The dissertation investigates contemporary transformations in the class structure of Rotterdam. In addition, it is studied to what extent changing societal conditions affect levels of civic participation.

Class structure, polarisation, professionalisation, social class, spatial divisions, neighbourhood networks, civic participation, mixed neighbourhoods, neighbourhood organisations, neighbourhood effects, klassenstructuur, polarisatie, professionalisering, sociale klasse, ruimtelijke ongelijkheden, buurtnetwerken, burgerparticipatie, gemengde buurten, buurtorganisaties, buurteffecten
G.B.M. Engbersen (Godfried)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Custers, G.J. (2021, April 15). The new divided city: Class transformation, civic participation and neighbourhood context. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from