Catarina Sales

Catarina Sales
Universidade da Beira Interior; CIES-Iscte

PhD Sociology

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Introduction
I work as a teacher at Sociology department of UBI and researcher at CIES-Iscte Portugal. My interests are mobilities studies and transports, gender studies and organizations. My current projects are Veleda - Artistic and Social Intervention with Monoparental Women,YES - Youth Employment Skills (Mobile labor and posting), SPEED - Social Processes Empowering Entrepreneurship Development and Resistance - Rebellion and Resistance in the Iberian Empires, 16th-19th. Member of Energy Shifts WG.

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This case study addresses the specific methodological and practical challenges faced in adapting a participatory movement group methodology to an online format. The case study reflects on a project that ran for 2 years and aimed to promote the empowerment of a group of vulnerable women through artistic participation. Although from different sociocu...
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The report summarizes outcomes of the national fieldwork in Portugal. This national fieldwork (within Work Package3 of the UniSAFE project) performed by national experts aims to cover national and regional policies on GBV targeting universities, research institutes and RFOs, and policies adopted by RFOs. It is carried out in 30 countries (EU Membe...
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Mobilising tourism refers to a particular kind of tourism in which the experience of movement and mobility itself constitutes the central element.
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teaser de apresentação do Livro "Tempo e Sociedade em Supenso" / "Time and Society in the Lounge" (Sales, Araújo e Costa, 2020) no XI Congresso Português de Sociologia, "Identidades ao rubro: diferenças, pertenças e populismos num mundo efervescente", online, 29-31 de março de 2021, sob a org. local ESPP/ISCTE-IUL e ICS-ULisboa.
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Mobility has become a cornerstone of the contemporary social world. In the European Union, the removal of barriers aimed at promoting the free movement of the labour force is a major goal of the integration process. This article investigates the political economy of posting, analysing the working and living conditions of Portuguese construction wor...
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COVID-19 pandemic is going to be a landmark in world-historical time. As a moment of interruption, suspension, and crisis, the current times are strongly disruptive and effervescent. Running to anticipate consequences, society is in the lounge, waiting for the phase to pass, expecting the equilibrium to be restored. However, one knows that time flo...
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This text proposes a reflection about mobility, time and confnement based on the experience of Covid 19 pandemic’ global confnement. Mobility of people and goods became a major feature of western societies continuously growing since the second half of the last century. Suddenly in March 2020 mobility was suspended as a preventive measure in a global...
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Neste texto faz-se uma reflexão sobre três esferas que melhor plasmam os efeitos da pandemia Covid-19 num potencial aumento das desigualdades de gênero: o trabalho, a saúde e a violência. Tratando-se de uma das desigualdades sociais mais transversais ao longo da história da humanidade, acreditamos ser fundamental refletir sobre ela durante este compl...
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This report presents 100 questions that have been identified by experts as key priorities for SSH research on transport and mobility, in order to inform and support these goals. Specifically, these questions aim: To promote SSH research in the transition towards a carbon-neutral and socially just European transport system by 2050, which caters for...
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The launch of the European Union’s (EU) Horizon Europe programme provides exciting opportunities for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research to contribute to the fulfilment of the EU’s ambitious policy goals on energy and climate change. This report presents 100 questions that have been identified by experts as key priorities for SSH research...
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Although several initiatives are underway to stimulate the entry of women in STEM areas, they are still a minority in Brazil and worldwide. This paper presents data on inequalities in STEM around the world and the economic and social consequences for women, as wellas various initiatives that are being conducted to combat them. It also presents a pr...
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This article focuses on the potential of sketching for mobility studies. Crossing the concerns and specificities of mobile methodologies with the issues raised using arts-based methodologies in social sciences, particularly in sociology, we proceed to confront this framework with the experience of a mobile methodology workshop held in the context o...
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Não deixa de ser irónico que um dossiê temático dedicado à mobilidade venha à estampa numa altura em que vivemos uma chamada generalizada para a suspensão e imobilidade. À primeira vista, este parece ser um dossiê desse outro tempo ; o tempo em que a pressa e a velocidade ditavam os ritmos quotidianos, antes que a letal pandemia gerada pelo SARS-Co...
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This paper aims (i) to demonstrate the relevance of deepening the study of time usage from the individual and family perspectives and (ii) to put in dialog perceptions and uses of time with daily mobility patterns. It is increasingly imperative to consider mobility and the uses of time as central axes of lifestyles, highlighting the weight of sever...
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In the last years, European Union has strongly promoted to increase the number of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) courses at universities, and consequently women presence in these labour markets. This effort is clearly reflected in the "Strategic engagement for gender equality 2016-2019" of the European Union, in the key...
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With roots in the slow movement, slow travel is an emerging trend. In slow travel, the use of clean transportation is identified by some authors as a distinguishing characteristic of the concept; however, diversity of choices and profiles seems to contradict this assessment. To date, typologies of slow travellers are still scarce and any connection...
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This paper describes an experience of the use of applied theatre for the promotion of gender equality. The fact that women continue to face multiple forms of discrimination as human beings, citizens and professionals justified the search of alternative training models. The Empowerment Labs focused on the amplification of power, freedom and action o...
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EU Post Lab focuses on the role administrative data play in the identification of fraud in relation to the posting of workers, and entails the creation of a prototype database for strategic data sharing at transnational level. To this aim, the project brings together a network of stakeholders from 10 EU Member States.
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This article will discuss the place of gender research and gender studies in universities under the current neo-liberal modes of governance. Although gender studies has a considerable history within academia and science, gender studies’ contributions in several fields were either kept invisible or just voided. The current neo-liberal rationale has...
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Na contemporaneidade persistem fortes assimetrias na relação com o território (Carmo, 2014) sendo que em Portugal a zona interior é palco há várias décadas de um processo de despovoamento e perda de serviços (Fermisson, 2000). Por outro lado, a relação entre género e mobilidade apresenta especificidades dignas de nota visto que as mulheres têm nece...
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The research focused on gender socialization in pre-school. It aimed at observing the process of gender socialization in a class whose educator had recently done a training workshop on gender and citizenship. By triggering a qualitative methodology, the study took place in one pre-school class of a private institution. The results suggest that soci...
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A mobilidade espacial está no cerne de algumas das etapas mais decisivas da vida adulta. Desde o iniciar um emprego à decisão de comprar casa, há uma questão de mobilidade e transportes subjacente que pode fazer a diferença de mover-se no contexto de um bairro ou viajar diariamente distâncias longas como é o caso das ditas pendularidades extremas....
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El debate sobre los límites y el valor añadido de la intervención en favor de la igualdad de género en las sociedades en general y en la ciencia en particular, presta especial atención a las políticas de gender mainstreaming. La universidad desempeña un papel clave en el mundo contemporáneo no solamente por ser lugar de profesionalización, estudio...
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Recent studies on mobility in the West generally highlight its huge increase. This increase means not only bigger distances traveled but also the stretching of time spent in mobility especially in large metropolises. For the majority of citizens, mobility is a daily routine, integrating a lifestyle where the use of private car made possible a set o...
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As patologias associadas ao trabalho aumentaram devido sobretudo aos riscos psicossociais (Villalobos, 2004). Especificamente o assédio moral é considerado uma temática comum no contexto organizacional atual sendo cada vez mais estudada pela comunidade científica, no entanto, em Portugal é ainda um tema pouco explorado (Andrade & Baptista, 2013) es...
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Pathologies associated with work increased in recent years mainly due to psychosocial risks (Villalobos, 2004). Mobbing is considered a common subject in the current organizational context. Being increasingly studied by the international scientific community mobbing in Portugal is scarcely studied (Andrade & Baptista, 2013) especially in higher edu...
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La socialización de género ocurre cotidianamente y marca de forma indeleble la identidad individual, así como la cultura de las organizaciones y de los grupos. La interacción entre discentes e docentes forma parte del proceso de socialización de género. De ese modo, diversas investigaciones muestran que la atención que se presta y las expectativas...
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Gender socialization occurs on a daily basis and marks individual identity, as well as the culture of organizations and groups indelibly. The interaction between teachers and students is part of the gender socialization process. Thus, different research works have shown that the focus and the expectations the professors have vis-à-vis the students...
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Gender and domestic violence are worldwide alarming phenomena: WHO points out that one third of women have already experienced a situation of physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner (World Health Organization, 2013). The fight against this problem has mobilized a variety of social actors like activists, associations, scholars and resea...
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O estudo que propomos debater procurou averiguar os progressos e/ou retrocessos em matéria de igualdade de género na UBI durante o período de crise. Para tal realizou-se uma análise da situação da igualdade de género desde o ano de 2005 até ao ano de 2012. Deste estudo concluímos que na UBI se continua a verificar segregação vertical e segregação h...
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O estudo que propomos debater procurou averiguar os progressos e/ou retrocessos em matéria de igualdade de género na UBI durante o período de crise. Para tal realizou-se uma análise da situação da igualdade de género desde o ano de 2005 até ao ano de 2012. Deste estudo concluímos que na UBI se continua a verificar segregação vertical e segregação h...
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In this chapter, we will offer some reflections on ICT accessibility, uses and perceptions by rural women. Using a sociological conceptual framework based on discussions on gender, ICT gap, and women empowerment (Stromquist, 2014; Mezirow, 2006), we will try to understand, in an innovative way, the available statistical data collected in nati...
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Hazing consists in a set of practices hold by the senior university students which aim to welcome and integrate the new students. Amajor objective of this study is to serve as an empirical basis for the discussion of this practice within the academic community of a Portuguese university. It used an analytical approach based on the concept of harass...
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Gender socialization occurs on a daily basis and marks individual identity, as well as the culture of organizations and groups indelibly. The interaction between teachers and students is part of the gender socialization process. Thus, different research works have shown that the focus and the expectations the professors have vis-à-vis the students...
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Hazing consists in a set of practices hold by the senior university students which aim to welcome and integrate the new students. A major objective of this study is to serve as an empirical basis for the discussion of this practice within the academic community of a Portuguese university. It used an analytical approach based on the concept of haras...
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Resumo The recent development of ICT has created conditions for people to be constantly online. These days is common to receive an email ended by a sentence like “sent from my iPhone”, meaning that the sender used his or her cell phone to send it and therefore his or her location is uncertain – could be in a restaurant, at work, at home or even mo...
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The recent development of ICT has created conditions for people to be constantly online. These days is common to receive an email ended by a sentence like “sent from my iPhone”, meaning that the sender used his or her cell phone to send it and therefore his or her location is uncertain - could be in a restaurant, at work, at home or even moving. So...
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This paper describes a concrete experience of applied theatre: the design and implementation of theatre workshops for two groups of women, university students and women unemployed. The fact that women continue to face multiple forms of discrimination as human beings, citizens and professionals justified the need for alternative training instruments...
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Mobility is an expression of modernity, and is considered by some an analytical paradigm of contemporary western society (Sheller and Urry, 2006). Stratification, on the other hand, is a classic sociological dilemma. In this article we propose to look at mobility patterns from the point of view of the social composition of their actors in the Portu...
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Despite the important changes of Portuguese professional gender roles of the recent decades, an equivalent effect on the organization of domestic life hasn't occurred. Gender inequalities in the domestic space are still common in Portuguese society. This article is based on the idea that to understand the effect of generational change in this situa...
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The rising unemployment in Europe is deepening the situations of inequality, injustice and employment discrimination against women (Casaca, 2010). The situation of young women and women of low educational attainment is particularly severe because in these groups the unemployment is higher.
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This article explores the relationship between gender and mobility based on the results of a PhD research about the mobility patterns in Portuguese metropolis. Mobility of human groups is one of the strongest trends of the last century with continuity to the present (Sheller and Urry, 2006). Although the empowerment of women in western societies, g...
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The integration of a gender equality perspective in the logic of private social solidarity institutions (NGOs ) is a great challenge . If the departing point of these organizations have a special vocation to support this value due to their social mission and its workforce is highly feminized reality shows that the IPSS tend to reproduce organiza...
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The project to develop a plan for gender equality for the University of Beira Interior surged in 2009 as an outcome of a research project. It is a groundbreaking initiative in Portugal since it will be the first equality plan in a public university. It receives public funding from the strategic framework (through the QREN-POPH). This paper promotes...
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This dissertation is about the relationship between the daily mobilities of present-day metropolitan citizens and their uses and options of life. Our scope is a sociological perspective of daily travelling and communicating assuming that these activities translate a particular experience of urban space that is necessarily modified by these fluxes o...
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À medida que os modos de vida das sociedades ocidentalizadas se têm complexificado, os padrões de mobilidade das populações têm vindo a modificar-se. A mobilidade motivada pela prestação de trabalho, também conhecida por pendularidade casa/trabalho, surge associada ao crescimento dos aglomerados urbanos e à necessidade de conciliar as diferentes vi...

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