Vicent Borràs Català

Team / Management staff
Vicent Borràs Català

Associate professor

Associate Professor of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and researcher at the Sociological Research Centre on Everyday Life and  – QUIT and the Institute for Labour Studies.
B.A. in Political Sciences and Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Graduate Teaching from the University of Valencia and PhD in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1997) with the thesis “The structuring of consumption and social groups in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona”.

He has been Vice-Dean of Academic Organization (2012-2018) and Secretary of the Department of Sociology (2018-2020) at the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology of the UAB.

His academic career began in 1991 as a scholarship holder (FPU) at QUIT. During these years he has carried out predoctoral stays at the University of Berkeley, California; at the University of Chicago, Illinois and at the Unversity of Essex, England. In 2014 he did a research stay at the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University, New York.

He has published numerous articles and papers in various high-ranked journals and is a reviewer of specialized journals in his areas of knowledge, work and gender, research methods, consumption, labour market and the relationship between time, work and everyday life.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Departament de Sociologia
Campus UAB- Edifici B
08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona)

Despatx: B3b-077

+34 93 581 4524
Curriculum Vitae
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Areas of specialization

As a researcher he is currently involved on research around the work and gender, research methods, consumption, labour market, and the relationship among time, work and everyday life. At present he is doing researches on the youngest labour market, training and gender. As well as also the changes of work time, house time, and care and his implications at the changes of habits at the every day life.

Selected bibliography

Borràs, Vicent; Trinidad, Albert; Alcaraz, Núria; Moreno-Colom, Sara (2022) The role of territory in the employability of young people. Journal of Education and Work,

Borràs, Vicent; Ajenjo, Marc & Moreno-Colom, Sara (2021). More time parenting in Spain: a possible change towards gender equality?, Journal of Family Studies, 27(1), 1-16.

Moreno-Colom, Sara; Trinidad, Albert; Alcaraz, Núria & Borràs Català, Vicent (2020). Neither studying nor working: free time as a solution?, Journal of Youth Studies,

Borràs Català, V., Moreno Colom, S., Candela Soto, P., & Legarreta Iza, M. (2019). Jóvenes en perpetuo tránsito hacia ninguna parte. Revista Española De Sociología28(2).

Moreno-Colom S, Recio Càceres C, Torns Martín T, Borràs Català V. Long-term care in Spain: Difficulties in professionalizing services. J Women Aging. 2017 May-Jun;29(3):200-215.

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