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Dr Flávio Eiró is assistant professor at the Faculty of Arts (Minorities & Multilingualism), and Director of studies of the university minor Development Studies. He was trained in sociology and sustainable development studies at the University of Brasília, and holds a PhD in Sociology from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France. Prior to Groningen, Flávio was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies at Radboud University, Nijmegen. He has conducted ethnographic research in Northeast Brazil since 2012, and has published widely on issues surrounding politics, anti-poverty policies and climate change adaptation. In the Faculty of Arts and the Minor Development Studies, Flávio teaches and researches issues related to politics of diversity, minorities and race.  


Clientelism in Northeast Brazil: Brokerage within and outside electoral times

Translating politics into policy implementation: welfare frontline workers in polarised Brazil

Travail social et les rapports de classe dans la mise en Ĺ“uvre du programme Bolsa Família au Brésil

Illegal Housing in Medellín: Autoconstruction and the Materiality of Hope

A “boa implementação” do Programa Bolsa Família: a interação entre assistentes sociais e beneficiárias para além das regras burocráticas

Développement territorial et lutte contre la pauvreté au Brésil: politiques d’inclusion, pratiques d’exclusion

Facing bureaucratic uncertainty in the Bolsa Família Program: Clientelism beyond reciprocity and economic rationality

The Vicious Cycle in the Bolsa Familia Program's Implementation: Discretionality and the Challenge of Social Rights Consolidation in Brazil

Anti-poverty Programs and Vote-Buying Strategies: Lessons from Northeast Brazil

Harvesting Water for Living with Drought: Insights from the Brazilian Human Coexistence with Semi-Aridity Approach towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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