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Schuyt, Kees

Schuyt, Kees

Kees (C.J.M.) Schuyt, born in Leidschendam, the Netherlands, in 1943. Ph.D. from Leiden University. Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Amsterdam (1991- 2007). Member of the Dutch Council of State.

Jacques van Doorn Fellow (1 February 2013 – 30 June 2013)

Signs of Social Life

As Jacques van Doorn Fellow I will do some biographical sketches of Jacques van Doorn (1925-2008) as founder of post-war Dutch Sociology and as a public sociologist in Dutch post-war society.

I will work on a booklet on scientific integrity and fraud in science: Integrity in Science and Society (collecting and rewriting several papers on this subject);

I will work on an ambitious summary of my sociological work: Signs of social life, social institutions as the Periodic System of Society (PSS).

Selected Publications

Cultures of Unemployment, a comparative look at long-term unemployment and urban poverty, Oxford/Boulder, Westview Press, 1995, 277pp. (with Godfried Engbersen and Jaap Timmer)

1950: Prosperity and Welfare, Vol 4 of the series Dutch Culture in a European Perspective, New York, Palgrave/MacMillan, 2004, 556 pp. (with Ed Taverne)

In Dutch: Het Spoor Terug: W.H. Nagel/ J.B. Charles 1910 – 1983, Amsterdam, Balans 2010, 575 pp.