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Pedro Abrantes
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Research Fields
social inequalities
life pathways
Research Group
Education and Science
Pedro Abrantes is assistant professor at the Department of Social Sciences and Management, at Universidade Aberta, and invited professor of the Master's Proframme Education and Society, at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), university where he completed his Graduation and PhD in Sociology. His main fields of expertise are education, social inequalities and life pathways. Throughout the last 15 years, he took part in several projects and activities of the Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), including being member of the Board between 2006 and 2012. He was also lecturer at the Polytechnic Institutes of Santarém e Leiria, as well as at Universidade de Lisboa e at Universidad Iberoamericana (México). He was consultant in programmes held by the Portuguese Ministry of Education and by the Aga Khan Foundation, and visiting researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Espanha) and Centro de Investigación en Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (México). He is member of the Portuguese Society for Educational Sciences and the Portuguese Sociological Association, where he was coordinator of the ... [more info]
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