Select Faculty Publications

Armstrong, Pat

Creative Team Work: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography (Pat Armstrong and Ruth Lowndes, eds.), New York: Oxford University Press,  2018.

Negotiating Tensions in Long-Term Residential Care: Ideas Worth Sharing (Pat Armstrong and Ruth Lowndes) Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2018, 134pp.

“Complexities, tensions, and promising practices: work in Canadian long-term residential care” (Pat Armstrong and Tamara Daly) in Karen Christensen and Doria Pilling, eds., The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World. London: Routledge, 2018.

Wash Wear and Care: Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care (Pat Armstrong and Suzanne Day), Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017, 206 pp.

Exercising Choice in Long-Term Residential Care. (Pat Armstrong and Tamara Daly, eds.) Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2017. 128 pp

“Balancing the Tension in Long-Term Residential Care” Pat Armstrong Ageing International, Online Published online before print, May 24, 2017; DOI: 10.1007/s12126-017-9285-7. In print 43(1):74-90.

“Working for Care: Caring for Work” pp. 101-104 in Patrizia Albanese, Lorne Tepperman and Emily Alexander, eds., Reading Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2017.

About Canada: Health Care (Pat Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong), Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, Second edition, 2016, 181 pp.

Birch, Kean

Birch, K. (2018) Neoliberal Bio-economies? The Co-construction of Markets and Natures. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Birch, K. (2017) A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

Birch, K., Peacock, M., Wellen, R., Hossein, C., Scott, S. and Salazar, A. (2017) Business and Society: A Critical Introduction. London: Zed Books.

Birch, K. (2017) Introduction: Techno-economic assumptions, Science as Culture 26(4): 433-444 [Special Issue].

Birch, K. (2017) Rethinking value in the bio-economy: Finance, assetization and the management of value, Science, Technology, and Human Values 42(3): 460-490

Cavanagh, Sheila

Cavanagh, S.L. (2018). Transgender Embodiment: A Lacanian Approach. The Psychoanalytic Review, 105(3), 303-327.

Cavanagh, S.L. (2018). Bracha L. Ettinger, Jacques Lacan and Tiresias: the Other Sexual Difference. Sitegeist: A Journal for Psychoanalysis and Philosophy. Issue 13. London: The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 32-50.

Transgender Studies Quarterly, Edited Special double issue: “Transgender and Psychoanalysis”. Introduction. 4(4). 2017. (TSQ is a journal published by Duke University Press.)

Cavanagh, S.L. (2017). Antigone’s legacy: A feminist psychoanalytic of an Other sexual difference. MAMSIE: Studies in the Maternal, 9(1), 4. DOI:

Cavanagh, S.L. (2016). Tiresias and psychoanalysis with/out Oedipus. European Journal of Psychoanalysis. Retrieved from

Cavanagh, S.L. (2016). Transsexuality as sinthome: Bracha L. Ettinger and the Other (Feminine) sexual difference. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 17(1), 27-44.

Das Gupta, Tania

Tania Das Gupta, Carl James, Chris Andersen, Grace Edwards Galabuzi, Roger Maaka), Race and Racialization: Essential Readings. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2018 (second edition), 713 pages. (ISBN 978-1-77338-015-5)

Tania Das Gupta, ”Indian Women and Work in the Diaspora,” Handbook on Indian Diaspora Eds. Radha Hegde and Ajaya Sahoo. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Tania Das Gupta, “Are You a Bengali Or Are you an Indian? Bengalis in Canada,” Proceedings of the Canada 150th: Conference Proceedings on Migration of Bengalis to British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Sep. 16, 2017.

Tania Das Gupta, Guida Man, Kiran Mirchandani, Roxana Ng, “Class Borders: Chinese and South Asian Canadian Professional Women Navigating the Labour Market,” Journal of Pacific Migration Review, Volume 23, No. 1, 2014, p.55-83.

Pramila Aggarwal and Tania Das Gupta, “Grandmothering at work: Conversations with Sikh Punjabi Grandmothers in Toronto,” South Asian Diaspora, special issue, Vol. V, no. 1, 2013, p.77-90.

Davidson, Deborah

Davidson, Deborah (2018). The Need for Bereavement Support Following Perinatal Loss. Bereavement Care 37(1): 31-34.

Davidson, Deborah (Ed. & Chapters Author) (2017). The Tattoo Project: Commemorative Tattoos, Visual Culture and the Digital Archive. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Davidson, Deborah (2017). Art embodied: tattoos as memorials. Bereavement Care 36(1): 33-40.

Khanlou, Nazilla, Nida Mustafa, Luz Maria Vazquez, Deborah Davidson & Karen Yoshida (2017). Mothering children with developmental disabilities: A critical perspective on health promotion. Health Care for Women International 38(66): 613-634.

Davidson, Deborah and Nazilla Khanlou. (2017). Families Experiencing Disability, in Amber Gazso and Karen Kobayashi (eds.) Continuity and Innovation: Canadian Families in the New Millennium, 1e. Toronto: Nelson Education.

Dawson, Andrew C.

Dawson, Andrew (2018).  “Police Legitimacy and Homicide: A Macro-Comparative Analysis.” Social Forces (

Dawson, Andrew (2017).  “The Belief in State Legitimacy and Homicide: A Cross-National Analysis.” The Sociological Quarterly 58 (4): 552-575.

Dawson, Andrew (2016).  “Political Violence in Consolidated Democracies: The Development and Institutionalization of Partisan Violence in Late Colonial Jamaica (1938-1962).”  Social Science History 40 (2): 185-218.

Dawson, Andrew (2013).  “The Social Determinants of the Rule of Law: A Comparison of Jamaica and Barbados.” World Development 45: 314-324.

Gosine, Andil

A. Gosine (2016) “Punghah/Men in Skirts: A Plea for History,” Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice, Wendy Harcourt, ed., London: Palgrave.

Gosine, A. (2016) “My Mother’s Baby: Wrecking Work After Indentureship,” in Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought, G. Hosein and L. Outar, eds., London: Palgrave.

A. Gosine (2015) “CAISO, CAISO: Negotiating Sex Rights and Nationalism in Trinidad and Tobago,” Sexualities

James, Carl

S. Tecle & C.E. James (2018). Could it happen here?: Canada’s multicultural oasis and the global right-wing drift. In A.        Johnson, R. Joseph-Salisbury & B. Kamunge  (eds) The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial    Violence. London: Zed Books.

C.E. James (2018). “Singled out”: Being a Black youth in the suburbs. In L. Foster, L. Jacobs, B. Siu & S. Azmi (eds.) Racial    Profiling and Human Rights in Canada: The New Legal Landscape. Toronto: Irwin Law, p. 133 – 151

T. Das Gupta, C.E. James, R. Maaka, G.-E. Galabuzi & C. Andersen (eds.) (2018). Race and Racialization: Essential Readings (2nd Edition). Toronto: Canadian   Scholars’ Press.

K. Bilodeau-Pandolfi & C.E. James (2017) Creating Canada: Inclusive education      or different versions of colonial stories?Journal of Canadian Studies. Vol. 51,           No.1, pp. 90–111.

F. Henry, E. Dua, C.E. James, A. Kobayashi, P. Li, H. Ramos, M.S. Smith, (2017). The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indigeneity  at Canadian Universities, Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press (374pp.).

F. Henry, E. Dua, A. Kobayashi, C. James, P. Li, H. Ramos, M.S. Smith, (2017). Race Racialization and Indigeneity in Canadian Universities Race, Ethnicity and Education. Vol. 20, No.3, 300–314.

C.E. James (2015). Beyond education, brains and hard work: The aspirations and  career trajectory of two Black young men.   Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research, Vol. 26, pp. 332-353.

Laxer, Emily

Laxer, Emily. Forthcoming, Spring 2019. Unveiling the Nation: The Politics of Secularism in France and Québec. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Laxer, Emily. 2018. “‘We Are All Republicans’: Political Articulation and the Production of Nationhood in France’s Face Veil Debate”. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 60(04): 938-967.

Laxer, Emily and Anna C. Korteweg. 2018. “Party Competition and the Production of Nationhood in the Immigration Context: Particularizing the Universal for Political Gain in France and Québec”.  Ethnic and Racial Studies, 41(11): 1915-1933 (lead article).

Reitz, Jeffrey, Patrick Simon and Emily Laxer. 2017. “Muslims’ Social Inclusion in Canada, Québec and France: Does National Context Matter?” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(15): 2473-2498.

Laxer, Emily, Rachael D. Carson and Anna C. Korteweg. 2014. “Articulating Minority Nationhood: Cultural and Political Dimensions in Québec’s Reasonable Accommodation Debate”. Nations and Nationalism 20(1): 133-153.

Mykhalovskiy, Eric

Mykhalovskiy, E. 2018. Institutional Ethnography and Activist Futures. In M. Schultz (ed.) Frontiers of Global Sociology. Research Perspectives for the 21st Century.  Berlin/New York: International Sociological Association. Pp. 296-304.

Mykhalovskiy, E., 2018. Frohlich, K., Poland, B. Ruggiero, E., Rock, M., and Comer, L. Critical social science with public health: Agonism, critique and engagement. Critical Public Health.  Accepted, DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2018.1474174

Mykhalovskiy, E.   2016. Making science count: significant risk, HIV Non-disclosure and science-based criminal law reform: A reflexive analysis. In Stanton, C. and Quirk, H. (Eds.) Criminalising contagion: Legal and ethical challenges of disease transmission and the criminal law.  Cambridge University Press. Pp. 150-74.

Raphael, Dennis

Raphael, D., Komakech, M., Bryant, T., and Torrence, R. (2018). Governmental illegitimacy and incompetency in Canada and other liberal nations: Implications for health. International Journal of Health Services. https://doi:10.1177/0020731418795136.

Raphael, D, Chaufan, C., Bryant, T., Bakhsh, M. Bindra, J., Puran, A. Saliba, D. (2018) The cultural hegemony of chronic disease association discourse in Canada. Social Theory and Health.

Kirkland, R. & Raphael, D. (2018). Perpetuating the utopia of health behaviourism: A case study of the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation’s Don’t Change Much Initiative. Social Theory and Health, 16(1), 1-19.

Raphael, D. (ed.) (2016). Immigration, public policy, and health: Newcomer experiences in developed nations. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Raphael, D. (ed.) (2016). Social determinants of health: Canadian perspectives, 3rd edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Spotton Visano, Brenda

Buckland, Jerry, Chris Robinson and Brenda Spotton Visano, eds. Payday Lending in Canada in a Global Context: A Mature Industry with Chronic Challenges London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. ISBN# 9783319712123 (245pp)

Britto, Neil and Brenda Spotton Visano   “Building community capacity: Self-assessment performance metrics for Canadian microcredit programs,” Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation v.33 n.1 (2018): 154–167

Spotton Visano, Brenda “From Challenging the Text to Constructing It in a Large Economics Classroom: Revealing the not-so-common sense of the capitalist mode of production” Review of Radical Political Economics 2018, Vol. 50(1) 194–204

Spotton Visano, Brenda “Gendering Post-Keynesian Monetary Macroeconomics with Situated Knowledge” Review of Radical Political Economics v.49, n.4 (2017): 567-573

Spotton Visano, Brenda “Defying the Dominant Discourse: Why contesting Neoliberalism needs Critical Pedagogy in Economics Education,” Critical Studies in Education (online November 2016)

Thomas, Mark

Thomas, Mark, Leah Vosko, Carlo Fanelli, and Olena Lyubchenko (eds.) (forthcoming 2019) Change and Continuity: Canadian Political Economy in the New Millennium. Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Brock, Debi, Aryn Martin, Rebecca Raby, and Mark Thomas (eds.) (forthcoming 2019) Power and Everyday Practices, 2nd Edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Jackson, Andrew, and Mark Thomas (2017) Work and Labour in Canada: Critical Issues. 3rd Edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.

Thomas, Mark, and Steven Tufts (2016) “Austerity, Right Populism and the Crisis of Labour in Canada.” Antipode 48(1) January, 212-30.

Thomas, Mark (2016) “Producing and Contesting ‘Unfree Labour’ Through the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program.” In A. Choudry and A. Smith (eds.) Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada. Oakland: PM Press, 21-36. July.

Weisman, Richard

Richard Weisman, "Regulating the Expression of Remorse and the Building of Moral Communities," pp. 247-263 in Catharine Abell and Joel Smith, eds., The Expression of Emotion: Philosophical, Psychological, and Legal Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Richard Weisman, Showing Remorse: Law and the Social Control of Emotion, Ashgate Publishing Company, Farnham, England, 2014; paperback edition, Routledge Press, 2016.

Wood, Lesley

2019. “Anarchist Gatherings 1986-2017.” ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies

2017. “Waves of Protest, the Eros Effect and the Social Relations of Diffusion” in Spontaneous Combustion: The Eros Effect and Global Revolution. Jason DelGandio and AK Thompson, eds. SUNY Press

2017. “Neither Cooptation nor Charity” in Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up?. Edited by Michael Truscello and Ajamu Nanwaya. AK Press.

2017. “Eventful Events: Local Outcomes of G20 Summit Protests in Pittsburgh and Toronto,” Co-authored by Lesley Wood, Suzanne Staggenborg, Glenn Stalker and Rachel Kutz-Flammenbaum. Social Movement Studies

2014.Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing. Pluto Books Limited. (Canadian edition, Between the Lines; US distribution, University of Chicago Press. French edition, Lux)