Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

AISSR Dissertations 2017

Struggles for success. Youth work rituals in Amsterdam and Beirut.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: S.E. Abdallah
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, B. Paulle
Defense: November, 1, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Existence versus extinction. Human-hippo conflicts in Lake Victoria Area, Kenya.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: A.W.C.H.M. Post
Promotor: A.J. Dietz
Copromotor: M.A.F. Ros-Tonen
Defense: October, 31, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Behind the smiles. Relationships and power dynamics between short-term westerners and Cameroonian health workers in a hospital in rural Cameroon.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate:  J. van de Kamp
Promotor: R.C. Pool
Copromotor: E. van der Sijpt
Defense: October, 31, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Change, continuity and power in the Russian political economy in comparative BRICs perspective

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: A. Vasileva
Promotor: B.M. Burgoon
Copromotor: D.K. Mügge
Defense: October, 19, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Governing diversity, experiencing difference. The politics of belonging in ethnically diverse places.

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: M.S. Hoekstra
Promotor: S. Musterd
Copromotor: F.M. Pinkster
Defense: October, 17, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Publieksparticipatie beteugeld. Boundary work en publieksparticipatie in de professionele praktijken van Nederlandse televisiemakers.

Programmegroup: Cultural Sociology
Candidate: S.J. Janssen
Promotor: G.M.M. Kuipers
Copromotor: J.C. Hermes
Defense: October, 11, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Constructing female citizenship in transition. Women's activism and education in Myanmar.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: E.J.T. Maber
Promotors: F.X. Bonal, M. Novelli
Copromotor: T.A. Lopes Cardozo
Defense: October, 6, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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My brother’s keeper? Care, support and HIV support groups in Nairobi, Kenya.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: E.K. Igonya
Promotors: A.P. Hardon, O. Gakuru
Copromotor: E.M. Moyer
Defense: October, 4, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The politics of public domain. Ethical urbanism around marketplaces in London, Amsterdam & Istanbul.

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: F. Janssens
Promotor: M.A. Hajer
Copromotor: D.W. Laws
Defense: October, 4, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Characteristics employers look for when hiring newly graduated applicants for a higher occupational level

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: A. Ballafkih
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: M.G.M. Meerman
Defense: September, 20, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Understanding care farming as a swiftly developing sector in the Netherlands

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: J. Hassink
Promotor: J. Grin
Copromotor: W. Hulsink
Defense: September, 19, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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For one drop of blood. Virginity, sexual norms and medical processes in hymenoplasty consultations in the Netherlands.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: S.P. Ayuandini
Promotors: J.R. Bowen, J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: M.A. van den Berg
Defense: July, 6, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Norms in multilevel groundwater governance and sustainable development

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: K.I. Conti
Promotor: J. Gupta
Copromotor: K. Pfeffer
Defense: July, 4, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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De-globalizing global public health. Travelling HIV treatment policies and their imprints on the local healthcare settings in Swaziland.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: T.T.T. Dlamini
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: E.M. Moyer
Defense: June, 27, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Conflict legacies. Understanding youth’s post-peace agreement practices in Yumbe, north-western Uganda.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: J.C. Both
Promotors: R. Reis, M.E. de Bruijn
Defense: June, 27, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Agents, assumptions and motivations behind REDD+

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: A.S.E. Lovera-Bilderbeek
Promotor: J. Gupta
Copromotor: M.A.F. Ros-Tonen
Defense: June, 23, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Met opgeheven hoofd. Sociaal burgerschap aan het begin van de 21e eeuw.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: M.E.A. Hurenkamp
Promotor: J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: E.H. Tonkens
Defense: June, 7, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Ethnic school composition, school performance and classroom behaviour in Western societies

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: G.J.M. Veerman
Promotor: H.G. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: T. Bol
Defense: June, 1, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Height matters. The making, meanings and materialities of human stature in the Philippines.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: G. Lasco
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: R.P.M. Gerrets
Defense: May, 23, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The politics of the aesthetic body. The moral life of blind singers in contemporary Thailand.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: P. Kata
Promotor: A.J. Pols
Copromotor: S.S. Blume
Defense: May, 18, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Resistant humans, mosquitos and parasites in Cambodia. Producing contested evidence for malaria elimination strategies in the margins of a repellent trial.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: C. Gryseels
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotors: K. Peeters Grietens, R. Gerrets
Defense: May, 9, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Ghanaian entrepreneurship. First-generation Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.

Programmegroup: Geographies of Globalizations
Candidate: D.A. Yeboah
Promotor: R.C. Kloosterman
Copromotor: K. Rusinovic
Defense: April, 26, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The maternity ward as mirror. Maternal death, biobureaucracy, and institutional care in the Tanzanian health sector.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: A.E. Strong
Promotors: A.P. Hardon, J. Bowen
Copromotors: S. Parikh, P. Song
Defense: April, 12, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Sex, tensions and pills. Young people’s use of contemporary reproductive and sexual health technologies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: R.E.C. Both
Promotor: R. Pool
Copromotor: A.P. Hardon
Defense: April, 5, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Societal vaccinology. The Netherlands public sector vaccine development, production and technology transfer in the context of global health.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: J.T. Hendriks
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: S.S. Blume
Defense: March, 29, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Peacekeepers against ethnic and criminal violence. Unintended consequences of UN peacekeeping.

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: J. Di Salvatore
Promotor: B. Burgoon
Copromotor: U. Daxecker
Defense: March, 24, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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A different place to different people. Conditional neighbourhood effects on residents' socio-economic status.

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: E.M. Miltenburg
Promotor: H. van de Werfhorst
Copromotor: T. van der Meer
Defense: March, 24, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Inequality in the gentrifying European city

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: C. Hochstenbach
Promotor: S. Musterd
Copromotor: W. van Gent
Defense: March, 23, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The Law of the List. UN counterterrorism sanctions and the politics of global security law.

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: G. Sullivan
Promotors: M. de Goede, M. Valverde
Defense: March, 21, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Opposing a different Europe. The nature and origins of Euroscepticism among left-wing and right-wing citizens in Western Europe.

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: E.J. van Elsas
Promotors: W. van der Brug, A.J.J. Nijhuis
Copromotor: A. Hakhverdian
Defense: March, 9, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Questions and Answers. An ethnography of evaluation in Afghanistan.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: T.J. Holtrop
Promotor: A. Mol
Copromotors: O. Verkaaik, R. Gerrets
Defense: February, 22, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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From flood safety to risk management. The rise and demise of engineers in the Netherlands and the United States?

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: E.J. Bergsma
Promotor: M. Fennema
Copromotor: M.J.M. Maussen
Defense: February, 10, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The end of mass homeownership? Housing career diversification and inequality in Europe.

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: R.I.M. Arundel
Promotors: S. Musterd, R. Ronald
Defense: January, 20, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Longing for belonging: Adolescents' experiences of living with HIV in different types of families in Swaziland

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: F.S. Shabalala
Promotor: R. Reis
Copromotors: E. Moyer, A. de Lannoy
Defense: January, 18, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Contentious branding, Reassembling social movements through digital mediators

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: D. Beraldo
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, P.A. Rebughini
Copromotor: J. Uitermark
Defense: January, 17, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Young adult homeownership pathways and intergenerational support. Homes, meanings and practices.

Programmegroup: Urban Geographies
Candidate: O. Druta
Promotor: S. Musterd
Copromotor: R. Ronald
Defense: January, 10, 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Published by  AISSR

7 November 2017