Dr Chris Deeming

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Social Work and Social Policy

Personal statement

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

Christopher holds a PhD from the University of Bristol.

Publications

Methodologies for comparative social policy analysis
Ferragina Emanuele, Deeming Christopher
Changing European Societies The Role for Social Policy Research (2022) (2022)
https://doi.org/10.4337/9781802201710.00022
Comparative mainstreaming? Mapping the uses of the comparative method in social policy, sociology and political science since the 1970s
Ferragina Emanuele, Deeming Christopher
Journal of European Social Policy (2022)
Social inequality : is Scotland more Nordic than liberal?
Deeming Christopher
British Social Attitudes The 38th Report (2021) (2021)
‘Go-social’? Inclusive growth and global social governance
Deeming Christopher
The Struggle for Social Sustainability Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy (2021) (2021)
The struggle for social sustainability
Deeming Christopher
The Struggle for Social Sustainability Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy (2021) (2021)
The ‘social’ in the age of sustainability
Deeming Christopher
The Struggle for Social Sustainability Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy (2021) (2021)

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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 Social Policy 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 policy making, including issues to do with the implementation and evaluation of social programmes.

Professional activities

20th Annual ESPAnet Conference: Social Policy Change between Path Dependency and Innovation, University of Vienna, Austria, 2022
Chair
14/9/2022
Unequal Security? Insecurity, Democratic Responsiveness, and Penal-Welfare Policy, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, 2022
Invited speaker
8/9/2022
Health Studies User Conference 2022, UK Data Service
Invited speaker
12/7/2022
4th Hermann Weber Conference for the Historical Research of Communism: The Relationship between Communism and Social Policy since 1945, Berlin, Germany, 2022
Invited speaker
9/6/2022
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (External organisation)
Advisor
5/10/2021
External Examiner for the University of Salford
Examiner
1/10/2021

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Projects

Changing Public Attitudes to Inequality, Poverty and Redistribution: Longitudinal Data Analysis (Studentship)
Deeming, Chris (Principal Investigator) Curtice, John (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2025
Understanding the social impacts of coronavirus under different health restrictions: Longitudinal analysis using the ONS OPN Covid-19 survey
Deeming, Chris (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2022
Methodologies for Comparative Analysis
Deeming, Chris (Research Co-investigator) Ferragina, Emanuele (Research Co-investigator)
School Award - £1,552.00. The purpose of this scheme is to provide support for activities, which will promote the achievement of the School’s goals in research, knowledge exchange and pedagogy. These should include the publication of high-quality outputs, impact generation, the acquisition of external research and other funding. We also encourage the development of initiatives that help us to develop and further the work of the School in relation to the UoS Strategic Plan
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2021
A changed UK? Longitudinal data analysis collaborative project with the Scottish Centre for Social Research (ScotCen): charting changing public attitudes and political values towards the EU and welfare over three decades
Deeming, Chris (Principal Investigator) Curtice, John (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
Methodologies for Comparative Analysis
Deeming, Chris (Research Co-investigator) Ferragina, Emanuele (Research Co-investigator)
Grant from Sciences Po, Paris €3500
01-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2019
The Great Referendum Debates: Where Does Scotland Belong?
Deeming, Chris (Principal Investigator)
ESRC Festival of Social Science 2016
05-Jan-2016 - 12-Jan-2016

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Address

Social Work and Social Policy
Lord Hope Building

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