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van de Ven, Lise (author)
Project aim<br/>In recent years, the amount of households facing problematic debts has been increasing. To combat the resulting problems, municipalities offer debt counseling, focusing on (voluntary) arrangements to help recipients become debt-free. The recent reduction of counseling duration from 36 to 18 months raises concerns about recipients...
master thesis 2024
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Gera, Krity (author), Hasdell, Peter (author), Bruyns, Gerhard (author), Sepulveda Carmona, D.A. (author)
Today, the world faces a multitude of complex societal issues, that need urgent attention for enhanced quality of life and resilient futures. With the help of a study on the daily mobilities of urban marginalised women (UMW) supported by state-of-the-art literature, this paper presents insights into the aspects of urban informality that can...
conference paper 2024
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Kreuk, Davy (author)
Extensive waiting times for youth Mental Healthcare have a significantly negative effect on youngsters well-being. The Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport (Ministry of VWS) therefore commissioned Shoshin to research the cause of waiting times in order to address them. Shoshin is a social design agency that believes waiting times are not...
master thesis 2023
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Camargo Cardozo, Laura (author)
This graduation project investigates the relationship between care and community and reflects on the possible impact of these learnings on design practice. Care is a complex dimension of life, which entails the act of providing everything that is necessary for the maintenance and repair of the world (Tronto, 1993). From this perspective, we can...
master thesis 2023
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Jaarsma, Tjerk (author)
This thesis presents a VR Transgender Inclusion Experience that informs, immerses, and improves the cisgender user to become more inclusive towards transgender peers. By showing them uncomfortable scenarios from the perspective of transgender and non-binary people they become more aware of how their behaviour, and that of their peers, may come...
master thesis 2023
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Cheung, Samira (author)
Research shows family caregivers involved in palliative care are not yet supported to the desired extent. Therefore, the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) started the Oog voor Naasten en Nabestaanden (ON2) project, a Palliantieproject financed by ZonMw. The ON2 project helps healthcare organizations with improving the care for family...
master thesis 2023
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Schumacher, Vanessa (author)
In special needs families, family dynamics are slightly different from the dynamics in other families. A child with special health care or educational needs requires a lot of attention and special care treatment from all family members. The parents‘ attention is mainly shifted to the care needs of the brother or sister and the siblings are...
master thesis 2023
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Reijnders, Marloes (author)
Kinderfaculteit Pendrecht, one of the programs of Stichting de Verre Bergen, offers children in Pendrecht the opportunity to spend their time in a useful way through after-school lessons. The Kinderfaculteit’s vision is to stimulate curiosity and perseverance among the children. As this vision is not yet integrated into their working method, the...
master thesis 2023
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van Remundt, Jill (author)
Gender stereotypical beliefs play a role in everyone’s life, whether people impose personal and subjective norms on themselves, or judge others based on these existing beliefs. Gender stereotypes present a limited and inaccurate representation of reality’s complexity and have the ability to evoke pain and backlash. The goal of this master’s...
master thesis 2023
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Bleekemolen, Sophie (author)
The issue of labour exploitation in the Netherlands has been gaining more attention lately. Regularly stories appear in the news in which employees are treated inhumanely by their employer, work in unsafe conditions, or live in unhealthy accommodations. The issue has also been gaining attention in politics. The advice of Aanjaagteam Bescherming...
master thesis 2023
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Mastenbroek, Noor (author)
The Netherlands has been facing a crisis in its asylum trajectory, with the overloaded application center in Ter Apel drawing attention to the country’s migration system. While a limited capacity in Ter Apel is one of the first hurdles asylum seekers face, it is only the start of a long trajectory that can take years to navigate. Although recent...
master thesis 2023
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Smulders, Anna (author)
The current form of our democracy is not inclusive. Therefore, local governments try to enable political participation (Slingerland et al., 2020). Political participatory forms do not seem to have a great impact on policy, despite positive intentions (Edens &amp; Klabbers, 2019). Youth is often not involved in political participation and policy...
master thesis 2023
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van der Klauw, Nina (author)
This research aims to explore the experiences and needs of social support after the teenager’s parental loss within the secondary school environment and proposes a design intervention. <br/><br/>Teenagers perceive grief more intensely compared to younger ages and adults since it aligns with the rapid transitions of their adolescence. In this...
master thesis 2023
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Sanchez de Boevé, Maureen (author)
Dementia is a part of our society. One in five people, and for women even one in three, will develop dementia. Dementia has a significant impact on the lives of those affected, as well as their loved ones. This design project focuses on the impact of dementia on the adult children of a parent with Alzheimer's disease.<br/><br/>Once a parent is...
master thesis 2023
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Tjebbes, Jaap (author)
For decades, the Marineterrein used to be a military base that was closed off from the rest of the city. Due to budget cuts, the Ministry of Defence decided to gradually leave the Marineterrein in 2011 and return the territory to the city of Amsterdam. The Marineterrein has been undergoing area development since 2013, gradually opening to the...
master thesis 2023
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van Haelst, Tijmen (author)
Through bottom-up initiatives citizens have the ability to adapt their environment to their own desires and ideas. It is a way to take power and create a city that is truly based on what the residents want, rather than it being opposed on them. <br/><br/>Right now there is a growing movement in the Netherlands where municipalities want to...
master thesis 2022
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van Steen, Marijn (author)
Political participation of a group representative of society is essential for the legitimacy of a democratic system. But adolescents are not heard sufficiently and receive too little attention in contemporary democracy. Their political participation is very low and not representative for their age group, as politically engaged adolescents often...
master thesis 2022
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Gräffner, Puck (author)
Citizens experience a growing gap between their lived world and that of governmental institutions. The historical low turnup rate of last municipal elections in Rotterdam, 39%, reflect the low trust people have in the municipality and how they feel unrepresented by the city council. Because of this, municipalities are striving to bring politics...
master thesis 2022
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Gomez Poblette, Frida (author)
Butterfly Works (BW) is a social design studio based in Amsterdam, working mainly in international development for over 20 years. This project aimed to equip the team at Butterfly Works with a design methodology that allows them to navigate and work with complex problems and position them as practitioners and facilitators of systemic change. The...
master thesis 2022
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van Os, Pim (author)
Crooswijk is a neighbourhood in Rotterdam that has been dealing with issues regarding trust in the municipality, and residents have not been participating much anymore. Crooswijkers feel unheard and left in the dark whenever plans are developed and executed. The main challenge that the design should solve: Improve the low level of trust...
master thesis 2022
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