Cultural Anthropology

4 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

The curricular unit aims to:

  • contribute to the humanistic education of the students of Social Work;
  • show the specificity of CA as a Social Science;
  • present culture as a second nature and the human being as both producer and product of culture;
  • highlight the role of culture as a filter in the relationship of the Human Person with her/himself.
  • analyze the interdependence between culture and community life;
  • develop the self-consciousness of the students regarding the internalization of ethnocentric attitudes and stereotypes;
  • analyze the presence of cultural diversity in the Social Worker’s practices.


Assistant Professor
Inês Bolinhas holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (FCH-UCP). She is an Assistant Professor at FCH…