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prof. dr. J.C. (Jan) Rath


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Room number: B6.00
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15508
    1001 NA  Amsterdam
  • J.C.Rath@uva.nl
    T: 0205253623
    T: 0205253627

Jan Rath

Prof. Dr. Jan Rath received his MA Degree in cultural anthropology and urban studies and his PhD from Utrecht University. He is now Professor of Sociology, Member of the Center for Urban Studies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) in the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam. He is, moreover, involved in the European Research Network IMISCOE, the European Chair of International Metropolis and a Member of the World Economic Forum. He has been an advisor of the Dutch local and national governments, the European Commission, the OECD, the United Nations, and various other organizations.
He has been active in various other disciplines, such as political science, sociology of law, economics and economic sociology. He previously held academic posts at the Center for the Study of Social Conflicts (COMT) in Leiden University, the Center for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Society (SMES)in Utrecht University, the Institute for the Sociology of Law in the Radboud University of Nijmegen, and the Department of Sociology in the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). 

2016

  • Rath, J. C., Solano, G., & Schutjens, V. A. J. M. (2016). Migrant Entrepreneurship and Transnational Links. In C. Inglis (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of International Migration London: Sage. [details]
  • Rath, J., & Schutjens, V. (2016). Migrant entrepreneurship: alternative paradigms of economic integration. In A. Triandafyllidou (Ed.), Routledge handbook of immigration and refugee studies (pp. 96-103). (Routledge international handbooks). Abingdon: Routledge. [details]
  • Rath, J., & Swagerman, A. (2016). Promoting ethnic entrepreneurship in European cities: sometimes ambitious, mostly absent, rarely addressing structural features. International Migration, 54(1), 152-166. DOI: 10.1111/imig.12215 [details]
  • Hagemans, I., Hendriks, A., Rath, J., & Zukin, S. (2016). From greengrocers to cafés: producing social diversity in Amsterdam. In S. Zukin, P. Kasinitz, & X. Chen (Eds.), Global cities, local streets: everyday diversity from New York to Shanghai. (pp. 90-119). New York: Routledge. [details]

2015

  • Hiebert, D., Rath, J., & Vertovec, S. (2015). Urban markets and diversity: towards a research agenda. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38(1), 5-21. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2014.953969 [details]

2014

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2014). Immigrant entrepreneurship. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives (pp. 195-225). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Rath, J., Foner, N., Duyvendak, J. W., & van Reekum, R. (2014). Introduction: New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. In N. Foner, J. Rath, J. W. Duyvendak, & R. van Reekum (Eds.), New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape (pp. 1-21). New York: New York University Press. [details]
  • Uitermark, J., Duyvendak, J. W., & Rath, J. (2014). Governing through religion in Amsterdam: The stigmatization of ethnic cultures and the uses of Islam. In N. Foner, J. Rath, J. W. Duyvendak, & R. van Reekum (Eds.), New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. (pp. 170-194). New York: New York University Press. [details]
  • Foner, N., Rath, J., Duyvendak, J. W., & van Reekum, R. (2014). New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. New York: New York University Press. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2014). Immigrant incorporation studies in Europe: an introduction. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives. (pp. 11-18). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

2012

  • Aytar, V., & Rath, J. (2012). Introduction: Ethnic Neighbourhoods as Places of Leisure and Consumption. In V. Aytar, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selling ethnic neighborhoods: the rise of neighborhoods as places of leisure and consumption (pp. 1-15). (Routledge advances in geography; No. 5). New York: Routledge. [details]
  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2012). Nuevos cambios en la iniciativa empresarial de los inmigrantes: una visión Europea. In F. López Castellano, F. García-Quero, & M. Aboussi (Eds.), Empresariodo inmigrante, instituciones y desarrolo (pp. 21-44). Granada: Comares. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2012). An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to international migration studies: European perspectives (pp. 15-22). (IMISCOE Textbook Series; No. 2). Amsterdam: AUP. [details]

2010

  • Kloosterman, R., van der Leun, J., & Rath, J. (2010). Mixed embeddedness: (in)formal economic activities and immigrant businesses in the Netherlands. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation (pp. 315-338). (IMISCOE Textbook Series). Amsterdam: AUP. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2010). Introduction: migration and ethnic studies in Europe. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation. (pp. 7-18). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: AUP. [details]

2009

  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Am I Amsterdam? Immigrant integration and urban change. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 11-22). (Solidarity and identity). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Preface. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 9). (Solidarity and Identity Series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Social boundaries in movement. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 193-200). (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Rath, J. (2009). The Netherlands: a reluctant country of immigration. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 100(5), 674-681. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9663.2009.00579.x [details]

2008

  • Oliveira, C., & Rath, J. (2008). Introduction to the special issue. Revista Migrações, (3), 11-27. [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Rath, J. (2014). Europe's backlash against multiculturalism. In E. Levine, & M. Verea (Eds.), Impacts of the recent economic crisis (2008-2009) on international migration (pp. 131-138). México: Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte, Universidad Nacional Auténoma de México. [details] [PDF]

2011

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2011). Veränderte Konturen migrantischen Unternehmertums. In F. Hillmann (Ed.), Marginale Urbanität: migrantisches Unternehmertum und Stadtentwicklung. (pp. 87-118). (Urban studies). Bielefeld: Transcript. [details]
  • Rath, J. (2011). Debating multiculturalism. Harvard International Review, online. [details]
  • Rath, J. (2011). Vaarwel Migrantenstudies. Migrantenstudies, 27(2), 148-154. [details]

2010

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2010). Shifting landscapes of immigrant entrepreneurship. In Open for business: migrant entrepreneurship in OECD countries. (pp. 101-123). Paris: OECD. DOI: 10.1787/9789264095830-5-en [details] [PDF]

2009

  • Rath, J. (2009). Chinatown, Klein Istanbul oder doch nur ein Durchschnittsviertel? Ethnische Viertel als Orte der Unterhaltung und des Konsums. Jahrbuch (Zentrum für Niederlande-Studien), 20, 73-89. [details]
  • Rath, J. (2009). Leuke buurten voor de mensen: de opkomst van etnisch gethematiseerde winkelgebieden. In C. Brants, & S. van der Poel (Eds.), Diverse kwesties: liber amicorum prof. dr. Frank Bovenkerk (pp. 257-266). (Pompe reeks; No. 56). Den Haag: Boom Juridische uitgevers. [details]

2008

  • Rath, J. (2008). Etnik mahallelerin yükselişi: boş zaman geçirme, tüketim ve fırsatlar alanı olarak. Istanbul Journal of Urban Culture, 62, 84-87. [details]

2016

  • Rath, J. C., & Gelmers, W. (2016). 'Goeie wifi minus latte macchiato, please’. Het Parool[details]

2015

  • Rath, J., & Gelmers, W. (2015). Hippe koffietenten als onderzoeksgebied van stadssociologie. #kijkSW, 11, 6-7. [details]

2014

  • Rath, J. (Author). (2014). Debating multiculturalism: Europe's reaction in context. Symβiosis. [details] [PDF]
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Teringzooi. In A. Musa (Ed.), Het Spinhuisboek. Diemen: AMB. [details]
  • Rath, J. (2014). Spannende koffie. In J. Elshout, B. van Heerikhuizen, S. Meier, & J. van der Weiden (Eds.), Spannende plekken: een vriendenboek voor Ineke Teijmant. (pp. 38-39). Amsterdam: Stichting de Driehoek. [details]
  • Rath, J., van de Kamp, M., Slootman, M., & Tzaninis, I. (2014). Issues of ‘Normalcy' around Social and Spatial Mobility: Final Report of the NICIS/Platform31 Research Program ‘Social Mobility: Individuals, Groups, Neighborhoods’. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

2013

  • Rath, J., van de Kamp, M., Slootman, M., & Tzaninis, I. (2013). Een ander verhaal: nieuwe inzichten over sociale en ruimtelijke mobiliteit in Nederland. Den Haag: Platform31. [details]

2011

  • Rath, J., & Swagerman, A. (2011). Promoting ethnic entrepreneurship in European cities. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. DOI: 10.2806/27456 [details] [PDF]

2009

  • Rath, J., Bodaar, A., van Liempt, I., & Veldboer, L. (2009). Chinatown, Klein Istanbul of toch maar een doorsneebuurt? Etnische buurten als plaatsen van vermaak en consumptie. Den Haag: NICIS. [details]

2008

  • Rath, J. (2008). De stijgingsroute 'werken'. Mitros Cahiers, 16, 20-23. [details] [PDF]
  • van Niekerk, W. C. M., & Rath, J. C. (2008). Entrepreneurial diversity in a unified Europe: ethnic minority entrepreneurship, migrant entrepreneurship. Brussel: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry. [details]

2015

  • Chevalier, D. A. M. (2015). Playing it by the rules: Local bans on the public use of soft drugs and the production of shared spaces of everyday life [details] [PDF]
  • Kuvik, A. N. (2015). The global competition for talent: Life science and biotech careers, international mobility, and competitiveness [details / files]
  • Üstübici Önay, A. E. (2015). The governance of international migration in Turkey and Morocco: Irregular migrants’ access to right to stay [details / files]

2014

  • Aytar, V. (2014). Entertainment & leisure consumption in Istanbul Istanbul: New Market Press [details / files]
  • Folmer, E. C. (2014). From shop fronts to home offices: Entrepreneurship and small business dynamics in urban residential neighbourhoods [details / files]
  • Slootman, M. W. (2014). Soulmates: Reinvention of ethnic identification among higher educated second generation Moroccan and Turkish Dutch [details / files]
  • Sterckx, L. (2014). Trouwen met een vreemdeling: afstand en nabijheid in de relaties van ‘Turken’ en ‘Marokkanen’ in een gemengd huwelijk Diemen: AMB [details / files]
  • Valadas Casimiro, E. M. (2014). Cape Verdeans in Cova da Moura, Portugal, an ethno-historical account of their destinies and legacies [details / files]

2013

  • Keskiner, E. (2013). Generation in transition: Youth transitions among native-born descendants of immigrants from Turkey [details / files]
  • Pratsinakis, E. (2013). Contesting national belonging: An established-outsider figuration on the margins of Thessaloniki, Greece [details / files]

2011

  • Botman, S. J. (2011). Gewoon schoonmaken: de troebele arbeidsrelaties in betaald huishoudelijk werk [details / files]
  • de Bruin, S. (2011). Something for everyone? Changes and choices in the ethno-party scene in urban nightlife Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA - Amsterdam University Press [details / files]

2010

  • Santokhi, S. (2010). Immigrantenondernemerschap in Den Haag: beleid en praktijk [details / files]
  • van de Beek, J. H. (2010). Kennis, macht en moraal : de productie van wetenschappelijke kennis over de economische effecten van migratie naar Nederland, 1960-2005 Amsterdam: Vossiuspers - Amsterdam University Press [details / files]

Scientific position

  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): Amsterdam University Press (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): International Migration Review (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): Migration Letters (International Journal of Migration Studies) (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2013): Palgrave (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2012): Amsterdam Academic Club (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2012): COMPAS, Oxford University (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2012): International Metropolis (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2012): REMESO, Linköping University (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2011): Amsterdam University Press (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2011): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2011): Palgrave (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2011): UvA, Amsterdam (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): AUP (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): International Journal of Migration Studies (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): Linköping University (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): Metropolis (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): Priority Research Area UvA (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2009): UvA, Amsterdam (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): AUP (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): IMISCOE (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): International Journal of Migration Studies (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): Metropolis (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): Mitros (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2008): NWO, The Hague (External organisation).
  • Rath, J.C. (member) (2007-2011): IMISCOE (External organisation).

Others

  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (2-6-2015): International Seminar held at the Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Beyoğlu, Istanbul (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (7-9-2015 - 11-9-2015): International Metropolis Conference held in Mexico City, Mexico (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (17-4-2014 - 18-4-2014): Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (20-11-2014 - 21-11-2014): 'Border, Mobility and Diversity: Old Questions, New Challenges’ Conference, Koç University in Istanbul (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (3-11-2014 - 7-11-2014): Energy for the Planet, Feeding the Cultures: International Metropolis Conference, Milan (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (5-11-2014): International Metropolis Conference ‘Energy for the Planet, Feeding the Cultures’, Milan (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (9-9-2013 - 13-9-2013): International Metropolis Conference, Tampere, Finland (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (31-5-2012): International Seminar , Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Istanbul (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (19-1-2011 - 23-1-2011): international conference held under the aegis of the Center for Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (2011): 16th International Metropolis Conference, Ponta Delgada, Azores (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).

Keynote / Invited lecture

  • Rath, J.C. (keynote speaker) (1-6-2016): Urban Scene Investigation, Istanbul Policy Center .
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (16-12-2016): Urban Transformation, Regeneration and Migration in Comparative Perspective, Leibnitz Institute for Research on Society and Space.
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (24-10-2016): Asia’s Demographic Precipice. Migration, Technology, and Greater Workforce Participation, 2016 International Metropolis Conferencce, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (6-4-2016): Concluding remarks, IQ Symposium ‘Labour Market Integration of Immigrants’ , Berlin.
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (7-7-2016): Diversity and Economic Performance, Divercities: Governing Urban Diversity Summerschool , Vienna, Austria.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (2-6-2015): Yuppieland: Emerging Lifestyles in Gentrifying Cities-Comparing Amsterdam and Istanbul, Key note presentation at the International Seminar held at the Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Beyoğlu, Istanbul.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (20-10-2015): Chinatown 2.0: The Difficult Flowering of an Ethnically Themed Shopping Area, Guest lecture presented to the College for Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University in Albany, New Zealand.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (26-5-2015): Yuppieland - Coffee in the City, Guest lecture presented to the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (30-4-2015): Academic Perspective to Integration Politics, conference on ‘Syrians in Turkey: From emergency aid policies to integration policies’, H.Ü. Kültür Merkezi R Salonu Sıhhiye, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (5-10-2015): Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship, Guest lecture presented to the College for Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (8-4-2015): The Political Economy of Urban Super-Diversity, Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (18-12-2014): 'International Migration’ and ‘Immigrant Integration', to ENIGMMA Workshop on Removal Procedure and Human Rights, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Journal editor

  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): Cogent Social Sciences (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): Migration Letters (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): Migration Letters (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2009-2011): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2009-2011): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2008): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2008): The International Migration Review (Journal).

Book editor

  • Rath, J. C. (2015). Series on Citizenship and International Migration. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [details]
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion. Amsterdam: Amsteram University Press. [details]
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Member of Editorial Board of Series on Citizenship and International Migration. London: Palgrave. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2014). An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives. (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Aytar, V., & Rath, J. (2012). Selling ethnic neighborhoods: the rise of neighborhoods as places of leisure and consumption. (Routledge advances in geography; No. 5). London: Routledge. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2012). An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives. (IMISCOE Textbook Series; No. 2). Amsterdam: AUP. [details]
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2010). Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation. (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century. (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
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