Lara Navarro-Varas

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Department of Sociology
Building B -Office B3-191
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
ES - 08193 Bellaterra 


Tel.+34-93-581-2416 +34-93-581-2416 - Fax 34-93-581-2827
Email:
 lara.navarro@uab.es




Lara Navarro has an MSc in Applied Social Research and Data Analysis (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas - CIS, 2007) and a degree in Sociology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, 2003). She works at a childhood studies research institute in Barcelona (CIIMU). She has carried out her research activity in the research group "Childhood, Family and Comparative Social Policy", supervised by Lluís Flaquer Vilardebó, Professor of Sociology at the UAB's Department of Sociology. She has participated actively in various national and international projects related to family and social policy transformations in Spain and the European Union. She is preparing her research report, in the framework of the UAB's Sociology Doctorate Programme, into new trends in fatherhood, particularly in the relationship between fathers' roles as economic providers and as child carers. She employs quantitative techniques, specialising in micro-data processing and its statistical exploitation.




Publications




Escobedo, A. L. Flaquer and L. Navarro (2012). ‘The social politics of fatherhood in Spain and France: A comparative analysis of parental leave and shared residence.’ Ethnologie Française 42 (1): 117-126.


 


Flaquer,L ; Almeda, E y Navarro-Varas, L.(2006). Monoparentalidad e infancia. Fundación 'La Caixa', Colección Estudios Sociales, 20: Barcelona.


 


Flaquer, L.; Navarro, L. (2005) Change of family structures and informal care work, en Schüttpelz, A.; Pfau-Effinger, B. (eds) Report on the International Workshop 'The Hidden Work Regime. Informal Work and Social Cohesion in Europe', Hamburg: University of Hamburg.


 


Navarro, L., Terrones, A. and Lázaro C. (2004). 'La immigració des d'allà', en Revista Àmbits de política i Societat, Num. 30, Barcelona: COLCPCIS, pp. 59-64


 


Astelarra, J. (dir.) et al (2003). Bones pràctiques i auditoria de gènere. Instruments per a polítiques locals. Barcelona: Diputació de Barcelona.


 


Forthcoming publicacions:




Coll-Planas,G; García-Romeral, G; Mañas Rodríguez, C. y Navarro-Varas, L. Sexo/Género, Violencia/Agresión. Cuestiones sin resolver en la Ley Integral de Medidas Contra la Violencia de Género. Revista Papers. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. (Prevista publicación 1er trimestre 2008)




Academic Background




MSc Applied Social Research and Data Analysis 2006-2007, Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS, 2007).


Doctorate Programme in Sociology, especially Social Policy, Sociology Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2004-ongoing). Research report and PhD thesis "Nuevos modelos de paternidad: cuidadores y sustentadores económicos", supervised by Sociology Profesor Lluís Flaquer Vilardebó.


 


Bachelor in Sociology, Social Policy itinerary (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2003).


 


SPSS course: Modelización Estadística Básica, Servicio de Estadística (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2006).


 


Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica - CAP (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2006).


 


Tratamiento y análisis de datos con SPSS y Excel course. Colegio de Doctores y Licenciados en Ciencias Políticas y Sociología de Cataluña (Barcelona, 2004).


 


Políticas familiares en la Unión Europea. Instituto de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales (Barcelona, 2002)




Research




Since June 2007 she has worked at a childhood studies research institute in Barcelona (Instituto de Infancia y Mundo Urbano- CIIMU), on the production of statistical data and indicators (Childhood Catalan Panel, EU-SILC, INE Census). She had previously collaborated (in 2006) on a report entitled Infancia en Cifras. España coordinated by CIIMU and funded by the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs.


 


Between 2004 and 2007 she worked at UAB's Department of Sociology as a researcher in the "Childhood, Family and Comparative Social Policy" research group, participating in the carrying out of the following projects:


 


(2006-2007) Evaluation research into the use of leave arrangements and other measures for reconciling employment and personal and family responsibilities in the public sector in Catalonia, funded by the Catalan Government (Department of Social Action and Citizenship).


 


(2006) Leave arrangements for working parents and informal carers in Spain: Evaluation and development perspectives in the framework of the European Union, funded by the Spanish Research Fund on Social Protection (FIPROS, Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs).


 


(2004-2005) El divorcio y los hijos: Ruptura y reconstitución, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology.


 


(2004-2005) Formal and informal work in Europe. A comparative analysis of their changing relationship and their impact on social integration, funded by the European Union's Fourth Framework Research Programme.


 


(2004) El uso de las políticas sociales por las mujeres inmigrantes, funded by the Instituto de la Mujer.


 


She collaborated in the Women's Studies Seminar (SED), associated with the UAB's Department of Sociology, in 2003, participating in the project:


 


(2002-2003) Olympia de Gouges, funded by the 5th Action Programme for Equality in the European Union.


 


Congress Paper




(2006) International network on leave policy and research: 3rd International Seminar. (Escobedo, A. & Navarro, L.) 'Spanish developments in national leave policies and research' , Lisbon (Portugal).


 


(2005) Working Flexibility and Caring Arrangements: Wellchi Network No. 3. (Flaquer, Ll. & Navarro, L.) 'Change of family structures and informal care work'. Rennes (France)


 


(2005) The hidden work regime. Informal work and social cohesion in Europe: International Workshop FIWE Project. (Flaquer, Ll. & Navarro, L. ) 'Change of family structures and informal care work'. Hamburg (Germany)




Favourite Links




The Men's Bibliography


Critical Research On Men in Europe


Men's Studies Press


Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas


Instituto Nacional de Estadística


Eurostatió Europea. Prepara la seva memòria d'investigació, en el marc del programa de Doctorat de Sociologia (UAB), analitzant la relació entre la funció dels pares-homes com a proveïdors econòmics i la de cuidadors dels seus fills. Aplica a la seva investigació tècniques quantitatives, especialitzant-se en el tractament d'arxius de microdades, així com a la seva posterior explotació estadística.



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