Marcelo Afonso Ribeiro

Marcelo Afonso Ribeiro
University of São Paulo | USP · Departament of Social and Work Psychology

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O mundo do trabalho contemporâneo tem se tornado mais complexo, gerando construções de carreira flexíveis e intermitentes. Esse cenário demanda transformações nas propostas de orientação profissional e de carreira (OPC), principalmente pela incorporação contextualizada de novas perspectivas teóricas e necessidade de ampliação do público assistido p...
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Trabalho decente é um conceito proposto pela Organização Internacional do Trabalho (OIT) com base nos contextos de trabalho dos países desenvolvidos e em fatores socioeconômicos. A psicologia e os países do Sul global podem contribuir na ampliação do conceito. Assim, fundamentados na pesquisa qualitativa consensual e por meio de entrevistas semiest...
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Na dinâmica pós-moderna, segundo uma leitura lacaniana, o desejo de reconhecimento, por parte dos sujeitos, é elemento fundamental na relação com o outro. São estimulados a gozar narcisicamente e impelidos a vender-se constantemente para conquistar seu lugar nesta sociedade do espetáculo. As redes sociais virtuais são um dos palcos pós-modernos em...
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With the recent evolution of the labor market, emerging adults with no diploma are particularly exposed to unsatisfying jobs and barriers to access decent work. The aim of the research was to identify their representations of work, based on the psychology of emerging adulthood and the psychology of working theory. Differences related to each countr...
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A orientação profissional e de carreira (OPC) tem focado suas pesquisas e práticas em pessoas das classes média e alta, com base nas concepções de liberdade de escolha e estratégias de adaptação ao mundo do trabalho propostas pelas teorias do mainstream da área, num movimento de individualização da vida. Vários/as autores/as têm questionado este mo...
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Social and political commitment has a key role in the career counselling process, but it has not advanced with practical proposals so far. Through multiple case studies, this paper aims to propose discursive validation as an intermediate strategy for career counselling to foster narrative changes and social repositioning. Based on the Innovative Mo...
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Decent work is a generic and universalizing concept based on social and economic factors proposed by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Thus, this study aimed to rethink the concept of decent work through the potential contributions from international and Brazilian psychology, as a global South example. Studies on decent work were extract...
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Brazil and Portugal have different working contexts. In Brazil, mixed formal and informal ways dominate, while in Portugal, formal working contexts prevail. By means of in-depth interviews, this study sought to understand and compare the perception of decent work and future among 32 low-qualified emerging adults in Brazil and Portugal. The data fro...
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This article presents and discusses the PWT (Psychology of Working Theory), highlighting its relevance for the career theories and its pertinence in the current working world and in the Brazilian context. The PWT proposition is to embrace the experience of working of all people, including groups at socioeconomic and cultural disadvantage, emphasizi...
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O presente capítulo é baseado em pesquisa de Mestrado desenvolvida no período de 2017 a 2019 que visou compreender teórico-metodológica e ideologicamente a proposta da disciplina “Projeto de Vida” nas escolas do Programa Ensino Integral do Estado de São Paulo, a partir do construcionismo social, e analisar se essa proposta seria uma política públic...
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Decent work (DW) is a topic that has only recently attracted the attention of psychology researchers. The Decent Work Scale (DWS) is an instrument developed to assess five dimensions of decent work: Safe Working Conditions, Access to Health Care, Adequate Compensation, Free Time and Rest, and Complementary Values. The aims of this study were to und...
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Las prácticas de orientación y asesoramiento para la carrera son fundamentadas en epistemologías del Norte global sin considerar las especificidades locales, lo que está generando prácticas descontextualizadas y dificultando el auxilio efectivo a los latinoamericanos que viven en el Sur global. Así, cambios en la construcción de estas prácticas son...
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University-to-work transitions are the starting point of this chapter. After some theoretical considerations, a research project within the Brazilian context of the early years of graduates’ careers is discussed. The first section of this chapter looks to draw attention to school-to-work transitions processes, with particular consideration given to...
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The career counseling field has been challenged by the current working world marked by heterogeneity and flexibility which have generated a disembedding experience associated with an identity crisis in most workers all over the world. This new working world frame led to the increase of mature people in search of career counseling, because of the co...
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How to ensure decent work in contexts predominantly marked by the informal economy? This poses a dilemma: should we seek the creation of decent work in the informal economy or the elimination of informality for decent job? We believe in the idea of creating decent working trajectories in the informal working. Thus, based on researches and practices...
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This chapter aimed to understand these constructs in challenging and vulnerable contexts such as Global South countries, by means of analysis of research on career construction advanced in Latin America and based on the notion of intercultural dialogue. The overall aim was to produce knowledge that blends the Global North epistemology of social con...
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En el presente reporte se expone una problemática de investigación que tiene como contexto los flujos migratorios intrarregionales entre países del Sur global, entendidos como países de ingresos bajos y medianos, condicionados por las dinámicas de reorganización del esquema de poder global. Se reconoce la existencia de un flujo contemporáneo en pro...
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Cursinhos populares ou comunitários buscam atingir uma camada social sem privilégios que visa ascensão socioeconômica pelo ingresso na universidade, promovendo não apenas oportunidades de ingresso, mas também espaço de discussão e reflexão social, sendo uma ação de politização da sociedade. O presente artigo visou descrever e analisar os principais...
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The fields of career guidance and counseling (CGC), and work and organizational psychology (WOP), have been questioned and challenged by the social and labor changes that are contemporaneously reshaping work and social structures. The reason for this is their strong psychological approach, in which the individual is the starting point of analysis....
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Latin American theories of career guidance draw heavily on Northern epistemologies, though they articulate with such approaches by taking the context of the global South into consideration. Based on experiences and research conducted in Brazilian public high schools, this article highlights theoretical and practical underpinnings for an approach to...
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A presente pesquisa esteve enquadrada no contexto de recentes fluxos migratórios intraregionais entre países do Sul global entendidos como países de rendas medianas e baixas, condicionadas pela dinâmica da reorganização do esquema de poder global. É reconhecida a existência de uma migração colombiana contemporânea para países vizinhos na América do...
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Despite recent stability and socioeconomic development, Brazil’s history is marked by social inequality, informality, precarious work and psychosocial vulnerability, with little opportunity for decent and meaningful work, as recommended by the International Labour Office (ILO), for people in the country. Nevertheless, based on a social construction...
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The working world has been undergoing a continuous and gradual process of flexibility, heterogeneity, and complexity of the regulatory mechanisms of work, something which has generated significant impacts and deep changes on many dimensions, revealing new scenarios, in addition to generating precariousness and vulnerability of a large part of the p...
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By means of a qualitative approach, this study sought to understand the patterns of career construction in contemporary times through content analysis of the narratives generated by a set of 40 urban workers in São Paulo (Brazil), intentionally selected. Five narrative patterns of career construction were found and related to the existing concepts...
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Facing a working world more flexible, unstable and potentially generator of vulnerabilities, the career counselling has required contemporary approaches that meet these demands, which ones have been present in Latin America for a long time. Thus, the present paper aimed to analyse some Latin American proposals and highlight general principles to de...
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There is a lack of studies and proposed actions for counseling, preparation, market entry, and monitoring of the work activities and trajectories of youths living with mental suffering, a group potentially characterized as psychosocially vulnerable due to their situation. Given this situation, this article aimed to put forth some theoretical princi...
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Career guidance and career counselling have traditionally been conducted in an individualized fashion focusing on the counsellor-client relationship. Specialized literature, however, points to the potential use of group strategies. This article seeks to contribute to the advancement of studies in group career counselling practices, by introducing a...
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This article aimed to bring up the main academic narratives which have proposed some kind of organization of the career construction process and have articulated these narratives in a general systematization. The results allowed organizing the possible alternatives of the career construction process into four general discourses. Two of them have be...
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Flexibilization capitalism has produced important changes into the way that companies are managed, also affecting those considered as the best places to work. Here we describe results of a post-graduate research about the unconscious relationship between the subject and such capitalism in a multinational hotel company. The method adopted was qualit...
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Studies of identity at work have indicated the existence of an identity crisis generated by labor flexibility, leading to its destructuring and restructuring and transforming identity at work into processual identity constructions. Through qualitative research with in-depth interviews, the study aimed to identify the identity constructions present...
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The Work and Organizational Psychology has studied with great intensity the mental health at work, but there are almost no investigations about the possibility of working for people living with mental illness, which is a phenomenon that has been studied in the Areas exclusively dedicated to health. Thus, this paper aimed to propose a theoretical re...
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r e s u M o A psicologia do trabalho e das organizações tem estudado muito a saúde mental no trabalho, mas não há quase registros de estudos da possibilidade de trabalho para pessoas vivendo com sofrimento mental, sendo um fenômeno mais estudado por áreas exclusivamente da saúde. Assim, este artigo visa construir uma reflexão teórica das relações e...
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This essay aimed to present and analyze the main ontological, epistemological and methodological bases of the Career Counseling field, and if they are responding to the needs imposed by a contemporary Latin American context marked by social inequalities and instabilities. And it also proposed some theoretical and technical principles that can meet...
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Studies of identity at work have indicated the existence of an identity crisis generated by labor flexibility, leading to its destructuring and restructuring and transforming identity at work into processual identity constructions. Through qualitative research with in-depth interviews, the study aimed to identify the identity constructions present...
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This study investigated the career development strategies of people with disabilities, the opportunities and the barriers of their careers in companies, and how the companies have managed this issue by means of career management and development programs, conducting twenty semi-open interviews with people with disabilities who worked in companies, a...
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The article analyzed the meanings, pathways and strategies for the initial building of the career of young searching for a job, between 18 and 24 years of age and recruited in an employment agency, which are considered living in vulnerable situations, because of the precariousness of their objective and psychosocial conditions. Aiming a qualitative...
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Resumo O presente artigo visa refletir sobre as forças em movimento na construção do projeto de vida no trabalho do jovem na contemporaneidade, principalmente marcado pela influência do projeto familiar e do projeto educativo, que tem seus valores, princípios e práticas marcados por um habitus de classe, que pode restringir ou possibilitar esse pro...
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The career is a theoretical and practical construct formed by two interconnected dimensions (administrative and psychosocial), which emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century and has been studied by the sciences of management and by the sciences of labour. It is traditionally linked to enterprises and is defined, respectively, as organizati...
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In the contemporary world, the employment is no longer central in the organization of work, kinds of precarious work appeared and the unemployment increased significantly, what has turned it in a psychosocial phenomenon also relevant now. The goals of this article were: analyze the phenomenon of unemployment in its psychosocial dimension, and refle...
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The career is a theoretical and practical construct formed by two interconnected dimensions (administrative and psychosocial), which emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century and has been studied by the sciences of management and by the sciences of labour. It is traditionally linked to enterprises and is defined, respectively, as organizati...
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This article analyzes the meanings of work and career for a group traditionally excluded from work (the psychotic) and their strategies for career development difficult to implement. Focus groups were conducted with 30 people with psychotic mental disorders. The main findings pointed out that most participants make a connection between work and hea...
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Frank Parsons is considered the father of vocational and career guidance by international literature, due to his pioneering work. He systematized theoretically and technically the first works in the area carried out in Boston, USA. In spite of this, there is, in the Brazilian literature, no articles or books about him, nor his writings have been tr...
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This article intends to analyze the current transition context of world of the work, in which the organizing processes of productive reestructuring and flexibilization had disarranged its configuration. This process produced the society regulator weakness and the present paradigms rupture by the psychosocial borders’ dilution, which establish the r...
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This article presents the report of a research that studied the hypothesis that each student has a personal and professional project designed for them by their family, which can include studies at a university or not; it also tests if the explaining of the social and historical aspects of that project would help to understand the reasons for univer...
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The article presents a research report aiming at identifying new claims in the vocational guidance field to support the development of new models of actuating, through a public high school students’ sample, from the suburban east side of São Paulo city. The students’ sample was characterized by their family professional history (which determinates...
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Analisa a loucura no mundo atual como uma categoria em mudança, considerando a possibilidade do trabalho se tornar o eixo estruturante para a "pessoa psicótica" através do desenvolvimento de estratégias identitárias de transição realizada em oficinas de orientação profissional. Os sujeitos são 17 usuários de duas instituições de saúde mental da Red...

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