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Social Classes and Inequalities in France and Portugal



Abstract: “Comparing social classes and inequalities in France and Portugal” is a project within the framework of the International Scientific Cooperation Programme (PICS) of the Centre Nacional de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the largest public research body in France and a world reference institution in the field of scientific research. The project is coordinated by Professor Yasmine Siblot from CRESPPA-CSU, in Paris, and developed at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Porto, under the supervision of Virgílio Borges Pereira, aimed to establish a common framework for sharing research on social classes and inequalities in France and Portugal, taking advantage of the developments in this field of research in both countries. It involved a comparative analysis of the processes of class structure in France and Portugal, based on the official statistics and results of joint research on the relations of social agents of both countries with public institutions.

Scientific area: Sociology

Timeline: 2018-2021

Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Politiques de Paris (CRESPPA)
Instituto de Sociologia da Universidade do Porto (IS-UP)
Entidade de Financiamento
Centre National de Research Scientific - International Program for Scientific Cooperation (PICS07904)
Global Amount:
20000.00 €
Start Year


Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto
Via Panorâmica, s/n
4150-564 Porto, Portugal

Phone: +351 226 077 132


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Ref. UIDP/00727/2020

Ref. UIDB/00727/2020