Publications

2018

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Frank Vetere (Edited, under contract). Ageing and Digital Technology: Designing and Evaluating Emerging Technologies for Older Adults. Springer.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Cláudia Casimiro (Edited, under contract). Connecting Families? Information & Communication Technologies in a Life Course Perspective. Policy Press.

2017

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa, Rachel Franz, Cosmin Munteanu, & Ron Baecker (2017). Adoption and feasibility of a communication app to enhance social connectedness amongst frail institutionalized oldest old: an embedded case study. Information Communication & Society. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2017.1348534.
Pre-print, here.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Geoffrey Mead (forthcoming). ‘The interpretive and ideal-type approach: Rethinking digital non-use(s) in a Weberian perspective’. In Massimo Ragnedda and Glenn W. Muschert (Eds.), Theorizing Digital Divides, Routledge Advances in Sociology. London: Routledge.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Rita Rente (forthcoming). Non-aligned? Young non-users of social networking sites: a Weberian perspective [In Portuguese]. Sociologia Problemas e Práticas.

2016

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Ana Fernandes. Generational Bridge. In Shehan, C. L. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

• Amaro, Fausto and Bárbara Barbosa Neves. Families in Portugal. In Shehan, C. L. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

2015

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Jaime Fonseca. Latent Class Models in Action: Bridging Social Capital and Internet Use. Social Science Research, 50, 15-30.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa, Rachel Franz, Cosmin Munteanu, Ronald Baecker, and Mags Ngo. ‘My hand doesn’t listen to me’: Adoption and Evaluation of a Communication Technology for the ‘Oldest Old’, CHI’15, ACM.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa et al. The ‘Non-Aligned’: Young People’s Narratives of Rejection of Social Networking Sites. Young, 23(2), 116-135.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. Does the Internet matter for strong ties? Bonding Social Capital, Internet Use, and Age-based Inequality. International Review of Sociology, 25(3), 415-433. Preview full text.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Fausto Amaro. Internet Use Amongst Older Adults: A Critical Perspective (In Portuguese — A utilização da Internet pelas pessoas idosas: uma perspectiva crítica). In Pasqualotti, A., Gil, H., & Fausto Amaro (eds.), Tecnologias de Informação no Processo de Envelhecimento Humano, Universidade de Passo Fundo Editora. Full text.

2014

• Baecker, R., Sellen, K., Boscart, V., Crosskey, S., and Neves, Bárbara Barbosa (2014). Technology to Reduce Social Isolation and Loneliness. ACM SIGACCESS, ACM.

2013

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. Social Capital & Internet Use: The Irrelevant, the Bad, and the Good. Sociology Compass, 7(8), 599-611.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa, Fausto Amaro, & Jaime Fonseca. Coming of (old) age in the digital age: ICT usage and non-usage among older adults. Sociological Research Online. 18(2) 6.

2012

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Fausto Amaro. Too old for technology? How the elderly of Lisbon use and perceive ICT. The Journal of Community Informatics, 8 (1).

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. Social Capital & Internet usage: A study in Lisbon. Doctoral Dissertation. Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. (Abstract)

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “Enabling local development through digital cities: examples from Portugal”. In Valença, Márcio (eds), Regional and Urban Developments in Portuguese-Speaking Countries, New York: Nova Science Publishers.

2011

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa & Fausto Amaro. “Family Diversity & Gender” (eds of special issue), Journal of Comparative Family Studies (JCFS), Sept/Oct., Vol. 42, No. 5.

2010

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. Cidadania Digital? Das cidades digitais a Barack Obama. Uma abordagem crítica.”, in Morgado, Isabel Salema e António Rosas (org), Cidadania Digital, Labcom, UBI.

2009

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “Are digital cities intelligent? The Portuguese Case”, International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development (IJIRD), 1(4), 443-463.

2008

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “Digital Cities and the Reinforcement of Citizenship: a Sociological Approach to Two Portuguese Digital Cities”, Citizenship (s): Practises and Discourses, Porto: Universidade Fernando Pessoa Press.

2007

• Bilhim, João & Bárbara Barbosa Neves. “Governo electrónico em Portugal”. In Coelho, José Dias (eds), A Sociedade da Informação em Portugal, Lisboa: APDSI.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “As cidades e regiões digitais – Governação e comunidade na Sociedade da Informação e do Conhecimento”, XII Clad.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “Inovação, Modernização e Competitividade na Administração Pública – O exemplo do Governo Electrónico em Portugal, Espanha e Irlanda”, XII Clad.

2006

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa.“As cidades digitais e o reforço da cidadania: Uma abordagem sociológica do Gaia Global e do Aveiro Digital, Tese de Mestrado / Master’s Thesis, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. “Digital Cities: Preliminary Findings”, Working Paper CAPP n. º 5/06.

2005

• Bilhim, João & Bárbara Barbosa Neves. “New ethical challenges in a changing Public Administration: The E-Government case”, Proceedings of the ASPA/EGPA (American Society of Public Administration, European Group of Public Administration) meeting, June, Leuven, Belgium.

• Bilhim, João & Bárbara Barbosa Neves. “Digital Cities: a Local Approach to Bridge the Digital Divide. Digital Initiatives to Tackle Info-Exclusion”, Working Paper CAPP n. º 3/05.

• Neves, Bárbara Barbosa. A Cultura Hip Hop em Portugal: Abordagem Sociológica dos Processos de Integração e Contestação Social do Rap – este é um pequeno trabalho de investigação que fiz no âmbito de uma cadeira semestral de primeiro ano de Mestrado. Apesar de não estar editado, ser um estudo pouco aprofundado e de estar muito intensivo na descrição das técnicas utilizadas (pois era um dos requisitos do trabalho) decidi incluí-lo aqui, porque tenho recebido ultimamente alguns pedidos. Aqui está! Palavras-chave: Rap, Hip Hop, Portugal, Subcultura, Contracultura, Juventude, Integração Social, Grupos, Identidade, Chullage. Tem uma licença creative commons, logo podem usar à vontade, desde que o autor seja citado 😉

Presentations

2014
Technologies for Aging Gracefully, Invited Lecture, Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, Canada.

Technologies for Aging Gracefully, Invited Lecture, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada.

Digital Tools to Assist in the Care of Frail Seniors: A Critical Review, Invited talk at Sunnybrook Hospital, October 20, Toronto, Canada.

Technologies to Reduce Social Isolation and Loneliness?, Conference of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, October 17, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Social Capital and the Internet: Older Adults and the Matthew Effect, Conference of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, October 17, Niagara Falls, Canada

ICT & Aging: digital or social inclusion? Invited keynote speaker at the International Congress on Aging Studies, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil, August 27-29.

Older adults, social capital, and the Internet: The Matthew Effect?, XVIII World Congress of the International Sociological Association, July 13-19, Yokohama, Japan.

Video game training enhances functional capacity in older adults, ISIG 2014, 9th World Conference on Gerontechnology, Taipei, Taiwan (Pasqualotti, A., Ben Hur Soares, Telma Bertolin, Fausto Amaro, & Barbara Barbosa Neves).

2013

•Sociology of the Internet? Invited lecture at the “Technical University of Lisbon Open Day” for high school students, March 10, Lisbon, Portugal.

•Critical Digital Literacy. Invited lecture at the “Safe Internet Week”, Escola Secundária Quinta do Marquês, February 6, Oeiras, Portugal.

2012
Capital social e Internet: Um estudo em Lisboa, Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Sociologia, 18-22 de Junho, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

2011
Bonding in the digital age? Social capital and Internet usage in Lisbon, CFR Annual Seminar, 12-14 of September, University of Kyoto, Japan.

2010
Too old for technology? Elderly & ICT – How to do research or die trying, Invited lecturer at Sociology 356, 25th of November, University of Toronto, Canada.

Social Capital or Social Alienation? Portuguese Youth and Social Networking Sites, International Sociological Association, 11-17 July, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Doing Research in Social Media: Critical Questions & Methods, 10th of May, IMK, University of Oslo, Norway.

Too old for technology? How the elderly of Lisbon use and perceive ICT, e-case and e-technology, 25-27 January, Macau, China.

2009
População Idosa e Tecnologias de Comunicação e Informação – Um estudo na cidade de Lisboa, Congresso Luso-Afro-Brasileiro, Fevereiro, Braga, Portugal.

Cidadania Digital? Uma abordagem crítica. Das cidades digitais a Barack Obama, “Cidadania Digital”, 19 de Março, ISCSP, Lisboa, Portugal.

Family Memory Box: Memories in the Digital Age, Annual conference of the Committee on Family Research, International Sociology Association (RC06-ISA), 15-17 July, Oslo, Norway.

The usage of ICT by the elderly in Lisbon: Motivations and Attitudes, VIX Conference of the European Sociology Association, 2-5 September, 2009, Lisbon, Portugal.

2008
Aging, Family Network and Information Society , Annual conference of the Committee on Family Research, International Sociology Association (RC06-ISA), 19-23th of May of 2008, Boston, EUA.

População idosa, Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação e Género – Um Estudo na Cidade de Lisboa, Associação Portuguesa de Sociologia (APS), Setembro, Lisboa, Portugal.

2007
Cidades Digitais: Definições, Acções e Desafios, “Cidades Digitais, o dia seguinte”, 23-24 de Maio, Porto, Portugal.

Digital cities and the reinforcement of citizenship: Gaia global and Aveiro digital, SA-RC21 (International Sociology Association) Interim Conference, “Urban Justice and Sustainability”, 25-27 of August, Vancouver, Canada.

Digital Cities and citizenship: preliminary findings of the assessment of two Portuguese digital cities, 8th ESA (European Sociology Association), 3-6 September, Glasgow, Scotland.

Is there place for citizenship in the Digital Cities Realm? A Sociological Assessment, International Conference “Digital Cities Summit – From Virtual World to Human World”, 24-25 September, ISCSP, Lisboa, Portugal.

As cidades e regiões digitais: governação e comunidade na Sociedade da Informação e do Conhecimento, XII Congresso Clad, 30 Octobre-2 November, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Inovação, modernização e competitividade na administração pública: o exemplo do governo electrónico em Portugal, Espanha e Irlanda, XII Congresso Clad, 30 Octobre-2 November, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Os caminhos de uma administração electrónica local: O exemplo das cidades digitais, III Seminário Anual CQM, 15 de Novembro, Lisboa, Portugal.

2006
Digital cities and the reinforcement of citizenship: a sociological approach to two Portuguese digital cities, “Citizenship(s): Practises and Discourses”, May, Porto, Portugal.

Digital cities and the reinforcement of citizenship: a preliminary report, XVI ISA Conference (International Sociology Association), July, Durban, South Africa.

Digital cities: virtual spaces for social, cultural, political and economic development, XVI ISA Conference (International Sociology Association), July, Durban, South Africa.

Homem e Tecnologia, Jornadas de Sociologia do Trabalho, 22-23 Novembro, ISCSP, Lisboa, Portugal.

2005
New ethical challenges in a changing Public Administration: The E-Government Model, ASPA/EGPA (American Society of Public Administration, European Group of Public Administration), June, Leuven, Belgium.

Digital cities: a local approach to bridge the digital divide. Digital initiatives to tackle info-exclusion, VII ESA Conference (European Sociological Association) ”Rethinking Inequalities”, September, Torun, Poland.