Ana Drago


Biography

Ana Drago is a researcher in Observatory on Crisis and Alternatives - CES. In 2001, she obtained a graduation in Sociology at University of Coimbra, with a final monography on the anti-tuition student's movement, that was latter published as a book in 2004. In 2020, she completed her PhD in Urban Studies at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa/FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with a dissertation "A country becoming urban and democratic: the urban question in the first decade of the Portuguese democracy". Within this work, she discussed how different political actors and the new democratic institutions politicized and/or depoliticized inequality and lack of urban planning that featured the metropolitanization process around Lisbon, in the decade that stretches from 1974's revolutionary coup to Portugal entry into EEC in 1986. She has published several articles on edited volumes and scientific journals on politicization and the urban, housing policies and the broad impacts of the financialization of the city after the 2008's financial crisis. She was a member of parliament from 2002 to 2013 and is currently a member of the Portuguese Economic and Social Counsil Plenary.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Drago, Ana (2020), Depois da financeirização da cidade: a crise urbana na AML e os meios de a esconjurar, in José Reis (org.), Como reorganizar um país vulnerável?. Lisboa: Conjuntura Actual Editora, 377-417

Article in Scientific journal

Drago, Ana (2020), "Afterword: They say the Centre cannot hold: Austerity, crisis, and the rise of anti-politics", Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 239965442098138

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Book Chapter

Drago, Ana (2020), Habitação - Às velhas carências somaram-se novas dificuldades, in Ricardo Paes Mamede; Pedro Adão e Silva (org.), O Estado da Nação 2020: Valorizar as Políticas Públicas. Lisboa: IPPS-ISCTE, 100-102

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