June 29, 2022
5e Van Doorn Lezing -- Commerciële gentrificering en nieuwe stedelijkheid (incl video stream)
Rath, J. (2022) Hippe ondernemingen, culturele consumptie en nieuwe stedelijkheid. Effecten van commerciële gentrificering. Essay in het kader van de prof. Dr. J.A.A. van Doorn leerstoel & NIAS_KNAW Van Doorn Fellowship. Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB). In de Vijfde Van Doornlezing wordt de opkomst en het vertoon van nieuwe [...]
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January 9, 2021
Article -- Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam
Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow, and Amsterdam by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath Journal of Consumer Culture, 2017, 20(1): 122–140. DOI: 10.1177/1469540517736557 Despite the diversity of consumption and class practices of the new urban middle classes within and between societies, they share some qualities. Focusing on the lifestyles and mentalities of regulars of specialty [...]
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January 6, 2021
Blog -- Coffee Bars and Urban Life in Istanbul
From Kahvehane to Coffee Bar: Urban Life in Istanbul by Jan Rath and Selin Kılıç (2018) www.theprotocity.com Coffee is abundant in Turkey today, not just in the form of türk kahvesi, the traditional Turkish coffee cooked with water in a special small pot with a long handle, but also that of espresso, cappuccino and the [...]
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January 9, 2020
Article -- Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow and Amsterdam
Coffee People in Tehran, Glasgow, and Amsterdam by Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath Journal of Consumer Culture, 2017, 20(1): 122–140. DOI: 10.1177/1469540517736557 Despite the diversity of consumption and class practices of the new urban middle classes within and between societies, they share some qualities. Focusing on the lifestyles and mentalities of regulars of specialty [...]
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January 8, 2020
Blog -- Coffee Bars and Urban Life in Istanbul
From Kahvehane to Coffee Bar: Urban Life in Istanbul by Jan Rath and Selin Kılıç (2018) www.theprotocity.com Coffee is abundant in Turkey today, not just in the form of türk kahvesi, the traditional Turkish coffee cooked with water in a special small pot with a long handle, but also that of espresso, cappuccino and the [...]
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October 5, 2018
Journal article -- In de koffiebar

In de Koffiebar: Middenklassers in Amsterdam, Glasgow en Tehran door Jan Rath en Reza Shaker Ardekani Agora, 34(2): 11-14. De groei van de stedelijke middenklasse gaat gepaard met ingrijpende veranderingen in het winkellandschap. Vooral in gentrificerende buurten worden bruine kroegen en kiloknallers langzaam maar zeker vervangen door gespecialiseerde koffiebars en ambachtelijke (vega-)slagerijen. Die richten zich […]

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August 31, 2018
Journal Article -- Coffee scene in Glasgow

The Coffee Scene in Glasgow’s West End: On the class practices of the new urban middle classes By Reza Shaker Ardekani and Jan Rath City, Culture and Society. Published online: 31 August 2018 Abstract The shift from Fordism to Post-Fordism has led to the emergence of new socioeconomic arrangements as well as the proliferation of […]

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January 5, 2017
Blog -- Yuppieland: Coffee in the City

In Amsterdam today, specialty coffee bars are mushrooming. Does this mean that Amsterdammers have become coffee gluttons from one day to the next? Fact is that the spread of specialty coffee bars is not confined to Amsterdam, but a phenomenon that can be observed in almost every world city, be it Vancouver, Istanbul, or Kunming. […]

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