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

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)

New Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP)

15 October 2019

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council have signed a new agreement for a Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).

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

News from CROPNET

RCT: The Gold Standard for Poverty Eradication?

6 November 2019 | Bergen Global CMI/UiB

OPEN SEMINAR organised by Bergen Global CMI/UiB with Howard White (Campbell), Sarah A Tobin (CMI), Georg Picot (UiB) and Espen Villanger (CMI)

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK