Luís Capucha
Department of Political Science and Public Policy
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Sociologist, associated professor and Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Policy at ISCTE-IUL and researcher at the Center for Research and Studies in Sociology, since 1987. Member of the National Council of Education. Former diretor of the Scientific Journal Sociology, Problems and Practices. The main research themes are policies to combat poverty and social exclusion, social policies, education and training policies, popular cultures, rehabilitation of people with disabilities, and planning and evaluation methodologies. He is the author of books, chapters of books,  articles and other papers (more than one hundred and a half) published in Portugal, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mauritania, Belgium and Angola. He presented communications and lectures in about two hundred scientific meetings in Portugal and abroad. He was Director General of the Department of Studies, Prospects and Planning of the Ministry of Labor and Social Solidarity (1998-2001), Director General of the Directorate General of Innovation ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa, in 1987
M.Sc. in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa, in 1992
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa, in 2004
Research Groups
Inequalities, Migrations and Territories

Tauromaquia para todos

Development of the Educational Charter and the Strategic Educational Plan of the Oeiras Council

Young Mediators for inclusion

Elaboração do Estudo sobre a Profissão Veterinária em Portugal

Avaliação do Contributo do Portugal 2020 para a Promoção do Sucesso Educativo, Redução do Abandono Escolar Precoce e Empregabilidade dos Jovens para o Programa Operacional Capital Humano

The employment crisis and the Welfare State in Portugal: deterring drivers of social vulnerability and inequality

Study of the Popular Associative Movement of the Municipality of Loures

Bullfighting, Cultural Heritage of Portugal - Participative Budget Portugal 2017

Avaliação do Impacto dos Contratos Locais de Desenvolvimento Social (CLDS)

Revision of the Educational Charter of the Municipality of Lisbon

Impactos da Redução do Número de Alunos/Turma

Internationalization and development of the area of Public Education Policies


Prestação de Serviços de Avaliação do Projeto DEE – Desenvolvimento, Empreendedorismo e Empregabilidade

Developing Education Modules for Mauritanian Youth

Texto, Gramática e Ensino do Português

Carta Educativa para o Concelho de Vila Franca de Xira

Patterns of resilience during socioeconomic crises among households in Europe

Processes of inclusion of women victims of domestic violence: education, vocational training and entrepreneurship

Estudo de Avaliação do Programa de Qualificação e Integração Profissional de Mães Adolescentes

Educational Challenges in Southern Europe. Equity and efficiency in a time of crisis

Civil Engagement in Social Work: Developing Global Models

Self-assessment of TEIP project in the Group of Schools of Vialonga

Centro de Apoio à Mulher

Poverty, Social Classes and Ways of life: Portugal in The European Context

BIINOVA – Promoção do Empreendorismo na Beira Interior, acção 3

K’CIDADE – Programa de Desenvolvimento Comunitário em Meio Urbano, acção 3

Competitiveness and Social Exclusion: the Metropolitan Areas of Lisboa and Porto

Recent Publications
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