Paul Stubbs, PhD

Paul Stubbs, PhD
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    senior research fellow in permanent position
    senior research fellow in permanent position


  • 1988 PhD at the University of Bath, Great Britain (social sciences - sociology)
  • 1985 university degree at the University of Warwick, Great Britain (social work)
  • 1981 MA at the University of Leicester, Great Britain (sociology)
  • 1980 university degree at the University of Hull, Great Britain (social sciences)

Employment and work experience

  • since 2003 - The Institute of Economics, Zagreb
  • 1997–2003 - University of Sheffield (associate senior researcher)
  • 1994–1997 - Metropolitan University of Leeds, England (researcher-associate at the Department for International Social Policy Research and visiting researcher at the Social Work Study Center of the University of Zagreb)
  • 1990–1992 - University of Bradford (lecturer in social work at the Department of Applied Sciences)
  • 1988–1990 - social worker of the Family Service Unit, Liverpool, England

Fields of interest

  • poverty, inequality and social exclusion
  • social welfare reform
  • transfer and translation of policies
  • corporate social responsibility and social reporting
  • social capital, networking and innovation

Selected bibliography

  • Stubbs, P., Zrinščak, S. (2009) "Rescaling Emergent Social Policies in South East Europe", in K. Rummery et al (ur.) Social Policy Review 21 Policy Press
  • Stubbs, P., Zrinščak, S. (2009) "Croatian Social Policy: the legacies of war, state-building and late Europeanisation", Social Policy and Administration 43(2).
  • Stubbs, P., Solioz, C. (2009) "Emergent regional co-operation in South East Europe: towards „open regionalism?", Journal of South East European and Black Sea Studies 9 (1-2)
  • Stubbs, P., Solioz, C. (2009) In search of the lost European perspective in Sudost Europa Mitteilungen 49 (3-4)
  • Stubbs, P., Lendvai, N. (2009) "Assemblages, Translation and Intermediaries in South East Europe" in European Societies 11.
  • Stubbs, P. (2009) Social Protection and Social Inclusion in the Western Balkans: synthesis report. European Commission.
  • Stubbs, P. (2008) Reflections on international actors and the making of social policy in Croatia, Revija za socijalnu politiku. 15 (3)
  • Stubbs, P., Gerovska-Mitev, M. (2008) Klucni socijalni indikatori i politiki za merenje na siromastijata i socijalnata isklucenost, Revija za socijalna politika (Macedonia). 1 (1)
  • Deacon, B. Stubbs, P. (ur.) (2007) Social Policy and International Interventions in South East Europe. Edward Elgar

List of publications (Croatian Scientific Bibliography – CROSBI)