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Olner, Dan (author), Pryce, Gwilym (author), van Ham, M. (author), Janssen, H.J. (author)
Social frontiers arise when there are sharp differences in the demographic composition of adjacent communities. This paper provides the first quantitative study of their impact on household mobility. We hypothesise that conflicting forces of white flight and territorial allegiance lead to asymmetrical effects, impacting residents on one side of...
journal article 2024
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Ileri, Zeynep (author)
The increasing ease of mobility is progressively diluting the traditional notion of monolithic national populations confined within single countries, thereby fostering the evolution towards more diverse and multicultural societies. If we look back to the 1960s, there was a significant migration to Europe. Many people from Turkey, Morocco,...
master thesis 2023
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Lewandowska, Julka (author)
Aliyah, the great Jewish migration resulting from popularization of Zionism, brought end to the Jewish diaspora in the form, in which it was known before. The massive migration brought large numbers of new settlers to the area of Palestine with the aim of (re)creating their country – Israel. A new country required new infrastructure,...
student report 2023
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Zhu, Tingting (author), Martina, Diah (author), Heide, Agnes van der (author), Korfage, Ida J. (author), Rietjens, J.A.C. (author)
Background: Acculturation is the process of two different cultures coming into contact. It is unclear how acculturation influences Chinese immigrants’ engagement in advance care planning due to the complexity and multifaceted nature of both acculturation and advance care planning. Aims: To synthesize evidence regarding the role of Chinese...
review 2023
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Gzyl, Stefan (author)
The deterioration of living conditions in Venezuela has triggered an unprecedented migratory crisis. More than seven million Venezuelans have fled the country. While a continental refugee crisis and an emergent diaspora have received attention, the local impact of emigration remains unexplored. Locally, emigration manifests itself as an ever...
journal article 2023
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Yildirim, Nagihan (author)
After 2000 there has been a great globalization and enormous development in Istanbul. Which has ensured a strong economic growth, but had some negative social influences. With “Kentsel donusum” (urban transformation) projects, deprived neighborhood have been transformed. The inhabitants of these neighborhoods were forced to move somewhere...
master thesis 2021
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Determann, Pepijn (author)
The protagonist of this work is the rightless, displaced person - a population of individuals in transition, hidden like a shadow in the contemporary city. Departing from the active oppression of this considerable group from the fabric of the city and the ways in which architecture contributes to enclosing or dividing populations, this work...
master thesis 2021
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Sobieraj, Daniel Sobieraj (author)
Food has played an important role in shaping our metropolitan regions, such as Westland in South Holland, The Netherlands. The industrialisation and globalisation of agriculture in Westland has prioritised economy and efficiency, creating issues of liveability and sustainability. The market-driven expansion of the agri-food industry has...
master thesis 2021
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Ip, Sharon (author)
The flow of people moving daily across borders is continuously growing. Academic studies have covered a wide range of issues including economic, social, political and cultural incorporation of immigrants in arrival cities. However, few examines the role of immigrants in reproducing urban, art and cultural scenes by their practices and experience...
master thesis 2021
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Kauppinen, Timo M. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Bernelius, Venla (author)
Households with children have been suggested to play a key role in ethnic residential segregation. One possible mechanism is that school district boundaries affect their segregation patterns, but direct evidence on this is scarce. This study investigates the role of school catchment areas for ethnic residential segregation among different...
journal article 2021
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Puur, Allan (author), Rahnu, Leen (author), Tammaru, T. (author)
An increasing number of studies point to the existence of fertility differences between immigrants and those who are native to the receiving countries. However, despite a large body of literature covering a wide range of settings, there is a lack of research into the factors that may underlie the observed differentials. In this article, we...
journal article 2021
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Meissner, F.V.M. (author), Heil, Tilmann (author)
In light of current experiences with migration-driven diversification, is it still conducive to think about the effects of international migration by advocating for immigrant integration? This article argues that there are key problems with European uses of immigrant integration logics that cannot be resolved through redefinitions or...
journal article 2021
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Wang, Peixin (author)
This thesis is about a design project which supports elderly immigrants with a Chinese background residing in the Netherlands on end-of-life (EOL) preparation. The focus of design research lies in looking into the social probe by design thinking. The qualitative research on the elderly Chinese immigrants and experience collected from EOL...
master thesis 2020
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Modai-Snir, T. (author), Plaut, Pnina O. (author)
Residential mobility patterns of immigrant and majority groups are key in understanding immigrants’ spatial integration. This article explores the spatial integration dynamics of immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Tel-Aviv, Israel, as reflected in changing residential mobility behaviour. Unlike previous research, the article...
journal article 2020
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Meissner, F.V.M. (author)
This article is a response to Willem Schinkel’s provocation piece. While mostly agreeing with Schinkel, my response questions Schinkel’s commitment to losing immigrant integration as an object of analysis. I point to the integrationist logic with which Schinkel assaults superdiversity, to more broadly question how prescriptive a social science...
journal article 2019
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Kauppinen, T.M. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Selective intraurban migration of ethnic groups is often assumed to be the main microlevel mechanism reproducing ethnic residential segregation. However, other demographic processes, such as natural change and international migration, also matter. This paper contributes to the literature by unravelling the impacts of different demographic...
journal article 2018
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Lin, Jiabiao (author)
Extensive research conducted by the World Health Organization suggests that stress is one of the primary health challenges of the Twenty-First century. When the stress response does not switch off, it not only affects the immune system, but also raises the risk of psychiatric diseases. Recent research elucidates that the risk of schizophrenia...
master thesis 2017
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Vaalavuo, M. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kauppinen, T.M. (author)
Concentration to disadvantaged neighbourhoods may hinder immigrants’ opportunities for social integration, so equal chances of translating available economic resources into mobility to less disadvantaged neighbourhoods are important. This paper adds to existing research on exits from poor neighbourhoods by focusing on the effects of income...
working paper 2017
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Prinianakis, E. (author)
Motivation for this project was the current refugee crisis in Europe, although it is a fact that it extents to long ignored issue of immigration in Europe. Many studies are researching the political, economic and social aspects of migration neglecting the spatial dimension. However immigrants regardless of their background or their final...
master thesis 2016
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Jakubowska, B.M. (author)
The project focuses mostly on the social aspect, precisely on the relationship between immigrant and native Dutch children, as well as their families in order to bridge the gap between those groups.
master thesis 2016
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