Van Hooren, F., C. Ledoux, B. Apitzsch, A. Eleveld (2021). ‘Inclusive advocacy? Trade-union activity in support of the rights of domestic workers in Continental Europe’Politique Européenne, 2021 – online first.

Van Hooren, F. (2021), Werken in de Kinderopvang: Geen Kinderspel, Amsterdam: Bureau Clara Wichmann.

Ledoux, C., K. Shire, F. van Hooren (eds.) (2021), The Dynamics of Welfare Markets. Private Pensions and Domestic/Care Services in EuropeHoundmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ledoux, C., K. Shire, F. van Hooren (2021), ‘Introduction: From the Emergence to the Dynamics of Welfare Markets’ (open access), in: Ledoux, C., K. Shire, F. van Hooren (eds.) (2021), The Dynamics of Welfare Markets. Private Pensions and Domestic/Care Services in Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ledoux, C., K. Shire, F. van Hooren (eds.) (2021), The Dynamics of Welfare Markets. Private Pensions and Domestic/Care Services in Europe, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Van Hooren, F. (2020), ‘Covid-19, migrant workers and the resilience of social care in Europe’, Think piece No. 4 of the MigResHub at the Migration Policy Centre, RSCAS, European University Institute.

Van Hooren, F. B. Apitzsch, C. Ledoux, (2019), ‘The Politics of Care Work and Migration’, in A. Weinar, S. Bonjour & L. Zhyznomirska (eds.), Routledge Handbook of the Politics of Migration in EuropeAbingdon & New York: Routledge. Download

Van Hooren, F. (2018), ‘Intersecting Social Divisions and the Politics of Differentiation: Understanding Exclusionary Domestic Work Policy in the Netherlands’Social Politics 25, 1: 92-117. Download

Kramer, D., J. Sampson Thierry & F. van Hooren (2018), ‘Responding to Free Movement, Quarantining Mobile Union Citizenship in European Welfare States’Journal of European Public Policy,25, 10: 1501-1521. Download

Eleveld, A & F. van Hooren, (2018), ‘The Governmentalization of the Trade Union and the Potential of Union-Based Resistance: The Case of Undocumented Migrant Domestic Workers in the Netherlands’Social & Legal Studies 27, 5: 596-615. Download

Van Hooren, F., 2017, ‘The Welfare State Under Pressure’, in Van Praag (ed.), Political Science and Changing Politics, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press (also published in Dutch).

Soentken, M., F. van Hooren & D. Rice, (2017) ‘The impact of social investment reforms on income and activation in the Netherlands’, in Hemerijck, A. (ed.) The Uses of Social Investment, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Download



Starke, P., A. Kaasch, F. van Hooren, (2013), The Welfare State as Crisis Manager: Explaining the diversity of policy responses to economic crisis, Houndmills, Basigstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Van Hooren, F. (2011), Caring Migrants in European Welfare Regimes: The politics and practice of migrant labour filling the gaps in social care‘, Dissertation, European University Institute, Florence.

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Van Hooren, F., P. Starke,  A. Kaasch, (2014), ‘The shock routine: economic crisis and the nature of social policy response‘, Journal of European Public Policy 21, 4: 605-623.

Starke, P., A. Kaasch, F. van Hooren, (2014), ‘Political parties and social policy responses to global economic crisis: Constrained partisanship in mature welfare states‘, Journal of Social Policy 47, 2: 225-246.

Van Hooren, F. (2012), ‘Varieties of migrant care work, comparing patterns of migrant labour in social care’, Journal of European Social Policy 22, 2: 133-147.

Van Hooren, F. and U. Becker (2012), ‘One welfare state, two care regimes: Understanding developments in child and elderly care policies in the Netherlands’, with Uwe Becker, Social Policy & Administration 46, 1: 83-107.

Van Hooren, F. (2012), ‘Weinig vreemde handen aan de Nederlandse bedden’, Beleid & Maatschappij. 2012, 1: 43-58.

Van Hooren, F. (2008), ‘Welfare provision beyond national boundaries. The politics of migration and elderly care in Italy’, Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche [Italian Journal of Public Policy] 3: 87-113.

Book chapters

Van Hooren, F. (2014), ‘Migrant Care Work in Europe: Variety and Institutional Determinants’, in M. Léon (ed.), The Transformation of Care in European Societies, Palgrave Macmillan.

Van Hooren, F. (2010), ‘When Families Need Immigrants: The Exceptional Position of Migrant Domestic Workers and Care Assistants in Italian Immigration Policy‘, Bulletin of Italian Politics, 2 (2): 21-38.

Van Hooren, F. (2010), ‘Potrzeby pielęgnacyjne rodziny we Włoszech a instytucjonalizacja usług opiekuńczych świadczonych przez migrantów’ [Because families need them: The institutionalisation of migrant care work in Italy], in S. Bernini and E. Les, Przemiany Rodziny i Ich Implikacje dla Polityki Rodzinnej w Polsce i we Wloszech [Changes in Family Life and their Implications for Family Policy in Poland and Italy], Warsaw: University of Warsaw Press.

Van Hooren, F. & U. Becker (2006), ‘Sekseverhoudingen, patriarchaat, en biologisch determinisme’, in U. Becker. and P. Van Praag (eds.), Politicologie: Basisthema’s en Nederlandse Politiek, Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis.

For more publications, including conference papers, see my CV