Department of Political Science

Lars Thorup Larsen

Associate professor

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Lars Thorup Larsen

Associate professor

  • Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1331, 227
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark

Email: lars@ps.au.dk

Mobile: +4526748885

Phone: +4587165701

Employment

Associate professor

Department of Political Science

Aarhus University

Aarhus C, Denmark

19 Jun 2018 → present

Nationality: Danish

Research areas

- Public health, tobacco control, health politics and policy
- Sociology of professions
- Knowledge and public policy
- Morality politics and comparative public policy
- Social and political theory
- Michel Foucault, biopolitics and governmentality

Teaching and supervision areas

- Political sociology and sociological theory
- Comparative public policy
- Professions and the political sociology of expertise
- Sociology of health and illness
- Health politics and policy

Publications

Advice Not Safely Ignored: Professional Authority and the Resilience of Legitimate Complexity

Harrits, G. S. & Larsen, L. T., 2018. 33 p.

Legitimizing Positive Health for All: A Genealogy of the World Health Organization’s Definition of Health

Larsen, L. T., 1 Sep 2017. 24 p.

Hvorfor slår reformforsøg (næsten) altid fejl i amerikansk sundhedspolitik?

Larsen, L. T., 2017, In : Raeson.

No Third Parties. The Medical Profession Reclaims Authority in Doctor-Patient Relationships

Larsen, L. T., 2016, In : Professions and Professionalism. 6, 2, p. 1-14 14 p.

Professional claims to authority: a comparative study of Danish doctors and teachers (1950-2010)

Harrits, G. S. & Larsen, L. T., 2016, In : Journal of Professions and Organization. 3, 2, p. 154-169 16 p.

Fra ventelister til frit valg. Neoliberal guvernementalitet i sundhedsvæsenet

Larsen, L. T., 2015, In : Gjallerhorn. 20, p. 17-24 8 p.

Governing Health Care through Free Choice: Neoliberal Reforms in Denmark and the United States

Larsen, L. T. & Stone, D., 2015, In : Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 40, 5, p. 941-970 30 p.

The Problematization of Fertility Treatment: Biopolitics and IVF Policy in Denmark

Larsen, L. T., 2015, In : Distinktion. 16, 3, p. 318-336 19 p.

Professional Claims to Authority: An Explorative Study of Danish Doctors and Teachers 1950-2010

Harrits, G. S. & Larsen, L. T., 2014.

How religion becomes political. A comparative study of religion and morality policy

Larsen, L. T., Engeli, I. & Green-Pedersen, C., 30 Aug 2013. 22 p.

GOVERNING REPRODUCTION. THE GENEALOGY OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION POLICIES IN DENMARK

Larsen, L. T., 2013. 23 p.

Guvernementalisering af velfærdsprofessionerne

Larsen, L. T., 2013, In : Dansk Sociologi. 24, 3, p. 37-61

Indsamle, analysere, systematisere

Larsen, L. T., 2013, In : Gjallerhorn. 16, p. 52-61

The Puzzle of Permissiveness: Understanding policy processes around morality issues

Engeli, I., Green-Pedersen, C. & Larsen, L. T., 2013, In : Journal of European Public Policy. 20, 3, p. 335 352 p.

The political control of medical diagnoses - welfare retrenchment through demedicalization

Møller, M. Ø. & Larsen, L. T., 2 Sep 2012. 25 p.

The Leap of Faith from Disease Treatment to Lifestyle Prevention: The Genealogy of a Policy Idea

Larsen, L. T., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 37, 2, p. 227-252

Symbolic Mechanisms of Professional Closure. Beyond Legally Sanctioned Monopolies

Harrits, G. S. & Larsen, L. T., 2012. 20 p.

The Politics of Morality in Western Europe

Engeli, I., Green-Pedersen, C. & Larsen, L. T., 2012, In : Perspectives on Europe. 42, 2, p. 60-65

Turning critique inside out: Foucault, Boltanski and Chiapello on the tactical displacement of power

Larsen, L. T., 2011, In : Distinktion. 12, 1, p. 37-55

Bureaucrats, advocates and scientists: The comparative dynamics of networks and smoking bans in England, Denmark and Germany

Larsen, L. T., 2010. 20 p.

Framing knowledge and innocent victims. Europe bans smoking in public places

Larsen, L. T., 2010, In : Critical Discourse Studies. 7, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Is prevention better than cure? Public health policy and the circular structure of learning

Larsen, L. T., 2010. 20 p.

Sinners in the Laboratory. Morality Issues from the Politics of Sin to Biomedical Regulation

Larsen, L. T., 2010. 20 p.

The Tactical Displacement of Ideas, or why I am Becoming Lakatos Intolerant

Larsen, L. T., 2010, In : Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft. 39, 1, p. 27-39 13 p.

The Two Worlds of Morality Politics

Engeli, I., Green-Pedersen, C. & Larsen, L. T., 2010. 22 p.

The circular structure of policy failure and learning. Danish and American public health policy 1975-2005

Larsen, L. T., 2010, In : Tidsskrift for Forskning i Sygdom og Samfund. 13, p. 160-193 33 p.

Når kritikken tager magten: Samfundskritik og magtforskydninger ifølge Foucault, Boltanski og Chiapello

Larsen, L. T., 2008, In : Dansk Sociologi. p. 109-126 18 p.

The Political Impact of Science: Is Tobacco Control Science- or Policy-driven?

Larsen, L. T., 2008, In : Science and Public Policy. 35, 10, p. 757-769 13 p.

Økonomi som kritisk sandhedsmekanisme

Larsen, L. T., 2008, In : Samfundsoekonomen. 3, p. 21-25 5 p.

Er økonomien blevet biopolitisk eller har den været det hele tiden?

Larsen, L. T., 2007, In : Turbulens.net.. 10, 7 p.

Knowledge, bystanders, and the new public space:  - a cross-country comparison of smoking restrictions

Larsen, L. T., 2007. 26 p.

Speaking Truth to Biopower: On the Genealogy of Bioeconomy

Larsen, L. T., 2007, In : Distinktion. 14, p. 9-24 16 p.

With everything that we know today: Europe bans smoking in public places

Larsen, L. T., 2007. 25 p.

The Tactical Displacement of Ideas, or why I am Becoming Lakatos Intolerant

Larsen, L. T., 2006. 15 p.

Hvad er et samfund?

Larsen, L. T. & Tarde, G., 2004, In : Distinktion. 9, p. 9-27 19 p.

Foucaults kritik af den antropologiske illusion

Larsen, L. T., 2003, In : Informanten. p. 7-10 4 p.

Staten, det er ikke mig

Larsen, L. T., 2002, In : Politica. 34, 3, p. 281-295 15 p.

Det sunde fællesskab

Højlund, H. & Larsen, L. T., 2001, In : Distinktion. 3, p. 73-90 18 p.

Activities

Forsknings- og Innovationsstyrelsen (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
Dec 2018 → …

ECPR Hamburg

Lars Thorup Larsen (Participant)
22 Aug 2018

International Sociological Association World Congress

Lars Thorup Larsen (Participant)
19 Jul 2018

Department of Political Science (Organisational unit)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
13 Jun 2018

MatchPoints 2018: The Welfare State: New solutions to Old Problems?

Lars Thorup Larsen (Participant)
25 May 2018

Department of Political Science (Organisational unit)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
Jan 2018 → …

Aarhus BSS (Organisational unit)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
2018 → …

Distinktion (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
2018 → …

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
2018 → …

Syddansk universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
29 Apr 2016

Distinktion, temanummer "Mapping Reproduction" (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
29 Oct 2015

Aalborg Universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
2014 → …

European Journal of Political Research (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2014 → …

European Political Science Review (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2014

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Roskilde Universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
2014

Scandinavian Political Studies (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Tidsskrift for Sygdom og Samfund (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Dansk Sociologi - temanummer: "Velfærdsprofessioner" (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
Nov 2013

Aarhus Universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Chairman)
2013

Aarhus Universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
2013

Dansk Sociologi (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2013 → …

Politica (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2013

Professions and Professionalism (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2013

University of Sydney (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
Dec 2011

Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Syddansk Universitet (External organisation)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Member)
Nov 2011Jan 2012

Distinktion (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
Aug 2011

Dansk Sociologi (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Distinktion (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
2010 → …

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Politica (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Scandinavian Political Studies (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Science as Culture (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Foucault, sundhed, biopolitik

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
11 Feb 2008

Agenda (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 2008

Slagmark (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 2008

Sygdom og Samfund (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 2008

Magtens tænkere - Foucault

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
10 Dec 2007

Den politiske forestilling om individet: - hvorfra kommer forestillingen om det perfekte menneske?

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
17 Nov 2007

Opponentindlæg

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
14 Sep 2007

Hvordan kan vi forklare den aktuelle bølge af rygeforbud i Europa?

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
24 Nov 2006

Biopolitik, bioøkonomi og kapitalisme

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
23 Nov 2006

Samfundsvidenskabens kanon - Michel Foucault

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
6 Nov 2006

Such is Life in the New Economy

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
8 Sep 2006

European Summer School in Policy Analysis

Lars Thorup Larsen (Participant)
17 Jul 200629 Jul 2006

Hvad er betydningen af ideer? : - et endagssymposium om betydningen af ideer i offentlig politik

Lars Thorup Larsen (Organizer)
9 Jun 2006

Afmagt og polyvalens i folkesundhedens videnspolitik

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
24 Nov 2005

Den nye Foucault-forskning. Éndagskonference om Michel Foucaults nyudgivne forelæsninger 1971-1984

Lars Thorup Larsen (Organizer)
24 Nov 2005

'The Truth will set you free' - a genealogy of public health policy in Denmark and the United States 1975-2005

Lars Thorup Larsen (Lecturer)
17 Nov 2005

Distinktion, Temanummer om 'Political Theology' (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 20051 Jan 2006

Distinktion - Temanumer om "Empire" (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 200331 Dec 2003

Distinktion - Temanummer om økonomisk sociologi (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 200331 Dec 2003

Distinktion - Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
1 Jan 200031 Dec 2008

Distinktion - Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory (Journal)

Lars Thorup Larsen (Editor)
20002014