Publications 2012

Aerts, S., Van Houtte, M., Dewaele, A., Cox, N. & Vincke, J. (2012)

Sense of belonging in secondary schools: A survey of LGB and heterosexual students in Flanders. Journal of Homosexuality, 59, 90-113.


Agirdag, O., Huyst, P. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Determinants of the formation of a European identity among children: Individual- and school-level influences. Journal of Common Market Studies. Journal of Common Market Studies, 50, 2, p.198-213


Agirdag, O., Loobuyck, P. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Determinants of attitudes towards Muslim students among teachers: a research note. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (accepted)


Boone, S. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Social inequalities in educational choice at the transition from primary to secondary education. Further evidence for a rational choice? Culture and Education, 91 (5), 189-214.


Demanet, J., Agirdag, O., & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Constrict in the school context: The impact of ethnic school diversity on the quantity and quality of friendships. The Sociological Quarterly (Forthcoming)


Demanet, J. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

The impact of bullying and victimization on students' relationships. American Journal of Health Education, 43, 104-113.


Demanet, J. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

School belonging and school misconduct: The differing role of teacher and peer attachment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence . Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 499-514.


Demanet, J. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Teachers’ attitudes and students’ opposition. School misconduct as a reaction to teachers’ diminished effort and affect. Teaching and Teacher Education (accepted).


Demanet, J. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Grade retention and its association with school misconduct in adolescence: A multilevel approach. School Effectiveness and School Improvement (Forthcoming)


Van Houtte, M., Demanet, J. & Stevens, P.A.J. (2012)

Self-esteem of academic and vocational students: Does within-school tracking sharpen the difference? Acta Sociologica. Acta Sociologica, 55, 1, p.73-89


Van Houtte, M. & Van Maele, D. (2012)

Students’ sense of belonging in technical/vocational schools versus academic schools: The mediating role of faculty trust in students. Teachers College Record, 114, 7. Online published:


Van Houtte, M. & Van Maele, D. (2012)

School is cool: The importance of faculty trust for students’ social integration in technical/vocational versus academic schools. Kultura i Edukacja (Culture & Education), 5, 91, 103-127.

Van Houtte, M., Van Maele, D. & Agirdag, O. (2012)

Correlates of pupils’ sense of futility in primary education in Flanders: The role of the teacher. In M. F. DiPaola & P. B. Forsyth (Eds.), Leading Research in Educational Administration (pp. 150-170). Greenwich, CN: Information Age Publishing.

Van Houtte, M., Van Maele, D. & Agirdag, O. (2012)

Het gevoel van zinloosheid bij leerlingen in het Vlaamse basisonderwijs: de rol van de leerkracht. In De Bie, M., R. Roose & M. Vandebroeck (Eds.), Maatschappelijk engagement: een besef van kwetsbaarheid: Liber Amicorum Nicole Vettenburg (pp. 143-162). Gent: Academia Press.

Van Maele, D. & Van Houtte, M (2012)

The role of teacher and faculty trust in forming teachers’ job satisfaction: Do years of experience make a difference? Teaching and Teacher Education. 28, 6, 879-889.


Van Maele, D. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

The social dimension of teaching: Trust and teachers’ efficacy beliefs. Studia Edukacyjne (Educational Studies), 22, 301-319.


Vermeersch, H.,  T’Sjoen, G., Kaufman, J.M. & Van Houtte, M. (2012)

Social science theories on adolescent risk-taking: The relevance of behavioral inhibition and activation. Youth & Society (accepted)