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Graca Carapinheiro
Office AA3.04
Locker 304-A
Telephone 217650261
(ext:) 220118
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 Group
Gender, Life Course and Health
 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 ... [more info]
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