childrens clothing as capital investment?”. Young consumers (accepted for publication).

Scientific monographs (peer-reviewed)

Sarpila, Outi, Kukkonen, Iida, Åberg, Erica & Pajunen, Tero (toim.) (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.