Senior Researcher / Retired Professor in Sociology Centro de Estudos Sociais, University of Coimbra
Sociologist and senior researcher at CES. I am retired Professor at the Faculty of Economics of Coimbra. I have been a visiting professor at several foreign universities. I participated as main researcher in several national and international research projects and research networks. Since 2008, I coordinate the Research Group on Solidarity Economy (ECOSOL/CES)
Main Research Focus / Area of Expertise
Rural and Urban studies, social policies, sociology of medicine, poverty and social exclusion.