Fields of activities:
|» Area studies |
» Political science
|» Journalism, mass media and communication |
» Public affairs
Brief description of your activity focus
Comparative political and policy analysis with particular reference to poverty, inequality and democratisation
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
• Research design, particularly with reference to qualitative research; design of interview schedules, content analysis codebooks and focus group discussion guides
• Field experience in conducting interviews and focus groups
• Trainer in NVivo 8
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Development politics, with particular reference to poverty, inequality and democratic governance in developing societies. This comparative study focuses on the political effects of poverty and inequality, as an obstacle for democratic governance in developing societies, seeking to evaluate EUs policies towards developing democracies within that framework.
Political parties and political communication in new democracies. At present, conducting a two-year project on Political Communication in New Democracies: Government-Media Relationships in Transition with colleagues from the universities of Leeds, Newcastle and Hohenheim, funded by the British Academy.