Posted by | February 12, 2020
Urban Scenes — Session 39 in RC21 conference Antwerp 2020

CfP ISA RC21: ‘Urban Amenities, Cultural Consumption, Middle-Class Identities' (Session 39) Levent Soysal (Kadir Has University, Istanbul) and I (Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam) are organizing a session at...

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Posted by | January 9, 2020
Journal 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, 20(1): 122–140.   Abstract Despite the diversity of consumption and class practices...

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Posted by | January 8, 2020
Blog — Coffee Bars and Urban Life in Istanbul

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,...

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Posted by | 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...

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Posted by | 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:...

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Posted by | January 3, 2018
Journal article — Chinatown 2.0: Ethnically Themed Shopping

Chinatown 2.0: the difficult flowering of an ethnically themed shopping area By Jan Rath, Annemarie Bodaar, Thomas Wagemaakers & Pui Yan Wu Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44 (1):...

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Posted by | December 27, 2017
Interview on AT5 — Expats in Amsterdam

Voer voor discussie: 'Expats zijn ook Amsterdammers, die moet je omarmen' De aantrekkingskracht van Amsterdam op expats en studenten is onverminderd groot. De schatting is dat er elk jaar 4000...

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Posted by | March 3, 2017
Radio 1 debat in ‘Nieuws en Co’ — gentrificering

De Nieuws en Co-bus organiseert in aanloop naar de verkiezingen ontmoetingen tussen mensen wier leefwerelden ver uit elkaar liggen. Mensen die bijvoorbeeld in dezelfde wijk wonen maar elkaar nooit in...

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Posted by | 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...

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