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Kate Mattocks

Dr Kate Mattocks

History and Politics
0151 291 3657
Arts and Humanities

I am a political scientist interested, broadly, in the politics of public policy and decision-making. I joined Hope in January 2017 and have previously held teaching posts at City, University of London, Richmond University, and Friedrich-Alexander Universitaet (Germany). I have a BA from McGill University, an MSc from the University of Glasgow, and PhD from the University of London.

Peer-reviewed journal articles
Mattocks, K. (forthcoming) “Just describing is not enough”: Policy learning, transfer, and the limits of best practices. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society. Doi: 10.1080/10632921.2017.1386147.

Mattocks, K. (2017) Co-ordinating co-ordination: The European Commission and the culture Open Method of Co-ordination. Journal of Common Market StudiesDOI: 10.1111/jcms.12587.

Mattocks, K. (2017) “A few sparks of inspiration”?: Analysing the outcomes of European Union cultural policy coordination. European Politics & Society. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1080/23745118.2017.1303885.

Mattocks, K. and S. Briscoe-Palmer (2016) Challenges facing minority politics PhD students in the United Kingdom: Women, people of Black and Ethnic minority origin, and Disabled persons. European Political Science 15(4): 476-492. 

Book chapter
Mattocks, K. (2017) Uniting the citizens of Europe? Exploring the European Union’s cultural policy agenda. Routledge Companion to Global Cultural Policy, edited by Dave O’Brien, Toby Miller, and Victoria Durrer. London: Routledge, pp. 397-413.

Book reviews
Mattocks, K. (2017) Policy perspective: Arts Council England. Cultural Trends. Doi10.1080/09548963.2017.1380746

Mattocks, K. (2017) “Culture, Politics and Economy: The Case of New Labour. By David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee, and Melissa Nisbett.” The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 47(2): 164-166.

Mattocks, K. (2016) “The Slow Professor. By Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber.” Journal of Higher Education. doi: 10.1007/s10734-016-0053-5.

Mattocks, K. (2016) “Learning about Politics in Time and Space. By Richard Rose.” Political Studies Review 14(1).


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