Qualifications

  • 1978 BA Hons Geography (Upper Second Class) - London School of Economics
  • 1989 PhD Geography "Ideology and Local Community: The Spatial Manifestation of Processes of Social Order" - Queen Mary College, University of London
  • 1996 Post-Graduate Certificate of Education (Higher Education) - University of Greenwich

Employment

  • 2003 to Present day: Senior Lecturer in Housing and Regeneration, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, Queensway, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 4SA
  • 2000 to 2003: Social Policy Research Centre, Middlesex University, Queensway, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 4SA Job Title: Senior Research Fellow, Project Co-ordinator, CONSCISE Project
  • 1997 to 2000: Social Policy Research Centre, Middlesex University, Queensway, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 4SA Job Title: Part time Research Assistant.
  • 1986 to 2004 Open University in London, 1-11, Hawley Crescent, London, NW1 8NP Job Title: Associate Lecturer: Social Science Foundation (D103/DD100 to 2000), Restructuring Britain (D314 to 1999), Understanding Cities (DD304 from 1999).

 

Publications

  • Evans, M (2013) "Mutualisation and Public Services” in Valkama, P. , Bailey, S.J. and Anttiroiko , A-V. (eds.) Organisational Innovation in Public Services: Forms and Governance London: Palgrave

  • Evans, M. (2005) "The Role of Social Capital in the Social Economy : The work of the CONSCISE Project” in Birkhölzer, K., Klein, A., Priller, E. and Zimmer, A. (eds.) Dritter Sektor/Drittes System: Theorie, Funktionswandel und zivilgesellschaftliche Perspektiven, Berlin: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

  • Evans, M. (2008) “Who is for Community Participation? Who is Community Participation for? Exploring the well-being potential for involvement in regeneration” Education, Knowledge and Economy Vol. 2, No.3 pp. 163-174

  • Evans, M., and Syrett, S. (2007) "Generating Social Capital? Collaborative Relations, the Social Economy and Local Development" Journal of European Urban and Regional Studies Vol. 14 No. 1

  • Evans, M. (2007)“Mutualising Cash in Hand? Social Enterprise, Informal Economic Activity and Deprived Neighbourhoods” Local Government Studies Vol.33, No.3, pp 383-399

  • Evans, M., and Syrett, S. (2007) "Generating Social Capital? Collaborative Relations, the Social Economy and Local Development" Journal of European Urban and Regional Studies, Vol. 14 No. 1
  • Evans, M., Syrett, S., and Williams, C. (2006) "Informal Economic Activity and Deprived Neighbourhoods" London: Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research. Department for Communities and Local Government: London (www.communities.gov.uk/index.asp?id=1501214)
  • Evans, M (2006) "The Social Economy and the Shadowy Side of the Life Course" in "Horizons: Emerging Developments and Knowledge in Public Policy Research" (The Magazine of the Policy Research Initiative of the Government of Canada) Vol.8 No.2
  • Evans, M. (2005) "The Role of Social Capital in the Social Economy : The work of the CONSCISE Project” in Birkhölzer, K., Klein, A., Priller, E. and Zimmer, A. (eds.)Dritter Sektor/Drittes System: Theorie, Funktionswandel und zivilgesellschaftliche Perspektiven, Berlin: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

  • Evans, M. (2003) "The Contribution of Social Capital in the Social Economy to Local Economic Development in Western Europe, Final Report to DG Research, European Commission, Framework V programme (www.conscise.info)

  • Evans, M. (2002) "Social Capital in the Social Economy: The Growth Dynamic of the Third System" in Bartle, I. and Castiglione, D. (eds.) Social Capital in the Economy, RUSEL Working Paper (Civic Series 4/2002), Exeter: University of Exeter. (available at http://www.ex.ac.uk/shipss/politics/research/socialcapital/index.xml)
  • Lyon, F., Bertotti, M., Evans, M., Smallbone, D., Potts, G. and Ramsden, P. (2002) "Measuring Enterprise Impacts in Deprived Areas", Sheffield: SBS. (available at www.sbs.gov.uk/research). A report to the Small Business Service
  • Smallbone, D., Lyon, F. and Evans, M (2002) "Mapping the Social Economy of the Rural East Midlands", London: Countryside Agency. A report to the Countryside Agency
  • Evans, M. (2001) "Community Enterprise Regeneration in North London: The prospect in four boroughs", London Regeneration Paper No.3, London: Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research, Middlesex University Business School
  • Lyon, F., Bertotti, M., Evans, M., Smallbone, D., Potts, G. and Ramsden, P. (2002) “Measuring Enterprise Impacts in Deprived Areas”, Sheffield: SBS. (available at www.sbs.gov.uk/research). A report to the Small Business Service
  • Smallbone, D., Lyon, F. and Evans, M (2002) “Mapping the Social Economy of the Rural East Midlands”, London: Countryside Agency. A report to the Countryside Agency
  • Smallbone, D., Evans, M., Ekanem, I., and Butters, S. (2001) "Researching Social Enterprise", Sheffield: SBS (available at www.sbs.gov.uk/research). A report to the Small Business Service
  • Cattell, V. and Evans, M. (1999) “Neighbourhood Images in East London: Social capital and social networks on two East London estates” (York: YPS,). A report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Director of Programmes in Politics and Social Science

Housing and Regeneration

Qualitative Research Methods

Politics and Contemporary Social Science

Social Exclusion, Neighbourhood renewal, community regeneration, informal economic activities, community economic development and social economy in UK and Europe.