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Ms Y. (Yvette) Wittenberg

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15508
    1001 NA Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Yvette Wittenberg studied Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and has been working as a researcher and teacher for the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences since September 2010. Her PhD research is about the views of informal caregivers on this division of care responsibilities and how these views impact the idea of informal caregivers on cooperation with professionals. To this end, explanatory (quantitative) analysis are be conducted, as well as in-depth research (qualitative). The aim is to develop leverage points for the equipment of professionals, so that they can (better) cooperate and interact with informal caregivers.

  • Publications


    • Wittenberg, Y., de Boer, A., Plaisier, I., Verhoeff, A., & Kwekkeboom, R. (2019). Informal caregivers’ judgements on sharing care with home care professionals from an intersectional perspective: the influence of personal and situational characteristics. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 33(4), 1006-1016. [details]


    • Wittenberg, Y., Kwekkeboom, R., Staaks, J., Verhoeff, A., & de Boer, A. (2018). Informal caregivers’ views on the division of responsibilities between themselves and professionals: A scoping review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 26(4), e460-e473. [details]
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