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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

December 2014

Academic Presentations


Matthew Flisfeder. “Entrepreneurialism and Reification: A Lacanian-Marxist Critique of Foucault’s Neoliberal Subject.” Presented at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory conference Engaging Foucault.  University of Belgrade. 6 December 2014.

Daniel Rubenson, Gabriel López-Moctezuma (Princeton University), Thomas Fujiwara (Princeton University), Cecilia Pe Lero (University of Notre Dame) and Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University) “Policy Deliberation and Voting Behavior: Evidence From a Field Experiment in the Philippines.” Presented at the Research Seminar of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, 03 December  2014.

John Shields.  Roundtable Lead, “Immigrant Marginalization and Precariousness,” RBC Immigrant, Diversity and Inclusion Project Workshop.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 16 December 2014.

H.V. Savitch and Ronald K. Vogel. “Metropolitan Governance and Regional Cooperation: Comparing World Cities.” Invited conference paper presented at the Second International Conference on Regional and Urban Development. Guangzhou, China: Sun Yat-sen University, 13 December 2014.

Ronald K. Vogel. “Toronto’s Governance Crisis: A Global City Under Pressure.” Presented at the Municipal Urban Management Commission of Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China, 12 December 2014.

Appointments

Daniel Rubenson.  Visiting scholar, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, December 2014.

Publications - Published

Patrice Dutil.  “Infrastructure Ontario: The Agencification of Public Works in a Canadian Province.” In Public Enterprises Today: Missions, Performance and Governance – Learning from Fifteen Cases [Les entreprises publiques aujourd’hui : missions, performance, gouvernance - Leçons de quinze études de cas], ed. Luc Bernier, 303-334. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2015.

Bryan M. Evans and Adam Wellstead. “Tales of Policy Estrangement: Non-governmental Policy Work and Capacity in Three Canadian Provinces.” Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research 5:2 (2014): 7-28.

Abbas Gnamo. “Scramble for Oromo Land: Menelik's Conquest and Arsi Oromo Resistance, 1881-1886.” In Contested Terrain: The Oromo and Ethiopian Studies, ed. Ezekiel Gebissa, 60-92.  Minneapolis: The Lutheran University Press, 2014.

Christopher Gore and Nansozi Muwanga. “Decentralization is Dead, Long Live Decentralization! Capital City Reform and Political Rights in Kampala, Uganda.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 38:6 (2014): 2201-2216. [This was previously reported (12 May 2013) with DOI]

Sorpong Peou. “Democratization and Human Rights in Southeast Asia.” In Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization, ed. William Case, 38-53. New York and Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2014.

Tanuka Endow, Sumit Mazumdar and Mitu Sengupta, ed.  Human Development in the Global South: Emerging Perspectives in the Era of Post-Millennium Development Goals. New Delhi: Institute for Human Development and Manak Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2014.

Mitu Sengupta and Thomas Pogge (Yale). “Way Forward: Priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda.” In Human Development in the Global South: Emerging Perspectives in the Era of Post-Millennium Development Goals, eds. Tanuka Endow, Sumit Mazumdar and Mitu Sengupta, 399-409. New Delhi: Institute for Human Development and Manak Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2014.

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Carlo Fanelli and Bryan Evans, ed. Neoliberalism and the Degradation of EducationAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 26 (2015).  Yearly edition. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press.