Dr. Benedikt Bender

Chair of Political Sciences with a Focus on Qualitative Empirical Social Research

Research Fellow

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Room: 2nd floor 157 PEG Building
Phone: +49 69 798 36641 
E-Mail: b.bender[at]soz.uni-frankfurt.de

Office Hours:

Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please register via email.

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since 01/2020

Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences, 
Chair of Political Sciences with a Focus on Qualitative Empirical Social Research 
(Professor Claudius Wagemann).

Associate, SFB 884 „The Political Economy of Reforms“. Project A6: “Welfare State Support from below: linking individual interests and organized interests in Europe"
https://reforms.uni-mannheim.de/projects/project_group_a/project_a6/

10/2014-12/2019

Researcher and Lecture at the University of Mannheim, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), collaborative research center 884, Political Economy of Reforms, and Chair on Macrosociology (4 months parental leave; 2015 and 2019).


09/2014

Master of Arts Sociology with minor: Political Science, University of Heidelberg

10/2012

Bachelor of Arts Social Science at EH Darmstadt and University of Wroclaw

RESEARCH

  • Comparative Analysis of Welfare States in Europe
  • Organized Interests (Business Interest, and Trade Unions),
  • Political Economy
  • Comparative Methods


PAPERS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Bender, Benedikt/ Ebbinghaus, Bernhard (2021): When governments include social partners in crisis corporatism: Comparing social concertation in Europe during the Great Recession. In: Ebbinghaus, Bernhard/ J. Timo Weishaupt (eds.): The Role of Social Partners in Managing Europe's Great Recession: Crisis Corporatism or Corporatism in Crisis? Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State, page: 24-50. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003186144
  • Politisch-ökonomische Konfliktlinien im sich wandelnden Wohlfahrtsstaat. Wiesbaden: Springer-VS https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-658-31825-3.
  • Social concertation in Europe during the Great Recession: A fsQCA-study of social partner involvement, p. 33-50 (with B.Ebbinghaus). In: Emmenegger, Patrick/ Giger, Nathalie/ Careja, Romana (eds.): The European Social Model under Pressure. Wiesbaden: Springer. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27043-8_3
  • The Position of Organized Interests towards Labour Market Policies in Germany: A Content Analysis of Press Releases, p. 81-105 (with C.Buss). In: Ebbinghaus, Bernhard/ Naumann, Elias (eds.): Welfare State Reforms Seen from Below. Comparing Public Attitudes and Organized Interests in Britain and Germany. London: Palgrave Macmillan.  doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63652-8_4
  • Sozialstaatliche Alternativen. In: Kubon-Gilke (ed.): Gestalten der Sozialpolitik. Theoretische Grundlegungen und Anwendungsbeispiele, Vol. 1, p. 610-630. Marburg: Metropolis. ISBN 978-3-7316-1279-7
  • Polnisches Puzzle. Organisation, Mitgliederentwicklung und politische Beteiligung von Gewerkschaften und Arbeitgeberverbänden aus vergleichender Perspektive. In: Deutsches Polen Institut/ Forschungsstelle Osteuropa an der Universität Bremen/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde (eds): Polen-Analysen, Nr. 208, ISSN 1863-9712. https://www.laender-analysen.de/polen/pdf/PolenAnalysen208.pdf
  • Staatsbürgerrechte und gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt. Nach bürgerlichen und politischen Elementen müssen soziale folgen, um die Stabilität in Europa zu festigen. In: Bundesnetzwerk Bürgerschaftliches Engagement (eds): Soziale Bürgerrechte und demokratische Teilhabe in Europa. Berlin: Newsletter für Engagement und Partizipation in Europa, Nr. 1/31.01.2017
  • Gerechtigkeit als normativer Orientierungspunkt für Wissenschaften und Politik, (with G.Kubin-Gilke). Ed.: Forschungszentrum der Evangelischen Hochschule Darmstadt. Working Paper University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt: ISSN 2193-6501 https://www.eh-darmstadt.de/fileadmin/user_upload/PDFs/Forschung/Arbeitspapier_Nr_17.pdf


CONFERENCE (only with Presentation)

2021
  • E la nave va? Social Science PErspectives on Italy, Germany and the European Union after a decade of crises. Italy, Villa Vigoni, 07.-09. October 2021
2020
  • Business in Politics and Society in Europe (CES) 27th International Conference of Europeanists, Online Panel
2019
  • Social and political Inequality? Interests Representation in Social Policy. Joint conference of the Social Policy Section in the German Sociological Association (DGS) and the Working Group on Comparative Welfare State Research in the German Political Science Association (DVPW). University of Duisburg-Essen, 10 to 11 October 2019.
  • Dealing with the Crisis in Europe: Social Concertation at a Cross-Road. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) Conference, New York City, 27 to 29 June 2019.
  • Social Concertation or Contention? The Role of Social Partners during the Great Recession in Europe. 26th International Conference of Europeanists (CES), Madrid, 20 to 22 June 2019.
  • Revisiting Social Concertation in Europe: A fsQCA-Comparison of Social Partner Involvement since the 2008 crisis. Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Oxford University, 28 February 2019.
2018
  • Revisiting Social Concertation in Europe: A fsQCA-Comparison of Social Partner Involvement since the 2008 crisis. Crisis Corporatism or Corporatism in Crisis? Social Concertation and Social Pacts in Europe, MZES, Mannheim, 04 to 06 September 2018.
2017
  • Labour market flexibilization and the position of organised interests. 8th ECPR Summer School on Interest Group Politics and Policy-Making in the 21st Century, University of Bremen, 29 June to 07 July 2017.
  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) & New Database. MZES, Mannheim, 06 to 07 November 2017
2016
  • Arbeit und Soziale Sicherheit, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 10. bis 11. März 2016
2015
  • Wandel der Arbeit und Arbeitsgesellschaft: Gute Arbeit für alle, Berlin, 10. bis 14. August 2015.
  • Sozialstaatliche Interessenvertretung: Wandel der Akteurskonstellationen, Universität Kassel, 25. bis 26. Juni 2015
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Contact

Prof. Dr. Claudius Wagemann

Professor of Political Science
with a focus on Qualitative Empirical Social Research

Faculty of Social Sciences
Institute of Political Science
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
post office box 39
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Room: PEG Builing, 3rd floor, room 124
Phone: +49 69 798 36647  
E-Mail: wagemann[at]soz.uni-frankfurt.de

Administration office:

open office hours:

Tuesday 1 - 3 p.m.
Friday 9 - 11 a.m.
Room:  PEG, 3rd floor, room 107
Phone: +49 69 798 36510
E-Mail: methoden-qualitativ[at]soz.uni-frankfurt.de


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