Extern gefinancierde projecten

Sociologie

  • Between collectivization and enclosure: examining the uneven provision of clean water, waste disposal and public space in rapidly growing cities

    Why do residents in rapidly growing cities succeed or fail to secure amenities required for their health, dignity, and comfort?

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  • Between institutions and social mechanisms: education and inequality in comparative perspective

    Herman van de Werfhorst's NWO Vici project studies the relation between three dimensions of a society’s educational institutional structure (tracking, standardization of examinations/tests, and the vocational specificity) and educational outcomes ...

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  • Bewoners in beweging. Onderzoek naar bewonersinitiatieven in de Amsterdamse wijkaanpak

    Dit onderzoek is om nieuwe kennis te genereren over de omgang met bewonersinitiatieven in de Amsterdamse wijkaanpak en de effecten daarvan op het actief burgerschap van bewoners.

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  • Critical Life Events and the Dynamics of Inequality: Risk, Vulnerability, and Cumulative Disadvantage

    A research consortium led by Thomas Leopold, Associate Professor of Sociology, has been awarded € 1,5 million by the European Commission via an ERA-NET Cofund grant. The project will be situated within the programme group Institutions, ...

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  • Critical Life Events and the Dynamics of Inequality: Risk, Vulnerability, and Cumulative Disadvantage

    This project studies the impact of two critical life events – job loss and union dissolution – on the life trajectories of adults and their children.

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  • De beloften van nabijheid: een kwalitatief onderzoek naar decentralisatie van arbeidsre-integratie, jeugdzorg en langdurige zorg

    Funded by Stichting Instituut GAK. Met ingang van 2015 krijgt een grote decentralisatieoperatie haar beslag, waarbij gemeenten eerstverantwoordelijke bestuurslaag worden in het ‘sociale domein’, te weten de (arbeids)participatie, langdurige ...

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  • De Toekomst van het Vakmanschap

    Vakmanschap heeft verschillende betekenissen. Voor de een betreft vakmanschap het ontwikkelen van goed opgeleide mensen die flexibel zijn, beschikken over ‘21st century skills’ en een bijdrage kunnen leveren aan een ‘lerende economie’. Voor de ...

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  • Income inequality in professional and vocational occupations

    This project investigates the link between occupational closure and income inequality in Norway, and examines how this connects with social inequality. In doing so, it addresses one of the core concerns of VAM, being the economic and social ...

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  • Inequality, Early Adult Life Courses and Economic Outcomes at Mid-life In Comparative Context (EQUALLIVES)

    This innovative project adopts a holistic approach to understanding the dynamics of inequality across the life-course.

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  • InGRID-2: Integrating Research Infrastructure For European Expertise on Inclusive Growth from Data To policy

    The objectives of the InGRID-2 project are to advance the integration and innovation of distributed social sciences research infrastructures (RI) on ‘povety, living conditions and social policies’ as well as ‘working conditions, vulnerability and ...

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  • Intergenerational Reproduction and Solidarity in an Era of Family Complexity

    One of the important consequences of the Second Demographic Transition has been the increasing complexity of families. The aim of Matthijs Kalmijn's project is to study how rising family complexity has affected two fundamental aspects of ...

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  • Migration as Development

    How do processes of development and social transformation shape human migration? More specifically, how does development affect the geographical orientation, timing, composition and volume of both internal and international migration?

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  • Neoliberalism and segregation. A comparative sociology of urban renewal in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

    This research project investigates the modalities and effects of urban renewal in the Netherlands.

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  • PARC: Politics and Risk Communication

    In this ZonMW funded research programme, the focus is on politics and especially policy making as cultural forces. How can we understand the emergence of patterned social behavior while living in a post-traditional society?

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  • Safeguarding long-term stakeholdership in Smart Cities

    Since the 90s, notions of society have become intertwined with expectations of the possibilities of the internet. All over the world, companies, government institutions, and citizens work on realizing so-called Smart Cities.

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  • SocIEtY: Social Innovation-Empowering the Young for the Common Good

    This EU (7th Framework) funded project focuses both on disadvantaged young people as well as integrating disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.

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  • SYRMAGINE – Syrian Imaginations of Europe

    Refugees’ attempts to flee to a certain country are usually preceded by imaginations about possible destination countries. These imaginations not only contribute to refugees’ decisions where to seek asylum but also have an effect on how refugees ...

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