Marcelo Firpo de Souza Porto


Biography

Researcher at the Center for Studies in Workers´ Health and Human Ecology at the National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. Currently is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, with the project "POLITICAL ECOLOGY AND EMANCIPATORY HEALTH PROMOTION: REFLECTIONS ON THE EMANCIPATORY POTENTIAL RELATED TO THE SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS". He works in the area of Collective Health and in recent years has been dedicated to the following subjects: political ecology and ecological economics; movements for environmental justice; socio-environmental vulnerability; shared knowledge production; emancipatory health promotion in slums; agrotoxics and agroecological transition; complexity, risks and uncertainties; precautionary principle; post-normal science. He holds a bachelor's degree in Production Engineering from UFRJ (1984) and in Psychology from UERJ (1991), a master's degree and a PhD in Production Engineering from COPPE / UFRJ (1994). He holds a sandwich doctorate (1992-1993) and a postdoctoral research (2001-2003) at the Social Medicine Institute, University of Frankfurt. He works in the Public Health program (master's and doctorate courses) of ENSP / FIOCRUZ, area of concentration "Health-Disease Process, Territory and Social Justice"; and participates as teacher in several latu sensu postgraduate and professional master's degree courses. He is also a lecturer in the International Doctoral Course "Human Rights, Global Health and Politics of Life", offered jointly by Fiocruz and the Center for Social Studies.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Porto, Marcelo Firpo de Souza (2017), "A luta dos povos indígenas por saúde em contextos de conflitos ambientais no Brasil (1999-2014)", Ciência e Saúde Coletiva

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Porto, Marcelo Firpo de Souza (2017), "CRISE ECOLÓGICA, CAPITALISMO E METABOLISMO SOCIAL: REFLEXÕES PARA A TRANSIÇÃO CIVILIZATÓRIA E PARADIGMÁTICA", RETC - Revista Eletrônica de Tecnologia e Cultura, 20, 1-20

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Porto, Marcelo Firpo de Souza (2017), "Pode a Vigilância em Saúde ser emancipatória? Um pensamento alternativo de alternativas em tempos de crise", Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 22, 10, 3149-3159