Albert Benschop

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Albert Benschop (born 10 May 1949, Rijswijk) is a Dutch sociologist with the University of Amsterdam's faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He is the chief editor of the university's SocioSite project.[1] His internet studies are published in the Peculiarities of Cyberspace.[2]

Biography[edit]

Benschop received a master degree in sociology and psychology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam early 1970s. In 1972 he made name as leader of the SRVU Students' union of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, who occupied the main building of the Vrije Universiteit during the student protests that year.[3]

Since 1973 Benschop has been a lecturer and researcher at the department of Sociology at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. In the late 1990s het founded the SocioSite website, which is considered to be one of the world's most consulted social-science websites.[4][5][6][7]

Publication list (partial)[edit]

English
Dutch

References[edit]

  1. ^ SocioSite - Social Science Information System
  2. ^ Peculiarities of Cyberspace - Building blocks of an internet sociologie
  3. ^ Arie Theodorus van Deursen,Herbert Donald Morton (2008) The distinctive character of the Free University in Amsterdam, 1880-2005. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing p.323
  4. ^ Jim Millhorn, Jim Millhorn (1999). Student's companion to the World Wide Web: : social sciences and humanities resources. p.49
  5. ^ Stuart Stein (2002). Sociology on the web: a student guide. p.139
  6. ^ David Fisher, Sandra P. Price, Terry Hanstock (2002). Information sources in the social sciences. K.G. Saur,
  7. ^ Jorinde Seijdel, Oliver Marchart, Geert Lovink (2007). The rise of the informal media: how search engines, weblogs and YouTube change public opinion. p.170

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