Mark Elchardus

Senior Research Associate
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  • Europe in the World

Mark Elchardus, Ph.D., studied sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium and the Brown University, Rhode Island, USA. He is Prof.em. at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). His empirical research has focused mainly on the formation of attitudes and beliefs, the institutions and media influencing that process, and is consequences for politics and policy. He published in among others Time and Society; Poetics; Work, Employment and Society; Sociological Perspectives; Social Science Quarterly; and Cultural Sociology, and is author, co-autor or editor of about fifty books, most recently Voorbij het narratief van neergang (2015).

My work



Foreign Affairs Barometer

Clingendael Barometer: From Russia shock to Hamas shock

11 February 2024 - 11:52
Foreign Affairs Barometer

Tussen hoop en vrees

30 December 2022 - 08:00
Europe in the World

Het geluk van de verliezers en de zorgen van de winnaar

29 April 2022 - 12:42
Europe in the World

Verraderlijk kalm aan de oppervlakte

14 April 2022 - 12:52
Europe in the World

La douce France, in woorden en daden

08 April 2022 - 20:13
Europe in the World

Een boeiend debat dat waarschijnlijk nooit zal plaatsvinden

06 April 2022 - 13:02
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