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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

February 2017

Academic Presentations

Tuna Baskoy “Theorizing the State in Post-Keynesian Economics.”  Presented in session M5: Theorizing Economic Methodology of the 43rd Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference.  New York: Sheraton Hotel at Times Square, 26 February 2017.

Pamela Palmater delivered the opening keynote address to the Rebellious Lawyering Conference 2017.  New Haven, CT: Yale University, 17 February 2017.  See news item for further details.

John Shields and Bryan Evans. “Iceland, A Different Kind of Election Result: Lessons Learned from Pirate Party’s Direct Democracy.”  Presented at The Conversation Circles at Carrot Common.  Toronto:  Carrot Common Meeting Room, 27 February 2017.

John Shields, Maria Gintova, Sepali Guruge, Reena Tandon, Mia Hershkowitz, Sutama Ghosh and Harald Bauder.  “Role of Services in the Integration of Immigrant Families.” Presented at the Immigrants as a Family Affair Workshop.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 14 February 2017.

John Shields, Omar Lujan, Harald Bauder, Maria Gintova.  “Labour Integration Strategies and Family Dynamics.” Presented at the Immigrants as a Family Affair Workshop.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 14 February 2017.

Conference Participation

Tuna Baskoy was a Discussant for session K4: Topics in Economic History at the43rd Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference.  New York: Sheraton Hotel at Times Square, 25 February 2017.

Pamela Palmater moderated the panel “Law and Activism: Strategies for the Protection of Indigenous Cultural Property” [Panellists: Danika Littlechild, Catherine Bell, Jean François Arteau, Honor Keeler].  Rebellious Lawyering Conference 2017.  New Haven, CT: Yale University, 18 February 2017.

Publications - Published

Robert MarshallReview of Escape From the Staples Trap: Canadian Political Economy after Left Nationalism by Paul Kellogg (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015): 275 pp.  Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research (2017).

Robert Marshall.  Review of Sovereignty’s Promise: The State as Fiduciary by Evan Fox-Decent (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011): 304 pp.   Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 10 (2017): 693-696.

Cameron Anderson, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron Moore and Laura Stephenson.  “Economic Voting and Multilevel Governance: The Case of Toronto.”  Urban Affairs Review 53:1 (January 2017): 71-101.

Aaron Moore, R. Michael McGregor and Laura Stephenson.  “Paying Attention and the Incumbency Effect:  Voting Behaviour in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election.”  International Political Science Review 38:1 (January 2017): 85-98.

Sophia Lowe, Ted Richmond and John Shields. “Settling on Austerity: ISAs, Immigrant Communities and Neoliberal Restructuring.” Austerity Urbanism and the Social Economy -- Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 28 (2017): 14-46.

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Zac Spicer, R. Michael McGregor and Christopher Alcantara.  “Political Opportunity Structures and the Representation of Women and Visible Minorities in Municipal Elections.”  Electoral Studies, forthcoming.