Mladenov, Teodor

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  • 154 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20092019

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Personal profile

Biography

I am Senior Lecturer at the School of Education and Social Work, University of Dundee. Previously, I was Marie Curie Individual Fellow at the European Network on Independent Living (2017-2019), and Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Centre for Public Policy Research, King’s College London (2013-2016). I am author of Critical Theory and Disability: A Phenomenological Approach (2015, Bloomsbury), and Disability and Postsocialism (2018, Routledge). In the period 2000-2009, I was actively involved in campaigning for disability rights in Bulgaria.

Research interests

I have research expertise and interests in disability studies, disability theory, (international) social policy, (post)socialism, and critical theory. 

Research

I have led the development and implementation of the following research projects:

User-led Personal Assistance in the European Union: A Critical Comparative Analysis (2017-2019) - a two-year research project funded by the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission through Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (GA 747027).

Moral Identities and Contemporary Social Policy: The Case of Disability (2013-2016) - a three-year research project co-funded by the Leverhulme Trust and King’s College London (ECF-2013-246).

Disability Rights Workshop (2008) - a 12-month action research project funded by the CEE Trust and implemented in partnership between the Center for Independent Living – Sofia and the Department of Sociology, Sofia University.

Teaching

Policy Development – module lead

Policy Development is a 2nd year MSc module focusing on co-production of social policy and the role of service users and social work professionals in this process. The module is part of the MSc in Social Work programme at the School of Education and Social Work, University of Dundee.

Power, Politics and Practice – module lead

Power, Politics and Practice is a 1st year BA module focusing on the links between political ideologies and social policy issues such as poverty, inequality, disability and crime. The module is part of the BA in Social Work programme at the School of Education and Social Work, University of Dundee.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, King's College London

1 Oct 200930 Sep 2012

Award Date: 1 Feb 2013

Master of Arts, University of Sussex

1 Oct 200530 Sep 2006

Award Date: 30 Jan 2007

Master of Arts, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

1 Oct 199530 Jul 2000

Award Date: 5 May 2001

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • disability studies
  • social policy
  • social theory
  • critical theory
  • state socialism
  • postsocialism

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Research Output

What is good personal assistance made of? Results of a European survey

Mladenov, T., 8 Jun 2019, In : Disability & Society. 35, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

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    Postsocialist disability matrix

    Mladenov, T., 2 Jul 2017, In : Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 19, 2, p. 104-117

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    Disability and social justice

    Mladenov, T., 23 Nov 2016, In : Disability & Society. 31, 9, p. 1226–1241 17 p.

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    Disability and Postsocialism

    Mladenov, T., 2017, 1 ed. London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 132 p. (Interdisciplinary Disability Studies)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Critical Theory and Disability: A Phenomenological Approach

    Mladenov, T., 2015, 1 ed. Bloomsbury. 232 p. (Critical Theory and Contemporary Society)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Activities

    • 6 Publication peer-review
    • 1 Editorial activity

    Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (Journal)

    Teodor Mladenov (Peer reviewer)

    2019

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    Sociology of Health & Illness (Journal)

    Teodor Mladenov (Peer reviewer)

    2019

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    Europe-Asia Studies (Journal)

    Teodor Mladenov (Peer reviewer)

    2019

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    ALTER: European Journal of Disability Research/Revue Européenne de Recherche sur le Handicap (Journal)

    Teodor Mladenov (Peer reviewer)

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    Social Inclusion (Journal)

    Teodor Mladenov (Peer reviewer)

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