30 Mart 2014
Women’s employment patterns in Portugal have been examined in a new study, New labour dynamics and the challenges of articulation with family life (in Portuguese, 1.14 MB PDF) .  http://sociologiapp.iscte.pt/pdfs/10340/10481.pdf
24 Mart 2014
The difficulties people with disabilities face when entering the labour market in Portugal are examined in a report, Disability and inequality in access to the labour market: the employment gap for the visually impaired in Portugal (in Portuguese) . The research was conducted by the country’s Observatory of Inequalities , backed by the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL ) and its research centre (CIES ).  http://observatorio-das-desigualdades.cies.iscte.pt/index.jsp?page=projects&id=131  http://observatorio-das-desigualdades.cies.iscte.pt/index.jsp?page=about&lang=en  http://www.iscte-iul.pt/home.aspx  http://www.cies.iscte.pt/
05 Mart 2014
A study has been carried out in Portugal on the challenges faced by women shift workers trying to balance family and working life. The study, Shift work defined in the feminine: What challenges to work–life balance? (in Portuguese, 1.04 MB PDF) , was the basis for a dissertation for master’s degree in psychology.  http://repositorio.ucp.pt/bitstream/10400.14/9230/1/Disserta%C3%A7%C3%A3o_AnaOliveiraCosta.pdf
13 Ekim 2013
A new report, /Young people in precarious transitions: Work, everyday life and future/ examines the problems young people face when they move into the labour market in Portugal. One of its chapters, ‘Occupational structure, labour relations and precariousness’, analyses the difficulties experienced by young people even when they find employment.
21 Ağustos 2013
A study in Portugal has looked at the links between increased flexibility in the labour market and new forms of gender segregation. It shows the increasing participation of women in the labour market has taken place in parallel with an increase in flexible and precarious forms of employment. This comes against a background of major changes in labour relations. An article by Sara Falcão Casaca, ‘Labour market flexibility and gender relations: Recent trends’, published in 2012, analyses the interplay between these phenomena.
06 Haziran 2013
A study into undeclared work in the domestic sector, In the depth of the shadows: domestic work, gender and immigration (in Portuguese, 443KB PDF) , has been published by the School of Economics and Management at the Technical University of Lisbon (ISEG-UTL ). The study, based on doctoral research, focuses on paid domestic work in the first decade of the 21st century in Portugal.  http://sociologiapp.iscte.pt/pdfs/10300/10444.pdf  https://aquila.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/instituicao/ISEG
05 Mart 2013
Youth unemployment is an increasingly critical issue in Portugal despite improving levels of educational attainment. A survey of 15–34 year-olds by Statistics Portugal in the second quarter of 2009 found that the average age of leaving formal education was 19 years-old. Over 90% of respondents who were not still studying were in a job lasting more than three months. The average time taken to find the first job was 20.4 months (excluding those who did work while at school).
24 Şubat 2013
The book /Invisible Portugal/, published in 2010 and reprinted in 2012, includes a chapter called ‘Is Undeclared Work Invisible?’ This chapter explores the relationship between regular employment and undeclared work. It identifies a range of possible motives for undeclared work, and show how they impact on several areas of Portuguese life. A new study, based on the 2007 Eurobarometer survey on Undeclared Work in the European Union (1Mb PDF) , examines a number of key issues across the EU Member States and compares Portugal to other countries.  http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_284_en.pdf
04 Kasım 2012
The influence of key characteristics of a person’s job on their satisfaction with the rewards they receive was examined in a study (in Portuguese, 115Kb PDF)  by the Centre for Research and Social Intervention (CIS ) of the University Institute of Lisbon ISCTE-IUL ). The rewards received can be direct, such as the obvious monetary payments, or indirect, such as benefits not associated with salary. The aims of the study were to examine whether:  http://www.scielo.oces.mctes.pt/pdf/spp/n61/n61a05.pdf  http://www.cis.com.pt/  http://www.iscte-iul.pt/
27 Mart 2012
A nationwide study carried out as part of the research project, ETES – Os estudantes e os seus trajectos no ensino superior (14.2Mb PDF)  [students and their higher education pathways] has examined the factors behind the success, failure and early drop-out rates of students in higher education in Portugal. The project was developed in a partnership between the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, University Institute of Lisbon (CIES-IUL ) and the Institute of Sociology of the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto (ISFLUP ).  http://etes.cies.iscte.pt/Ficheiros/relatorio_ETES_completo.pdf  http://cies.iscte.pt/  http://isociologia.pt/index.aspx