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


May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

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The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).