Christoforos Skamnakis

Christoforos Skamnakis, Phd.

Christoforos Skamnakis received his doctorate diploma from the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University.
Since 2004 teaches in the Department of Social Administration, he currently is Assistant Professor in Social Policy and Local Development.
He teaches the courses “Social Planning” and “Local Government & Social Policy” in fall semester as also “EU’s Social Policy” and “Social Exclusion, Poverty & Inequality” in Spring semester.
His research work focuses on contemporary issues of social protection with a focus on sub-national level. He investigates the procedures that national and supranational policies emerge in social policy at local level. He also focus his work to implementation of social policy through micro-analysis of social protection agencies.


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Department of Social Administration and Political Science, University of Thrace


Skamnakis, C. Malekaki, E. (2017), “Domestic Work and Welfare Values of Migrant Women in Modern Greece: e Juncture of a Dual Process of Exclusion” Journal of Modern Greek Studies, v.35,(1),110-127.

Skamnakis, C. (2016), “Local child care policies: a reformulation of the structural deficiencies of social protection ”, Social Cohesion and Development, 11,(2)

Skamnakis, C. (2012), Inequality and social protection at the local level: undermining or reinforcing social policy?, The Greek Review of Social Research (136):45-62.

Skamnakis, C. (2007), “Migrant groups in a deficient system of social protection. Informal practices of social services employees as an element of instability” The Greek Review of Social Research (124): 121-138.

Skamnakis, C. (2011), “Smaller Governments, Less Social Policy?” Social Policy Association, annual conference, Lincoln, UK.