Pedro Hespanha


Sociologist and founding member of CES. I am Professor at the Faculty of Economics of Coimbra. My main research is on the area of Social Policies. 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. I coordinate the Research Group on Solidarity Economy (ECOSOL/CES)

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Martins, Bruno Sena; Fontes, Fernando; Hespanha, Pedro (2017), "Spinal Cord Injury in Portugal: Institutional and Personal Challenges", Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 28, 2, 119-128

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Book Chapter

Hespanha, Pedro (2017), As reformas dos sistemas de saúde na Europa do Sul: crises e alternativas, in Paulo Henrique Rodrigues e Isabela Santos (org.), Políticas e Riscos Sociais no Brasil e na Europa: Convergências e Divergências. São Paulo, Brasil: HUCITEC Editora, 69-98

Article in Scientific journal

Hespanha, Pedro; Lucas dos Santos, Luciane (2016), "O nome e a coisa. Sobre a invisibilidade e a ausência de reconhecimento institucional da Economia Solidária em Portugal", Revista de Economia Solidária, 9, 22-68