Press releases Tilburg University
Unemployment during the Great Recession feeds left-wing populism; unauthorized immigration flows feed right-wing populism
In the past decade, there has been a great rise in populism in many western democracies. This has led to the emergence of radical and populist politicians. In his PhD research, Shuai Chen investigats the influence of recent unemployment during the Great Recession and the vast influx of unauthorized immigrants on the growth of populism. He shows there is a difference between the populism caused by economic factors and the populism caused by cultural factors.
New values research in the Netherlands: More tolerance, more pride, and different kinds of religiosity
The Dutch have become more tolerant with regard to sexual-ethical aspects of life, are more proud of their Dutch citizenship, have more faith in people and believe less in God. Young people who do not consider themselves religious turn out to be no less social than religious youngsters.
Education Minister awards grant to Tilburg University Junior
The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, has approved a grant application for the Students4Students project of Tilburg University Junior (Science Hub).