Staffan Kumlin

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Academic interests

Staffan Kumlin's research concerns comparative political behaviour, public opinion, and democracy in European welfare states. He is the author of The Personal and the Political: How Personal Welfare State Experiences Affect Political Trust and Ideology (Palgrave-Macmillan 2004) and co-editor of How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014). He has also published in scientific journals such as British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, European Union Politics, Journal of European Social Policy, and Journal of Public Policy. He has authored chapters in numerous edited books including The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior and The Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust (forthcoming). He co-designed the "welfare state module" in the 2016 European Social Survey 2016  and is co-author of a textbook on representative democracy called Det politiska spelet. Medborgare, medier och politiker i den representativa demokratin (Studentlitteratur 2014).

Background

Staffan Kumlin was previously full Professor of political science at University of Gothenburg and Research Professor at Institute for Social Research in Oslo. He has also been employed at Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study and spent longer periods (one year or more) as visiting fellow at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and at Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence.

Awards

In 2005 Staffan Kumlin became the first political scientist to receive a Pro Futura Fellowship from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

 

Publications

  • Goerres, Achim; Kumlin, Staffan & Karlsen, Rune (2019). Pressure without Pain: What Politicians (Don’t) Tell You about Welfare State Change. Journal of Social Policy.  ISSN 0047-2794. . doi: 10.1017/S0047279419000138
  • Haugsgjerd, Atle & Kumlin, Staffan (2019). Downbound spiral? Economic grievances, perceived social protection and political distrust. West European Politics.  ISSN 0140-2382. . doi: 10.1080/01402382.2019.1596733
  • Goerres, Achim; Karlsen, Rune & Kumlin, Staffan (2018). What Makes People Worry about the Welfare State? A Three-Country Experiment. British Journal of Political Science.  ISSN 0007-1234. . doi: 10.1017/S0007123418000224 Show summary
  • Goerres, Achim; Spies, Dennis C. & Kumlin, Staffan (2018). The electoral supporter base of the Alternative for Germany. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft.  ISSN 1424-7755.  24(3), s 246- 269 . doi: 10.1111/spsr.12306 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2018). Beyond Crowding In and Out: Why We Need to Study Policy Design in a Communicative Context. Czech Sociological Review.  ISSN 1210-3861.  54(6), s 961- 963
  • Jakobsson, Lars Niklas & Kumlin, Staffan (2017). Election Campaign Agendas, Government Partisanship, and the Welfare State. European Political Science Review.  ISSN 1755-7739.  9(2 (May)), s 183- 208 . doi: 10.1017/S175577391500034X Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Haugsgjerd, Atle (2017). The Welfare State and Political Trust: Bringing Performance Back In, In Sonja Zmerli & Tom van der Meer (ed.),  Handbook on Political Trust.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545101.  chapter 18.  s 285 - 301
  • Kumlin, Staffan; Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle & Haugsgjerd, Atle (2017). Trust and the Welfare State, In Eric M. Uslaner (ed.),  Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust (online version published January 2017).  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780190274801.  Chapter 17.  s 385 - 408
  • Kumlin, Staffan; Wollebæk, Dag; Fladmoe, Audun & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2017). Leap of Faith or Judgment of Deservingness? Generalized Trust, Trust in Immigrants and Support for the Welfare State, In Wim van Oorschot; Femke Roosma; Bart Meuleman & Tim Reeskens (ed.),  The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare: Attitudes to welfare Deservingness.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781785367205.  Chapter 15.  s 281 - 296
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle (2016). Studying How Policies Affect the People: Grappling with Measurement, Causality, and the Macro-Micro Divide, In Hans Keman & Jaap Woldendorp (ed.),  Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Political Science.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781784710811.  23.  s 343 - 358
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2014). Informed Performance Evaluation of the Welfare State? Experimental and Real-World Findings, In Staffan Kumlin & Isabelle Steffen-Stadelmann (ed.),  How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545484.  14.  s 289 - 310
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2014). Policy Feedback in Political Context: Unemployment Benefits, Election Campaigns, and Democratic Satisfaction, In Staffan Kumlin & Isabelle Steffen-Stadelmann (ed.),  How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545484.  9.  s 181 - 197
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (2014). Citizens, Policy Feedback and European Welfare States, In Staffan Kumlin & Isabelle Steffen-Stadelmann (ed.),  How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545484.  1.  s 3 - 16
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (2014). How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Borrowing Strength across Research Communities, In Staffan Kumlin & Isabelle Steffen-Stadelmann (ed.),  How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545484.  15.  s 311 - 325
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Esaiasson, Peter (2012). Scandal Fatigue? Scandal Elections and Satisfaction with Democracy in Western Europe, 1977–2007. British Journal of Political Science.  ISSN 0007-1234.  42, s 263- 282 . doi: 10.1017/S000712341100024X
  • Kumlin, Per Staffan (2011). Claiming blame and giving credit? Unintended effects of how government and opposition frame the Europeanization of welfare. European Union Politics.  ISSN 1465-1165.  12(4), s 575- 595 . doi: 10.1177/1465116511417296
  • Kumlin, Per Staffan (2011). Dissatisfied Democrats, Policy Feedback, and European Welfare States, 1976-2001, In Sonja Zmerli & Marc Hooghe (ed.),  Political Trust: Why Context Matters.  ECPR Press.  ISBN 9781907301230.  kapittel 8.  s 163 - 186

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  • Johansson, Bengt; Kumlin, Staffan; Naurin, Elin & Wängnerud, Lena (2014). Det politiska spelet : Medborgare, medier och politiker i den representativa demokratin. Studentlitteratur AB.  ISBN 978-91-4408073-4.  239 s. Show summary
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (ed.) (2014). How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781782545484.  337 s.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2004). The Personal and the Political. How Personal Welfare State Experiences Affect Political Trust and Ideology. Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 1-4039-6451-3.  260 s.

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  • Kumlin, Staffan (2017). Could the Political Consequences of Class Marginalization Be Different?. Political quarterly (London. 1930. Print).  ISSN 0032-3179.

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