(Hans) HD Pruijt

dr. (Hans) HD Pruijt
Assistant Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
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Hans Pruijt is an assistant professor at the Sociology Department of Erasmus University.

His research and teaching focus on organizations and organizing. His main topic of interest is empowerment in various contexts, especially working life and urban social movements.
Check also his personal website

      • H.D. Pruijt (1997). Job Design and Technology. Taylorism v.s. Anti-Taylorism. New York: Routledge
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997). Job Design and Technology. Taylorism vs. Anti-Taylorism. London/New York: Routledge
      • H.D. Pruijt (2019). Urban Movements. In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology 2nd edition. Malden: Blackwell doi: 10.1002/9781405165518.wbeosu011.pub2
      • H.D. Pruijt (2018). Kraken (The Netherlands). In A. Ledeneva (Ed.), The Global Encyclopaedia of Informality, Volume 2: Understanding Social and Cultural Complexity (pp. 17-19). London: UCL Press
      • H.D. Pruijt (2017). Squatting in the Netherlands: the social and political institutionalization of a movement. In F Anders & A Sedlmaier (Eds.), Public goods versus economic interests: global perspectives on the history of squatting (pp. 256-277). New York: Routledge
      • H.D. Pruijt (2017). Euro trash in Loïsada. In P. Mudu & S. Chattopadhyay (Eds.), Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy: Resistance and Destabilization of Racist Regulatory Policies and B/Ordering mechanisms (pp. 272-274). London: Routledge
      • H.D. Pruijt (2015). Sihirli Anahtarin Gücü: Hollanda ve Amerika Birleşik. Devletleri’nde İşgalin Ölçeklenebilirliği. In C. Cattaneo & M.A. Martínez (Eds.), Avrupa'da İşgal Hareketleri. Kapitalizme Karşı Alternatifler Olarak Gündelik Müşterekler ve Otonomi (pp. 141-172). Istanbul: Tekin Yayinevi
      • H.D. Pruijt (2014). The Power of the Magic Key. Scalability of squatting in the Netherlands and the US. In C. Cattaneo & M. Martínez (Eds.), The Squatters’ Movement in Euope. Commons and Autonomy as Alternatives to Capitalism (pp. 110-135). London: Pluto Press
      • M. Martínez, G. Piazza & H.D. Pruijt (2013). Introduction. In Squatting Europe Kollective (Ed.), Squatting in Europe: Radical Spaces, Urban Struggles (pp. 11-16). -: Minor Compositions
      • H.D. Pruijt & P. Dérogée (2012). Increasing employability. Conditions for success of an investment strategy. In R. van der Veen, M. Yerkes & P. Achterberg (Eds.), The Transformation of Solidarity. Changing Risks and the Future of the Welfare State (pp. 91-114)
      • H.D. Pruijt (2012). Employability and Empowerment in the ICT Industry. In G..O. Tsobanoglu (Ed.), The Politics of Participation and Empowerment. Current Issues and Practices (pp. 176-191). Hildesheim: Verlag für Gesellschaftsarchitectur
      • K. Hogsbro, H.D. Pruijt, N. Pokrovsky & G. Tsobanoglou (2009). Sociological Practice and the Socio-Technics of Governance. In A. Denis & D. Kalekin-Fishman (Eds.), The ISA Handbook in Contemporary International Sociology. Conflict, Competition, Cooperation (pp. 42-57). London: Sage
      • H.D. Pruijt (2009). Kraken in Europa. In Kritiek. Jaarboek voor Socialistische Discussie en Analyse (pp. 78-107). Amsterdam: Aksant
      • H.D. Pruijt (2007). Urban Movements. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (pp. 5115-5119). Malden: Blackwell
      • H.D. Pruijt (2006). Neo-Tayloristic and anti-Tayloristic Models of Teamworking. In P. Parreno & R. Thomas (Eds.), All Hawaii Entrées. Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art
      • H.D. Pruijt (2004). The Impact of Citizens' Protest on City Planning in Amsterdam. In L. Deben, W. Salet & M. van Thoor (Eds.), Cultural Heritage and the Future of the Historic Inner City of Amsterdam (pp. 228-244). Amsterdam: Aksant
      • H.D. Pruijt (2004). Okupar en Europa. In M.M. Lopez & R. Adell (Eds.), Dónde están las llaves? El movimiento okupa: prácticas y contextos sociales (pp. 35-60). Madrid: La Catarata
      • H.D. Pruijt (2000). Arbeid en macht: vooruit naar het verleden? Een scenario en zijn consequenties. In P.B. Lehning (Ed.), De beleidsagenda 2000. Strijdpunten op het breukvlak van twee eeuwen (pp. 235-248). Bussum: Coutinho
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997). Social Capital, Computerization and the Internet: Implications for Work and Education. In M.J. de de Jong & A.C. Zijderveld (Eds.), The Gift of Society (pp. 63-74). Nijkerk: Ezo Press
      • M.A. Yerkes, P. Dérogée & H.D. Pruijt (2011). Employability: lack of clarity, lack of protection. In M..A. Yerkes (Ed.), Transforming the Dutch welfare state: Social risks and corporatist reform (pp. 107-138). Bristol: The Policy Press
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Beyond Global Isomorphic Determinism? The Logic of International Restructuring and its Impact on Workers. A case from the Chemical Industry. Paper presented at the 4th European Sociological Conference 'Will Europe Work': Amsterdam (1999, augustus 18).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Teams between neo-Taylorism and anti-Taylorism. Paper presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Teamworking - The Team-Based Organisation, Royal Holloway College, University of London: London (1999, september 14).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Beyond Global Determinism? The Logic of International Restructuring and its Impact on Workers. A Case from the Chemical Industry. Plant Closure and Downsizing in Europe Conference, Leuven 1999: Leuven (1999, januari 28).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Arbeid en macht: vooruit naar het verleden? Een scenario en zijn consequenties. Paper gepresenteerd op congres Beleidsagenda 2000, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam: Rotterdam (1999, juni 4).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Globalization, workers and space for action. A case from the Chemical Industry. Paper presented on conference Power, Conflicts And Mediations In One World: Recent Sociotechnical and Socilogical Practice Developments. ISA International Sociological Association: Glyfada-Athens, Greece (1999, september 9).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Reverse engineering success in organizational discourse. Paper presented on conference Power, Conflicts And Mediations In One World: Recent Sociotechnical and Sociological Practice Developments. ISA International Sociological Association,: Glyfada-Athens, Greece (1999, september 9).
        • H.D. Pruijt (1999). Performance And Quality Of Working Life. paper presented at the 17th Annual International Labour Process Conference, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London: London (1999, maart 29).
        • H.D. Pruijt, P. Derogee & P.H.J. Achterberg (2008). Employability-as-the-new-job security and the new psychological contract: increased freedom or glorification of an erosion of workers' rights? SASE Annual Meeting 2008: (2008, juli 21 - 2008, juli 23).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2002). The Internet as a Boon to Public and Private Social Capital. Research workshop on "The ambivalent relationship between Social Capital and IT": Amsterdam (2002, mei 27).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2002). Neo-Tayloristic and anti-Tayloric Models of Team-working. ISA World Congress of Sociology, research Committee 26: (2002, juli 7).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2002). Kansen en bedreigingen voor werknemersbescherming. WESWA/TVA-Congres. Balanceren tussen maakbaarheid en marktwerking. De roep om transformatie van het Nederlandse (polder) model: Amsterdam (2002, december 13).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2002). Is the institutionalization of urban movements inevitable? A comparison of the opportunities for sustained squatting in New York City and Amsterdam. Werkgroep Onderzoek Sociale Bewegingen: Utrecht (2002, november 29).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2002). Working towards Non-utopian Social Improvement. ISA World Congress of Sociology Research Committee: (2002, juli 7).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2001). International Restructuring, Job Insecurity and Employee Participation. 5th ESA Conference: Helsinki (2001, augustus 28).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2001). International restructuring, job insecurity and codetermination. 19th Annual International Labour Process: (2001, maart 26).
        • H.D. Pruijt (2001). Empowerment, Disempowerment and Knowledge. Conference of the ISA Research Committee 26, Sociotechnics and Sociological Practice, "Forming Social Capital, local Partnerships, Participation and Self-Help between Opposition and Incorporation.: Molyvos, Griekenland (2001, juni 1).
      • H.D. Pruijt (2006). Boekbespreking [Bespreking van het boek Globalisation, Company Strategies and Quality of Working Life in Europe]. Transfer : quarterly of the European trade union institute, 12(1), 107-110.
      • H.D. Pruijt (Ed.). (1999-1999) Human Relations.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1999, september 14). Life In An Isomorphing Company. Globalization and Spce for Agency. Cambridge, Paper presented at the Work Employment & Society Conference 1998.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1998, juli 26). Engineering a Company Survival. Global Rationalization and the Quest for Inderterminancy. Montreal, Paper presented at the ISA World Congress 1998; Montreal 26-31 July 1998 Research Committee 26: Sociothecnics-Sociological Practice.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997, juli 3). Enlightenment, Showing Managers The Way. Budapest, 13th EGOS Colloquium 'Organisational Responses to Radical Environmental Changes'.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997, september 15). Teams And The Gap Between Neo-Taylorism And Anti-Taylorism. Nijmegen, Derde Onderzoeksdag Team-based Work.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997, september 10). The Contribution of Anti-Tayloristic Production Concepts to the Quality of Working Life. Groningen, Conference 'Management at a crossroads'.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1997, maart 25). Explaining Teamworking & New Forms of Work Organization. Edinburgh, 15th International Labour Process Conference.
      • H.D. Pruijt (1996, september 19). The fight against Taylorism in Europe. EUR (191 pag.) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. J.J. Ramondt.
  • Assistant Professor

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    The Netherlands


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam