Fredericus (Frits) Johannes Maria Selier

1943 –
cultural anthropology, non-western societies
art photography

Curriculum vitae

1943born in Amsterdam
studied cultural anthropology, Free University of Amsterdam
associate professor Free University of Amsterdam
art photographer (website)


Selier’s anthropological and sociological publications on Pakistan are:
1977 Kiboets, gezin en gelijkheidsideaal: een sociaal-wetenschappelijke bijdrage tot kennis van het gezin in een communale samenleving, Assen: Van Gorcum, xviii, 250 p. – PhD thesis University of Amsterdam.
1986 Family and rural-urban migration in Pakistan: the case of Karachi, Amsterdam: Free University (Urban research working papers 12), 56 p.
& Mehtab S. Karim (eds), Migration in Pakistan: theories & facts, with assistance from Mohammad Rafi Qureshi, Lahore: Vanguard, 193 p.
“Turner’s model of inter-city migration and developments in Karachi.” In: ibidem, pp. 122-139.
1987 “Expanded family and extended community: migrants in Karachi.” Paper VIde Kota Conference, Amsterdam.
“Ruraal-urbane migratie en ontwikkelingsbeleid.” IMWOO Bulletin 15,3: 15-18.
& Ivo Klare, Are thresholds of migrant-consolidation changing?: family and low-income housing in Karachi, Amsterdam: Free University (Urban research working papers 14), 43 p.
1988 Rural-urban migration in Pakistan: the case of Karachi, Lahore [etc.]: Vanguard, 166 p.
& J. van der Linden (eds), Migration, housing and policy in Pakistan, Lahore.
& J. van der Linden, “Only the bullets make them listen.” In: P. Quarles van Ufford and M. Schoffeleers (eds), Religion and development, Amsterdam: Free University.
& J. van der Linden, “Dutch research in Pakistan.” South Asia Newsletter 2: 16-20.
1990 Pakistanis in the Netherlands: the case of Rotterdam, Amsterdam: VU University press, 124 p.
1991 & Jan van der Linden (eds), Karachi: migrants, housing and housing policy, Lahore [etc.]: Vanguard, 489 p.
“Family and rural-urban migration in Pakistan: the case of Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 1-62.
& Ivo Klare, “Are thresholds of migrant-consolidation changing? Family and low income housing in Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 446-489.
“Family and low-income housing in Karachi.” In: H. Donnan and P. Werbner (eds), Economy and culture in Pakistan: migrants and cities in a Muslim society, New York: Macmillan, pp. 35-61.
1997 & Hastings Donnan (eds), Family and gender in Pakistan: domestic organization in a Muslim society, New Delhi: Hindustan Pub. Corp, xii, 250 p.