Dr Sean Kippin

Lecturer in Public Policy

Politics Stirling

Dr Sean Kippin

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Public policy and policymaking, UK and Scottish politics, democracy and constitutional politics and reform, inequalities and public policy, health policy, education policy.


Review of Making Life Better Framework
PI: Professor Paul Cairney
Funded by: Institute of Public Health in Ireland

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Authored Book

Cairney P & Kippin S (2023) Politics and Policy Making in the UK. Bristol: Bristol University Press. https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/politics-and-policymaking-in-the-uk

Book Chapter

Kippin S & Cairney P (2023) United Kingdom, Public policy in. In: van Gerven M, Rothmayr Allison C & Schubert K (eds.) Encyclopedia of Public Policy. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90434-0_48-1

Website Content

Kippin S (2020) Richard Leonard: confidence or no confidence?. University of Stirling Public Policy Blog [Blog post] 18.09.2020. https://policyblog.stir.ac.uk/2020/09/18/richard-leonard-confidence-or-no-confidence/

Book Chapter

Dunleavy P & Kippin S (2018) The political parties and party system. In: Dunleavy P, Park A & Taylor R (eds.) The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit. London: LSE Press, pp. 93-111. https://doi.org/10.31389/book1



I teach on a number of our public policy and politics modules in the Division of History, Heritage and Politics. These include; Understanding Public Policy; Policy and Policymaking in the UK; Policy and Policymaking in Scotland; The Politics of British Social Democracy; Political Concepts and Ideas; and Political Research Methods. I also teach on our Master of Public Policy (MPP) programme. From January 2024, I am Programme Director for our BA Politics degree programme.

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