Citizens & CommunitiesOur research

The group is currently led by Dr Chris Deeming.

Members’ research interests are diverse, but broadly address the following themes:

  • history of social welfare
  • citizenship rights and obligations
  • harm, health and social wellbeing
  • participation and community action
  • living in cities and future cities
  • changing social attitudes
  • social policies fostering cohesion and inclusion
  • social investment and inclusive growth policies
  • theories, ideas and changing social citizenships