1. I. Concentration Area

SOCIAL THEORY, SOCIAL FORMATION AND SOCIALWORK

The object of this concentration area is social theory as a methodological, political and theoretical basis for reflecting upon Brazilian and Latin American social formation; as well as Social Work and the different dimensions of theoretical and political production regarding the Capitalist Mode of Production of social classes, and the State and Public Policies in their contemporaneousness.

 

Research Lines:

FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THEORY: Bases of social theory (method, critique of political economy, political theory) as the foundation of the critique of sociability in the Capitalist Mode of Production and its expression in the various Latin American Social Formations.

Professors/Researchers: Luis Eduardo Acosta Acosta, Marcelo Braz Moraes dos Reis, Mavi Pacheco Rodrigues.

 

STATE, CLASSES AND SOCIAL POLICIES: Social Theory and Social Work. This research line analyzes social classes, political processes and the State; class struggle and public fund, nature and character of Social Policies. It also studies the urban and the rural issue in contemporary Capitalism.

Professors/Researchers: Cézar Henrique Miranda Coelho Maranhão, José Paulo Netto, Mauro Luis Iasi, Sara Aparecida Granneman.

 

 

II. Concentration Area

WORK, SOCIAL STRUGGLES, SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL WORK

The objective of this concentration area is to carry out surveys on the historical-critical perspective on the development of Capitalism and its contemporary determinations. It examines work in its ontological conception and in the capitalist social form. It also studies the State, society and social classes, and the social question and its expressions. In addition, this concentration area considers Social Policy: foundations and historical conformations; as well as social protection in Brazil, in Latin America and in the world. It also focuses on corporate and professional projects: their grounds and programmatic strategies; and it researches Social Work in History, and professional culture and ethical-political project. It finally studies social-professional and political insertion of social workers.

 

Research Lines:

SOCIAL STRUGGLES, STATE, SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL WORK: It studies the development of Capitalism and its contemporary definitions; the State, civil society and social struggles; as well as the social question and its expressions. It also studies the movement of social classes in the countryside and in the city. This research line also considers Social Policy: foundations and historical conformations, as well as social protection in Brazil, in Latin America and in the world, and the different corporate and professional projects: their grounds and programmatic strategies.

Professors/Researchers: Alejandra Pastorini Corleto, Cecília Paiva Neto Cavalcanti, Gabriela Maria Lema Icasuriaga, Maristela Dal Moro, Rita de Cassia Cavalcante Lima.

 

WORK, KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION AND SOCIAL WORK: Work in its ontological conception and in capitalist social form, accrual schemes and forms of workforce management. This research line examines the foundations of bourgeois society and its historical particularities as the basis for the genesis and development of Social Work in Brazil and in other countries. It also takes into consideration class struggle, professional culture, ethical-political project and contemporary agenda of Social Work, as well as corporate transformations and social-occupational spaces and political organizations. This research line has eventually as object professional training and knowledge production.

Professors/Researchers: Carlos Eduardo Montaño Barreto, Cleusa dos Santos, Fátima da Silva Grave Ortiz, Janete Luzia Leite, Yolanda Aparecida Demétrio Guerra.

 

 

III. Concentration Area

CULTURE AND SOCIAL WORK

This concentration area analyzes the cultural dimension of the processes of collective identities construction; the social movements - urban and rural - and their relations with the State and the market; political culture, collective actions and institutions; participation, power relations and citizenship; the intergenerational and inter-ethnic gender relations in the public and private spaces; and the interface of these issues with Social Work.

 

Research Lines:

STATE, SOCIETY AND HUMAN RIGHTS: It investigates the relations between the State/civil society in the configuration of a field of social struggles focused on human rights, and their implications in the formulation and implementation of public policies. It also considers democracy and strengthening of the public sphere, within the framework of the globalization of the economy and culture.

Professors/Researchers: Eduardo Mourão Vasconcelos, Ilma Rezende Soares, Joana Angélica Barbosa Garcia, Jose Maria Gómez, Kátia Sento Sé Mello, Lilia Guimarães Pougy, Ludmila Fontenele Cavalcanti, Maria das Dores Campos Machado, Marileia Franco Marinho Inoue, Miriam Krenzinger Azambuja Guindani, Paula Ferreira Poncioni, Rogério Lustosa Bastos, Rosana Morgado, Verônica Paulino da Cruz.

 

URBAN SUBJECTS AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: It studies the theoretical and methodological contributions about the city; urban transformations; social movements and social representations of territoriality. It also considers the City and Public Policies, Trajectories, identity constructions and class, religious, racial/ethnic, gender and generational inequalities; social networks, family and sociability.

Professors /Researchers: Andrea Moraes Alves, Erimaldo Matias Nicacio, Lenise Lima Fernandes, Maria de Fátima Cabral Marques Gomes, Marildo Menegat, Myriam Moraes Lins de Barros, Patrícia Silveira Farias, Rosemere Santos Maia.

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