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Maria Petmesidou

Maria Petmesidou

Professor / Democritus University of Thrace, GREECE

Maria Petmesidou is professor of Social Policy at the Democritus University of Thrace.

She is educated Dipl. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Dipl. University College London; Ph.D. Oxford University. She was earlier head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Crete.

She has published numerous articles in English journals and collective volumes on social policy and development issues in Greece and comparative social protection systems in Southern Europe. Her books include "Poverty & Social Deprivation in the Mediterranean - Trends, Policies & Welfare Prospects in the New Millennium" (CROP International Studies in Poverty Research, Zed Books, with Christos Papatheodorou).

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CROP News and Events

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

18 January 2019 | George Washington University, USA

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

TRANSNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS IN THE ENABLEMENT OF SUSTAINABLE WATER ACCESSIBILITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

January 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 48: By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, and Research Coordinator at Migration and Development in Africa Monitors (MDAM), Nigeria)

Consolidating South Africa's Emerging Democratic Developmental State through Developmental Local Government

December 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Isaac Khambule (PhD Candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa)

News from CROPNET

Fifth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

12-15 March 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

ESSAYS: Award ceremony will be held at social justice conference.

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

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