Sílvia Portugal

Contacts
sp@fe.uc.pt

Biography

PhD in Sociology, University of Coimbra. Assistant Professor at School of Economics, University of Coimbra. Her research discusses the relations between formal and informal welfare, using network analysis. She's been studying family role in Portuguese social welfare system, giving special focus to women's work. Her more recent interests and research focus on the theme of disability and mental illness. Edited: Citizenship, Public Policy and Social Networks (IUC, 2011); Mental Disease, Institutions and Families. The challenges of deinstitutionalization in Portugal, with Pedro Hespanha et al. (Almedina, 2012); Families and Social Networks (Almedina, 2014).


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Lima Barbosa, Rogério; Portugal, Sílvia (2018), "O associativismo faz bem à saúde? O caso das doenças raras", Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, Fev. 2018, vol.23, nº2, 417-430

Book Chapter

Portugal, Sílvia (2016), Deficiência e Políticas Públicas em Portugal: Os Impactos da Austeridade, in Bruno Sena Martins e Fernando Fontes (org.) (org.), Deficiência e Emancipação Social - Para uma crise da normalidade. Coimbra: Almeida, 141 - 160

Book Chapter

Portugal, Sílvia (2016), Família e cuidado à doença mental em Portugal, in Mônica de Oliveira Nunes de Torrenté; Fátima Pinheiro Landim (org.), Saúde Mental na Atenção Básica: Política e Cotidiano. Salvador: EDUFBA