Dr. Martin Fritz

Fritz, Martin, Dr
Institut für Soziologie
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Martin Fritz

Research interests

comparative social survey research, socialecological attitudes and values, Human-Nature relations, Degrowth, global environmental policy and politics, sustainable welfare and eco-social policies, sustainable work

Research within the Junior Research Group

Main focus: 
Labour market and employment analyses (module B1), Diachronic analysis of data on environmental consciousness (module B2), Conduct and analysis of own representative survey about socialecological mentalities and the bioeconomy (module B3/B4)

In cooperation with the group:
Theory and Synthesis (module D)

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since April 2019:
PostDoc in the Junior Research Group ‚Mentalities in flux: imaginaries and social structure in modern circular bio-based societies‘ at the Institute of Sociology, University of Jena.

April 2018 – March 2019:
PostDoc scholarship of the Bielefeld Young Researchers Fund

April 2017 – March 2018:
PostDoc at the Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, replacement for Juniorprofessor Dr. Alexandra Kaasch

2016: 
Conferral of doctorate from the University of Bonn, Title of Dissertation: Job quality of part-time employment in Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom [deutsch: Arbeitsqualität von Teilzeitbeschäftigung in Deutschland, Schweden und dem Vereinigten Königreich]. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jörg Blasius

November 2006 – October 2015: 
Researcher at the European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (EUROLAB), GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne

February 2002 – November 2006: 
Student assistant (until March 2005) and research assistant at the Central Archive for Empirical Social Research (ZA), Cologne

October 1998 – March 2005:
Studies of philosophy, psychology and sociology at the Technical University of Chemnitz (1998-2001) and the University of Cologne (2001-05), degree: Magister Artium. Title of thesis: Imitation and Representation. On the Anthropology of Playing. [deutsch: Nachahmung und Darstellung. Zur Anthropologie des Spiels]. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Günter Schulte

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2003 – 2015

Dozent für die Cologne Business School (MA), Lehrbeauftragter für die Fachschaft Soziologie an der Universität zu Köln (BA & MA), Tutor an der Universität zu Köln (BA & MA)

Übungen (4 SWS)
Einführung in die Datenanalyse mit SPSS, Kurs (2 SWS): Makrosoziologie

 

April 2017 – March 2019: University of Bielefeld

Seminars:

Comparative Political Science: The case of environmental politics.

Social policy and the environment: Understanding society-nature relationships

Labour market and employment in Europe

 

April 2017 – September 2017: University of Onsabruck

Seminar:

Ecology, sustainability and the social sciences

 

April 2012 – September 2016: University of Bonn

Seminars:

Introduction to Statistics

Culture and Social Structure: Anthropological Perspectives

Culture and Social Structure: Classic and modern approaches: Marx, Weber, Luhmann & Co.

 

2003 – 2015: Cologne Business School and University of Cologne

Courses:

Introduction to data analysis with SPSS: Macro Sociology

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Books

Beschäftigungsregime im Vergleich. Arbeitsqualität von Teilzeitbeschäftigung in Deutschland, Schweden und dem Vereinigten Königreich. Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich. 2017.
ISBN: 978-3-8474-2132-0

Non-Standard Employment in Europe: Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013 [co-edited with Max Koch].
ISBN: 978-1-13-726715-3

 

Peer-reviewed articles

Public Support for Sustainable Welfare Compared: Links between Attitudes towards Climate and Welfare Policies. Sustainability 2019, 11(15): 4146 [mit Max Koch]. You will find the Articel here.
doi: 10.3390/su11154146

Genossenschaften und nachhaltige Arbeit. Arbeits- und Industriesoziologische Studien 10 (2), November 2017, 121-138.

Shifting Priorities in Degrowth Research? An Argument for the Centrality of Human Needs. Ecological Economics (138), 74-81. 2017 [with Max Koch and Hubert Buch-Hansen].
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.03.035

Economic development and prosperity patterns around the world: Structural challenges for a global steady-state economy. Global Environmental Change (38), 41-48. 2016 [with Max Koch].
doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.02.007

Potentials for prosperity without growth: Ecological sustainability, social inclusion and the quality of life in 38 countries. Ecological Economics (108), 191-199. 2014 [with Max Koch].
doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.10.021

Building the Eco-social State: Do Welfare Regimes Matter? Journal of Social Policy 43(4), 679-703. 2014 [with Max Koch].
doi:10.1017/S004727941400035X

Sozioökonomische Entwicklung und Wertvorstellungen in elf Regionen der Türkei. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 61(4), 535-561. 2009 [with Yasemin El-Menouar].
doi:10.1007/s11577-009-0082-5

 

Book chapter

The ‘good life’ of nations: a global perspective. In C. Henning & H. Rosa (Eds.), The Good Life Beyond Growth: New Perspectives. (pp. 215-228) London: Routledge. 2018 [with Max Koch].
ISBN: 978-1138687882

Green States in Europe: A Comparative View. In K. Bäckstrand & A. Kronsell (Eds.), Rethinking the Green State: Environmental Governance towards Climate and Sustainability Transitions. (pp. 83-103) London: Routledge Earthscan. 2015 [with Max Koch].
ISBN: 978-1-13-879251-7

Non-standard employment and anomie in the EU. In M. Koch & M. Fritz (Eds.), Non-Standard Employment in Europe: Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses (pp. 209-228). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013.
ISBN: 978-1-13-726715-3

Introduction: Changing Employment Standards in a Crisis-Ridden Europe. In M. Koch & M. Fritz (Eds.), Non-Standard Employment in Europe: Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses (pp. 1-9). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013 [with Max Koch].
ISBN: 978-1-13-726715-3

Conclusion: Non-Standard Employment: Concept, Empirical Results and Policy Implications. In M. Koch & M. Fritz (Eds.), Non-Standard Employment in Europe: Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses (pp. 229-241). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013 [with Max Koch].
ISBN: 978-1-13-726715-3

Atypische Beschäftigungsformen und Unsicherheiten in Deutschland, Norwegen, Portugal und dem Vereinigten Königreich. In H. Soeffner (Ed.), Unsichere Zeiten. Herausforderungen gesellschaftlicher Transformationen (on CD). Verhandlungen des 34. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Jena 2008. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. 2010.
ISBN: 978-3-531-92035-1

 

Other articles, reports, reviews

Global Social Policy Digest (18, 3), 349-362. 2018 [with Canonge, J., Cufré, S., Duten, A., Marijan, B. & Zancajo, A.].

Global Social Policy Digest (18, 2), 235-245. 2018 [with Canonge, J., Cufré, S., Marijan, B., Zancajo, A. & Zurkuhlen, A.].

Global Social Policy Digest (18, 1), 102-115. 2018 [with Canonge, J., Cufré, S., Dankmeyer, M.-C., Marijan, B. & Zancajo, A.].

Global Social Policy Digest (17, 3), 381-393. 2017 [with Canonge, J., Cufré, S., Dankmeyer, M.-C., Marijan, B. & Zancajo, A.].

Arbeitsqualität von Teilzeit- und Vollzeitbeschäftigten. Beschäftigungsregime im Vergleich. GESIS Papers 2015/11.

The European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research – EUROLAB 2014 Annual Report. GESIS Papers 2015/10. [with Malina Voicu and Ingvill C. Mochmann].

The European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research – EUROLAB 2013 Annual Report. GESIS-Technical Reports 2014(6). [with Malina Voicu and Ingvill C. Mochmann].

Potentials for a socially equitable and ecologically sustainable society. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 29(3), 38-41. 2014 [with Max Koch].

The European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research – EUROLAB 2012 Annual Report. GESIS-Technical Reports 2013(4). [with Ingvill C. Mochmann].

Review: The Sociology of Work: Structures and Inequalities, by S. P. Vallas, W. Finlay & A. S. Wharton. In: Work, employment and society 25 (4), 829-831. 2011.
doi:10.1177/0950017011419715

The European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research – ZA-EUROLAB. Report 1997/2007. [with Ingvill C. Mochmann].

 

Presentations at conferences (selection)

Nature-society relations in international comparison. 6th International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, 21.-25.8. 2018, Malmö, Sweden.

Towards Global Eco-Social Policy. Combining Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability. XIXth World Congress of Sociology of the International Sociological Association, 20.7. 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Sustainable Welfare in Public Opinion. Analyzing the Relationships between Attitudes towards Social and Environmental Policies. XIXth World Congress of Sociology of the International Sociological Association, 19.7. 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Nachhaltigkeitspotenziale genossenschaftlich organisierter Arbeit. Frühjahrstagung der Sektion „Arbeits- und Industriesoziologie“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, 6./7.4. 2017, Jena.

Welfare Regimes and Attitudes Towards Environmental Regulation. Third ISA Forum of Sociology, 10.-14.7. 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Cultural Distances and Immigrants' Labour Market Integration [with Andrea Meckel]. Third ISA Forum of Sociology, 10.-14.7. 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Analyzing the global eco-social field: Macro-level patterns of ecological sustainability, social inclusion and the quality life. SOCSPACE Conference (Empirical Investigation of Social Space II), 12.-14.10. 2015, Bonn.

Dimensions of Sustainability in a Global Perspective [with Max Koch]. 5th World Sustainability Forum, 7.-9.9. 2015, Basel, Switzerland.

Economic Development and Human Prosperity Worldwide: Implications for a global Steady-State Economy [with Max Koch]. Good Life Beyond Growth Conference, 22.5. 2015, Jena.

Cultural distances and attitudes towards immigrants [with Andrea Meckel and Marcel Dresse]. ECSR Spring School, 23.-27.3. 2015, Turin, Italy.

Diskrepanzen zwischen wahrgenommenen und präferierten Arbeitsbedingungen von Teilzeit- und Vollzeitbeschäftigten: Arbeitsqualität in Deutschland, dem Vereinigten Königreich und Schweden. 3. Rhein-Ruhr Promovendensymposium „Arbeit und Soziale Sicherheit“, 12.-13.3. 2015, Duisburg.

Mapping human prosperity: Ecological sustainability, social inclusion and the quality of life around the globe [with Max Koch]. 4th International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, 3.9. 2014, Leipzig.

Ecological sustainability, social inclusion and the quality of life: Identifying potentials for prosperity without growth [with Max Koch]. Annual Progressive Economy Forum of the S&D Group of the European Parliament, 5.-6.3. 2014, Brussels, Belgium.

Creating Eco-social Policies: Do Welfare Regimes Matter? [with Max Koch] Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference, 11.-13.6. 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Die Krise in Europa als Chance für das Sozialkapital seiner Bürger. Theoretische Überlegungen und empirische Analysen. 36. Kongress der deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, 4.10. 2012, Bochum.

Non-standard employment and anomy in the EU. Structures and Trends. Authors’ conference ‘The destandardisation of employment in the EU’, 23.5.-25.5. 2011, Cologne.

Non-standard employment and social disintegration in Europe. XVIIth World Congress of Sociology of the International Sociological Association, 13.7. 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Subjective well-being of the creative class. XVIIth World Congress of Sociology of the International Sociological Association, 14.7. 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Value differences within Turkey. An application of Multiple Correspondence Analysis [with Yasemin El-Menouar]. CARME Conference (Correspondence Analysis and Related Methods). 26.6. 2007, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

 

Invited talks

Social determinants of support for consumption corridors in Europe – the case of energy use. Workshop ‘Consumption corridors: exploring concepts and implications’ 16.-18.4. 2019, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Ökologische Nachhaltigkeit und soziale Gerechtigkeit in Postwachstumsgesellschaften. Ringvorlesung „Immer ungleicher“ der Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften der Universität Osnabrück. 28.6. 2017, Osnabruck.

Fixed-Term Work in Europe: Trends and Social Impacts. Flexwork Research Conference. 24.-25.10. 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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