Carlos Barba

Carlos Barba

Professor of Social Science / Guadalajara University, MEXICO

Carlos Barba has an MSc in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Guadalajara and the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology – CIESAS (Mexico).

He is currently Director of the Spiral Journal: Study of State and Society (1994), part of the Index of Scientific Journals Mexican CONACYT and a member of the National Research Council of Mexico.

His research interests include social policy, social cohesion, social inequality, public health, political economy and development studies. 

His publications include:

  • El desarrollo económico y social de la zona metropolitana de Guadalajara: oportunidades y restricciones para el futuro.Universidad de Guadalajara: México,
  • Retos para la integración social de los pobres en América Latina. CLACSO: Buenos Aires, 2009;
  • Perspectivas críticas sobre la cohesión social: desigualdad y tentativas fallidas de integración social en América Latina. CLACSO: Buenos Aires, 2009.

CROP News and Events

CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

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