Dr Chris Deeming

Chancellor'S Fellow And Senior Lecturer

Social Work and Social Policy

Personal statement

Chancellor's Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Strathclyde University

Reviews Editor for the Journal of Social Policy published by Cambridge University Press

National Expert Advisory Board member for the Journal of Sociology published by Sage

Previously Christopher has worked at the University of London, UK, the Univeristy of New South Wales, Australia, the University of Bristol, UK and has held recent visiting fellowships at Macquarie University, Australia, and the University of Santiago, Chile, the Paris Institute of Political Studies or Sciences Po, France.

Christopher holds a PhD in Social and Public Policy from the University of Bristol, supervised by Peter Townsend

Publications

From 'welfare' to 'workfare', and back again? Social insecurity and the changing role of the state
Deeming Christopher, Johnston Ron
Data in Society (2019) (2019)
Reframing Global Social Policy : Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
Deeming Christopher, Smyth Paul
(2018)
The politics of (fractured) solidarity : a cross-national analysis of the class bases of the Welfare State
Deeming Christopher
Social Policy and Administration Vol 52, pp. 1106-1125 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12323
Coming together in a rightward direction : post-1980s changing attitudes to the British welfare state
Deeming Christopher, Johnston Ron
Quality and Quantity Vol 52, pp. 395–413 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-017-0473-z
The lost and the new 'liberal world' of welfare capitalism : a critical assessment of Gøsta Esping-Andersen's the three worlds of welfare capitalism a quarter century later
Deeming Christopher
Social Policy and Society Vol 16, pp. 405-422 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746415000676
Use and misuse of evaluation in social policy
Deeming Christopher
Handbook of Social Policy Evaluation (2017) (2017)

more publications

Teaching

I convene and teach on the following core Social Policy modules:

L5216 The Making of Social Policy, 2nd Year

L5327 Understanding Comparative Social Policy, 3rd Year

L5418 Global Challenges (Global Social Policy), 4th Year

L5975 Approches to Welfare: Past, Present and Future (MSc)

I am Director of Internationalisation in the School of Social Work & Social Policy, and Programme Director of our new MSc prgramme, International Social Welfare https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/internationalsocialwelfare/ 

Research interests

Research interests in the field of Comparative and Global Social Policy, topics include welfare regimes, social investment, inclusive growth, sustainability, global poverty and inequality, living standards, health and well-being, social attitudes and the evaluation of social programmes.

Address

Social Work and Social Policy
Lord Hope Building

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