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Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality

Researchers connected to ARC-GS publish many books, book chapters, and articles on a wide range of topics that deal with questions of gender and/or sexuality. Full bibliographies are available on the personal profile pages of our members. Below you can find a selection of key publications.

  • 2020
    • Bonjour, S. A., & de Hart, B. (2020) (Eds.) Citizenship, membership and belonging in mixed-status families. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power.
    • Bracke, S. & Hernandez Aguilar, L.M. (2020). 'They love death as we love life', The 'Muslim Question' and the biopolitics of replacement. British Journal of Sociology, 71(2).
    • Davidson, R. J. (2020). Advocacy Beyond Identity: A Dutch Gay/Lesbian Organization’s Embrace of a Public Policy Strategy. Journal of homosexuality, 67(1), 35 – 57.
    • Spronk, R. & Hendriks, T. (2020). Readings in Sexualities from Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • 2019
    • Besnier, N., & Brownell, S. (2019). Sport. In F. Stein (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology. DOI:
    • Cottingham, M. D. (2019). The missing and needed male nurse: Discursive hybridization in professional nursing texts. Gender, Work & Organization.
    • Cottingham, M. D., & Dill, J. S. (2019). Intergenerational Dynamics among Women and Men in Nursing. In M. Choroszewicz & T. Adams (Eds.), Routledge Series on Gender and Organizations (pp. 58-75). New York: Routledge.
    • Hall, L. (2019). WPS, Migration, and Displacement. In S. E. Davies, & J. True (Eds.), The Oxford University Handbook on Women, Peace and Security (pp. 643-656). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Hossain, A. (2019). Sexual nationalism, masculinity and the cultural politics of cricket in Bangladesh. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 42(3), 1-16.
    • Krause, J. (2019). Gender Dimensions of (Non)Violence in Communal Conflict: The Case of Jos, Nigeria. Comparative Political Studies, 52(10), 1466-1499. DOI:
    • Lopes Cardozo, M. T. A., & Maber, E. J. T. (Eds.) (2019). Sustainable Peacebuilding and Social Justice in Times of Transition: Findings e of Education in Myanmar. Cham: Springer. DOI:
    • Mügge, L. M., van der Pas, D. J., & van de Wardt, M. (2019). Representing their own? Ethnic minority women in the Dutch Parliament. West European Politics, 42(4), 705-727.
    • Schliesser, E. (2019). Sophie de Grouchy, Adam Smith, and the Politics of Sympathy. In E. O’Neill, & M.P. Lascano (Eds.), Feminist History of Philosophy: The Recovery and Evaluation of Women's Philosophical Thought (pp. 193-219). Cham: Springer.
    • Schliesser, E., & Berges, S. (Eds.) (2019). Sophie de Grouchy's Letters on Sympathy: A Critical Engagement with Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Stojmenovska, D. (2019). Management Gender Composition and the Gender Pay Gap: Evidence from British Panel Data. Gender, Work & Organization, 26(5), 738-764.
    • Van Gent, W., Das, M., & Musterd, S. (2019). Sociocultural, economic and ethnic homogeneity in residential mobility and spatial sorting among couples. EPA: Economy and Space, 51(4), 891–912. DOI:

  • 2018
    • Akhtar, R., Probert, R., & Moors, A. (2018). Special Issue Informal Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 8(3).
    • Besnier, N., Guinness, D., Hann M., & Kovač, U. (2018). Rethinking Masculinity in the Neoliberal Age: Cameroonian Footballers, Fijian Rugby Players, Senegalese Wrestlers. Comparative Studies in Society and History 60(4), 839-872.
    • de Jong, A. (2019). Gaza, Black Face and Islamophobia: Intersectionality of Race and Gender in (Counter-) Discourse in the Netherlands. In P. Essed, K. Farquharson, K. Pillay, & E.J. White, (Eds.), Relating Worlds of Racism. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Jain, N., Cottingham, M. D., & Fisher, J. A. (2018). Disadvantaged, outnumbered, and discouraged: women’s experiences as healthy volunteers in US Phase I trials. Critical Public Health, 1-12.
    • Krizsan, A., & Roggeband, C. (2018). Towards a Conceptual Framework for Struggles over Democracy in Backsliding States: Gender Equality Policy in Central Eastern Europe. Politics and Governance 6(3), 90-100.
    • Moors, A., de Koning, M., & Vroon-Najem, V. (2018). Concluding an ‘Illegal Islamic Marriage’ in the Netherlands: Controversy, Criminalization and Contestations. Sociology of Islam 6(3), 274-296.
    • Lopes Cardozo, M. T. A., & Srimulyani, E. (2018). Analysing the spectrum of female education leaders’ agency in Islamic boarding schools in post-conflict Aceh, Indonesia. Gender and Education, 1-17.
    • Roggeband, C., & Krizsán, A. (2018). Reversing gender policy progress: patterns of backsliding in Central and Eastern European new democracies. European Journal of Politics and Gender, 1(3), 367-385.
  • 2017
    • Ayuandini, S., & Duyvendak, J. W. (2017). Becoming (more) Dutch as medical recommendations: how understandings of national identity enter the medical practice of hymenoplasty consultations. Nations and Nationalism. DOI: 10.1111/nana.12329
    • Besnier, N. (2017). Representing Trans: An Epilogue. In E. Hazenberg & M. (Eds.), Representing Trans: Linguistic, Legal and Everyday Perspectives (pp. 249-258). Wellington: Victoria University Press.
    • Bracke, S., Lefranc, L., & Van Ertvelde, A. (Eds.) (2017). Unruly Bodies. DiGeSt (Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies), 4(2).
    • Krebbekx, W., Spronk, R., & M'charek, A. (2017). Ethnicizing sexuality: An analysis of research practices in the Netherlands. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40(4), 636-655. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2016.1181771
    • Krizsán, A. & Roggeband, C. (2017). The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence: Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe. New York: Routledge.
    • Mügge, L. M., & Schotel, A. L. (2017). Intersectionaliteit in de media: Representatie van Nederlandse Kamerleden met een migratieachtergrond in dagbladen, 1986-2016. Res Publica, 59(4), 439-462.
    • van den Berg, M. (2017). Gender in the Post-Fordist Urban - The Gender Revolution in Planning and Public Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
    • van den Berg, M., & Chevalier, D. (2017). Of “city lounges”,“bans on gathering” and macho policies-Gender, class and race in productions of space for Rotterdam's post-industrial future. Cities. DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2017.03.006