Research

Publications

“How ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Relates to Voting Behavior – Social Structure, Social Identities, and Electoral Choice” (with Simon Bornschier, Silja Häusermann, and Céline Colombo). Comparative Political Studies.  [link] [pdf]

Working Papers

“‘Down-to-Earth Citizens’ or ‘Socially-Minded Cosmopolitans’ ? – How Voters’ Self-Described Group Identities relate to Party Preferences”. Revise and Resubmit. [Abstract]

“Aspiration versus Apprehension: Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences” (with Silja Häusermann and Thomas Kurer). Under Review. [Abstract]

“Subjective Social Status and Identity Construction in Advanced Knowledge Societies” [Abstract]

In Progress

“How the Geography of the Knowledge Economy Structures Social Identities – Reviving a Cleavage Perspective on the ‘Urban-Rural’ Divide” [Abstract]

“Cleavage theory meets Bourdieu. Studying Social Identities along the Open/Closed Divide” (with Linus Westheuser)