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Dr Claudia Abreu Lopes

Key Publications

Lopes, C. & Srinivasan, S. (2014). Africa's Voices: Using mobile phones and radio to foster mediated public discussion and gather public opinions in Africa. Centre of Governance and Human Rights, working paper 9. Cambridge: University of Cambridge.

Lopes, C. & Gaskell, G. (2014). Social representations and levels of analysis in the study of social behaviour. In G. Sammut, E. Andreouli, G. Gaskell and Valsiner, J. (eds.), Handbook of social representations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lopes, C. & Srinivasan. S. (2014). Public opinion gathering in radio mediated spaces for voice in Africa: Methodological challenges. Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the European Survey Research Association.

Nassanga, G., Manyozo, L. &  Lopes, C. (2013). ICTs and radio in Africa: How the uptake of ICT has influenced the newsroom culture among community radio journalists. Telematics and Informatics, 30, 258-266.

Lopes, C., Frade, C. & Jesus, F. (2013), The ultimate victims of the economic crisis: A portrait of Portuguese overburden families. In W. Backert, S. Block-Lieb and J. Niemi (eds.), Contemporary issues in consumer bankruptcy. Bonn: Peter Lang Publishing.

Manyozo, L., Nassanga, G. & Lopes, C. (2012). Models of and approaches to the station management of six African community radio broadcasters. MedieKultur Journal of Media and Communication Research,42, 7-27.

Lopes, C.  & Frade, C. (2012). The way into bankruptcy: Market anomie and sacrifice among Portuguese consumers. Journal of Consumer Policy, 35, 477-496.

Manyozo, L., Nassanga, G. & Lopes, C.(2011). The implication of ICTs in the political economy of community radio broadcasting in Africa: a comparative investigation into the sustainability of, content production for and listenership to rural and community radio broadcasters in Mali, Mozambique and Uganda. Ontario, Canada: Carleton University. (Research report)

Frade, C., Jesus, F. & Lopes, C. (2011). Household debts advisory services in the European Union (country report Portugal). Brussels: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound).

Lopes, C. (2010). Consumer morality in times of economic hardshipInternational Journal of Consumer Studies, 34, 2, 112-120.

Frade, C. & Lopes, C. (2009). Financial stress and over indebtedness in Europe. In Joanna Niemi, Iain Ramsay, and William Whitford (eds.), Consumer credit, debt and bankruptcy: Comparative and international perspectives (pp. 249-271). Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Lopes, C. (2009). Economic morality and crimes of everyday life. In L. de Sousa (ed.), Ethics, the state and the economy: European attitudes and practices (pp. 27-65). Lisbon: Imprensa de Ciências Sociais (available only in Portuguese).

Frade, C. & Lopes, C. (2006). The fable of the grasshopper and the ant: Psychological determinants of consumer financial profiles. Consumer financial capability: Empowering European consumers (pp. 24-37). Brussels: European Credit Research Institute.