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.

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18 January 2019 | George Washington University, USA

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

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