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Results: 61 - 70 of 70
  • Start 13 Feb 2014
    End 14 Feb 2014
    Educational systems: Inequalities, Labour Markets and Civic Engagement


    Aim of this conference is to present and discuss work on how characteristics of education systems are related to various sorts of inequalities and patterns of allocation. A number of outcomes will be considered, ...

  • 22 Jan 2014
    Has Women’s Educational Advantage Moved into the Workplace? Shifting Patterns in the Acquisition of Skills and Signals

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    AMCIS Inequality Seminar by David B. Bills, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and College of Education, University of Iowa.

  • 16 Jan 2014
    AMCIS Celebration: Four Years Ahead

    13:00 - 20:00 | Event

    For this event we invite you for a mini‐symposium organized around research conducted at AMCIS presented by AMCIS postdocs from Sociology, Educational Science and Political Science, complemented by a keynote lecture ...

  • Start 27 May 2013
    End 29 May 2013
    Causal Modeling using STATA

    09:30 - 16:03 | Course

    This intensive workshop will help research master and PhD-students from both the UvA and VU-Graduate School of Social Sciences to understand the fundamentals and principles of causal modeling.

  • 23 May 2013
    The gender gap in education through sociological glasses

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Since the 1990s in many western countries, including Belgium and the Netherlands, there is a growing concern about the poor educational achievement of boys in comparison with girls.

  • 25 Apr 2013
    The Threat Is Real: Labor-Market Competition, Recession and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Javier Polavieja investigates the impact of labor-market competition (LMC) on attitudes towards immigration in Europe by testing for both occupational and environmental sources of competitive threat.

  • 20 Mar 2013
    America's New Class Divide

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Mark Lilla, Columbia University, will discuss growing social inequality in the United States and he will focus on the intellectual divide between liberals and conservatives on this issue. Both sides, for the first ...

  • 8 Mar 2013
    Another Look at Persistent Inequality in Israeli Education

    10:00 - 11:30 | Lecture

    Yossi Shavit is the Zalman and Sima Weinberg Professor of Social Stratification and Inequality at Tel Aviv University.

  • 7 Mar 2013
    Two steps forward, one and a half steps back: A life course perspective on gender, work and labour division at the transition to parenthood

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The dramatic increase in women’s labor force participation, including that of mothers of small children, has been considered one of the most significant economic and social trends of recent decades.

  • 1 Feb 2013
    De sociale en maatschappelijke functie van de school

    14:00 | Conference

    Om te bevorderen dat al in een vroeg stadium tijdens de uitvoering uitwisseling van kennis plaatsvindt, en onderzoekers van gedachten kunnen wisselen over gemeenschappelijke theoretische en methodische vragen, ...