Assistant Professor, University of AlgarvePortugal
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José de São José has a background in Sociology, having completed his PhD (2009) at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Algarve, Faculty of Economics, and a full member of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.Nova), at New University of Lisbon. His research has focused on social care for older people, exploring themes such as reconciliation between work and care, experiences of providing family care and preserving dignity in later life. Currently, his research interests include ageism, active ageing, fourth age, health and long-term care, inequalities in later life, sexuality in later life, and senior tourism.