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AISSR Dissertations 2019

Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research / AISSR

“We have always been in crisis”. An ethnography of austere livelihoods in Northern Portugal.

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging
Candidate: C. Leidereiter
Promotor: S. Narotzky
Copromotor: N. Besnier
Defense: December, 19, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Re-assessing the dissatisfied volatile voter. Political support as cause and consequence of electoral volatility.

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: R.J. Voogd
Promotors: W. van der Brug, T.W.G. van der Meer
Defense: December, 18, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Agua, poder y tecnología. Una genealogía de tres megaproyectos hídricos en el Ecuador (1954-2017)

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: J.P. Hidalgo Bastidas
Promotors: R.A. Boelens, J.M. Baud
Defense: December, 17, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Mining in the land of Buen Vivir. The politics of large-scale mining, development and territorial transformation in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: K.M. van Teijlingen
Promotors: B.B. Hogenboom, J.M. Baud
Defense: December, 17, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Ufo’s boven Suriname. De receptie van een Amerikaanse mythologie.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: T.T. Wijngaarde
Promotors: J.C. Rath, R. Gowricharn
Copromotor: W.E.A. van Beek
Defense: December, 11, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Compliance or defiance? Assessing the implementation of policy prescriptions for commercialization by water operators.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: M. Tutusaus Luque
Promotor: M.Z. Zwarteveen
Copromotor: K.H. Schwartz
Defense: December, 10, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Cultural identity and trauma: Construction of meaning among Afghan and Iraqi refugees under treatment in Dutch mental health care.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and The Body
Candidate: S.P.N. Groen
Promotor: W.L.J.M. Devillé
Copromotors: J.M. Richters, C.J. Laban
Defense: December, 4, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Digitally networked grassroots. Social media and the development of the movement for black lives and immigrant rights movement in the United States.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: S.P.F. van Haperen
Promotors: J.W. Duyvendak, J.L. Uitermark
Defense: December, 3, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Remittance inflows and economic development in Rwanda

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: E. Kadozi
Promotor: G.R.D. Underhill
Copromotor: G.C.A. Junne
Defense: November, 28, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Political regimes and immigration policymaking. The contrasting cases of Morocco and Tunisia.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: K. Natter
Promotor: H.G. de Haas
Copromotors: H. Thiollet, R. Bauböck
Defense: November, 8, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Understanding the urban auditory experience. Linking uses, users, and environments.

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: E.A. Bild
Promotors: L. Bertolini, K. Pfeffer
Copromotor: M.L. Coler
Defense: November, 6, 2019, Universeit van Amsterdam
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The Dutch talking touch screen questionnaire. Supporting patients with diverse levels of health literacy in taking an active role during the diagnostic phase of physical therapy treatment.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: M. Welbie
Promotor: W.L.J.M. Devillé
Copromotor: H. Wittink
Defense: November, 5, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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I identify, therefore I participate. How social identification relates to the political participation among Muslim immigrant-origin individuals in Western Europe.

Programmegroup: Challenges to Democratic Representation
Candidate: M. Kranendonk
Promotors: A.J.J. Nijhuis, F.F. Vermeulen
Defense: October, 25, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Distributive justice of housing in Amsterdam

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: A.R. Jonkman
Promotors: W.G.M. Salet, J.J.M. Hemel
Copromotor: F.P.W. Schilder
Defense: October, 17, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Moved by modernity. How development shapes migration in rural Ethiopia.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: K.D. Schewel
Promotor: H.G. de Haas
Copromotor: J. Carling
Defense: October, 15, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Transformative spatial governance. New avenues for comprehensive planning in fragmented urban development.

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: S. Özoğul
Promotor: M. T. Tasan-Kok
Copromotor: L. Bertolini
Defense: October, 11, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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From clients to citizens? Democratization and everyday citizenship in a West Javanese village.

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: J.P. Sambodho
Promotor: H.G.C. Schulte Nordholt
Copromotor: G.A. van Klinken
Defense: October, 2, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Living through becoming. An ethnographic study of women-loving women’s subjectivity in the 2010s in mainland China.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: Y. Wang
Promotor: S.E. Wieringa
Defense: September, 25, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Authoritarian politics of ideas, interests and policy change. Finance and development in Putin's Russia.

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: E.A. Dabrowska
Promotor: G.R.D. Underhill
Defense: September, 25, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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"Where Randy?" Education, nationalism, and playful imaginations of belonging on Sint Maarten.

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging: Ethnographies of the Everyday
Candidate: J. Halfman
Promotors: P.L. Geschiere, M.P.J. van de Port
Copromotor: F.E. Guadeloupe
Defense: September, 20, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Immigration absorption and anti-immigrant attitudes in European welfare states

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: J.C. Schaper
Promotor: B.M. Burgoon
Copromotor: M. Rooduijn
Defense: September, 20, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Keeping things gezellig. Negotiating Dutchness and racism in the struggle over ‘Black Pete’

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: H. Schols
Promotors: M.A. Hajer, M.J.M. Maussen
Defense: September, 18, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The framing of 9/11 in the American, French, and Dutch public spheres (2001 - 2015). A contribution to the sociology of events.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: T. van Dooremalen
Promotor: J.W. Duyvendak
Copromotor: J.L. Uitermark
Defense: September, 11, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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A threatening geography. Forced displacement and convict labour in Western Siberia, 1879–1953.

Programmegroup: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
Candidate: Z. Popova
Promotors: M.M. van der Linden, N.D. Adler
Defense: September, 5, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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A good life with dementia. Ethnographic articulations of everyday life and care in Dutch nursing homes.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: A.-E. Driessen
Promotor: A.J. Pols
Copromotor: K. Krause
Defense: July, 4, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Transit Oriented Development and its effects. Exploring relationships between TOD, accessibility and labour productivity in Beijing, China.

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: G. Lyu
Promotors: L. Bertolini, K. Pfeffer
Defense: June, 17, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Pretty interventions and good intentions. Northern European cultural institutions in Cairo's contemporary culture scene after 2011.

Programmegroup: Globalizing Culture and the Quest for Belonging: Ethnographies of the Everyday
Candidate: I.-S. Eickhof
Promotor: A.C.A.E. Moors
Copromotor: R.M.K. Aly
Defense: June, 7, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Governing ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction. Mangroves in Indonesia and India.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: A. Triyanti
Promotor: J. Gupta
Copromotor: J.M. Bavinck
Defense: May, 29, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Governing imbalances in the economic and monetary union. A political economy analysis of the macroeconomic imbalance procedure.

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: D.J. Bokhorst
Promotors: J.H. Zeitlin, D.K. Mügge
Defense: May, 24, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Between promise and practice. Exploring the politics of urban food strategies in European cities.

Programmegroup: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance
Candidate: A. Cretella
Promotor: J. Grin
Copromotor: A.M.C. Loeber
Defense: May, 14, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Vigilant citizenship. Legal imaginaries and political subjectivity in Miami.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development
Candidate: T.J. Jeursen
Promotor: R.K. Jaffe
Copromotors: C.J. Klaufus, J.B.F. Nijman
Defense: April, 12, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Something new, something used, something borrowed. Innovation of migrant entrepreneurs in the service sector.

Programmegroup: Political Sociology
Candidate: J.F. Alvarado Valenzuela
Promotors: J.C. Rath, F. Squazzoni
Defense: April, 8, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Working mothers around the world. Moderating effects of social position on mothers’ paid work in middle- and high-income countries.

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: J.W. Besamusca
Promotor: M.J. Keune
Copromotors: K.G. Tijdens, S.M. Steinmetz
Defense: March, 26, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Kagalingan. The Filipino’s search for well-being, happiness and health.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: N.C.T. Castillo
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: H.J. Hiddinga
Defense: March, 22, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Free to live their lives as they wish? The social well-being gap between persons in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships in Europe.

Programmegroup: Institutions, Inequalities and Life Courses
Candidate: M.M. Fischer
Promotor: M. Kalmijn
Copromotor: S.M. Steinmetz
Defense: February, 22, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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There is politics in your shampoo. On youth activism, endocrine disruption, and making everyday toxicity visible in France.

Programmegroup: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
Candidate: M. Rios Sandoval
Promotor: A.P. Hardon
Copromotor: E.I.G. Sanabria
Defense: February, 22, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Joint Accessibility Design. A framework to improve integrated transport and land use strategy making.

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: T. Straatemeier
Promotor: L. Bertolini
Copromotor: M.C.G. te Brommelstroet
Defense: February, 13, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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New modes of lobbying for new modes of governance. Interest groups and experimentalist governance in the European Union.

Programmegroup: Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV)
Candidate: D.G. Truijens
Promotor: J.H. Zeitlin
Copromotor: R.M Sanchez Salgado
Defense: February, 8, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The many hidden faces of extreme poverty. Inclusion and exclusion of extreme poor people in development interventions in Bangladesh, Benin and Ethiopia.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development (GID)
Candidate: A. Altaf
Promotor: A.J. Dietz
Copromotor: N.R.M. Pouw
Defense: January, 29, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Enacting the state through security assemblages. Materiality, technology and political subjectification in Nairobi.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development (GID)
Candidate: F. Colona
Promotor: R.K. Jaffe
Copromotor: T.G. Diphoorn
Defense: January, 25, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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The modular security toolbox. Assembling state and citizenship in Jerusalem.

Programmegroup: Governance and Inclusive Development (GID)
Candidate: L. Volinz
Promotor: R.K. Jaffe
Copromotor: E. Grassiani
Defense: January, 23, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Transitioning the transport and land-use system

Programmegroup: Urban Planning
Candidate: A.W. Switzer
Promotors: L. Bertolini, J. Grin
Defense: January, 16, 2019, Universiteit van Amsterdam
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