Professor at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management of the Universidade de Lisboa (ISEG-Ulisboa) since 1994. Currently retired. Coordinated and taught several disciplines in master's degrees and in undergraduate courses such as Sociology, Work and Company Sociology, Sociology of Work and Leisure, Sociology of Organizations, Methodology of Social Research, Science Technology and Society, Organizational Models and Management of Human Resources. She was scientific coordinator of the Master Course in Economic and Organizational Sociology and of the Master Course in Human Resource Management and member of the Coordinating Committee of the PhD Program in Economic and Organizational Sociology. She is currently a researcher at the Center for Research in Economic and Organizational Sociology (SOCIUS), where she is deputy coordinator of the Research, Organizations, Work, Employment and Gender line. It also includes the Research Group on Labor and Employment of the Consortium on Social Sciences and Management (CSG). Its research themes and publications, mainly within the Sociology of Work, Organizations and Employment, have focused on the social problems of technological innovation; new production models and new forms of work organization; the transformations of work, employment and skills in the information/knowledge society; flexibility and precarious employment; the vulnerability of young people to the labor market. Main publications: Sociedade da Informação e Emprego (co-coord.), Lisboa Ministério da Qualificação e do Emprego, 2002; As Metamorfoses do Emprego, Oeiras, Celta Editora, Oeiras, 2002, Flexibilidade de Emprego (coord.) Oeiras, Celta Editora, Oeiras, 2005; O Mosaico do Trabalho na Sociedade Contemporânea, Persistências e Inovações (co-coord.), Porto Alegre, Editora UFRGS, 2006; Percursos Laborais e de Vida dos Jovens Imigrantes e Descendentes de Imigrantes nos Novos Sectores de Serviços (co-autora), Lisboa, Observatório da Imigração, AICIDI, 2014; Temas Atuais da Sociologia do Trabalho e da Empresa (coord.), Almedina, Coimbra, 2014; “Inserção no mercado de trabalho: percursos de emprego e de vida de jovens”, in: Gilberta Pavão Nunes Rocha, Rolando Lalanda-Gonçalves e Pilar Damião (Org.), (2016), Juventudes. Novas Realidades. Novos Olhares, Vila Nova de Familicão, Edições Húmus: 43-72. “Os avanços tecnológicos e o future do trabalho: debates recentes”, in: Atas do XVI Encontro Nacional de SIOT Futuros do Trabalho: Políticas, Estratégias e Prospetiva, 27 and 28 of November of 2015, FCSH-Universidade Nova de Lisboa, online, ISBN: 978-989-95465-6-1, Lisboa, APSIOT; Kovács, I, Dias, J. and Cerdeira, M.C. (2017), “Young Workers’ Perceptions of Trade Unions in Portugal”, Revue Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 72-2, pp. 574-595.
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