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Prof. Dr. Agnes Blome

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Image Credit: Portraitfoto Dr. Agnes Blome (David Ausserhofer)

Guest Professor for Comparative Politics

Address
Ihnestraße 22
Room 121a
14195 Berlin
Office
Room 114 - Ines Stavrinakis
Ines Stravrinakis

Office hours

Office hours are held on mondays 2 - 3 p.m., starting on April 12, 2021.

Please sign up via https://calendly.com/ablome_sprechstunde/15min. If you want to discuss a thesis or seminar paper or other form of coursework, please send a prospectus to agnes.blome@fu-berlin.de at least three days in advance. Further information concerning the technical implementation will be provided after your online signup. Thank you. 

  • Since October 2017 research associate in the Centre for Comparative Politics and Policy of Germany and France at the Otto-Suhr Institute
  • October 2014 to December 2014 visiting researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Social Policy
  • July 2012 to September 2014 Postdoc at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB) in the research units "Inequality and social policy" and "Demography and Inequality"
  • December 2012 awarded PhD
  • August 2008 to June 2012 doctoral candidate at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB) in the research professorship „Demographic Development, Social Change, and Social Capital“ and in the project group of the president, Dissertation „Why (not) now? The Politics of Work-care Policies in Germany and Italy“
  • December 2004 to July 2008 research associate in the project "Generational Relations and the Welfare State" at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB)
  • 2004 intern and subsequently research associate at Rambøll Management GmbH, Hamburg
  • 1997-2003 studied Political Science and Sociology at the Universities of Marburg, Hamburg and Siena.

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Proseminar

(TWA -  PS/MWA) Vergleichende Wohlfahrtsstaatsforschung

Do       

Ihnestr.21/A Hörsaal (Ihnestr. 21)

08:00

12:00

15440

Seminar

Deutschland und Frankreich: Politische Institutionen, Prozesse und Maßnahmen

Mi

Online

10:00

12:00

15080

Lecture

Einführung in die Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft

Mi

Online

12:00

14:00

Research interests

  • Comparative politics of the welfare state
  • Comparative analysis of political systems
  • Political representation of women and gender inequality
  • Integration of qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Attitudes, norms and public opinion
  • Political parties

Recent publications (selected) 


The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy 

Blome, Agnes (2016): The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy. Florence: Taylor and Francis (Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State). Available online at http://gbv.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=4748557

Publications (*peer review)

Books

2017*

Blome, Agnes. The Politics of Work-family Policies in Germany and Italy. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.

2009

Blome, Agnes, Wolfgang Keck and Jens Alber. Family and the Welfare State in Europe: Inter-Generational Relations in Ageing Societies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

2008

Blome, Agnes, Wolfgang Keck and Jens Alber. Generationenbeziehungen im Wohlfahrtsstaat. Lebensbedingungen und Einstellungen von Altersgruppen im internationalen Vergleich. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag.

Edited volumes

forthcoming

Blome, Agnes and Heike Kahlert. Politiken der Generativität und Reproduktive Rechte. Femina Politica 29/2.

2018

Abels, Gabriele, Petra Ahrens and Agnes Blome.100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht – Und wo bleibt die Gleichheit? Femina Politica 27/2.

2011

Blome, Agnes, Antonia Kupfer and Anneli Rüling. Die Bildung der Geschlechter: Einfluss von Strukturen und aktuellen Reformen im Bildungswesen. Femina Politica 20/2.

Journal Articles

2020*

West, Anne, Agnes Blome and Jane Lewis. “What characteristics of funding, provision and regulation are associated with effective social investment in ECEC in England, France and Germany?”, Journal of Social Policy, 49(4), pp. 681-704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279419000631

2020*

Blome, Agnes, Anouk Lloren and Jan Rosset. “The politicization of abortion, voters’ stereotypes, and the electoral success of women candidates”, Parliamentary Affairs, 73(1), pp. 211-232. https://doi.org/10.1093/pa/gsy044

2020*

Brady, David, Agnes Blome and Julie Kmec. “Work-family reconciliation policies and women’s and mothers’ labour market outcomes in rich democracies”, Socio-Economic Review, 18(1), pp 125-161. https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mwy045

2018

Abels, Gabriele, Petra Ahrens and Agnes Blome. „100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht - der unvollendete Weg zu geschlechtergerechter Repräsentation. Eine Einleitung“, Femina Politica – Zeitschrift für feministische Politikwissenschaft 2-2018 „100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht – Und wo bleibt die Gleichheit?“, pp. 9-25.

2018

Abels, Gabriele, Petra Ahrens and Blome, Agnes. „Geschlechtergerechte Repräsentation in historischer und internationaler Perspektive“, Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 42-2018 „Frauenwahlrecht“, Oktober 2018, pp. 28-36.

2018*

Blome, Agnes. „Von Kinder, Küche, Kirche zu Kinder, Karriere, KiTa? Geschlechterrollen, Familienpolitik und Religion im Wandel der Zeit“, Sozialer Fortschritt 67, special issue „Ökonomisierung und Konfession. Was bleibt?“, edited by Josef Hien and Wolfgang Schroeder, pp. 453-475.

2017

Blome, Agnes and Gesine Fuchs. “Macht und substantielle Repräsentation von Frauen”, Femina Politica 1/2017, pp. 55-69.

2016*

Blome, Agnes. “Normative Beliefs, Party Competition, and Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy”, Comparative Politics 48(4), pp. 479-496.

2015

Blome, Agnes. „Neuere familienpolitische Leistungen. Bilanz nach zehn Jahren". Neue Zeitschrift für Familienrecht 2 (23), special issue "Gesellschaftspolitische Grundentscheidungen mit Blick auf die Familie", edited by Jutta Allmendinger et al, pp. 1081-1085.

2014

Blome, Agnes. „Politischer Wettbewerb und rapide Wechsel in der Familienpolitik“. Zeitschrift für Politik, special issue 6 „Rapide Politikwechsel in der Bundesrepublik. Gründe, Akteure, Dynamiken und Probleme“, edited by Friedbert W. Rüb, pp. 153-180.

2011

Blome, Agnes, Antonia Kupfer and Anneli Rüling. “Die Bildung der Geschlechter – Einleitung“. Femina Politica 2/2011 „Die Bildung der Geschlechter: Einfluss von Strukturen und aktuellen Reformen im Bildungswesen“, edited by Blome, Agnes, Antonia Kupfer and Anneli Rüling, pp. 9-20.

Chapters

forthcoming

Hartlapp, Miriam and Agnes Blome. “Women’s Positional Leadership in the European Commission: When, Where, and How?”, Women and Leadership in the European Union, edited by Henriette Müller and Ingeborg Tömmel, Oxford University Press.

2019

Blome, Agnes. „Aktuelle familienpolitische Konstellationen im Feld der frühen Bildung“. Teilhabe durch frühe Bildung. Strategien in Familienbildung und Kindertageseinrichtungen, edited by Julia Lepperhoff and Lena Correll. Weinheim: Beltz Juventa, pp. 35-47.

2018

“Maternal employment, attitudes toward gender equality and family policies. German-Italian Discrepancies?” Responses of European Economic Cultures to Europe’s Crisis Politics: The Example of German-Italian Discrepancies, edited by Josef Hien and Christian Joerges. Robert-Schumann-Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute, Florence, pp. 129-139.

2016

Brady, David, Agnes Blome, and Hanna Kleider. “How Politics and Institutions Shape Poverty and Inequality”. Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Society, edited by David Brady and Linda Burton. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 117-140.

2012

Blome, Agnes, Stephan Manning and Kai-Uwe Mueller. “Private Bindungen und berufliche Perspektiven: Heiratsverhalten und Arbeitsmarktpartizipation von Frauen in Deutschland“. Geschenkt wird einer nichts - oder doch?, edited byRenate Ortlieb and Barbara Sieben. München: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp 141-148.

2008

Blome, Agnes and Wolfgang Keck. “Is There a Generational Cleavage in Europe? Age-specific Perceptions of Elderly Care and of the Pension System”. Handbook of Quality of Life in the Enlarged European Union, edited by Jens Alber, Tony Fahey and Chiara Saraceno. London: Routledge, pp. 73-99.

Working Papers and Short Pieces

2017

Book review “Wohlfahrtsstaatliche Strukturen und Parteieneffekte. Eine vergleichende Analyse sozialpolitischer Konfliktmuster in Großbritannien, Schweden und Deutschland”, German Politics, 26(3), pp. 440–441.

2014

"Das Werden einer Wende. Einstellungen, Parteienwettbewerb und Familienpolitik im Wandel (1990-2008)". WZB-Mitteilungen No. 143, pp. 6-9.

2011

Work/care Policies in European Welfare States: Continuing Variety or Change Towards a Common Model? WZB Discussion Paper SP I 2011-401, Berlin: WZB.

2007

Blome, Agnes and Wolfgang Keck. “Mehr Staat, weniger Mama. Erwerbstätigkeit von Müttern mit Kleinkindern im Ländervergleich”. WZB-Mitteilungen No. 116

2006

Blome, Agnes, Wolfgang Keck and Chiara Saraceno. “Intergenerational Relations. Between Public and Private Patterns of Solidarity and Exchange. State of the Art Report”. Berlin. Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion (EQUALSOC).