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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

February 2018

Academic Presentations

Daniel Rubenson.  “The Effect of Exogenous Political Events on Risk Taking: Evidence From Millions of Soccer Bets.”  Presented at The Human Nature Group meetings, Whistler BC, 17 February 2018.

Daniel Rubenson. “Testing the Effects on Parliamentarian Behaviour of Assigning Public Opinion Data to Canadian MPs.”  Presented at the meetings of the Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) research network.  Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University, 09 February 2018.

Daniel Rubenson.  “Commentary on Recent Developments in the Study of Representation and Electoral Systems.”  Presented at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 05 February 2018.


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Conference Participation

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Greg Albo, Bryan M. Evans and Robert MacDermid - with McGill-Queen’s University Press - were awarded $8,000 by the Aid to Scholarly Publications Program of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to assist with the publication of the book Divided Province: Ontario Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism.

Publications - Published

Tania Das Gupta, Carl E. James, Roger C.A. Maaka, Grace-Edward Galabuzi, Chris Andersen, ed. Race and Racialization: Essential Readings, 2nd ed.  Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2018.

Bryan Evans and John Shields. “The Third Sector, the Neo-Liberal State, and Beyond: Reshaping Contracting and Policy Advocacy.” In The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration, 3rd ed., ed. Christopher Dunn, 489-500. Toronto:  Oxford University Press, 2018. [Reported as forthcoming in the November 2017 DIGEST]

Greg Inwood.  “Nationalism Versus Continentalism: Clarksonian Perspectives.”  Progressive Economics Forum, 27 February 2018.

Robert MarshallReview of Automating Inequality. How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2017): 260 pp.  Social Inequality and the Spectre of Social Justice – Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 29 (2018).

Nicholas Caruana, R. Michael McGregor, Aaron Moore, and Laura Stephenson. "Voting "Ford" of Against: Understanding Strategic Voting in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election." Social Science Quarterly 99:1 (March 2018): 231-245.

Karla Angelica Valenzuela Moreno, John Shields and Julie Drolet. “Settling Immigrants in Neoliberal Times: NGOs and Immigrant Well-being in Comparative Context.”  Social Inequality and the Spectre of Social Justice – Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research 29 (2018): 65-89.  [Reported as forthcoming in the October 2017 DIGEST]

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Greg Albo, Bryan M. Evans and Robert MacDermid, ed. Divided Province: Ontario Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism.  Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Forthcoming.

Christopher Gore, Jennifer Brass, Elizabeth Baldwin, and Lauren MacLean.  “Political Autonomy and Resistance in Electricity Sector Liberalization in Africa.World Development. Forthcoming.

Publications - Under Contract

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