Judith Jacovkis
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Judith Jacovkis holds a PhD in Sociology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Since 2007, she is a member of GEPS, where started working with a PhD grant. In 2011, she defended her thesis titled “Producción de pobreza y violencia en la política social. El caso argentino”.

As a PhD candidate at the UAB she lectured in the Sociology, Political Science and Communication degrees, and supervised numerous students’ researches. Recently, she has collaborated with GEPS in the project “Más allá de la focalización: Educación, desarrollo y lucha contra la pobreza en el Cono Sur. Análisis de las aplicaciones de la nueva agenda política global en la región”.

Her main research areas are the study of the anti-poverty policies and the mechanisms of poverty production, and the analysis of the relations between state and citizenship as mediated by social policy. She has recently published about these themes in the journals International Journal of Educational Development and Convergencia. Revista de Ciencias Sociales.