Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

AISSR Dissertations 2016

From resistance to transformation: Politics of experimentation with new energy systems

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: J. Hoffman
Promotor: J. Grin
Copromotor: A. Loeber
Defense: December, 13, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Giving back: Diaspora philanthropy and the transnationalisation of caste in Guntur (India)

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: S. Roohi
Promotors: H.W. van Schendel, C.A. Upadhya
Defense: December, 6, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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What we want and what we see: Preferences, perceptions and judgments about inequality and meritocracy

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: S.R. Steijn
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: B.M. Burgoon
Defense: November, 11, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Re-thinking community health work in rural areas: Lessons from existing informal helping frameworks in Uganda

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: E.B. Turinawe
Promotor: R.C. Pool
Copromotor: D.H. de Vries, D.K. Kaawa-Mafigiri
Defense: November, 9, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Access to formal healthcare services in rural Uganda: why non-medical social resources matter

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: L.K. Musinguzi
Promotor: R.C. Pool
Copromotors: D.H. de Vries, D.K. Kaawa-Mafigiri
Defense: November, 9, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Van wie is het plein? Over de (on)toegankelijkheid van de openbare ruimte in een gentrificerende buurt te Amsterdam

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: D.L. van der Wilk
Promotor: J.C. Rath
Defense: November, 4, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Moderniteit en suburbaniteit in de nieuwe stad: Almere, Cergy-Pontoise, Milton Keynes

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: I.H.L. Nio
Promotors: A. Reijndorp, R.W. Boomkens
Defense: November, 1, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Globalisation of services production: Economic and social upgrading in support-service industry catering to international ICT-ITES firms in Mumbai

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: R. Kumar
Promotor: R.C. Kloosterman
Copromotor: N.P.C. Beerepoot
Defense: October, 25, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Disengaging culturalism: Artistic strategies of young Muslims in the Netherlands

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: B.M.H. Termeer
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, E. Tonkens
Copromotor: O.G.A. Verkaaik
Defense: October, 18, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Borderlands of mental health: Explorations in medical anthropology, psychiatric epidemiology and health systems research in Afghanistan and Burundi

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: P. Ventevogel
Promotors: J.T.V.M. de Jong, I.H. Komproe
Copromotors: R. Reis, M.J.D. Jordans
Defense: October, 14, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Fishing in the margins: North Sri Lankan fishers’ struggle for access in transboundary waters

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: J. Scholtens
Promotor: I.S.A. Baud
Copromotor: J.M. Bavinck
Defense: October, 13, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Therapeutic navigations: National and transnational quests for fertility among Mozambican women and men

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: I. Domingues Figueira de Faria
Promotor: R.C. Pool
Copromotor: G.J.E. Gerrits
Defense: October, 11, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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De Herbestemming van de Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie: Hoe collectieve actie werd bereikt in een geschakeerd landschap

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: K.A. Raats
Promotor: W.G.M. Salet
Copromotor: J. de Vries
Defense: October, 7, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Not yet? Ya basta: Healing and the horizons of an otherwise in Salinas, California

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: M. Raschig
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: J. Zigon
Defense: October, 7, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Subjects of care: Living with overweight in The Netherlands

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: E. Vogel
Promotors: A. Mol, A.J. Pols
Defense: October, 6, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Daring to vote right: Why men are more likely than women to vote for the radical right

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: E. Harteveld
Promotor: W. van der Brug
Copromotor: S. Dahlberg
Defense: September, 23, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Improving performance management in the public service in Uganda: Public servants' perspectives of the implementation of results oriented management

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: M.T. Wenene
Promotor: M.R. Rutgers
Copromotor: T.P.S. Steen
Defense: September, 7, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Global changes, national development and urban poverty: Political engagement among the poor in Mexico City.

Programmegroups: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance, Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: C.L. Vegelin
Promotor: G.C.A. Junne
Copromotor: N.R.M. Pouw
Defense: September, 6, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Building Utopias on Sand: The production of space in Almere and the future of suburbia

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: I. Tzaninis
Promotors: J.C. Rath, J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: W.R. Boterman
Defense: July, 6, 2016
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Should I be worried? Citizens’ experiences and the risk politics of cell site deployment

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: M.B. de Graaff
Promotor: J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotors: C. Bröer, F. Woudenberg
Defense: June, 29, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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An ethnography of HIV/AIDS care transformation in Zambia

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: J. Simbaya
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotors: E.M. Moyer, P. Ndubani
Defense: June, 16, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Roep om respect: Ervaringen van werklozen in een meritocratiserende samenleving

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: J.A.G. Elshout
Promotors: E.H. Tonkens, J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: C. Bröer
Defense: June, 10, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Societal pessimism: A study of its conceptualization, causes, correlates and consequences

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: E.H. Steenvoorden
Promotors: J.N. Tillie, P. Dekker
Copromotor: T.G.W. van der Meer
Defense: June, 1, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Talent van de straat: Jongerenwerk als preventiestrategie

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: M.J.B. Kooijmans
Promotor: J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: B.O. Vogelvang
Defense: May, 13, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Adaptive governance of disaster: Drought and flood in rural areas

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: M. Hurlbert
Promotor: J. Gupta
Copromotor: H.J.L.M. Verrest
Defense: May, 13, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Immigrant self-employment and transnational practices: the case of Moroccan entrepreneurs in Amsterdam and Milan

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: G. Solano
Promotors: V.A.J.M. Schutjens, A.A. Andreotti
Copromotors: J.C. Rath, T.R. Mingione
Defense: April, 1, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Playing politics: Power, memory, and agency in the making of the Indonesian student movement

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: Y.M. Sastramidjaja
Promotors: G.A. van Klinken, H.G.C. Schulte Nordholt
Defense: April, 1, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Inside the Social Open Method of Coordination: The hard politics of ‘soft’ governance

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: B.W.R. Vanhercke
Promotor: J. Zeitlin
Copromotor: J. Visser
Defense: March, 31, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Strange neighbors: Politics of ‘living together’ in Antwerp

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging: Ethnographies of the Everyday
Candidate: A.S. Vollebergh
Promotors: T. Blom Hansen, M. van de Port
Copromotor: O. Verkaaik
Defense: March, 23, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Of citizens and ordinary men: Political subjectivity and contestations of sectarianism in reconstruction-era Beirut

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging: Ethnographies of the Everyday
Candidate: M. Boekelo
Promotors: T. Blom Hansen, M. van de Port
Copromotor: P. van Rooden
Defense: March, 22, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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A community-based mixed methods approach to developing behavioural health interventions among indigenous adolescent populations

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: L.L. Tingey
Promotors: W.L.J.M. Devillé, M. Santosham
Defense: March, 18, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Living with worms: On the earthly togetherness of eating

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: F. Bertoni
Promotor: A. Mol
Copromotor: C.L. Kwa
Defense: March, 11, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Asterdorp, een Amsterdamse geschiedenis van verheffing en vernedering

Programmegroups: Challenges to Democratic Representation, Urban Geographies
Candidate: S.G.M. Steinmetz
Promotors: M. Fennema, A. Reijndorp
Defense: February, 18, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The late shift: How retirement affects civic participation and well-being

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: L.B.D. van den Bogaard
Promotors: M. Kalmijn, C.J.I.M. Henkens
Defense: February, 12, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Everyday autochthony: Difference, discontent and the politics of home in Amsterdam

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: P.J.H. Mepschen
Promotors: E.H. Tonkens, J.W. Duyvendak
Defense: January, 29, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Securing the European ‘Homeland’: Profit, risk, authority

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: M. Hoijtink
Promotor: M. de Goede
Copromotor: O.H. Holman
Defense: January, 27, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Becoming in-crowd: constructing EU power in informal governance: A study of the role of the European Union in the G8 summit

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: J.C. Huigens
Promotor: M. de Goede
Copromotor: A. Niemann
Defense: January, 19, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Mobility and the region: A multi-scalar ethnography of the Vohra Gujarati community, in India and abroad

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: S.B. Verstappen
Promotors: M.A.F. Rutten, C.A. Upadhya
Defense: January, 11, 2016, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Published by  AISSR

19 January 2017