Trade Unions and Migrant Workers: New Contexts and Challenges in Europe
This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.
'I am not a spy!'
Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field research, making explicit how they handled methodological challenges and ethical dilemmas, and offering recommendations.
Save the date for the: 3rd CSDS Conference from 25-27 June 2018
Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate Interrelations
Cities & Mobilities Seminar with Jennie Germann Molz is online
The guest lecture given by Jennie Germann Molz during the third Cities & Mobilities Seminar 'Cities, Tourism & AirBnB' is now available online.
Top-down Community Building and the Politics of Inclusion
Sociologist Fenneke Wekker explores mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion in practices of community building through an ethnographic study of a neighborhood restaurant in Amsterdam. She presents important insights into the advantages and empowering effects of professional, top down community building in a disadvantaged neighborhood, as well as its tensions and contradictory outcomes.
New NWO Projects at UvA Relevant to Sustainable Development
The NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) will be sponsoring two new projects at the UvA related to sustainable development in Africa and Latin America.
Impact story: have the voices of citizens heard
Many people are excluded from decision-making processes and do not participate in public debates. Urban planner Nanke Verloo reaches out to these groups and helps them to have their voices heard with the aim to make local and national governance more inclusive for all.