PUBLICATIONS


Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

Schaap, Julian and Aupers, Stef (2016). “Gods in World of Warcraft exist”: Religious reflexivity and the quest for meaning in online computer games, New Media & Society. Click here to go to the article.

Schaap, Julian (2015). Just like Hendrix: Whiteness and the online critical and consumer reception of rock music in the United States, 2003-2013, Popular Communication 13(4), 272-287. doi:10.1080/15405702.2014.914519. Click here to go to the article.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2015). YouTube as a virtual springboard: Circumventing gender dynamics in offline and online metal music careers. Metal Music Studies 1(3), 303-318. doi: 10.1386/mms.1.3.303_1. Click here to download pdf.

Aupers, Stef & Schaap, Julian (2015). Beyond belief: Playing with pagan spirituality in World of Warcraft. Online – Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet 7, 190-206. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.11588/rel.2015.0.18514. Click here to download pdf.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2014). Grunting alone? Online gender inequality in extreme metal music. IASPM@Journal 4(1), 101-116. doi:/10.5429/2079-3871. Click here to download pdf.


Academic books

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (forthcoming Fall/Winter 2017). Gender Inequality in Metal Music Production. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.


Academic book chapters:

Aupers, Stef, Schaap, Julian & De Wildt, Lars (forthcoming, Summer 2017). Studying religious meaning-making in MMOs: Qualitative in-depth interviews. In: Sisler, V., Radde-Antweiler, K. & Zeiler, X. (Eds). Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Cultures). London: Routledge.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (forthcoming Fall 2017) The legitimation and history of metal music in the Netherlands. In: Mutsears, L. & Keunen, G. (Eds) Made in the Low Countries. London, New York: Routledge.


Book reviews in peer-reviewed journals:

Schaap, Julian (2014). Gebonden aan witheid: witte identiteiten en de onbedoelde (re)productie van racisme [Review of: Hughey, M.W., White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race, Pub.: Stanford University Press, Stanford (2012)] In: Sociologie, 10(1), 78-83. Click here to download pdf.


Popular press book chapters:

Julian Schaap (2017). Hoe wordt smaak bepaald? In: A. Rinnooy-Kan & B. de Graaf (eds.). Hoe zwaar is licht? Meer dan 100 dringende vragen aan de wetenschap. Amsterdam: Balans. ISBN: 978-94-6003-443-5.

Julian Schaap (2016).  Waar is de Rotterdamse lelijkheid gebleven? In: E. Liukku & S. Mandias (eds.). Help, we zijn populair! Rotterdam stad in verandering. Rotterdam: nai010uitgevers. ISBN 978-94-6208-306-6.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2016). Elvis has left the building, or hasn’t he? In: P. Koudstaal (ed.). Music Brings Us Together. Hamburg: Gudberg Verlag. ISBN 978-39-4306-121-5.


Popular press & non-academic publications:

Schaap, Julian, Jeroen van der Waal & Willem de Koster (2017, August). Wat kunnen sociologen met de Implicit Association Test?. Sociologie Magazine

Schaap, Julian (2017, January). Alternatieve Zustersteden: The Atlanta Way. Vers Beton | link.

Schaap, Julian & Aupers, Stef (2016, December). Op zoek naar God in populaire cultuur. Sociologie Magazine 24(4), 22-24 | link | pdf.

Schaap, Julian (2016, September). Vijf maanden in hyper-reëel Amerika. Faces of Science | link.

Schaap, Julian (2016, May). Rockgitarist? Waarschijnlijk een witte man. Faces of Science | link.

Peters, Julia & Schaap, Julian (2016, April). Shit happens: Rotterdamse nietsisten over de eindigheid en nutteloosheid van het bestaan. Vers Beton | link.

Peters, Julia & Schaap, Julian (2016, April). Shit happens: How religious nones from Rotterdam deal with the pointlessness of existence. Erasmus Magazine | link.

Schaap, Julian (2016, February). Waar is de Rotterdamse lelijkheid gebleven? Vers Beton | link

Schaap, Julian (2015, December). De sleutel van (kansrijk) Rotterdam? Vers Beton | link

Schaap, Julian (2015). Heeft Elvis het pand verlaten? Sociologie Magazine 2/2015, 26-28. Link | Click here to download pdf.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2014). Elvis has left the building, or has he? Gutenberg Press: Hamburg. Click here to download pdf.

Schaap, Julian (2014). Op vakantie naar de loopgraven: tussen herinnering en memento mori. ThemaTijdschrift: Huis Doorn, augustus 2014 (2).

Schaap, Julian (2012). Militainment: Guns, drones & joysticks. Roest Magazine, summer 2012 (49), 12-14.

Schaap, Julian (2012). Dealing with the Diabolical. Roest Magazine, spring 2012 (48), 12-14. Click here to download pdf.

Schaap, Julian (2011). Load, aim, shoot: De fotograferende soldaat, Roest Magazine, winter 2011/12 (47), 12-14. Click here to download pdf.

Schaap, Julian (2011). Kernfysica: Een lastige wetenschap. Roest Magazine, winter 2010/11 (46).

Schaap, Julian (2010). Pseudo-fascistische underground muziek. Roest Magazine, winter 2010/11 (45).

Schaap, Julian (2010). Berlijn versus München: van Weimar-adelaars tot Struikelstenen. Roest Magazine, summer 2010 (44). Click here to download pdf.


Conference papers:

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2017). Gender inequality in metal music production. Paper presented at Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Cultures, Aalto University Helsinki, Finland 28-30 June 2017.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2017). Elvis has finally left the building? Gender, race-ethnicity and social marking in rock music classification. Paper presented at Cultural Sociology Lowlands 2017, Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 19-20 June 2017.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2017). ‘You’re not supposed to be into rock music’: Gender, race-ethnicity and rock music in comparative perspective.. Paper presented at Dag van de Sociologie 2017, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, 8 June 2017.

Schaap, Julian, Van der Waal, Jeroen & De Koster, Willem (2017). Excavating the cognitive origins of Bourdieu’s habitus: the merits of the Implicit Association Test. Paper presented at Dag van de Sociologie 2017, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, 8 June 2017.

Vandenberg, Femke & Schaap, Julian (2017). ‘Any Irish MC’s out there?’ Negotiating class, nationality, masculinity and whiteness in the virtual Irish rap scene. Paper presented at IASPM KVNM Student Conference on Music and Culture, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2 June 2017.

Martner Castillo, Camila & Schaap, Julian (2017). Gender inequality in metal music production. Paper presented at IASPM KVNM Student Conference on Music and Culture, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2 June 2017.

Schaap, Julian, Van der Waal, Jeroen & De Koster, Willem (2016). The Merits of the Implicit Association Test for Sociological Research. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Sociological Association, Washington Convention Center, Seattle WA, United States, 19-23 August 2016.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2016). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in comparative perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Sociological Association, Washington Convention Center, Seattle WA, United States, 19-23 August 2016.

Trinh Thanh, Tram, Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2016). Hearing whiteness: race, ethnicity and the evaluation of rock music. Paper presented at Keep it Simple, Make it Fast! DIY Cultures, Spaces and Places, University of Porto, Portugal, July 17-22 2016.

Berkers, Pauwke, Schaap, Julian & Weij, Frank (2016). Guitar wielding women: gender inequality in metal music production in comparative perspective. Paper presented at Keep it Simple, Make it Fast! DIY Cultures, Spaces and Places, University of Porto, Portugal, July 17-22 2016.

Schaap, Julian (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. Paper presented at the “The porous walls of fortress Europe: Contemporary media discourses of cultural belonging” conference, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 19-20 November 2015.

Schaap, Julian (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. Paper presented at the 12th European Sociological Association Conference: Differences, Inequalities and the Sociological Imagination, Technical University of Prague, Czech Republic, 25-28 August 2015. Click here to download pdf.

Peters, Julia, Aupers, Stef & Schaap, Julian (2015). The bearable lightness of being or “shit happens”: How Dutch religious nones deal with life, death and suffering. Paper presented at the 12th European Sociological Association Conference: Differences, Inequalities and the Sociological Imagination, Technical University of Prague, Czech Republic, 25-28 August 2015.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. Paper presented at the Keep it Simple, Make it Fast! Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes Conference, University of Porto, Portugal, July 13-17 2015.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2015). Whiteness and the online critical and consumer reception of rock and heavy metal music. Paper presented at the Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Cultures Conference, Aalto University Helsinki, Finland, June 8-12 2015.

Peters, Julia, Aupers, Stef & Schaap, Julian (2015). The bearable lightness of being, of “shit happens”. Hoe Nederlandse a-religieuzen omgaan met leven, lijden en dood. Paper presented at NSV Dag van de Sociologie, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 27 May 2015.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2014). Sounds like Bad Brains: Whiteness and the online critical and consumer reception of rock music in the United States, 2003-2013. Paper presented at the IASPM A Long Way to the Top Conference, Erasmus University Rotterdam, November 6-7, 2014. Click here to download pdf.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2014). Witheid, etno-raciale grenzen, en de kritische- en consumentenreceptie van rockmuziek in de Verenigde Staten, 2003-2013. Paper presented at the NSV Dag van de Sociologie 2014, University of Antwerp, May 28, 2014.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2013). So you think you can grunt? Gender and musical careers in online and offline metal scenes. Paper presented at the conference Metal & Marginalisation: Gender, Race, Class and Other implications for Hard Rock and Metal, University of York, United Kingdom, April 11 2014.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2013). Just like Hendrix: Whiteness and the online critical and consumer reception of rock music in the United States, 2003-2013. Paper presented at the Travelling Whiteness conference, University of Turku, October 18-19, 2013.

Berkers, Pauwke & Schaap, Julian (2013). So you think you can grunt? Gender and musical careers in online and offline metal scenes. Paper presented at the Music, Gender and Difference conference, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, October 10-12, 2013.

Schaap, Julian & Aupers, Stef (2013). Spiritual encounters in Azaroth: Religious reflexivity in World of Warcraft. Paper presented at ESA Conference, Sociology of Religion Section, Torino, August 28-31, 2013.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2013). Grunting alone: Online gender inequality in extreme metal music. Paper presented at ESA Conference, Sociology of Culture Section, Torino, August 28-31, 2013.

Schaap, Julian & Aupers, Stef (2013). Spirituele ontmoetingen in Azaroth: Religieuze reflectie in World of Warcraft. Paper presented at NSV Dag van de Sociologie, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, May 30, 2013.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke(2013). Grunting Alone: Online Gender Inequality in Extreme Metal Music, Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2013, February 7-8, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2013). Grunting Alone: Online Gender Inequality in Extreme Metal Music, Paper presented at POPID Conference “Popular Music Heritage, Cultural Memory and Cultural Identity,” January 30-31, February 1, Podium O950,Rotterdam.

Schaap, Julian & Berkers, Pauwke (2012). Tough Girls, Tough Luck: Gender Inequality in the Online and offline Metal Scene, Paper presented at the European Sociological Association Conference “Culture, Communication and Creativity,” September 5-7, WHB, Berlin.