Kaat Van Acker

Campus: Brussel
E-mail: Kaat.Vanacker@odisee.be
Centrum: Sociaal Werk
Studiegebied: Sociaal-Agogisch Werk

Project:

Veerkracht ondersteunen bij ouders en kinderen van vluchtelingengezinnen

Bibliography
Bibliography
Journal articles (peer reviewed)
Schrooten, M., Meurs, P., Van Acker, K. (2018). Recht en veerkracht na de vlucht: een welzijnsperspectief op vluchtelingengezinnen met kinderen. Tijdschrift voor Jeugd en Kinderrechten, (3), 260-273.
Van Acker, K., Phalet, K., De Leersnyder, J., Mesquita, B. (2014). Do “they” threaten “us” or do “we” disrespect “them”: Majority perceptions of intergroup relations and everyday contacts with immigrant minorities. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 17 (5), 617-628. doi: 10.1177/1368430214536062
Smeekes, A., Van Acker, K., Verkuyten, M., Vanbeselaere, N. (2014). The legacy of Nazism: Historical analogies and support for the far right. SOCIAL INFLUENCE, 9 (4), 300-317. doi: 10.1080/15534510.2013.855141
Reijerse, A., Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K., Duriez, B. (2013). Beyond the ethnic-civic dichotomy: Cultural citizenship as a new way of excluding immigrants. Political Psychology, 34 (4), 611-630. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2012.00920.x Open Access
Meeussen, L., Phalet, K., Meeus, J., Van Acker, K., Montreuil, A., Bourhis, R. (2013). "They are all the same": Low perceived typicality and outgroup disapproval as buffers of intergroup threat in mass media. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37 (2), 146-158. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2012.05.002
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N. (2012). Heritage culture maintenance precludes host culture adoption and vice versa: Flemings’ perceptions of Turks’ acculturation behavior. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 15 (1), 133-145. Open Access
Ramos, T., Garcia-Márquez, L., Hamilton, D.L., Ferreira, M., Van Acker, K. (2012). What I infer depends on who you are: The influence of stereotypes on trait and situational spontaneous inferences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48 (6), 1247-1256.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N. (2011). Bringing together acculturation theory and intergroup contact theory: Predictors of Flemings' expectations of Turks' acculturation behavior. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 35 (3), 334-335. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2010.06.004 Open Access
Journal articles (not peer reviewed)
Van Acker, K., Wiewauters, C. (2019). Twee jaar onderzoek: We wilden vluchtelingenkinderen een stem geven. Welwijs: Wisselwerking Onderwijs en Welzijnswerk, 30 (4), 3-4. (professional oriented)
Naessens, L., Slots, G., Schrooten, M., Van Acker, K., Adouane, R., Gulinck, N., Daenens, K., Hellinckx, L., Aelvoet, A., Dewaele, B., Maes, S. (2017). Laten we er geen doekjes om winden. Sociaal werk struikelt over de hoofddoek. Sociaal.Net, Art.No. https://sociaal.net/opinie/sociaal-werk-struikelt-over-hoofddoek/. (professional oriented) Open Access
Books (not peer reviewed)
Groeninck, M., Meurs, P., Geldof, D., Wiewauters, M-C., Van Acker, K., De Boe, W., Emmery, K. (2019). Veerkracht in beweging: Dynamieken van vluchtelingengezinnen versterken. Garant. ISBN: 9789044136791.
Book chapters (peer reviewed)
Van Acker, K., Boiger, M., De Leersnyder, J., Mesquita, B. (2020). Hoe emoties verschillen tussen culturen. In: R. Van Dijk, J. De Jong (Eds.), Handboek Culturele Psychiatrie en Psychotherapie, Chapt. 8, (163-178). Utrecht, NL: Boom. ISBN: 9789024431984. Open Access
Taels, B., Van Acker, K., Arnaut, K. (2019). De complexe connecties tussen formele welzijnsorganisaties en informele zorgnetwerking: Somalische zelforganisaties en een Vlaams Wijkgezondheidscentrum. In: M. Schrooten, P. Debruyne, R. Thys (Eds.), Sociaal schaduwwerk, (175-187). Politeia. ISBN: 978-2-509-03386-4. (professional oriented)
Phalet, K., Baysu, G., Van Acker, K. (2015). Ethnicity and migration in Europe. In: X. Chryssochoou, J. Berry (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Chapt. Section 2.4 Social Psychology, Entry 24040, (142-147). (Encyplcopedia Social and Behavioral Sciences). Elsevier. ISBN: 9780080970868. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.24040-3
Hamilton, D.L., Van Acker, K. (2010). Entitativity. In: J.M. Levine, M.A. Hogg (Eds.), Encyclopedia of group processes and intergroup relations, (238-241). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. ISBN: 9781412942089.
Book chapters (not peer reviewed)
Emmery, K., Van Puyenbroeck, J., Loosveldt, G., Adriaens, E., Debruyne, P., Dewispelaere, J., Geldof, D., Groeninck, M., Lecoyer, K., Luyten, D., Meurs, P., Morreel, E., Nuelant, T., Nys, K., Reynders, A., Rigo, A., Timmers, M., Van Acker, K., Verstappen, L., Wiewauters, M. (2020). De gezinsreflex als leidraad voor beleid en praktijk. In: In verband met gezinnen. Het gezinsperspectief in beleid en praktijk, Chapt. 17, (269-292). (Reeks Gezinnen, relaties en opvoeding, 6). Antwerpen - Apeldoorn: Garant. ISBN: 978-90-441-3757-6. (professional oriented)
Van Acker, K., Hamilton, D.L., Van Avermaet, E. (2011). The impact of intergroup comparisons on ingroup and outgroup perceptions of entitativity and homogeneity. In: M.S. Roberto, M.T. Batista, M.H. Santos, R. Morais, R.S. Costa, M.L. Lima (Eds.), Percursos da investigação em psicologia social e organizacional [Research directions in social and organizational psychology], (75-87). Lisbon: Edições Colibri. Open Access
Abstracts/Presentations/Posters
Van Acker, K., Wiewauters, C. (2019). Wortelen in nieuwe aarde. Presented at the EXPOO congres 't zal welzijn', België, 06 Dec 2019-06 Dec 2019. (professional oriented)
Van Acker, K., Groeninck, M. (2019). Resilience in liminality: How resilient moves are being negotiated by asylum seeking families. Presented at the resilience seminar, Alkmaar, 26 Nov 2019-26 Nov 2019.
Wiewauters, C., Van Acker, K. (2018). Veerkracht ondersteunen bij ouders en kinderen van vluchtelingengezinnen. Ontwikkeling van een methodiek. Inspirede by the Tree of life. Presented at the denkdag PWO onderzoek : veerkracht ondersteunen bij gezinnen op de vlucht, Huart Hamoirlaan 136 Schaarbeek, 07 Dec 2018. (professional oriented)
Wiewauters, M-C., Van Acker, K., Groeninck, M. (2018). Veerkracht ondersteunen bij ouders en kinderen van vluchtelingengezinnen 0ntwikkeling methodiek : Inspired by the tree of life. Presented at the Symposium Trauma en cultuursensitief werken in de klas, departement Onderwijs en vorming, Brussel, 30 Nov 2018-30 Nov 2018. (professional oriented) Open Access
Van Acker, K., Groeninck, M., Wiewauters, M-C. (2018). Resilience in refugee families: the peculiar position of accompanied minors. Presented at the VII International Congress on Migration and Mental Health, Brussel.
Van Acker, K., Smeekes, A., Verkuyten, M., Vanbeselaere, N. (2012). Transfer effects of group-based guilt: Historical analogy WWII and attitudes towards Muslims. Presented at the Joint BAPS-SEPEX Meeting, Liege, Belgium, 10 May 2012-11 May 2012.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N. (2012). Do "they" threaten "us" or do "we" disrespect "them"? How shared understandings of intergroup relations shape majority members' interactions with minorities.interactions. Presented at the Joint BAPS-SEPEX Meeting, Liege, Belgium, 10 May 2012-11 May 2012.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K. (2012). Europe's real and present threat: An analysis of models of diversity in Flemish-Belgium. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, United States, 26 Jan 2012-28 Jan 2012.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K. (2011). The irony of empathy: Emotional consequences of perspective taking in interethnic interactions. Presented at the Bi-annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion, Kyoto, Japan, 01 Aug 2011-01 Aug 2011.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Mesquita, B., Phalet, K. (2011). Europe’s real and present threat: An analysis of models of diversity in Flemish-Belgium. Presented at the Annual scientific meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey, 01 Jul 2011-01 Jul 2011.
Smeekes, A., Van Acker, K., Verkuyten, M., Vanbeselaere, N. (2011). How collective emotions about one’s ingroup’s history affect present tolerance of ethno-cultural diversity. Presented at the Annual scientific meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey, 01 Jul 2011-01 Jul 2011.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K. (2011). Anxiety and respect during interethnic interactions: behavioral implications and their effect on the interaction partners’ experience. Presented at the General meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden, 12 Jul 2011-16 Jul 2011.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K. (2011). Anxiety during interethnic interactions: behavioral implications and the role of participants’. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Science, Gent, Belgium, 27 May 2011-27 May 2011.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Mesquita, B. (2010). The use of distinct symbolic, welfare, demographic, and safety threat frames as arguments for restrictive integration policies in Flemish politics and media. Presented at the Conference on discrimination and tolerance, Jena, Germany, 01 Jul 2010-03 Jul 2010.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Mesquita, B., Phalet, K. (2010). The use of freedom, equality and tolerance as arguments to defend and oppose Islamic veiling. Presented at the The Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (GPIR) preconference of the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, United States, 28 Jan 2010-28 Jan 2010.
Van Acker, K., Mesquita, B., Vanbeselaere, N., Phalet, K., Kim, H. (2010). We are all multicultural in our own way: Cultural models of diversity in Flanders. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, United States, 28 Jan 2010-30 Jan 2010.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Mesquita, B. (2009). Emotions as mediators of prejudice-reduction after intergroup contact. Presented at the Bi-annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion, Leuven, Belgium, 01 Aug 2009-01 Aug 2009.
Meeussen, L., Van Acker, K., Phalet, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Gomes de Mesquita, B. (2009). Framing cultural diversity: The role of media messages of intergroup threat in changing intergroup attitudes and challenging integration policies. Presented at the 12th Jena Workshop on Intergroup Processes: “Threat and intergroup relations”, Jena, Germany, 30 Jun 2009-04 Jul 2009.
Van Acker, K., Hamilton, D.L., Van Avermaet, E. (2009). The impact of social comparison on perceived entitativity and homogeneity. Presented at the Phd meeting in Social and Organizational Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal, 28 May 2009-29 May 2009.
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N., Mesquita, B., Phalet, K. (2008). Acculturation orientations, intergroup contact and outgroup affect among Flemish adolescents. Presented at the Jena workshop on intergroup processes: Positive behavior between social groups: Processes, problems and promises, Jena, Germany, 19 Jun 2008-23 Jun 2008.
Science Outreach
Van Acker, K., Wiewauters, M-C. (2019). Wortelen in nieuwe aarde.
Van Acker, K., Wiewauters, M-C. (2019). Wortelen in nieuwe aarde.
Wiewauters, M-C., Groeninck, M., Van Acker, K. (2018). Inspired by the Tree of Life.
Desmet, E., Verstrepen, K., Smeyers, M., Van Acker, K., Antonissen, R., Schrooten, M., Roos, P. (2017). Panel: Vluchtelingenkinderen en staatloze kinderen.
PhD Theses
Van Acker, K., Vanbeselaere, N. (sup.), Phalet, K. (cosup.), Mesquita, B. (cosup.) (2012). Flanders' real and present threat: How representations of intergroup relations shape attitudes towards Muslim minorities.
Other
Emmery, K., Groeninck, M., Van Acker, K., Wiewauters, M.C., Geldof, D. (2018). Stuurgroep Bijscholing Gezinshereniging.