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Professor Joe Painter


BA (Cambridge) PhD (Open University)

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Professor in the Department of Geography413+44 (0) 191 33 41906
Professor , Politics-State-Space413+44 (0) 191 33 41906
Professor , Urban Worlds413+44 (0) 191 33 41906
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing  

Research Projects

  • Community Learning and Research Network (CLARN)
  • Connecting Localism and Community Empowerment
  • Reframing Citizen Relationships with the Public Sector in a Time of Austerity: Community Empowerment in England and Scotland
  • Transcapes


Authored book

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

Edited book

  • Featherstone, D. & Painter, J. (2013). Spatial politics: essays for Doreen Massey. RGS-IBG Book Series. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Atkinson, S., Fuller, S. & Painter, J. (2012). Wellbeing and place. Farnham: Ashgate.

Journal Article

Other (Print)

  • Painter, J., Orton, A., MacLeod, D.G., Dominelli, L. & Pande, R. (2011). Connecting localism and community empowerment: research review and critical synthesis for the AHRC Connected Community Programme.
  • Painter, J. (1990). Seconds out, round two: the first round of compulsory competitive tendering. CLES Research Study Series 6.


Working Paper

  • Painter, J. (2003). European citizenship and the regions. Queen's Papers on Europeanisation 7/2003.

Supervision students