Stratification and social inequality in Italy and Lugdunum. A comparative qualitative epigraphic analysis of the class structure, power relations and social struggle between municipal status groups during the Principate. Ghent University
Romans meticulously described their social position, but modern researchers often use general categories treating humiliores as an undifferentiated 'class'. We want to investigate 'status groups' from local Italian municipalities and the relationships between them and compare them with material from Lugdunum. How are power relations, competition and violence connected with 'class' and hierarchy? We will use concepts from P. Bourdieu.
Civil Society, Organised Labour & Social Inequality in Advanced Democracies. University of Antwerp
Social inequality and mobility during the long sixteenth century: Bois-le-Duc and its "Meierij" University of Antwerp
Social inequality at the transition from primary to secondary education: the role played by the primary school Ghent University
The aim of the project is to investigate whether characteristics of primary school contribute to the explanation of educational choices at the transition from primary to secondary education. Educational choices are usually explained by invoking ascribed and acquired characteristics of pupils. We want to contribute to the hiatus in research by adding charachteristics of the primarry school to the explanation.
Scientific research network U+201CGlobalisation, Regionalisation and Economic and Social Inequality Ghent University
Encouraging research co-operation between the participating research centers on the following issues:
- the quantitative analysis of globalization and regionalization processes;
- globalization, labour markets and income inequality;
- (African) migration in Europe;
- inequality at the global governance leven
Youth and social inequality Ghent University
Increased cooperation and exchange of research expertise Firstly alliance research group aims to further expand the existing cooperation by bringing together researchers from both institutions on the one hand and by the – where possible and appropriate – entering into co -promotorschappen and / or seals of guidance committees (doctoral) research on the other. ; Increasing the (international) publication output, the databases available to ...
OBPWO research: social inequality in the transition from primary to secondary education: an investigation into the conduct of the practice orientation Ghent University
questions: 1) What factors determine the choice of study in the transition from primary to secondary education? Metn name. (A) what is the relative importance of ascribed characteristics - such as gender, socio-economic and ethnic origin, level of education parents - versus acquired characteristics - such as school performance and delay, but also interests of the student? (B) What role kenmerkenn of the school, such as location (urban / ...