José Manuel Mendes


Biography

José Manuel Mendes holds a PhD in Sociology by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, where he is a Full Professor of Sociology. He is also researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, where he has been working in the fields of risk, disasters and climate crisis, social vulnerability, planning, public policies and citizenship. He is coordinator of the Risk Observatory (OSIRIS) of the Centre for Social Studies and is the Editor in Chief of Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Martins, A. Nuno; Lizarralde, Gonzalo; Egbelakin, Temitope; Hobeica, Liliane; Mendes, José Manuel; Hobeica, Adib (2022), Conclusion. Moving from frameworks to action: The importance of context-driven investments to deal with disasters' root causes, in A. N. Martins, G. Lizarralde, T. Egbelakin, L. Hobeica, J. M. Mendes, & A. Hobeica (org.), Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience. Design, methods and knowledge under climate change. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 277-290

Book

Martins, A. Nuno; Lizarralde, Gonzalo; Egbelakin, Temitope; Hobeica, Liliane; Mendes, José Manuel; Hobeica, Adib (orgs.) (2022), Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience. Design, methods and knowledge under climate change. Amsterdam: Elsevier

Book Chapter

Surtiari, Gusti; Garschagen, Matthias; Mendes, José Manuel; Budiyono, Yus (2022), Investing in flood adaptation in Jakarta, Indonesia, in A. N. Martins, G. Lizarralde, T. Egbelakin, L. Hobeica, J. M. Mendes, & A. Hobeica (org.), Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience. Design, methods and knowledge under climate change. Amsterdam: Routledge, 257-275