Pedro Hespanha


Biography

Sociologist and founding member of CES. I am retired Professor at the Faculty of Economics of Coimbra. My main research is on the areas of rural studies, social policies, sociology of medicine, poverty and social exclusion. 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, dealing with active social policies, social exclusion and poverty, employment and unemployment experiences and strategies.Since 2008, I coordinate the Research Group on Solidarity Economy (ECOSOL/CES)


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Serapioni, Mauro; Hespanha, Pedro (2019), "Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Impact on Economies and Societies", e-cadernos CES, 31

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Book Chapter

Hespanha, Pedro (2019), Why Is Solidarity-Type Social Enterprise Invisible in Portugal?, in Philippe Eynaud, Jean-Louis Laville, Luciane Lucas dos Santos, Swati Banerjee, Flor Avelino and Lars Hulgård (org.), Theory of Social Enterprise and Pluralism. Social Movements, Solidarity Economy, and the Global South. New York: Routledge, 173-192

Book Chapter

Hespanha, Pedro (2018), The impact of crisis and austerity on social services and social workers in Portugal, in Christos Panagiatopoulos (org.), Financial Crisis and Social Work. Beau Bassin: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 33-56

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