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Carmela Murdocca

Department of Sociology

Associate Professor
 
Office: 2144 Vari Hall
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 60355
Emailmurdocca@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.yorku.ca/murdocca
 
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Carmela Murdocca is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University and is a member of the graduate programs in Sociology, Socio-Legal Studies and Social and Political Thought. She has been a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia University. Her research focuses on the sociology of law, race and gender with an emphasis on historical injustice and social marginalization.
Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Selected Publications

Brock, D., Glasbeek, A., Murdocca, C., eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Murdocca, C. To Right Historical Wrongs: Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.

Murdocca, C. “Visual Legalities of Race and Reparations,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29, 2 (2014), p.219-234.

Murdocca, C. “Persistence and Memorialization: Self-Harm and Suicide in Reparation Politics in Canada,” Australian Feminist Law Journal 38, 2 (2013), p. 93-107.

Murdocca, C. “‘A Matter of Time and a Matter of Place’: Colonial Inquiries and the Politics of Testimony,” Law, Culture and the Humanities (2013), p.1-23.

Murdocca, C. “‘There is Something in that Water:’ Race, Nationalism and Legal Violence,” Law and Social Inquiry 35, 2 (2010): 369-402.

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Books

Brock, D., Glasbeek, A., Murdocca, C., eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Murdocca, C. To Right Historical Wrongs: Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.

Book Chapters

Murdocca, C. “Racialization, Criminalization, Representation.” Murdocca C. with D. Brock, A. Glasbeek, eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation University of Toronto Press, 2014, p.107-132.

Murdocca, C. “Michel Foucault: Theories and Method.” Murdocca C. with D. Brock, A. Glasbeek , eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014, p.5-28.

Murdocca, C., “Pursuing National Responsibility in a post-9/11 World: Seeking Asylum in Canada for Gender Persecution” Not Born A Refugee Woman: Contesting Identities, Rethinking Practices, Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Nazilla Khanlou and Helene Moussa, eds. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books and Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, 2008, 254-263.

Murdocca, C. “National Responsibility and Systemic Racism in Criminal Sentencing: The Case of R. v. Hamilton.The Place of Justice, Nicholas Blomley and Sean Robertson, eds. Vancouver: Fernwood Publishing, 2006, 67-94.

Murdocca, C. “Her Home.ca: Feminist Postings Online.” Turbo Chicks: Talking Young Feminism, Lisa Bryn Rundle, Lara Karain, eds. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2001, p.213-220.

Journal Articles

Murdocca, C. “Visual Legalities of Race and Reparations,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29, 2 (2014), p.219-234.

Murdocca, C. “Persistence and Memorialization: Self-Harm and Suicide in Reparation Politics in Canada,” Australian Feminist Law Journal 38, 2 (2013), p. 93-107.

Murdocca, C. “‘A Matter of Time and a Matter of Place’: Colonial Inquiries and the Politics of Testimony,” Law, Culture and the Humanities (2013), p.1-23.

Murdocca, C. “‘There is Something in that Water:’ Race, Nationalism and Legal Violence,” Law and Social Inquiry 35, 2 (2010): 369-402.

Murdocca, C. “From Incarceration to Restoration: National Responsibility, Gender and the Production of Difference,” Social and Legal Studies 18, 1 (2009): 23-45.

Murdocca, C., “The Racial Profile: Governing Race through Knowledge Production,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 19, 1 (2004): 153-167.

Murdocca, C., “When Ebola Came to Canada: Race and the Making of the Respectable Body,” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal, 27, 2 (2003): 24-31.

Book Reviews

Murdocca, C., Review of Let Right Be Done: Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights, by Hamar Foster, Heather Raven and Jeremy Webber, eds. Vancouver, UBC Press, 2007. Law and Politics Review 18, 7, 2008, p.574-578.

Murdocca, C., Review of Challenging Diversity: Rethinking Equality and the Value of Difference, Davina Cooper (London: Cambridge University Press, 2004) Resources for Feminist Research, 2007, p.1021-1022.

Murdocca, C., Review of Rethinking Law, Society and Governance: Foucault’s Bequest. George Pavlich and Gary Wickham (eds.). Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2003, http://www.ccja-acjp.ca/en/cjcr38.html

Murdocca, C., Review of Multicultural States: Rethinking Difference and Identity in Fuse, 23, 2 (2000), p.47-48.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/SOCI3810 6.0  Criminalization and Regulation LECT Course Website 


Carmela Murdocca is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University and is a member of the graduate programs in Sociology, Socio-Legal Studies and Social and Political Thought. She has been a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia University. Her research focuses on the sociology of law, race and gender with an emphasis on historical injustice and social marginalization.

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Selected Publications

Brock, D., Glasbeek, A., Murdocca, C., eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Murdocca, C. To Right Historical Wrongs: Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.

Murdocca, C. “Visual Legalities of Race and Reparations,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29, 2 (2014), p.219-234.

Murdocca, C. “Persistence and Memorialization: Self-Harm and Suicide in Reparation Politics in Canada,” Australian Feminist Law Journal 38, 2 (2013), p. 93-107.

Murdocca, C. “‘A Matter of Time and a Matter of Place’: Colonial Inquiries and the Politics of Testimony,” Law, Culture and the Humanities (2013), p.1-23.

Murdocca, C. “‘There is Something in that Water:’ Race, Nationalism and Legal Violence,” Law and Social Inquiry 35, 2 (2010): 369-402.

All Publications

Books

Brock, D., Glasbeek, A., Murdocca, C., eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Murdocca, C. To Right Historical Wrongs: Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.

Book Chapters

Murdocca, C. “Racialization, Criminalization, Representation.” Murdocca C. with D. Brock, A. Glasbeek, eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation University of Toronto Press, 2014, p.107-132.

Murdocca, C. “Michel Foucault: Theories and Method.” Murdocca C. with D. Brock, A. Glasbeek , eds. Criminalization, Representation, Regulation. University of Toronto Press, 2014, p.5-28.

Murdocca, C., “Pursuing National Responsibility in a post-9/11 World: Seeking Asylum in Canada for Gender Persecution” Not Born A Refugee Woman: Contesting Identities, Rethinking Practices, Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Nazilla Khanlou and Helene Moussa, eds. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books and Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, 2008, 254-263.

Murdocca, C. “National Responsibility and Systemic Racism in Criminal Sentencing: The Case of R. v. Hamilton.The Place of Justice, Nicholas Blomley and Sean Robertson, eds. Vancouver: Fernwood Publishing, 2006, 67-94.

Murdocca, C. “Her Home.ca: Feminist Postings Online.” Turbo Chicks: Talking Young Feminism, Lisa Bryn Rundle, Lara Karain, eds. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2001, p.213-220.

Journal Articles

Murdocca, C. “Visual Legalities of Race and Reparations,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29, 2 (2014), p.219-234.

Murdocca, C. “Persistence and Memorialization: Self-Harm and Suicide in Reparation Politics in Canada,” Australian Feminist Law Journal 38, 2 (2013), p. 93-107.

Murdocca, C. “‘A Matter of Time and a Matter of Place’: Colonial Inquiries and the Politics of Testimony,” Law, Culture and the Humanities (2013), p.1-23.

Murdocca, C. “‘There is Something in that Water:’ Race, Nationalism and Legal Violence,” Law and Social Inquiry 35, 2 (2010): 369-402.

Murdocca, C. “From Incarceration to Restoration: National Responsibility, Gender and the Production of Difference,” Social and Legal Studies 18, 1 (2009): 23-45.

Murdocca, C., “The Racial Profile: Governing Race through Knowledge Production,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 19, 1 (2004): 153-167.

Murdocca, C., “When Ebola Came to Canada: Race and the Making of the Respectable Body,” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal, 27, 2 (2003): 24-31.

Book Reviews

Murdocca, C., Review of Let Right Be Done: Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights, by Hamar Foster, Heather Raven and Jeremy Webber, eds. Vancouver, UBC Press, 2007. Law and Politics Review 18, 7, 2008, p.574-578.

Murdocca, C., Review of Challenging Diversity: Rethinking Equality and the Value of Difference, Davina Cooper (London: Cambridge University Press, 2004) Resources for Feminist Research, 2007, p.1021-1022.

Murdocca, C., Review of Rethinking Law, Society and Governance: Foucault’s Bequest. George Pavlich and Gary Wickham (eds.). Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2003, http://www.ccja-acjp.ca/en/cjcr38.html

Murdocca, C., Review of Multicultural States: Rethinking Difference and Identity in Fuse, 23, 2 (2000), p.47-48.


Teaching:

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/SOCI3810 6.0  Criminalization and Regulation LECT Course Website