Catarina Frois

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: ISCTE-IUL
Research group: Governance, Policies and Livelihoods
Thematic line:
Research interests: Security | Surveillance | Politics
Research contexts: Portugal
Contact: catarina.frois@netcabo.pt
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Biographical note

Catarina Frois is an Anthropology PhD, FCT researcher at CRIA and invited assistant professor at ISCTE-IUL. She is the director of the Summer Course in Anthropology of Crime, and the Specialization Course in Criminality and Deviance. Amongst her most recent works are included: “The Anthropology of Security. Perspectives from the Frontline of Policing, Counter-terrorism and Border Control” (with M. Maguire and N. Zurawski, 2014 Pluto Press), “Peripheral Vision: Politics, Technology and Surveillance” (2013, Berghahn), Vigilância e Poder (2011, Mundos Sociais), and “A Sociedade Vigilante: Ensaios sobre Identificação, Vigilância e Privacidade” (2008, Imprensa de Ciências Sociais). In 2015 Catarina Frois was awarded the Gerda-Henkel (GER) research project grant, under the Special Programme Security, Society and the State, with the project “Human Security in Prison: Perspectives, Subjectivities and Experiences. A Contribution to the Anthropology of Security”. Currently, she also coordinates an ethnography of the Portuguese Parliament, under the project “The State from the Inside”, funded by Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos (PT). She is the author of several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in international publishings.

Publications
AuthorID_filtro_tablepressYearTypePublication
Catarina Froispub36*2008Edited bookFROIS, Catarina (org.), 2008, A Sociedade Vigilante: Ensaios sobre Identificação, Vigilância e Privacidade. Lisboa, Imprensa de Ciências Sociais.
Catarina Froispub36*2008ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2008, "Love will tear us apart: disease and tough love in families anonymous", Medische Antropologie, 20 (1): 105-120, ISSN: 0925-4374.link
Catarina Froispub36*2008Book chapterFROIS, Catarina, 2008, "Não mais estaremos sozinhos… a globalização do controlo", in R. Carmo, D. Melo e R. Blanes (orgs.), A Globalização no Divã. Lisboa, Tinta-da-China, pp. 203-216.
Catarina Froispub36*2009ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2009, "Biology, biography, and technology: review in kinship and genetics", Reviews in Anthropology, 39 (4): 327-344.link
Catarina Froispub36*2009BookFROIS, Catarina, 2009, Estigma, Dependência e Anonimato nas Associações de 12 Passos. Lisboa, Imprensa de Ciências Sociais.
Catarina Froispub36*2009BookFROIS, Catarina, 2009, The Anonymous Society: Identity, Transformation and Anonymity. New Castle Upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Catarina Froispub36*2010ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2010, "Reflexões em torno do conceito de anonimato", Análise Social, XLV (194): 165-177.
Catarina Froispub36*2011ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2011, "Video surveillance in Portugal: political rethoric at the centre of a technological project", Social Analysis, 55 (3): 35-53, ISSN 0155-977X.
Catarina Froispub36*2011BookFROIS, Catarina, 2011, Vigilância e Poder, Lisboa, Mundos Sociais, ISBN 978-989-8536-01-3.
Catarina Froispub36*2012ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2012, "The fate of «backwardness»: portuguese expectations over modernisation", Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 21 (2): 89-113, ISSN 1755-2923.
Catarina Froispub36*2013BookFROIS, Catarina, 2013, Peripheral Vision: Politics, Technology and Surveillance, Londres e Nova Iorque, Berghahn Books, ISBN: 978-1-78238-023-8.
Catarina Froispub36*2014Book chapterFROIS, Catarina, 2014, "Video-surveillance and the political use of discretionary power in the name of security and defence", in Mark Maguire, Catarina Frois, Nils Zurawski (orgs.), The Anthropology of Security: Perspectives from the Frontline of Policing, Counter-terrorism and Border Control, Londres, Pluto Press, pp. 45-61, ISBN: 9780745334578.
Catarina Froispub36*2015Book chapterFROIS, Catarina, 2015, "Estudos de vigilância, videovigilância, tecnologia: reflexão sobre o estado da arte", in M. I. Cunha (org.), Do Crime e do Castigo: Temas e Debates Contemporâneos, Lisboa, Mundos Sociais, pp. 147-161, ISBN: 978-989-8536-47-1.
Catarina Froispub36*2015Book chapterFROIS, Catarina, 2015, "Segurança em crise: dez anos de videovigilância na via pública em Portugal", in Claudia Fonseca, Helena Machado (orgs.), Ciência, Identificação e Tecnologias de Governo, Porto Alegre, Editora da UFRGS/CEGOV, pp. 222-234, ISBN: 978-85-386-0272-9.
Catarina Froispub36*2016ArticleFROIS, Catarina, 2016, "Close insecurity: shifting conceptions of security in prison confinement", Social Anthropology, 24 (3): 309-323.link
Catarina Froispub36*2017BookFROIS, Catarina, 2017, Female Imprisonment: An Ethnography of Everyday Life in Confinement, Londres e Nova Iorque, Palgrave Macmillan, 231 pp., ISBN: 978-3-319-63684-9.link
Catarina Froispub36*2017BookFROIS, Catarina, 2017, Mulheres Condenadas: Histórias de Dentro da Prisão, Lisboa, Tinta-da-China, 208 pp., ISBN: 978-989-671-380-5.link
Catarina Froispub36*2016Book chapterFROIS, Catarina; MACHADO, Helena, 2016, "Modernization and development as a motor of polity and policing", in Ben Bradford, Beatrice Jauregui, Ian Loader, Jonny Steinberg (orgs.), The Sage Handbook of Global Policing, Londres, Sage, pp. 391-405, ISBN: 978-147-390-642-6.link
Catarina Froispub36*2017BookLOPES, Daniel Seabra; FROIS, Catarina; MINEIRO, João; CARVALHEIRA, Raquel; MOREIRA, Ricardo Gomes; BENTO, Sofia, 2017, O Estado por Dentro: uma Etnografia do Poder e da Administração Pública em Portugal, Lisboa, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, ISBN: 978-989-8863-40-9.link
Catarina Froispub36*2014Book chapterMACHADO, Helena; FROIS, Catarina, 2014, "Aspiring to modernization: Historical evolution and current trends of state surveillance in Portugal", in Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel, Chiara Fonio, Pieter Wagenaar (orgs.), Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond, New York, Routledge, pp. 65-78, ISBN: 978-0-415-82946-5.
Catarina Froispub36*2014Edited bookMAGUIRE, Mark; FROIS, Catarina; ZURAWSKI, Nils (orgs.), 2014, The Anthropology of Security: Perspectives from the Frontline of Policing, Counter-terrorism and Border Control, Londres, Pluto Press, ISBN: 9780745334578.
Catarina Froispub36*2011Paper in proceedingsMINAS, Samatas; FONIO, Chiara; FROIS, Catarina; CLAVELL, Gemma, 2011, "South European Surveillance Societies: comparative results", Conference proceedings, Living in Surveillance Societies: the ghosts of Surveillance, Annual Conference May, Romania [ISBN a atribuir].
Projects

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub36*Catarina FroisResearcherproj11*Care as sustainability in crisis situationsNational projectConcluded+
pub36*Catarina FroisPrincipal Investigatorproj143*LISS - Living in surveillance societiesNetworkConcluded+
pub36*Catarina FroisPrincipal Investigatorproj155*Human security in prison: perspectives, subjectivities and experiences - a contribution to the anthropology of securityInternational projectConcluded+
pub36*Catarina FroisPrincipal Investigatorproj162*Offender supervision in EuropeNetworkConcluded+
pub36*Catarina FroisResearcherproj169*Security in context: an anthropological study on contexts, polices and practices of security in 21st century PortugalResearcher contractOngoing+
pub36*Catarina FroisSupervisorproj241*The house of debt: credit constraints and house ownership in contemporary PortugalPost-doctoral researchOngoing+
pub36*Catarina FroisSupervisorproj317*The labyrinths of power: an ethnography of the Assembly of the RepublicDoctoral researchOngoing+
pub36*Catarina FroisSupervisorproj340*Paper prisons: morality and ethics in contexts of incarcerationDoctoral researchOngoing+
pub36*Catarina FroisCo-Principal investigatorproj364*Governação, transformações políticas e negociação de quotidianos: Portugal 2008-2018 (LiVEPOLITICS)National projectOngoing+