Associate Professor of Sociology / Universitair Hoofddocent Sociologie  
 
 

 

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2017

Leerkes, A., Engbersen, G., Snel, E., & De Boom, J (in press) Civic stratification and crime. A comparison of Asylum Migration With Different Legal Statuses, Crime, Law and Social Change.

Leerkes, A., & Kox, M. (in press) Pressured into a preference to leave? A study on the ‘specific’ deterrent effects and perceived legitimacy of immigration detention, Law & Society Review.

Engbersen, G., Leerkes, A., Scholten, P. & Snel, E. (in press) The intra-EU Mobility Regime: Differentiation, Stratification and Contradictions, Migration Studies

2016

Leerkes, A., Van Os, R. & Boersema, E. (2016) What drives 'soft deportation'? Understanding the rise of Assisted Voluntary Return in the Netherlands, forthcoming in Population, Space & Place.

Engbersen, G., Dagevos, J., Jennissen, R., Bakker, L. & Leerkes, A. (2016) No time to lose: from reception to integration of asylum migrants. The Hague: Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid, Sociaal-Cultureel Planbureau, Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek en Documentatiecentrum.

Leerkes, A. (2016) Back to the Poorhouse? Social Protection and Social Control of Unauthorized Immigrants in the Shadow of the Welfare State, Journal of European Social Policy 26 (2): 140-154.

Leerkes, A. & Kox, M. (2016). Pressured into deportation? Detainees' (un)willingness to 'return' and the moderating influence of international relations. In R. Furman, D. Epps and G. Lamphear Detaining the Immigrant Other Global and Transnational Issues, pp. 15-26, New York: Oxford University Press.

Leerkes, A. (2016) Managing migration through legitimacy? Alternatives to the criminalisation of unauthorised migration. In Carrera, S. & Guild, E. (eds) Irregular Migration, Trafficking, and Smugglingof Human Beings. Policy Dilemmas in the EU, pp. 24-32, Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies.

2015

Leerkes, A. (2015) How (un)restrictive are we? 'Adjusted' and 'expected' asylum recognition rates in Europe. The Hague: WODC.

2014

Engbersen, G., Leerkes, A. & Snel, E. (2014). Ethnicity, crime and immigration in the
Netherlands. In Bucerius, S.& Tonry, M. (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration, pp. 766-790, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
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2013

Leerkes, A., Bachmeier, J.& Leach, M. (2013), When the Border is 'Everywhere': State-level Variation in Migration Control and Changing Settlement Patterns of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the United States, International Migration Review 47 (4): 910–943. abstract

Kulu-Glasgow, I. & Leerkes, A.(2013), Restricting Turkish marriage migration? National policy, couples’ coping strategies and international obligations, Migration Letters 10(3): 369-382. abstract

Engbersen, G., Leerkes, A., Grabowska-Lusinska, I., Snel, E.& Burgers, J. (2013), On the Differential Attachments of Migrants from Central and Eastern Europe: A Typology of Labour Migration, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 39(6): 959-981. abstract

Leerkes, A. & Broeders, D. (2013), Deportable and not so deportable: Formal and informal functions of administrative immigration detention, in B. Anderson, M. Gibney and E. Paoletti (Eds.) The Social, Political and Historical Contours of Deportation, pp. 79-104, New York: Springer

2012

Leerkes, A., Varsanyi, M. & Engbersen, G.(2012), Local Limits to Migration Control: Practices of Selective Migration Policing in a Restrictive National Policy Context, Police Quarterly 15 (4): 446-475.

Leerkes, A., Engbersen, G. & Van der Leun, J. (2012), Crime among irregular immigrants and the influence of internal border control, Crime, Law and Social Change 12 (1): 15-38.

Leerkes, A., Leach, M. & Bachmeier, J. (2012), ‘Borders Behind the Border. An Exploration of State-level Differences in Migration Control and their Effects on U.S. Migration Patterns’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 38 (1): 111-129.

Leerkes, A., Van der Leun, J. & Engbersen, G. (2012), Crime among irregular immigrants and the influence of crimmigration processes, in Guia, M., Van der Leun, J. & Van der Woude, M. (Eds.) Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear, pp. 267-288. The Hague: Eleven International Publishers Contents

2011

Leerkes, A., & Kulu-Glasgow, I. (2011), Playing hard(er) to get: The State, International Couples, and the Income Requirement,  European Journal of Migration and Law 13 (1): 95-121.

2010

Leerkes, A. & Broeders, D. (2010),‘A case of mixed motives? Formal and informal functions of administrative immigration detention, British Journal of Criminology 50 (5): 830-850. abstract

Leerkes, A. & Bernasco, W. (2010), The spatial concentration of illegal residence and neighborhood safety, Journal of Urban Affairs, 32 (3) 367-392. abstract

Engbersen, G. & Leerkes, A. (2010), ‘Towards a Smarter and More Just Fortress Europe’, in: Frost, N., Freilich, J. and Clear, T. (Eds.) Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy, 1st Edition. Belmont: Wadsworth Pub Co.Pp. 211-220.

2009

Leerkes, A. (2009) Illegal Residence and Public Safety in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

2007

Leerkes, A., Engbersen, G. & Van San, M. (2007), Shadow Places. Patterns of Spatial Concentration and Incorporation of Irregular Immigrants in the Netherlands, Urban Studies, 44 (8), pp. 1491-1516. abstract

Snel, E., Burgers, J. & Leerkes, A. (2007) Class position of immigrant workers in a post-industrial economy, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 33 (8), pp. 1323-42. abstract

2006

Snel, E., Engbersen, G. & Leerkes, A. (2006), Transnational Involvement and Social Integration, Global Networks 6 (3): 285-308. abstract

Engbersen, G., Van San, M. & Leerkes, A. (2006), A Room with a View. Illegal Immigrants in the Legal Capital of the World, Ethnography 7: 209-242. abstract

2004

Leerkes, A. (2004), Embedded crimes? On the overlapping patterns of delinquency among legal and illegal immigrants in the Netherlands, The Netherlands' Journal of Social Sciences, 40 (1), pp. 3-23.