Graca Carapinheiro
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  Graça Carapinheiro is graduated in Economics in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto in 1976. Is Doctorate in Sociology in ISCTE-Lisbon University Institute in 1990, where she has also obtained the title of agreggated in Sociology in 2005. Currently is a Full Professor at the Department of Sociology of the School of Sociology and Public Policy (ESPP) of ISCTE-Lisbon University Institute, since 2006. Has made part of the founding group of the Center for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES/ISCTE-IUL), where has been developing research in Sociology of Health since the 1980s. Currently is co-coordinator of Group 3: "Family, Generations and Health”. Has inaugurated the Sociology of Health in Portugal with the doctoral thesis defended in 1990, and later published in book, Knowledge and Power in the Hospital. A sociology of hospital wards (1st edition:1993). At the ISCTE, in 1992, has created for the first time the optional ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Economia, Universidade do Porto, in 1976
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa, in 1990
Research Fields
Sociology of Health and Illness; Sociology of Medicine; Health and Illness in Current Societies; Professions of Medicine; Medical Profession; Power in Caring ProfessionsHealth and Risk; Health Policies and Health Governance; Power in Caring Professions; Patients Careers in the Health Systems
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications
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