Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

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Mr R.I.M. (Rowan) Arundel MSc


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    GPIO : Urban Geographies
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15629
    1001 NC  Amsterdam
  • R.I.M.Arundel@uva.nl

I have recently completed my PhD with the Amsterdam Institute for Social Sciences Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam entitled,

The End of Mass Homeownership? Housing Career Diversification and Inequality in Europe.”

My thesis research focused on how contemporary housing careers are increasingly structured by growing diversification, complexity and inequality. The work exposes both the role of varied socio-cultural and institutional contexts in shaping housing career realignment as well as common trajectories in the face of global forces of labour, housing and state transformations. The research underscores how realignments in housing careers fundamentally undermine promises of mass homeownership and the democratic nature of housing wealth. 

My PhD research was conducted under ERC-funded HOUWEL project.

I have an interest in many areas of urban geography, planning and housing studies with a focus on the interaction between housing markets and welfare regimes, housing access for young adults, dynamics of housing inequality, and macro and micro quantitative methods.

Education

  • 2017 – PhD – University of Amsterdam
  • 2011 – M.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning (cum laude) - University of Amsterdam
  • 2009 – B.A. in Geography - University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)

 

 

2017

  • Arundel, R. I. M., & Doling, J. (2017). The end of mass homeownership? Changes in labour markets and housing tenure opportunities across Europe. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
  • Arundel, R. I. M., & Lennartz, C. (2017). Returning to the parental home:: Boomerang moves of younger adults and the welfare regime context. Journal of European Social Policy.
  • Arundel, R. (2017). Equity Inequity: Housing Wealth Inequality, Inter and Intra-generational Divergences, and the Rise of Private Landlordism. Housing, Theory and Society, 34(2), 176-200. [details] 
  • Arundel, R., & Ronald, R. (2017). The role of urban form in sustainability of community: the case of Amsterdam. Environment & Planning B : Planning & Design, 44(1), 33-53. DOI: 10.1177/0265813515608640  [details] 

2016

  • Lennartz, C., Arundel, R., & Ronald, R. (2016). Younger adults and homeownership in Europe through the global financial crisis. Population Space and Place, 22(8), 823-835. DOI: 10.1002/psp.1961  [details] 
  • Arundel, R., & Ronald, R. (2016). Parental co-residence, shared living and emerging adulthood in Europe: Semi-dependent housing across welfare regime and housing system contexts. Journal of Youth Studies, 19(7), 885–905. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2015.1112884  [details] 

2016

  • Ronald, R. (Author), Lennartz, C. (Author), Druta, O. (Author), Arundel, R. (Author), & Brailsford, L. (Author). (2016). Why worry about house prices & homeownership?. Amsterdam: HOUWEL Project.

Award

  • Arundel, R.I.M. (2016): Bengt Turner Award for paper ‘Equity Inequity: Housing Wealth Inequalities, Inter and Intra-generational Divergences, and the Rise of Private Landlordism’.

Media appearance

  • Arundel, Rowan (01-03-2017): De Valse Belofte van het Eigen Woningbezit [Print] Huurpeil. De Valse Belofte van het Eigen Woningbezit.
  • Arundel, Rowan (23-01-2017): Woningbezit vergroot sociale ongelijkheid [Web] De Volkskrant. Woningbezit vergroot sociale ongelijkheid.
  • Arundel, Rowan (17-07-2013): Le téléjournal [Television] Radio-Canada / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Le téléjournal.

Talk / presentation

  • Arundel, R. (invited speaker) & Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) (13-7-2014): Housing and the crisis: Changing housing positions of younger households in Europe?, International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology Conference, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Arundel, R.I.M. (invited speaker) & Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) (1-7-2014): Shared housing strategies among young people and the economic recession in Europe, European Network of Housing Researchers (ENHR) Conference, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Ronald, R. (invited speaker), Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) & Arundel, R.I.M. (invited speaker) (24-6-2014): How housing markets are reshaping welfare states, Internationale Lunchlezing, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of The Netherlands.
  • Arundel, R. (invited speaker) (20-5-2014): Equity Inequity: Housing wealth concentration, trends in inter/intragenerational inequalities and the rise of private landlordism in the UK, ENHR Workshop on Home Ownership and Globalization, University of Bucharest, Romania.
  • Arundel, R. (invited speaker) & Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) (11-7-2013): The role of intergenerational wealth transfers and family support in shaping housing positions, International Sociological Association Research Committee 43 on Housing and the Built Environment, Amsterdam, NL.
  • Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) & Arundel, R. (invited speaker) (10-7-2013): Changing housing positions of younger households in Europe?, International Sociological Association Research Committee 43 on Housing and the Built Environment, Amsterdam, NL.
  • Arundel, R. (invited speaker) & Lennartz, C. (invited speaker) (1-4-2013): Intergenerational wealth transfers and family support in shaping household housing positions within different welfare regime contexts, Housing Studies Association Conference 2013, University of York, UK.

2017

2015

  • Arundel, R., & Ronald, R. (2015). Parental co-residence, shared living and emerging adulthood in Europe: semi-dependent housing across welfare regime and housing system contexts. (HOUWEL working paper; No. 5). Amsterdam: Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdma. [details] 

2014

  • Lennartz, C., Arundel, R., & Ronald, R. (2014). Young people and homeownership in Europe through the global financial crisis. (CUS Working paper series; No. 03). Amsterdam: Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdam. [details] 
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