Jan Willem DUYVENDAK
Associate Fellow, Center for Migration and Citizenship
Jan Willem Duyvendak is Distinguished Research Professor in Sociology at the University of Amsterdam since 2003, after he had been director of the Verwey-Jonker Research Institute for Social Issues (1999-2003) and Professor of Community Development at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His main fields of research currently are belonging, urban sociology, 'feeling at home' and nativism.
His latest books include The Politics of Home. Nostalgia and Belonging in Western Europe and the United States (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Crafting Citizenship. Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, co-authored with Menno Hurenkamp and Evelien Tonkens), European States and Their Muslim Citizens (Cambridge University Press 2014, co-edited with John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, Mona Lena Krook), and New York and Amsterdam. Immigration and the New Urban Landscape (NYU Press 2014, co-edited with Nancy Foner, Jan Rath and Rogier van Reekum).
In 2013-2014, Duyvendak is Distinguished Fellow at the Advanced Research Collaborative at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
This book responds to the often loud debates about the place of Muslims in Western Europe by proposing an analysis based in institutions, including schools, courts, hospitals, the military, electoral politics, the labor market, and civic education courses. The...