Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

AISSR Dissertations 2013

Dignity of dependence: welfare state reform and the struggle for respect

Programmegroup: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture
Candidate: E.M. Grootegoed
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, E.H. Tonkens
Defense: December, 18, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The place where streams seek ground. Towards a New Territorial governmentality: the meaning and usage of the concept of territorial cohesion in the European Union

Programmegroup: Planning, Institutions and Transforming Places
Candidate: B.M. Hissink Muller
Promotor: W. Salet
Defense: December, 13, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Policy discourses and multi-scalar interactions in curriculum development: Institutionalizing and translating ethnicity/race issues in Brazilian education

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: I.M. Soeterik
Promotors: I.S.A. Baud, F.X. Bonal
Co-promotors: A. Verger-Planells, R. Emerson Nascimento dos Santos
Defense: December, 6, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Pursuing transit-oriented development: Implementation through institutional change, learning and innovation

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: W.W.Y.G.Z. Tan
Promotor: L. Bertolini
Co-promotor: L.B. Janssen-Jansen
Defense: December, 5, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Between local governments and communities: knowledge exchange and mutual learning in Dutch-Moroccan and Dutch-Turkish municipal partnerships

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: E. van Ewijk
Promotor: I.S.A. Baud
Defense: November, 20, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Local healing in Northern Thailand: An anthropological study of it's effectiveness

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: Y. Tantipidoke
Promotor: J.M. Richters
Co-promotors: H.C.F. ten  Brummelhuis, K. Chuengsatiansup
Defense: November, 12, 2013, Universiteit van  Amsterdam
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Presteren op vreemde bodem: Een onderzoek naar sociale hulpbronnen en de leeromgeving als studiesuccesfactoren voor niet-westerse allochtone studenten in het Nederlandse hoger onderwijs (1997-2010) 

Programmegroup: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture
Candidate: R. Wolff
Promotor: M.J.A. Penninx
Co-promotor: M.R.J. Crul
Defense: November, 8, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Spatial opportunities of exhibition centers: Explaining path-dependencies in Amsterdam,  Frankfurt, Munich and Milan

Programmegroup: Planning, Institutions and Transforming Places
Candidate: R. Vermeulen
Promotor: W.G.M. Salet
Co-promotor: S.J.H. Majoor
Defense: November, 6, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The role and efficacy of native paraprofessional home visitors in reducing behavioral health disparities in indigenous populations

Programmegroup: Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: M.A. Barlow
Promotors: W.L.J.M. Devillé, L. Niessen
Co-promotor: M. Santosham
Defense: October, 3, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Grandparents as parents: Skipped-generation households coping with poverty and HIV in rural Zambia

Programmegroup: Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: D. Reijer
Promotors: Sjaak van der Geest, Ria Reis
Defense: October, 3, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Mothering the post-industrial city: Family and gender in urban re-generation

Programmegroup: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture
Candidate: M.A. van den Berg
Promotores: Jan Willem Duyvendak, Godfried Engbersen
Defense: October, 1, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Balancing men, morals and money: Women’s agency between HIV and security in a Malawi village

Programmegroup: Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: J.P.E. Verheijen
Promotores: Sjaak van der Geest, A. Niehof
Defense: October, 1, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Wardrobes of Turkish-Dutch women: The multiple meanings and aesthetics of Muslim dress

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging
Candidate: R.A. Ünal
Promotor: A.C.A.E. Moors
Defense: July, 5, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Socio-dynamic discrete choice: Theory and application

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: E.R. Dugundji
Promotor: H.J.P. Timmermans
Copromotors: C.H.Hommes, J.L. Walker
Defense: June, 20, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Generation in transition: Youth transitions among native-born descendants of immigrants from Turkey

Programmegroup: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture
Candidate: E. Keskiner
Promotor: J. Rath
Copromotors: M. Crul, M. du Bois-Reymond
Defense: June, 18, 2013, Universiteit van  Amsterdam
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Afrikaner, nevertheless: Stigma, shame & the sociology of cultural trauma

Programmegroups: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture; Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: J.R. Boersema
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, I.S.A. Baud
Copromotor: M. Novelli
Defense: June, 14, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Improving health insurance coverage in Ghana: a case study.

Programmegroup:  Anthropology of Health, Care, and the Body
Candidate: A.M. Kotoh
Promotor: S. van der Geest
Copromotors: I.A. Agyepong, D.K. Arhinful
Defense: June, 10, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Contesting national belonging: An established-outsider figuration on the margins of Thessaloniki, Greece

Programmegroup: Dynamics of Citizenship and Culture
Candidate: E. Pratsinakis
Promotor: J.C. Rath
Copromotor: M.P. Lindo
Defense: May, 30, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Leven als de profeet in  Nederland: over de salafi-beweging en democratie.

Programmegroup: Challenges to democratic representation.
Candidate: K.M.H.D. Roex 
Promotors: J.N. Tillie, F. Bovenkerk  
Copromotor: M.J.M. de Koning  
Defense: April, 25, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Safety in the midst of stigma: Experiencing HIV/AIDS in two Ghanaian communities. 

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care, and the Body
Candidate: Benjamin Kobina Kwansa
Promotors: S. van der Geest, K.A. Senah
Copromotor: R. Spronk
Defense: April, 9, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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 A populist Zeitgeist? The impact of populism on parties, media and the public in Western Europe

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: M. Rooduijn
Promotor: W. van der Brug
Copromotor: S.L. de Lange
Defense: March, 21, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Tracing mobilities regimes: The regulation of drug smuggling and labour migration at two airports in the Netherlands and Indonesia

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power, and Ideas
Candidate: S. Kloppenburg
Promotor: M.A.F. Rutten
Copromotors: P.F. Peters, G.M.M. Kuipers
Defense: March, 14, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Work values: Their emergence and their consequences for labour market behaviour

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses
Candidate: L. Putman
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: D. Grunow
Defense: March, 13, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Why does education pay off? Relations between institutional context and the mechanisms by which education pays off in the labor market

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: T. Bol
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: D. Grunow
Defense: March, 12, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Tussen kind en puber: Een etnografisch onderzoek

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care, and the Body
Candidate: S.N. Kuik
Promotor: R. Reis
Copromotors: J. Verrips, G.C. de Vries
Defense: March, 12, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Ethno-territorial conflict and coexistence in the Caucasus, Central Asia and Fereydan

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: B. Rezvani
Promotor: H. Knippenberg
Copromotor: G.J.W. Dijkink
Defense: February, 12, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Mothers, medicine and morality in rural Mali: an ethnographic study of therapy management of pregnancy and children’s illness episodes

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: L.J. Holten
Promotor: J.M. Richters
Copromotor: J.A.M.M. Jansen
Defense: February, 8, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Living in imaginary places: on the creation and consumption of themed residential architecture

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies 
Candidate: S.O.Meier 
Promotor: A. Reijndorp 
Copromotor: C.J.M. Karsten 
Defense: February, 8, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam 
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Non-lethality in reality: a defence technology assessment of its political and military potential

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: J.B.J. Orbons
Promotor: J. Grin
Defense: January, 30, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Persistent problems in the Dutch health care system: learning from novel practices for a transition in health care with the UPP framework

Programmegroup: Transnational configurations, conflict and governance
Candidate: T.J. Schuitmaker
Promotor: J. Grin
Copromotor: A.A. M'charek
Defense: January, 23, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The smoking chain: friendship networks, education, social background and adolescent smoking behavior in the Netherlands 

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: C. Huisman
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: J. Bruggeman
Defense: January, 15, 2013, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Published by  AISSR

3 February 2014