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Kennisbank Diversiteit & Emancipatie

People & Society

Database with thousands of descriptions of documents about the process of emancipation and the social position of various groups in society.


The four main themes of this knowledge bank are:

  • The emancipation process and the social position of various social groups including lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals, women, ethnic and religious minorities, the elderly, and people with a handicap.
  • Social issues that are associated with different forms of diversity such as ethnic diversity, gender diversity, and sexual diversity.
  • Discrimination or disadvantage based on among other things one’s background, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, handicap or chronic illness, and age.
  • The approach and fight against exclusion, and disadvantages by means of policy or
    concrete practices.

Descriptions include links to full-text, media files, or the website of the publishers.



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