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Patrizia Albanese

Dr. Patrizia Albanese

Professor & Associate Dean of Arts, Research and Graduate Studies
EducationBA (King’s College, University of Western Ontario), MA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of Toronto, Sociology)
OfficeJOR-110
Phone416-979-5000 x556526

Areas of Expertise:

children & childhood; social/family policies; youth; families; research ethics & methods

Research:

Dr. Albanese is doing research and publishing in the areas of policies affecting children, youth and families, including on the well-being of youth in Canadian Forces families (with Dr. Deborah Harrison, UNB); and on how care is conceptualized in Canadian family policies (with Drs. Rachel Langford; Ryerson U; Kate Bezanson, Brock U.; and Susan Prentice, U. of Manitoba). She is the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Contribution Award.

Courses:

  • SSH 301:  Research Design and Qualitative Methods
  • SOC 504:  Children & Society

Graduate Program Membership:

  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Immigration & Settlement Studies
  • Policy Studies
  • Public Policy & Administration

Community & Professional Service:

Recent Publications:

Powell, A., R. Langford, P. Albanese, K. Bezanson, S. Prentice. 2020. Who Cares for Carers? How discursive constructions of care work marginalized early childhood educators in Ontario’s 2018 provincial election., external link, opens in new window Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood 21(2): 153-164.

Albanese, P. 2020. Children in Canada Today, 3rd ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Tepperman, L. and P. Albanese (eds). 2018. Principles of Sociology: Canadian perspectives, 4th ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Albanese, P., L. Tepperman, and E. Alexander (eds). 2018. Reading Sociology, 3rd ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Albanese, P. (ed.). 2018. Canadian Families Today, 4th ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Northey, M., L. Tepperman and P. Albanese. 2018. Making Sense in the Social Sciences: A Student’s Guide to Research and Writing, 7th ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON, ON: Oxford University Press.

Langford, R., S. Prentice and P. Albanese (eds). 2017. Caring for Children: Social Movements and Public Policy, external link, opens in new window. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Harrison, D. and P. Albanese. 2016. Growing Up in Armyville: Canada’s Military Families During the Afghanistan Mission., external link, opens in new window Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Tepperman, L. and P. Albanese (eds). 2016. Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, 3rd ed., external link, opens in new window Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.

Beiser, M., A. Goodwill, P. Albanese, K. McShane and M. Nowakowski. 2014. Predictors of immigrant children's mental health in Canada: selection, settlement contingencies, culture, or all of the above?, external link, opens in new window Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology 49(5): 743-756.

Robson, K., P. Albanese, D. Harrison and C. Sanders. 2014. School Engagement among Youth in Canadian Forces Families: A Comparative Analysis., external link, opens in new window Alberta Journal of Educational Research 59(3): 363-381.

Harrison, D., P. Albanese, and R. Berman. 2014. Parent-adolescent relationships in military families affected by post-traumatic stress disorder., external link, opens in new window Canadian Social Work Review 31(1): 85-107.

Albanese, P., M. Butryn, L. Hawkins and C. Manion. 2014. “Across the Great Divide: Balancing Paid Work and Child Care in Neoliberal Times in Two Policy Jurisdictions in the Ottawa Valley, Canada” in Mothering in the Age of Neoliberalism, external link, opens in new window (pp. 57-84), edited by M. Vandenbeld Giles. Toronto: Demeter Press.