Melissa Siegel

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The 'watch dog' role of the media, the impact of migration processes, health care access for children in developing countries, mitigation of the effects of Global Warming are typical examples of governance issues – issues to be tackled at the base; issues to be solved by creating and implementing effective policy. students to pave the road for innovative(More)
The 'watch dog' role of the media, the impact of migration processes, health care access for children in developing countries, mitigation of the effects of Global Warming are typical examples of governance issues – issues to be tackled at the base; issues to be solved by creating and implementing effective policy. students to pave the road for innovative(More)
The 'watch dog' role of the media, the impact of migration processes, health care access for children in developing countries, mitigation of the effects of Global Warming are typical examples of governance issues – issues to be tackled at the base; issues to be solved by creating and implementing effective policy. prepares students to pave the road for(More)
Utrecht School of Economics 2 With thanks to the members of the advisory board, the interviewees, the academic staff at Utrecht School of Economics and other institutions, and the students of Utrecht School of Economics. Introduction and Major Findings 0.1. Money laundering has become a growth industry 0.2. Money laundering is still an underrated issue in(More)
Female sex trafficking is a pressing concern. In this article, we provide a comprehensive overview of relevant issues regarding the concept of female sex trafficking and research in the field of human trafficking, drawing on a variety of disciplines, including economics, gender and sexuality studies, psychology, sociology, law, and social work. We discuss(More)
Vivianne van der Vorst, MSc. Vivianne van der Vorst currently works as a research consultant for the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University where she participates in multiple research projects. Acknowledgements We would like to thank all of the interview participants for their time and helpfulness in carrying out this research. A(More)
In Moldova, large-scale and rapidly feminised migration flows have inspired a wave of qualitative reports on children "left behind". Despite this recent interest, few studies have empirically evaluated the effects of parental migration on the psychosocial health of such children. Using data collected from a nationally-representative household survey(More)
Immigrant access to social protection in the Netherlands has changed quite markedly over time. This paper discusses the changes from an historical perspective and introduces a theoretical framework (the Welfare Pentagon) explaining how immigrants cope with (economic) hardship when they do not have access to formal social protection. The relationship between(More)