International Research

Social Policies and the Division of Paid and Unpaid Work between Men and Women (1995 – 2001)

Integra o steering committee da rede internacional Social Policies and the division of paid and unpaid work between men and women, rede de pesquisa que concebeu o questionário que foi aplicado num grande número de países da EU, em 1999.

European Social Survey (2002 - …)

To develop and conduct a systematic study of changing values, attitudes, attributes and behaviour patterns within European Polities. To measure and explain how people´s social values, cultural norms and behaviour patterns are distributed, the way in which they differ within and between nations, and the direction and speed at which they are changing.

http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ http://ess.cies.iscte.pt/

Time Use over the Life Course (2005 – 2006)

The purpose of the project is to carry out secondary data analysis on four surveys and to write four separate, policy relevant papers summarizing the deeper, multivariate analysis undertaken: Paper 1: The Quality of Work and the Quality of Life; Paper 2: Participation in Civil Society; Paper 3: the Quality of Life in Rural Europe; Paper 4: Time Use across the Life Course.

Changing Relationships between Work, Care and Welfare in Europe (WORKCARE) (2006 – 2008)

The main aim is to empirically develop the model of Social Quality in the field of welfare, work and care, by bringing together policies, structural and cultural indicators at a macro level with actions, orientations and values of individuals and households at a micro level, articulating objective and subjective measures of the quality of life.

Web

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/socsci/research/nec/workcare/

“Orientations to Work and Care”
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National Research (since 1999)

Men and Women between Work and Family (1997 – 1999)

Responsável pela pesquisa Homens e Mulheres entre Família e Trabalho, projecto classificado com Muito Bom e financiado pelo Programa Praxis, através de concurso público. Através deste projecto aplicou-se a nível nacional o inquérito que foi concebido na rede internacional a que se pertence.

Addiction in Prisons: a Diagnosis (2001 – 2002)

Conjugal Context and Division of Labour between Men and Women (2002 – 2004)

Exploration of the factors that in the Portuguese society contribute to the unequal division of paid labour between men and women. To understanding of male and female strategies concerning the division of paid and unpaid work as domestic work, childcare and elder care.

Toxicodependentes: Trajectórias, Perfis Psicosociológicos, Padrões Familiares e Processos Mentais (2003 – 2005)

Responsável pela pesquisa Toxicodependentes: trajectórias, perfis psico-sociológicos, padrões familiares e processos mentais, projecto classificado com Muito Bom, financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), através de concurso público de âmbito internacional, ao abrigo do POCTI.

Os objectivos centrais da pesquisa são: compreender o que leva a maioria dos jovens nas sociedades contemporâneas a experimentarem drogas sem nunca se tornarem dependentes; porque razão é que outros experimentam esse tipo de substâncias e se tornam apenas consumidores regulares de determinadas drogas e porque razão outros ainda passam da experimentação à toxicodependência conduzindo até, nalguns casos, a modos de vida baseados nas delinquências.

Searching for New Fathers (2004 – 2005)

The study of man's role in the pursuit of equality goals emerges as a central matter in this project. Moreover, this research aims to realize the process of parenthood formation according to social and cultural diversity of young parents, as a way to understand, to identify and if possible to explain the existence of different and/or new attitudes towards fatherhood.

Work, Family, Gender Equality and Social Policy: Changes in a European Comparative Perspective (2005 – 2008)

The investigation proposed falls within the framework of research work at a European level entitled The changing relationship between work, welfare and gender equality in Europe: Developing a capabilities approach to transition using quantitative and qualitative cross-national comparison between and within European countries. It involves 26 countries from the four corners of the continent. The main object of this research is to gain an insight into and explain the relationship between work, family care, well-being and gender equality.

Evaluation and Diagnosis of the Child Protection System in Portugal (2007 – 2008)

Responsável pelo Estudo de Diagnóstico e Avaliação das Comissões de Protecção de Crianças e Jovens, financiado pelo Ministério do Trabalho e Solidariedade Social.

Na Web:
http://www.cnpcjr.pt/relatorio_iscte.asp

Drugs and Prisons Portugal II (2007 – 2008)

Responsável pelo projecto Drogas e Prisões em Portugal II, financiado pelo Instituto da Droga e da Toxicodependência.

Drogas e Prisões II trata-se de um estudo que pretende replicar a investigação realizada em 2001, e tem como objectivo principal conhecer as transformações operadas desde então no meio prisional português. Assim, ambiciona-se com este estudo obter dados quantitativos precisos sobre a caracterização da população prisional portuguesa, quer a nível da etologia dos crimes, quer da real extensão da problemática das drogas nas prisões, bem como dados sobre a saúde dos reclusos. E ainda, identificar diferentes perfis de reclusos e ainda perceber as principais inquietações tanto de directores como de reclusos sobre a vida nos estabelecimentos prisionais.