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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

All Publications

Books

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

Book Chapters

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.

Journal Articles

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

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.


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

All Publications

Books

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

Book Chapters

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.

Journal Articles

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

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.