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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

January 2016

Academic Presentations

Aryeh Gitterman.  “Closing the Gap and Reducing Overlap in Child and Youth Mental Health Services: A Collaboration between School Boards and Community Agencies”.  Presented at the 29th Annual International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland, 6-9 January 2016.  [Note: ICSEI 2016 had over 500 participants from 45 countries.] 

Gregory J. Inwood.  “How Does Public Policy Emerge From Public Inquiries?”  Presented to the Forensic Science and Canadian Public Inquiries Conference.  Toronto: Ontario Forensic Pathology Services and University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 27 January 2016.

Events

Pamela Palmater.  Book launch [Indigenous Nationhood: Empowering Grassroots Citizens.  With a foreword by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair.  Halifax:  Fernwood Publishing, 2015].  Toronto:  Beit Zatoun (612 Markham Str), 29 January 2016.

See news item and photos.

PUBLICATIONS - PUBLISHED

A. Paul Williams, Allie Peckham, Kerry Kuluski, Janet Lum, Natalie Warrick, Karen Spalding, Tommy Tam, Cindy Bruce-Barrett, Marta Grasic and Jennifer Im. “Caring for Caregivers: Challenging the Assumptions.” HealthcarePapers 15:1(2015): 8-21.

A. Paul Williams, Allie Peckham, Kerry Kuluski, Janet Lum and Frances Morton-Chang. “Caring for Caregivers: Bridging the Care Gap – The Authors Respond.” HealthcarePapers 15:1(2015): 62-66.

Carlo Fanelli and John Shields. “The Paradox of Low-Wage Work.” Precarious Work and the Struggle for Living WagesAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 27 (2016): 9-11.

Matthew Flisfeder. “Digital Labour and the Internet Prosumer Commodity: In Conversation with Christian Fuchs.” Precarious Work and the Struggle for Living WagesAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 27 (2016): 267-278.

Matthew Flisfeder, “Ideology Critique and Film Criticism in the New Media Ecology.” Film Criticism 40: 1 (2016).

Mitu Sengupta.  “The Sustainable Development Goals: An Assessment of Ambition.” E-International Relations (January 18, 2016).

Mitu Sengupta.  “Modi Planning: What the NITI Aayog Suggests about the Aspirations and Practices of Narendra Modi's Government.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 38: 4 (January 2016): 791-806. [Special issue: Hindu Nationalism in Action: The Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian Politics, ed. John Harriss.]

Wayne Lewchuk, Michelynn Laflèche, Stephanie Procyk, Charlene Cook, Diane Dyson, Luin Goldring Karen Lior, Alan Meisner, John Shields, Anthony Tambureno, and Peter Viducis. “The Precarity Penalty: How Insecure Employment Disadvantages Workers and Their Families.” Precarious Work and the Struggle for Living WagesAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 27 (2016): 87-108.

Charity-Ann Hannan, Harald Bauder and John Shields. “‘Illegalized’ Workers and the Struggle for a Living Wage.” Precarious Work and the Struggle for Living WagesAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 27 (2016): 109-136.

Keren Gottfried, John Shields, Nasima Akter, Diane Dyson, Sevgul Topkara-Sarsu, Haweiya Egeh and Sandra Guerra. “Paving Their Way and Earning Their Pay: Economic Survival Experiences of Immigrants in East Toronto.” Precarious Work and the Struggle for Living WagesAlternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 27 (2016): 137-161.

Myer Siemiatycki.  “Time for fairer property taxes” (op. ed.)  Toronto Star, 12 January 2016, A11.

Neil Thomlinson.  Response to Jørgen Bøytler, 2014 Walter Vivian Moses Lecture: “Unity in Diversity: Challenges to the Worldwide Moravian Unity.”  The Hinge: International Theological Dialog for the Moravian Church 21:1 (Fall 2015):  33-34 (lecture at pp. 3-24).

Neil Thomlinson.  Privatization won’t save Canada Post” (Letter: op-ed).  Toronto Star, 09 January 2016, IN7.  Response to R. Michael Warren, “Time to stop Canada Post’s slow-motion death march,” Toronto Star 23 December 2015.

Also congratulations to Ron Branker [MA (Public Policy and Administration): 2007; PhD (Policy Studies): 2015]:
“Labour Market Discrimination: the Lived Experiences of English-Speaking Caribbean Immigrants in Toronto.”  Journal of International Migration and Integration.  DOI 10.1007/s12134-016-0469-x

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Carlo Fanelli and Bryan Evans.  "The Living Wage Movement in Canada: Responses to Low Wage Work.” In Reading Sociology: A Canadian Sociological Association Reader, 3rd ed., ed. Lorne Tepperman and Patrizia Albanese.  Toronto: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Carlo Fanelli.  "“Municipal Neoliberalism and Ontario.” In Divided Province: Ontario Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism, ed. Greg Albo and Robert MacDermid. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.

Mitu Sengupta.  “Civil Society and Anti-Corruption Initiatives in India: Towards A Citizens' Perspective." In Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia, eds. Ian Scott and Ting Gong. London UK: Routledge (forthcoming in July 2016)

Ian Cunningham, Donna Baines, John Shields, and Wayne Lewchuk “Austerity policies, ‘precarity’ and the non-profit workforce: A comparative study of UK and Canada.” The Journal of Industrial Relations (JIR) – special issue on 'Care Work' 58:4 (September 2016): forthcoming.