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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

October 2017

Academic Presentations

Duncan MacLellan and Heather Rintoul. “Walking the Pedagogical Line in Graduate Studies: Obstacles and Opportunities Transitioning to Digital and E-Learning.” Presented at the 22nd Annual Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE): Standing Up and Speaking Out. Los Angeles, CA: 06 October 2017.

Sorpong Peou. “ASEAN at 50: Still Making Miracles or Moribund?” Special guest address to Congress 2017 of the Asian Political and International Studies Association.  Phitsanulok, Thailand: Naresuan University, 20 October 2017.

David Trick and Jinli Yang.  “Mining graduate surveys to strengthen quality and student choice: Lessons from Ontario's surveys of college and university graduates.”  Presented to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association.  Toronto, 23 October 2017.

David Trick.  “Numbers and beyond: Higher education and government in the age of Big Data.”  Keynote address to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association.  Toronto, 23 October 2017.

Awards

Financial Post Magazine has named Pam Palmater to its second annual "Power List," which it describes as a list of "25 of the biggest, buzziest and most influential movers and shakers in Canada and beyond."  See website news; See Financial Post Magazine article.

Conference Participation

Sorpong Peou. Discussant. “Politics of Internal Migration and International Migration, Transnationalization of Migration and Diaspora Politics” (Panel).  Congress 2017 of the Asian Political and International Studies Association.  Phitsanulok, Thailand: Naresuan University, 20 October 2017.

Sorpong Peou. Discussant. “In and Around the Sea of Southeast Asia I: ASEAN and Regional Maritime Issues” (Panel). Annual Conference organized by the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies.  Toronto: York University, 27 October 2017.

Sorpong Peou. Discussant.  “In and Around the Sea of Southeast Asia II: ASEAN and Regional Maritime Issues” (Panel). Annual Conference organized by the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies.  Toronto: York University, 27 October 2017.

Anver Saloojee was a panellist in the Closing Session: “Reflections and Remarks” at the conference The Many Gods of Canada: Religion, Secularism, and Public Policy.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 19 October 2017.

Myer Siemiatycki was moderator of Session 2: “Religion and Public Space” at the conference The Many Gods of Canada: Religion, Secularism, and Public Policy.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 19 October 2017.

Events

The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History (at the) hosted a discussion and book launch for Patrice Dutil, Prime Ministerial Power in Canada: Its Origins Under Macdonald, Laurier and Borden, 1867-1920 (UBC Press).  The event featured Dr. Dutil and Prof. Mel Cappe, former Clerk of the Privy Council of Canada.  Toronto: Munk School of Global Affairs, 24 October 2017.

Myer Siemiatycki and Haroon Siddiqui (Ryerson Distinguished Visiting Professor) co-organized the conference The Many Gods of Canada: Religion, Secularism, and Public Policy.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 18-19 October 2017.

Publications - Published

Patrice Dutil and David MacKenzie. Embattled Nation: Canada’s Wartime Election of 1917. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2017.

Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride, ed.  Austerity: The Lived Experience.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
[volume reported as “forthcoming” in December 2016 DIGEST; contributions listed as “forthcoming” in June 2017 DIGEST].

  • Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride, “Austerity as Lived Experience: An Introduction.”  Ch. 1 in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 3-16. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
  • Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride, “Manufacturing the Common Sense of Austerity.” Introduction to Part I: Theory and Ideology in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 17-19. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
  • Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride, “Austerity on the Ground.” Introduction to Part II: Impact and Consequences in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 121-123. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
  • Bryan M. Evans, Stephen McBride, and Jacob Muirhead, “Austerity and the Low Wage Economy: Living and Other Wages.” Ch. 8 in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 164-194. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017
  • Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride, “The Old Strategies Don’t Work. So What’s Possible?” Introduction to Part III: Class, Resistance, and Alternatives in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 249-250. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
  • Bryan M. Evans, “Social Democracy and Social Pacts: Austerity Alliances and their Consequences.” Ch. 13 in Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 293-316. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.
  • Stephen McBride and Bryan M. Evans, “Conclusion.” In Austerity: The Lived Experience, eds. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 344-354. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Duncan MacLellan. Review of Fields of Authority: Special Purpose Governance in Ontario 1815-2015, by Jack Lucas (Toronto:  University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2016): 320pp. Canadian Public Administration Online Reviews: 23 October 2017.

R. Michael McGregor, Aaron Moore, Samantha Jackson, Karen Bird and Laura B. Stephenson. “Why so Few Women and Minorities in Local Politics? Incumbency and Affinity Voting in Low Information Elections" (with Aaron Moore, Samantha Jackson, Karen Bird and Laura Stephenson).  Representation 53:2 (2017): 135-52. [Reported as forthcoming in July 2017 DIGEST]

Susan Barrass and John Shields. “Immigration in an Age of Austerity: Morality, the Welfare State and the Shaping of the Ideal Migrant.” In Austerity: The Lived Experience, ed. Bryan Evans and Stephen McBride, 195-221.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.  [Reported as forthcoming in January 2017 DIGEST and included in June 2017 updated listing]

Myer Siemiatycki. “The Eruv as Contested Jewish Space in North America” (Abstract here.)  In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America, ed. John Corrigan.  Series: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. John Barton.  London and New York: Oxford University Press, October 2017.  DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.486.  Will also appear online in the Religion in America section of the online Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion.  [Reported as forthcoming in the July 2017 DIGEST]

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Cameron Anderson, Peter Loewen, and Michael McGregor. “Implementation Intentions, Information, and Voter Turnout: An Experimental Study.”  Political Psychology, forthcoming.

Peter Loewen (UofT) and Daniel Rubenson, ed. Duty and Choice: Voter Turnout and Choice in the World's Electoral Systems.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.

  • Peter Loewen (UofT), Daniel Rubenson and Maxime Héroux-Legault (Concordia). “Choice and Duty: The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters.” In Duty and Choice: Voter Turnout and Choice in the World's Electoral Systems, ed. Peter Loewen and Daniel Rubenson.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.
  • Peter Loewen (UofT), Daniel Rubenson and André Blais (Montréal). “The Future of Election Studies and the Study of Elections.” In Duty and Choice: Voter Turnout and Choice in the World's Electoral Systems, ed. Peter Loewen and Daniel Rubenson.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.

Meghan Joy and John Shields. “Austerity in the Making: Reconfiguring Social Policy through Social Impact Bonds.” Policy and Politics (forthcoming).

Karla Angélica Valenzuela Moreno, John Shields and Julie Drolet. “Settling Immigrants in Neoliberal Times: NGOs and Immigrant Well-being in Comparative Context.” Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research (forthcoming)

Stephanie Procyk, Wayne Lewchuk and John Shields (eds.) Precarious Employment: Causes, Consequences and Remedies. Halifax Fernwood Publishing (forthcoming).

  • Wayne Lewchuk, Stephanie Procyk, John Shields. “Precarious Employment, Families and Communities.” In Precarious Employment: Causes, Consequences and Remedies, ed. Wayne Lewchuk, Stephanie Procyk and John Shields.  Halifax: Fernwood Publishing (forthcoming).
  • John Shields, Ian Cunningham, Donna Baines “Precarious Undertakings: Serving Vulnerable Communities through Non-profits Work.” In Precarious Employment: Causes, Consequences and Remedies, ed. Wayne Lewchuk, Stephanie Procyk and John Shields.  Halifax: Fernwood Publishing (forthcoming).
  • Ian Cunningham Donna Baines and John Shields. “Worker voice and representation for the precarious workforce in non-union CVS organisations during austerity.”  In Precarious Employment: Causes, Consequences and Remedies, ed. Wayne Lewchuk, Stephanie Procyk and John Shields.  Halifax: Fernwood Publishing (forthcoming).