Taking Part in Uncertainty The Significance of Labour Market and Income Protection Reforms for Social Segmentation and Citizens Discontent
Societal Pessimism A Study of its Conceptualization, Causes, Correlates and Consequences
Living with intersex/DSD An Exploratory Study of the Social Situation of Persons with intersex/DSD
Perceived Discrimination in the Netherlands A Study on Experiences with Discrimination of Different Groups, in Different Domains and on Different Grounds
Using Smartphones in Survey Research: A Multifunctional Tool Implementation of a Time Use App: A Feasibility Study
Acceptance of LGBT's in the Netherlands 2013
Towards Tolerance Exploring Changes and Explaining Differences in Attitudes Towards Homosexuality Across Europe
By Cok Vrooman
September 30, 2016
Based on a lecture delivered at Utrecht University, J. C. Vrooman analyzes the relationship between institutional change, social stratification, and citizen's discontent in the Netherlands. Vrooman provides detailed, empirical data on law reform, social inequality, and results from a large scale ...
By Eefje Steenvoorden
July 30, 2016
This book uses empirical and theoretical enquiry to investigate the origins and prevalence of societal pessimism. Pessimism about the future of society has infiltrated Western political and public debates. However, there has been little scientific enquiry into these attitudes. Part I reveals how ...
By Jeroen Boelhouwer, Gerbert Kraaykamp, Ineke Stoop
July 30, 2016
Europe is in flux. The economiccrisis, large migration flows, andterrorist attacks have put pressureon international solidarity and attitudestowards civil liberties suchas freedom of movement. To whatextent do European countries favorimmigration and receiving refugees?To what extent do they trust ...
By Benedikt Goderis
February 29, 2016
How well is the public sector performing? Are citizens being well served? This report compares the performance of nine public services in 36 developed countries (including the 28 EU member states) over the period 1995-2013. The central research question focuses on how the performance of the public ...
By Joost Kappelhof
October 30, 2015
The relationship between survey design and the quality of survey data is the central focus of this book. With regard to data quality, the emphasis is on two aspects that seem to be the most relevant in this context: accuracy and comparability. For accuracy, we mainly focus on representativeness, or...
By Jatine Van Lisdonk
August 31, 2014
Intersex/DSD is an umbrella term used to describe various congenital conditions in which the development of sex differs from what medical professionals generally understand to be "male" or "female." The differences may be chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomical. There is growing international political...
By Iris Andriessen, Henk Fernee, Karin Wittebrood
July 30, 2014
This book aims to chart the extent to which residents of the Netherlands perceive that they are subject to discrimination, from the perspectives of group identities, discrimination grounds, and societal domains. In addition, it highlights the consequences that people attach to their experiences. ...
By Debbie Verbeek-Oudijk, Isolde Woittiez, Evelien Eggink
July 30, 2014
As in many other European countries, the sustainability of the long-term care system is a key issue in the Dutch policy debate. In order to shed light on this issue this book compares the way elderly persons are supported in sixteen European countries. Based on the latest SHARE data it provides an ...
By Nathalie Sonck, Henk Fernee
January 30, 2014
Using smartphones and apps are innovative ways of collecting data among the public. The Netherlands Institute for Social Research SCP was involved in one of the first experiments to implement a smartphone application for collecting time use. This report describes the pilot study conducted by SCP ...
By Saskia Keuzenkamp, Lisette Kuyper
August 30, 2013
The Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP reports every other year on trends in the acceptance of homosexuality in the Netherlands, and provides a snapshot of the current level of acceptance. In this latest edition, the institute also looks for the first time at the social acceptance of ...
By Lisette Kuyper, Jurjen Ledema, Saskia Keuzenkamp
August 30, 2013
This report describes trends and differences in attitudes to homosexuality in Europe. Which are the countries where acceptance is increasing--or declining? Which countries can currently be described as tolerant, and in which countries are there clear limits to that tolerance? And which factors ...
By Rob Bijl, Arjen Verweij
April 15, 2012
Europe is trying to streamline its policy on the integration of immigrants and ethnic minorities. The information available on integration in the different countries is still very variable in its extent and quality. In this report, authors from sixteen European countries describe how integration is...