Thomas Maloutas

Professor-Social Geography
Director, Institute of Urban & Rural Sociology, National Centre for Social Research
Office No 2.5, New Bld
Department of Geography
Harokopio University
70 El. Venizelou Str., Kallithea- Athens
Post Box: 17671

Ph.: +30-2109549165
Fax: +30-2109514759

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Diploma in Architecture. École Spéciale d'Architecture, Paris (1977)

Diplôme d'Études Approfondies in Geography. Université de Paris-X-Nanterre (1978)

Doctorat in Geography (Geography of the environment and development). Department of Geography, Université Paris–X–Nanterre (1982)

Research Interests

-Social and spatial changes in world cities
-Urban segregation – social and ethnoracial
-Housing and welfare systems
-Urbanization and social mobility
-Comparative urbanization models with a focus on Southern Europe
-Socioeconomic classification models
-Sociospatial data management and analysis

Books and edited books (selection)

Allen J., Barlow J., Leal J., Maloutas T., Padovani L. (2004) Housing and welfare in Southern Europe, Oxford: Blackwell

Ache P., Andersen H.T., Maloutas T., Raco M., Tasan-Kok T. (eds) (2008) European cities between competitiveness and cohesion. Discourses, realities and implementation, Dordrecht, Springer

Maloutas T., Emmanuel D., Zacopoulou E., Kaftantzoglou R., Hatziyanni A. (eds) (2009) Social transformations and inequality in Athens at the turn of the 21st century, Athens, EKKE, Studies and Research series, 9 (in Greek)

Maloutas T. & K. Fujita (eds)Residential segregation around the world. Why context matters, Farnham, Ashgate

Maloutas T., Kandylis G., Petrou M. and Souliotis N. (eds) (forthcoming 2013) Making sense of transformations in the centre of Athens, Athens, EKKE (in Greek)

Recent publications in refereed journals (selection)

Souliotis N., Maloutas T., Sayas J. (forthcoming 2013) Mega-projects, neoliberalization and state capacities: assessing the medium-term impact of the 2004 Olympic Games on the Athenian urban policies, Environment & Planning C

Maloutas T. (forthcoming 2013) Ageing and immigration in the Greek capital. Policy issues and developments since the early 1990s, Modern Greek Studies – Australia and New Zealand

Maloutas T. (2012) The broadening and mystified margins of urban deprivation, European Journal of Homelessness, 6/2: 13-29

Kandylis G., Maloutas T., Sayas J. (2012) Immigration, inequality and diversity: socio-ethnic hierarchy and spatial organization in Athens, Greece, European Urban and Regional Studies, 19/3: 267-286

Maloutas T. (2012) Contextual diversity in gentrification research, Critical Sociology, 38/1: 33-48


Undergraduate Courses

Social Geography

Thematic Cartography

Postgraduate Courses

Scientific Research Methods in Geography

Inequalities and Social Segregation in European Cities