By Irina Dimitriade This paper analyses the experience of bisexuality in the life stories of seven young women, aged between 22 and 27, living in Amsterdam. The ways they experience bisexuality stand as proof for the complexity of such a lived experience, varying from having been sexually and emotionally involved with people of similar genders to having been sexually and… Read more →
By Minke Nouwens In this article, I stress the importance of home in people’s everyday lives and the insights we can gain as social science researchers by studying it. Yet, I will do so from a different premise than most social studies into the home. Many of these studies often bare in them the implicit conceptualisation of the home as… Read more →
By Sebastian Reck Last week I did it. Following the example of millions of fellow citizens, I finally registered with an online dating network. Well, not just any net- work. Rather, I chose to join Elitepartner.de, the self-proclaimed community of ‘cultured and sophisticated singles’. Why did I do so? Given the fact that I am more than happy to have… Read more →
Our second journal issue in 2012 has contributions by Menno Soentken, Irina Dimitriade, Channa Zaccai, Minke Nouwens, Snashi Roopram, Femke Brandt, and Jerry Tjon.
To access the complete Amsterdam Social Science Volume 4 Issue 1 click here. Preface by Megan Raschig What a heerlijke happenstance that a red thread running through some of the following articles is subject formation, when our own editorial board here at Amsterdam Social Science has been experiencing its own remarkable transformation. The concept of subject formation is so amenable,… Read more →
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To access the complete Amsterdam Social Science Volume 3 Issue 1 click here. Preface by Valentina di Stasio When I timidly set foot in the University of Milan, at the beginning of my academic route in 2003, the very first class I attended for my Bachelor program was the introductory seminar of the course of Aesthetics. I remember quite vividly how the… Read more →
Transparency and Openness in Science E.J.Wagenmakers, Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Transparency and openness are core academic values, and they express themselves in a range of helpful behaviors such as sharing of data, sharing of materials, and sharing of published work. In an ideal world, researchers also share their hypotheses before the data… Read more →
Click here to access the complete issue Amsterdam Social Science Volume 2 Issue 1. Preface by Jonathan Mijs The fireworks launched at the stroke of midnight mark not just the start of the new year. It kicks off a new volume of Amsterdam social science. in this issue, our contributors explore the boundaries of their respective disciplines. (…) A Sociology of Attractiveness… Read more →
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