Duyvendak, Jan Willem

University of Amsterdam

Jan Willem Duyvendak has been full professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam since July 2003, and studied sociology and philosophy in Groningen (the Netherlands) and Paris (France). His work deals with various issues, including multiculturalism, social cohesion, social movements and social policy. Regarding the question of sexuality, his publications include The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics. National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement (Temple University Press, 1999; edited with B.D. Adam and A. Krouwel); ‘From Revolution to Involution: The Disappearance of the Gay Movement in France’, Journal of Homosexuality 29(4): 369–58 (1995); and ‘Identity Politics in France and the Netherlands: The Case of Gay and Lesbian Liberation’, in M. Blasius (ed.) Sexual Identities, Queer Politics (Princeton University Press, 2001, pp. 56–72).