Research Centers, Observatories and Laboratories
The Program in Public Policy has a network of academic production organized to reach various levels of social scope, enabling specific approaches to each objective.
OBSERVEM is a space for monitoring the living conditions of women living in Ceará and the violence that affects them. This is an experience that monitors the public and social policy developed locally and nationally, especially with regard to the deployment of the Maria da Penha Law and all forms of discrimination against women. OBSERVEM is a creation of the Research Group Gender, Family, and Generation in Social Policy, linked to the CNPq and the Graduate Program in Public Policy of the UECE.
Prof. Maria do Socorro Ferreira Osterne, Ph.D.
Prof. Maria Helena de Paula Frota, Ph.D.
Created in 1998, it organizes, investigates, and prepares institutional evaluations, courses, seminars, advisement, and publishing, interconnecting teaching and research to various academic areas and undergraduate and graduate students, as well as those attending specialization, MA, and Ph.D. courses. It favors social themes, with an emphasis on public policy. Works: the website provides a rich collection of works and a database on public policy and related themes.
Prof. Francisco Horácio da Silva Frota, Ph.D.
Created in 2003, the Nationalities Observatory conducts theoretical and empirical studies on processes that form the nations, international institutions, cultural phenomena, and defense policy. It promotes scientific events and publishes the academic journal World Tensions. The studies address Brazilian modernity, multilateralism, military apparatus, the development of science and technology, among other subjects.
Prof. Mônica Dias Martins, Ph.D.
A group that aims at collaborating by means of studies and research that address the theme work, education, youth, and social development, based on analysis of planning and management of public policy by relating it to the issue of social exclusion.
A group that proposes to conduct research on cultural and communication policy adopted both by the public power in its various instances (municipal, state, and federal levels), as well as those implemented by social movements in their interfaces with the State.
Prof. Alexandre Barbalho, Ph.D.
The JEPTRA proposes an articulation of actions involving the themes: youth, vocational education, and work based on technical-scientific cooperation between researchers from the GEPPES and managers, technicians, and researchers from institutions working in these areas at the local, national, and international levels. The observatory's activities involve: studies and research depicting the youth’s reality (at the socioeconomic, educational, cultural, political, and family levels), as well as the actual vocational education and labor, in Brazil and in Ceará, conducted by the observatory or in partnership with public and private institutions and/or non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Prof. Francisca Rejane Bezerra Andrade, Ph.D.
Doutorado Acadêmico em Políticas Públicas
Mestrado Profissional em Planejamento e Políticas Públicas
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