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Tim Reeskens is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology at Tilburg University. He obtained a PhD from KU Leuven on the relationship between ethnocultural diversity and social cohesion. He held research positions at the University of Amsterdam, KU Leuven, and Tilburg University, and visiting positions at Harvard University and American University. His research interests include the comparative study of political and social attitudes, with a focus on social capital and generalized trust, national identity, and attitudes towards the welfare state. Currently, he is the National Coordinator of the European Values Study, responsible for current data collection in the Netherlands.

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Recent publications

  1. The inevitable deservingness gap - A study into the insurmountable im…

    Reeskens, T., & van der Meer, T. (2019). The inevitable deservingness gap: A study into the insurmountable immigrant penalty in perceived welfare deservingness. Journal of European Social Policy, 29(2), 166-181.
  2. Mind over matter - The impact of subjective social status on health o…

    D'Hooge, L., Achterberg, P. H. J., & Reeskens, T. (2018). Mind over matter: The impact of subjective social status on health outcomes and health behaviors. PLoS ONE, 13(9), [0202489].
  3. Doorheen de puberteit met Robert Putnam

    Reeskens, T. (2018). Doorheen de puberteit met Robert Putnam. Sociologie Magazine, 26(3), 25-25.
  4. Imagining class - A study into material social class position, subjec…

    D'Hooge, L., Achterberg, P. H. J., & Reeskens, T. (2018). Imagining class: A study into material social class position, subjective identification, and voting behavior across Europe. Social Science Research, 70, 71-89.
  5. The relative importance of welfare deservingness criteria

    Reeskens, T., & van der Meer, T. (2017). The relative importance of welfare deservingness criteria. In W. van Oorschot, F. Roosma, B. Meuleman, & T. Reeskens (Eds.), The social legitimacy of targeted welfare: Attitudes to welfare deservingness (pp. 55-70). (Globalization and Welfare). Edward Elgar Publishing.

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