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    5037 DB Tilburg


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Thesis subjects (any subject in cultural sociology):


  • Institutional trust (e.g. trust in science, politics, or the justice system)
  • Conflicts between higher and lower educated
  • Attitudes toward science
  • Class and politics
  • Political cultures
  • Religion and society (e.g. antireligiosity among the non-religious, the public salience of religion)
  • Welfare attitudes
  • Cultural participation
  • Popular culture




Current courses

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External positions

Member of the developmental council (Brabantkennis)

1 Jul 2019 → …


  • Sociology Of Religion
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Populism
  • Public Opinion Research
  • Sociology
  • Religion And Politics
  • Political Ideology
  • Politics

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Research Output 2006 2019

An infants' graveyard? Region, religion, and infant mortality in North Brabant, 1840-1940

Walhout, E. C., 2019, Ede: Print Service Ede. 226 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Mind over matter: Causes and consequences of class discordance

D'Hooge, L., 2019, s.l.: Ridderprint. 307 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

The public uptake of information about antibiotic resistance in the Netherlands

van Rijn, M., Haverkate, M., Achterberg, P. & Timen, A., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Understanding of Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Microbial Drug Resistance

Waarom er minder empirisch bewijs bestaat voor de contacttheorie dan velen beweren: Een kwantitatieve cultuursociologische kritiek

Manevska, K., Achterberg, P. & Houtman, D., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociologie.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access