How can EU law contribute to the European Union's policy objective of combating poverty and social exclusion? University of Antwerp
Policy Preferences and Outcomes under Social Identification Vrije Universiteit Brussel
U+2018There is no inclusion without exclusionU+2019. Examining high quality and inclusion in early childhood education and care from the perspectives of policy makers, social work professionals and parents of young children. Ghent University
This research project examines the ways in which high quality can be realized in social work practices in early childhood education and care for (poor) families with children. A specific interest goes to the principle of progressive universalism. A multilevel analysis on macro-, meso- and microlevels, including the meaning-making of policy makers, social work professionals and parents, is used.
How are social divides produced in contemporary European labour markets? A macro-micro-macro study of the impact of labour market policy, employment and welfare institutions on workers working conditions and job quality KU Leuven
This is the first study investigating the interaction of macro- and micro-forces producing social divides in contemporary European labour markets by using a macro-micro-macro research model. Social divides are defined as differences in working conditions and job quality of different groups of workers. The research project consists of several steps. Firstly, by using latent class analysis social divides are uncovered. Secondly, country-level ...
Eastern European welfare regimes within Social Europe. A comparison of the architecture and social adequacy of the income protection of the elderly in three Eastern European countries. University of Antwerp
The impact of mass violence and post-conflict recovery on social mobility. Exploring the nature and underlying drivers of social transformation in Rwanda and Burundi. University of Antwerp
The impact of mass violence and post-conflict recovery on social mobility. Exploring the nature and underlying drivers of social transformation in Rwanda and Burundi. Fieldwork in Burundi. University of Antwerp
Mindwandering and social cognition in depression: The mindU+2019s social default mode and its role in mental well-being Ghent University
Although modern life is considered busy, research shows that we spend a noticeable amount of time in fantasies, rather than being focused on what we are doing. For instance, it is a common experience that, while reading a book, we suddenly realize that we are unable to remember the last page, because we have been fantasizing about possible future events that could happen to us.
It seems indeed that, when our mind drifts away, we tend to ...
The European Social Survey (ESS) is a biennial, academically-driven social survey designed to chart and explain the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour of its diverse populations. The ESS creates an international database about social and political attitudes, covering topics such as immigration, well-being, citizen involvement, justice, and climate change. To date, almost 400.000 citizens in 36 countries have taken part in the ESS, leading to a ...