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Mara Clemente
Integrated researcher at the Center for Research and Studies of Sociology (CIES-IUL) of the ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) and associate researcher of the Emigration Observatory (OEm) of the same institute. My main area of training and research is sociology, with research focused on issues of gender and sexuality in migratory contexts. Since 2018 I have been working on a project entitled "The construction of counter-trafficking regimes in Mediterranean Europe: Actors, Discourses and Representations", whose main objective is the critical observation and comprehensive analysis of anti-trafficking systems in Southern Europe. Previously, through funding provided by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) (FRH / BPD / 93923 / 2013), I carried out a study on policies and practices for assistance and reintegration of trafficked women in Portugal.My interest in gender and sexuality issues culminated in my PhD research on "sex tourism" and prostitution of minors in the Caribbean, with field work conducted mainly in the ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Scienze della Comunicazione I Communication Sciences I Ciências da Comunicação, Sapienza, Università di Roma, in 2005
PhD in Teoria e Ricerca sociale I Theory and Social Research I Teoria e Investigação social, Sapienza, Università di Roma, in 2010
Research Fields
Migration Studies, Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Qualitative research. Human trafficking, Sex work, Prostitution of minors, Sex tourism, Refugees.
Research Groups
Inequalities, Migrations and Territories
Recent Publications
Data from Ciência-IUL
ISCTE FCT Portugal