We 09 Dec 09
Lecture - Segregation: A Social Problem?
Lecture by Wim Blauw (this lecture is part of the program "The Other City")
Wim Blauw (MSc. Sociology, 1971, Ph.D. Economics, 1986) was till 2003 Associate Professor of Economic Sociology at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is since then guest-lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Erasmus University and is trainer-consultant on cross-cultural and urban management. He worked in commission for a.o. Eurocontrol, Exxon, ING, Heerema, De Baak and the City of Rotterdam. From the start of the Urban Management Development course at IHS Rotterdam he lectures on urban sociology and is one of the co-ordinators of the Urban Social Development specialisation program.
His publications deal with a variety of subjects like international migration, suburbanisation, housing policy, public space and the cultural aspects of organisations. He is editor of Soort bij soort (1980), co-author of Emigreren (1983), author of Suburbanisatie en sociale contacten (1986), editor of Ruimte voor openbaarheid (1989) and co-editor of Urban Housing Segregation of Minorities in Western Europe and the United States (1991). He (co)organized several international conferences on housing and urban problems and was until recently vice-president of the ISA Research Group on Housing and the Built Environment.
IHS - Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam