1992 …2022

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Research interests

My research focuses on three broad areas:

  • Varieties of welfare capitalism in relation to labour commodification and social (in)security in the EU and internationally.
  • The political economy of familism in semi-peripheral capitalist countries.
  • Governance and democratic institutional innovations in market societies.

Theoretical orientation

  • Theory and analysis of power and governance in public policy making
  • Labour decommodification
  • Welfare statism and de-familisation
  • Democratic post-neoliberal institutional innovations

Policy areas

  • Social protection in and out of paid employment
  • Unemployment compensation systems and labour market dynamics
  • Familistic welfare regimes
  • Intra-EU Migration and labour markets
  • Governance of investments of pension funds

Regional and national foci

  • European Union
  • UK
  • Southern Europe (especially Greece and Turkey)
  • Eastern Europe
  • China
  • South America (especially Venezuela and Mexico)

Methodological approaches and techniques

  • Comparative historical institutionalism
  • Interpretive policy analysis and critical governance analysis
  • Techniques of comparative public policy research (e.g. micro-data simulation and model families method, Fuzzy sets)
  • Construction of social indicators

Willing to supervise PhD

I am interested in supervising PhD projects that share one or more of my research interests.

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Research Output

Rattling Europe's ordoliberal ‘iron cage’: the contestation of austerity in Southern Europe

Papadopoulos, T. & Roumpakis, A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Critical Social Policy. 38, 3, p. 505–526 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Family as a Socio-economic Actor in the Political Economies of East and South East Asian Welfare Capitalisms

    Papadopoulos, T. & Roumpakis, A., 1 Nov 2017, In : Social Policy and Administration. 51, 6, p. 857–875 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    From social regulation of competition to competition as social regulation: Transformations in the socio-economic governance of the European Union

    Papadopoulos, T. & Roumpakis, A., 30 Jun 2017, Social policy in an era of competition : From global to local perspectives. Horsfall, D. & Hudson, J. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 55-69 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access

    The Erosion of Southern Europe's Middle Classes: Debt, insecurity and the political economy of austerity

    Papadopoulos, T. & Roumpakis, A., 30 Sep 2017, In : Sociologie e politiche sociali. 20, 2, p. 67 - 89 23 p.

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    Thesis

    A Political Economy of Insecurity?: State and Socio-Economic Actors in the Making of Industrial Relations in Modern Turkey

    Author: Ozkiziltan, D., 28 May 2014

    Supervisor: Papadopoulos, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Governing Skills, Governing Workplaces: State-steered Voluntarism in England under New Labour

    Author: Durrant, H., 31 Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Papadopoulos, T. (Supervisor) & Cressey, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Processes of Governing in European Networks

    Author: Kan, H., 1 Sep 2010

    Supervisor: Papadopoulos, T. (Supervisor), Room, G. (Supervisor) & Carmel, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Restructuring social protection: investment, regulation, and financialization of UK pensions

    Author: Massala, T., 2 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Jones, B. (Supervisor) & Papadopoulos, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

    SHARED MONETARY GOVERNANCE: Exploring the role of regulatory frameworks, participatory internal decision-making and scale in stakeholder institutional access to General and Special Purpose Currencies

    Author: Jones, S., 1 May 2010

    Supervisor: Harkness, S. (Supervisor), Papadopoulos, T. (Supervisor) & Longstreth, F. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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