Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

AISSR Dissertations 2015

Globalization and mental health: The impact of war and armed conflict on families

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: S.J. Song
Promotors: J.T.V.M. de Jong, C.D. Kaplan
Defense: December, 14, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Post-separation families: Residential arrangements and everyday life of separated parents and their children

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: W. Bakker
Promotor: C.H. Mulder
Copromotor: C.J.M. Karsten
Defense: December, 10, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The long arm of finance: Exploring the unlikely financialization of governments and public institutions

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: R.G. Hendrikse
Promotors: E.R. Engelen, J.D. Sidaway
Copromotor: V.D. Mamadouh
Defense: November, 26, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Place-making around high-speed railway stations in China

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: G. Dai
Promotor: W.G.M. Salet
Copromotor: J. de Vries
Defense: November, 20, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Business and politics in provincial Indonesia: The batik and construction sector in Pekalongan, Central Java

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: A. Savirani
Promotors: M.A.F. Rutten, G.A. van Klinken
Copromotor: G. Nooteboom
Defense: November, 3, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Governance by pilot projects: Experimenting with surveillance in Dutch crime control

Programmegroups: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body; Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: F. Grommé
Promotors: J. Grin, A.A. M'charek
Defense: October, 13, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Flexible employment, precarious employees? Job-, employer- and institutional explanations for numerical flexibility, and its relation to precarious employment

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: M. Olsthoorn
Promotor: P.T. de Beer
Copromotor: K. Gërxhani
Defense: October, 10, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Provenance, planning and new parameters

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: M.G. Lloyd
Promotor: W.G.M. Salet
Copromotor: L.B. Janssen-Jansen
Defense: October, 2, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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From the ‘Workshop of the World’ to an emerging global city-region: Restructuring of the Pearl River Delta in the advanced services economy

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: X. Zhang
Promotor: R.C. Kloosterman
Co-promotor: N. Phelps
Defense: September, 22, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Distributing coherence: Human rights, HIV, police violence and the post-Apartheid state

Programmegroup: Health, Care, and the Body
Candidate: O. Human
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Co-promotor: J. Zigon
Defense: September, 10, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The governance of international migration in Turkey and Morocco: Irregular migrants’ access to right to stay

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: A.E. Üstübici Önay
Promotors: J.C. Rath, A. Içduygu
Defense: September, 2, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Playing it by the rules: Local bans on the public use of soft drugs and the production of shared spaces of everyday life

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: D.A.M. Chevalier
Promotors: D.J. Korf, J.C. Rath
Defense: June, 26, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Expanding Global Production Networks: The emergence, evolution and the developmental impact of the offshore service sector in the Philippines

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: J.N. Kleibert
Promotor: R.C. Kloosterman
Copromotor: N.P.C. Beerepoot
Defense: June, 23, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Negotiating urban conflict: Conflicts as opportunity for urban democracy

Programmegroup: Transnational configurations, conflict and governance
Candidate: N. Verloo
Promotor: M.A. Hajer
Copromotor: D.W. Laws
Defense: June, 19, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Verre buren: Samenleven in de schaduw van de Holocaust

Programmegroup: Challenges to democratic representation
Candidate: F.A. Demant
Promotor: A.J.J. Nijhuis
Defense: June, 19, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Brave New Neighbourhood: Affective citizenship in Dutch territorial governance

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: M. de Wilde
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, E.H. Tonkens
Defense: June, 17, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Rule of morality versus rule of law? A Multi-method comparative study into the values that characterize a good civil servant in China and the Netherlands

Programmegroup: Transnational configurations, conflict and governance
Candidate: L. Yang
Promotor: M.R. Rutgers
Copromotor: Z. van der Wal
Defense: June, 11, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Why fashion models don’t smile: Aesthetic standards and logics in the field of fashion images, 1982-2011

Programmegroup: Cultural Sociology
Candidate: E.C. van der Laan
Promotor: G.M.M. Kuipers
Copromotor: O.J.M. Velthuis
Defense: June, 3, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Tasting in mundane practices: Ethnographic interventions in social science theory

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: A.M. Mann
Promotor: A. Mol
Copromotor: J. Law
Defense: June, 2, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Ze wisten niet of ik een jongen of een meisje was: Kennis, keuze en geslachtsvariaties: Over het leven met en het kennen van intersekse condities in Nederland

Programmegroup: Cultural Sociology
Candidate: M.A. van Heesch
Promotor: T.A. Abma
Copromotors: G.A.M. Widdershoven, H.S.A. Heymans
Defense: May, 29, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The global competition for talent: Life science and biotech careers, international mobility, and competitiveness

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: A.N. Kuvik
Promotor: J.C. Rath
Defense: May, 28, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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'Respectable 'illegality': Gangs, masculinities and belonging in a Nairobi ghetto

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the quest for belonging: Ethnographies of the everyday
Candidate: N. van Stapele
Promotor: P.L. Geschiere
Copromotor: C.L.A. Willemse
Defense: April, 24, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Fishing for space: Socio-spatial relations of Indian trawl fishers in the Palk Bay, South Asia, in the context of trans-boundary fishing

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: J. Stephen
Promotor: I.S.A. Baud
Copromotors: J.M. Bavinck, A. Menon
Defense: April, 16, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Non-western women in maternity care in the Netherlands: Exploring 'inadequate' use of prenatal care and the experiences of care professionals

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: A.W. Boerleider
Promotors: W.L.J.M. Devillé, A.L. Francke
Copromotors: T.A. Wiegers, J. Manniën
Defense: April, 2, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Young boys behind bars: An ethnographic study of violence and care in South Africa

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: H. Sauls 
Promotors: J.M. Richters, R. Reis
Copromotor: S. Pendlebury
Defense: March, 19, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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How books travel: Translation flows and practices of Dutch acquiring editors and New York literary scouts, 1980-2009

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses
Candidate: T.P. Franssen
Promotor: G.M.M. Kuipers
Copromotor: O.J.M. Velthuis
Defense: March, 6 , 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Self-regarding and other-regarding attitudes: The role of contextual inequality

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses
Candidate: M. Paškov
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: K. Gërxhani
Defense: January, 29, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Shaking up the Cost Benefit Analysis process: Issues and directions for improvement when assessing integrated spatial transport plans through a cost benefit analysis

Programmegroup: Planning, Institutions and Transforming Places
Candidate: E. Beukers
Promotor: L. Bertolini
Copromotor: M.C.G. te Brömmelstroet
Defense: January, 29, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The future in the past: Victory, defeat, and grand strategy in the US, UK, France and Germany

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance
Candidate: P.A. van Hooft
Promotor: B.M. Burgoon
Defense: January, 27, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Micro and small enterprises, water and developing countries: a challenge for sustainability in Colombia

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: G.A.M.M. Sanz Galindo
Promotor: J. Gupta
Copromotors: R. Ahlers, M.A. Siebel
Defense: January, 21, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Perceptions and treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Suriname: a medical-anthropological perspective

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: S. Ramdas
Promotor: R. Reis
Copromotors: S. van der Geest, H.D.F.H. Schallig  
Defense: January, 15, 2015, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Published by  AISSR

1 February 2016