About

Graduated in Philosophy from the Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca (Argentina),  has MA in Sociology from the University of Campinas, Brazil, and PhD in Sociology at the same University. In 1996/97 developed a post-doctoral research in environmental sociology and rural development at the University of Wageningen (Netherlands). She is a professor since 1980 at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, where she also serves on the Graduate Program in Political Sociology (MA and Ph.D.) and the Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities. Guivant main areas of experience are in environmental sociology, sociology of food and sociology of scientific knowledge, acting on the following themes: governance of technological innovations (transgenics, nanotechnology), rural /food environmental risks, social risk analysis (communication and perception) and food healthy trends.

Also Dr Guivant is researcher from CNPq (Brazilian National Research Council), and member of the board of the board of the Association for Research and Graduate Studies in Environment and Society (ANPPAS). She was president of this Association (2008-2010), vice president of the Research Committee 24 (Environment and Society) of the International Sociological Association (ISA) (2006-2010) and member of the Brazilian Committee of IHDP.

Selected publications: 

1) Selection of book chapters

  • GUIVANT, J. S. Sociologia do meio ambiente rural: hibridismo da sociologia ambiental com a sociologia rural. In: Caarlos B, Martins, Heloísa Helena Teixeira de Souza Martins. (Org.). Horizontes das Ciências Sociais no Brasil- Sociologia. São Paulo: Anpocs/Editora Barcarolla/Discurso Editorial/ICH, 2010, v. , p. 375-403.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Governace of GMOs and the constrains for a definition of the public arena In: Understanding the global environment ed.New Dehli : Pierce Education, 2009, p. 354-380.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. ; CAPALBO, D. ; DUSI, A. ; Fontes, Eliana ; SOARES, C. S. ; WANDER, A. . Uma Experiência de Consulta a Setores de Interesse no Caso do Feijão Transgênico. In: Marco Costa; Fátima Costa. (Org.). BIOSSEGURANÇA DE OGM:UMA VISÃO INTEGRADA. Rio de Janeiro: Fiocruz/CNPq/IOC/Publit soluções editoriais, 2009, v. , p. 158-189.
  • PRETTY, J., A. Ball, BENTON, T., GUIVANT, J. S., LEE, D., ORR, D. Introduction to Environment and Society In: The Sage Handbook of Environment and Society ed.London: Sage, 2007, p. 1-32.
  • SPAARGAREN, G., GUIVANT, J. S., OOSTERVEER, P. Shopping for Green Food in Globalizing Supermarkets: Sustainability at the Consumption Junction In: The Sage Handbook on Environment and Society ed.London : Sage, 2007, p. 411-428.
  • GUIVANT, J. S.
    Transgênicos no Brasil: a necessidade de debater a governança de novas tecnologias In: Aspectos destacados da lei de Biossegurança na Sociedade de Risco ed.Brasilia : Conceito Editorial, 2007, p. 225-262.

Selection of Organized books

  • GUIVANT, J. S., SPAARGAREN, G., RIAL, C. Práticas alimentares no mercado global. Florianópolis : Editora da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, 2010
  • GUIVANT, J. S., PRETTY, J., BENTON, T., LEE, D., ORR, D., WARD, H. The Sage Handbook of Environment and Society. Londres : Sage, 2007, v.1. p.626.
  • GUIVANT, J. S., MIRANDA, M., VOGT, C., FRANCA, J. G. E. Ciencia, tecnologia e sociedade. Novos Modelos de Governança. Brasilia : Centro de Gestao e Estudos Estratégicos (CGEE), 2005 p.309
  • GUIVANT, J. S., SCHEIBE, L. F., ASSMAN, S. Desenvolvimento e Conflitos no Ambiente Rural. Florianópolis : Insular, 2005, v.1. p.295.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Revista de Sociologia Política-Dossie Sociologia Ambiental. Florianopolis : Cidade Futura, 2005, v.4. p.213.
  • GUIVANT, J. S., Claudio Miranda. Desafios para o desenvolvimento sustentável da suinocultura. Chapecó : Argos, Embrapa, 2004 p.322

Selection of articles

  • Phil Macnaghten and Julia S. Guivant. Converging citizens? Nanotechnology and the political imaginary of public engagement in Brazil and the United Kingdom. Public Understanding of Science March 2011 20: 207-220GUIVANT, J. S. Transgenicos e percepçao pública da ciência no Brasil. Ambiente e Sociedade. , v.9, 2006.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Mapeando os caminhos da sociologia ambiental. Política e Sociedade. , v.4, p.9 – 25, 2005.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Agrarian Change, Gender and Land Rights: a Brazilian case study. Social Policy and DevelopmentProgramme Paper. , p.1 – 51, 2003.
  • GUIVANT, J. S., S.L. Boeira. Indústria de tabaco, a cultura do fumo e redes alternativas. Cadernos de Ciências e Tecnologia. , v.20, 2003.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Os supermercados na oferta de alimentos orgânicos: apelando ao estilo de vida ego-trip. Ambiente & sociedade. , v.VI, p.63 – 82, 2003.
  • GUIVANT, J. S. Pesticide use, risk perception and hybrid local knowledge: a case study from southern Brazil. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. , v.11, p.41 – 51, 2003.

 

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