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Norene J Pupo-Barkans

Department of Sociology

Associate Professor
 
Office: 138 Founders College
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33310
Emailnpupo@yorku.ca
 
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   Area of Specialization

Sociology



Degrees

Ph.D., Sociology, McMaster University
M.A., Sociology, McMaster University
Honours B.A., Sociology, McMaster University
Professional Leadership

A) EDITORIAL:

Member, Editorial Board, Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 2006 - ongoing.

Editor-in-Chief, Just labour, effective June 2004 – July 2010.

Member, Editorial Committee, Just Labour, appointed July 1, 2001.

Associate Editor, Canadian Public Policy, for a two year term, September 1, 1997 - August 31, 1999.

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Sociology, January 1, 1998 - 2001.

Acting Associate Editor, Canadian Public Policy, for a one-year term, September 1, 1996 - August 31, 1997.

Associate Editor, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, for a three year term, July 1, 1995 - June 30, 1998.

B) PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION:

Canadian Sociological Association Meeting Committee, 2010-2011.

C) ACADEMIC ADJUDICATOR

i) EXTERNAL EXAMINER:

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Lakehead University, for the M.A. thesis of Patricia Lamminmaki, APainting Like a Housewife: An Inquiry into Gender Bias in Professional Art Education@. January 2006.

School of Social Science and Planning, Faculty of the Constructed Environment, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, for the Ph.D. dissertation of Janne Lorraine Skinner, "Stories from the Workplace: The Experience of Workplace Change". June 2001.

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Lakehead University, for the M.A. thesis of Albert Niemi, "A Sociological Investigation of "The Simpsons" with Respect to the Institution of Education". November 1997.

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta, for the Ph.D. thesis of Gillian Ranson, "The Transition to Motherhood: Occupational Choices and Family Decisions in the Life Course of Women University Graduates". September 22, 1995.

Graduate Department of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, for the Ed.D. thesis of Gertrude M.B. Knighton, "Influences Contributing to the Selection of Social Work". May 23, 1995.

School of Graduate Studies, Carleton University, for the Ph.D. thesis of David Broad, "Towards the Hollow Society? Global Economic Restructuring and the (Re)casualization of Labour in Canada". December 13, 1993.

School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto, for the Ph.D. thesis of Elizabeth Asner, "Class, Gender and Generation: A Life Course Approach to Women's Employment Choices and Feminist Consciousness". October 9, 1992.

DEAN'S REPRESENTATIVE, ORAL EXAMINATIONS:

7 Ph.D., 4 M.A., 3 M.S.W., 1 L.L.M., York University.

ii) TENURE AND PROMOTION ASSESSOR:

Assessor of Service of Dr. Steven Tufts, Department of Geography, for Tenure and the promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, Fall 2009.

Assessor of Teaching of Dr. Louise Ripley, School of Administrative Studies, for the promotion to the rank of Full Professor, Fall 2008.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Barbara Beardwood, Division of Social Sciences, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, November 2002.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Deborah Brock, Dept. of Sociology, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, October 2002.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Hira Singh, Dept. of Sociology, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, August 2002.

Assessor for the promotion of Dr. Dave Broad to the rank of Full Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, January 2001.

Assessor for the tenure and promotion of Dr. Gillian Ranson, to the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Calgary, April 2000.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Karen Swift, School of Social Work, for tenure and promotion file, January 1998.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Atsuko Matsuoka, School of Social Work, for tenure and promotion file, November 1997.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Margaret Beare, Dept. of Sociology, for tenure and promotion file, January 1997.

Assessor for the tenure and promotion of Dr. David Broad, to the rank of Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, December 1996.

Assessor for the promotion of Dr. Sharon Mason Singer to Associate Professor of Social Work, The University of British Columbia, November 1996.

Arms-length Assessor for tenure and promotion of Professor Penni Stewart, Dept. of Sociology, York University, 1994.

D) EXTERNAL CONSULTANT:

External Consultant, Undergraduate Program Review, Department of Sociology, Algoma University, Fall 2009.

E) REFEREE:

Assessor, Standard Grant Applications, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008.

Assessor, Grant Application, International Team Meeting for the Bellagio Conference Center, Rockefeller Foundation, 2004.

Member, North Central Sociological Association Scholarly Achievement Award Committee, 2002.

Member, John Vanderkamp Award Committee, Canadian Public Policy Group, Spring 2000.

Manuscript Assessor, Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme, Winter 1998.

Chair, Adjudication Panel, Ontario Graduate Scholarship Programme, Fall-Winter 1994-95.

Member, Adjudication Panel, Ontario Graduate Scholarship Programme, Fall-Winter 1993-94.

Strategic Research Grant Application Assessor, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Winter 1993; Spring 1993; Winter 1994; Winter 1995; Winter 1997; Fall 1999, Fall 2000, Fall 2004, Fall 2006, Fall 2007.

F) REVIEWER:

Atlantis, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002 (2 articles)

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2007.

Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

Canadian Policy Research Network, 1997

Canadian Public Policy, 1996

Canadian Review of Social Policy, 2005, 2007

Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Community, Work and Family, 2004

Garamond Press, 1987, 1995

Gender, Work & Organization, 2001, 2002, 2006

Harcourt, Brace, 1995

Insurgent Sociologist, 1987

The National Forum on Family Security, 1993

Oxford University Press, 1999

Pearson Education, 2001

Prentice-Hall, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1999

Socialist Studies Annual, 1995

Sociological Focus, 2004

Sociological Inquiry, 1998

Time and Society, 2009

Work Organization Labour & Globalization, 2007, 2008, 2009

G) Conferences Held:

Workers’ Rights, Human Rights: Making the Connection, Toronto. November 16 and 17, 2007.

Work and Regulation Across Place, Time and Space Research Team Workshops. London, UK – June 18 and Toronto – July 4, 2007.

Serving the New Economy: Critical Perspectives on Hospitality and Tourism, Toronto. October 13 and 14, 2006.

Work and Regulation Across Place, Time and Space Research Team Workshops. Vancouver - June 7 and 8, and Toronto - June 22 and 23, 2006.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives, Toronto. March 2-4, 2006.

How Unions Matter in the New Economy. Toronto. October 28 and 29, 2005.

Advancing the Union Equity Agenda: Inside Unions and At the Bargaining Table. Toronto. March 18 and 19, 2005.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: A Year One Report of Research Progress. Toronto. December 5 and 6, 2003.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy Workshop. Toronto. June 21-22, 2003.

All Publications

Books

The Shifting Landscape of Work. Edited with Ann Duffy and Daniel Glenday. Toronto: Nelson Education Canada, 2011. xiv + 254pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Fifth Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2010. 483pp.

Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Edited by Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. xxiii + 292pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Fourth Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2007. 480pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Third Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2004. 510pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Second Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2001. 514pp.

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: The Transformation of Work in the 21st Century. Edited with A. Duffy and D. Glenday. Toronto: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. 260pp.

Part-Time Paradox: Connecting Gender, Work and Family. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1992. 318pp.

Few Choices: Women, Work and Family. Co-authored with A.D. Duffy and N. Mandell. Toronto: Garamond Press, 1989. 117pp.

Book Chapters

Work in the New Economy: Critical Reflections. Co-authored with Mark Thomas. For Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas, editors. Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. Pp. ix-xxii.

Dialing for Service: Transforming the Public Sector Workplace in Canada. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. For Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas, editors. Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. Pp. 111-128.

Blurring the Distinction Between Public and Private Spheres: The Commodification of Household WorkBGender, Class, Community, and Global Dimensions. Co-authored with Ann Duffy. In Vivian Shalla and Wallace Clement, editors. Work in Tumultuous Times: Critical Perspectives. Kingston: McGill-Queen's Press, 2007. Pp. 289-325.

Locating Mandatory Retirement in the Midst of Economic and Social Transformations. Co-authored with Ann Duffy. In C.T. Gillin, David MacGregor, and Thomas R. Klassen, editors. Time's Up! Mandatory Retirement in Canada. Toronto: James Lorimer, 2005. Pp. 118-138

Foreword: Edu-tainment in a Globalized Economy. In Randle W. Nelsen. Schooling as Entertainment: Corporate Education Meets Popular Culture. Kingston: Cedarcreek Press, 2002. pp. v-ix.

The Role of the State in a Restructured Economy. In D. Glenday and A. Duffy, editors. Canadian Society: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp.117-142.

Complex Networks, Costly Gaps: Connecting Social Work and Other Major Systems. In F.J. Turner and J.C. Turner, editors. Canadian Social Welfare. Fourth Edition. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, Allyn and Bacon, 2000. pp.210-220.

Women, Unions and the State: Challenges Ahead. In Patricia Evans and Gerda Wekerle, editors. Women and the Canadian Welfare State: Challenges and Change. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. pp.291-309.

Always Working, Never Done: The Expansion of the Double Day. In A. Duffy, D. Glenday, and N. Pupo, editors. Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: The Transformation of Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. pp.144-165.

Family Friendly Organizations and Beyond: Proposals for Policy Direction with Women in Mind. Co-authored with A. Duffy. In the National Forum on Family Security, editor, Family Security in Insecure Times, Volume II. Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development, 1996. pp.1-24.

Entangled Webs: Connecting Social Welfare and Other Major Systems. In Francis Turner and Joanne Turner, editors, Canadian Social Welfare. Third Edition. Scarborough: Allyn and Bacon Canada, 1995. pp. 231-244.

Dissecting the Role of the State. In: Daniel Glenday and Ann Duffy, editors, Canadian Society: Understanding and Surviving in the 1990's. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. pp. 121-150.

Part-Time Employment Amongst Canadian Women: A Nexus Between Capitalism and Patriarchy. Co-authored with A. Duffy. In: B. Warme, K. Lundy, and L. Lundy, editors. Working Part-Time: Risks and Opportunities. New York: Praeger, 1992. pp.175-185.

The Unionization of Part-Time Workers: Ambivalence or Apprehension? Co-authored with A. Duffy. In: B. Warme, K. Lundy, and L. Lundy, editors. Working Part-Time: Risks and Opportunities. New York: Praeger, 1992. pp.105-116.

Preserving Patriarchy: Women, The Family, and The State, in N. Mandell and A.D. Duffy, editors. Reconstructing the Canadian Family. Toronto: Butterworths, 1988. pp.207-237.

The Postwar University in Canada and The Need for Skilled Labour: The Waterloo Example. In R.W. Nelsen and D.A. Nock, editors. Reading, Writing and Riches: Education and the Socio-Economic Order in North America. Kitchener: Between the Lines, 1978. pp.138-170.

Canadian Universities and The Economic Order. Co-authored with J. Barkans. In R.W. Nelsen and D.A. Nock, editors. Reading, Writing and Riches: Education and the Socio-Economic Order in North America. Kitchener: Between the Lines, 1978. pp.69-89.

Journal Articles

Standardizing Public Service: The Experiences of Call Centre Workers in the Canadian Federal Government. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 3:1, Summer 2009, 100-113.

Behind the Screens: Telemediated Work in the Canadian Public Service. Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 1:2, 2007, 155-167.

Caught in the Net: The Impact of Changes to Canadian Employment Insurance Legislation on Part-time Workers. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Social Policy and Society, 2:1, 2003, 1-11.

Canadian Part-time Work into the Millennium: On the Cusp of Change. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Community, Work and Family, Volume 3, Number 1, 2000: 49-69.

Seniors in the Part-time Labour Force: Issues of Choice and Power. Co-authored with A. Duffy and D. Glenday. International Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume 18, Fall 1998, pp.67-86.

Union Leaders and the Economic Crisis: Responses to Restructuring. Co-authored with J. White. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. Volume 49, Number 4, 1994. pp.821-845.

Parental Leave: Assessing Women's Interests. Co-authored with Patricia Evans. Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. Volume 6, Number 2, 1993. pp.402-418.

The Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Part-time Worker. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations, 43:3, Autumn 1988. pp.660-685.

Foreign Scholars, Canadian Content: Symbolic Politics and the Symons Report. Co-authored with E. Silva and B. Greene. McGill Journal of Education, 23:2, Spring 1988. pp.129-144.

The Boards of Governors and The Power Elite: A Case Study of Eight Canadian Universities. Co-authored with J. Barkans. Sociological Focus, 7:3, Summer 1974. pp.81-98.

Conference Papers

Out of Work in the Grim Economy: The Closure of John Deere in Welland, Ontario. Co-authored with Ann Duffy and June Corman. Presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Meetings. Concordia University, Montreal, June 2, 2010.

Studying the Grim Economy. Co-authored with Ann Duffy and June Corman. Presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Meetings. Concordia University, Montreal, June 1, 2010.

Becoming Employees: The Case of Canada’s Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. Presented at the International Labour Process Conference. Rutgers University, March 15-17, 2010.

Employees or Entrepreneurs? Same-Day Messengers and their Employment Contracts. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, August 8-12, 2009.

Missing Links: Paid Work in the New Economy and Personal, Familial and Community Lives. Refereed Roundtable on Families. American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, August 8-12, 2009.

Working Conditions of Same-Day Messengers: Independence and Insecurity in the New Economy. Presented at the Canadian Sociology Association Meetings. Carleton University, Ottawa, May 26-29, 2009.

Dialing for Service: Transforming the Public Sector Workplace in Canada. Refereed Regular Session on Workplace Transformation, American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. Boston, August 2, 2008.

Working Behind the Screens: Telemediated Work in the Canadian Public Sector. Refereed Regular Session on Workplace Transformation, American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, New York City, August 14, 2007.

Labour Market Adjustment in the Hospitality Sector. Presented at the Conference, Serving the New Economy: Critical Perspectives on Hospitality and Tourism Work. Toronto, October 13-14, 2006.

Call Centre Work and Outsourcing in the Canadian Public Sector. Invited presentation at the Conference, The Transformation of Work in a Global Knowledge Economy: Towards a Conceptual Framework, hosted by WORKS (Work Organization and Restructuring in a Knowledge Society), Chania Greece, September 21-22, 2006.

Blurring the Public/Private Distinction: Gender, Class, and the Commodification of Household Work. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Montreal, Quebec. August 2006.

Unions and Part-time Employment: Continuing Struggles and Contradictions. Presented at the Meetings of the Canadian Sociology Association. York University, Toronto, May 30-June 2, 2006.

Women, Work and the Social Wage: The Canadian Experience. Presented at the Cornell University Labor Studies Program Conference: Women, Work and Unions: Challenge and Resistance. Buffalo, New York, March 28, 2006.

Work Re-organization and Call Centres in the Federal Public Service. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Part-time Workers in Canada and in the Global Economy. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Part-time Workers in Canada and in the Global Economy. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Behind the Screens: Call Centre Workers in the Public Service. Presented at the Forum on Union Struggles and Labour Research. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, January 27, 2006.

Work and Non-Work: A Critical Examination of Unpaid Work in the Global Economy. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 16, 2005.

Work Restructuring, Unions and the Public Sector: e-Government and Call Centres in the Canadian Context. Presented at the EMERGENCE Canada Workshop, Mapping the Global Dimensions of Telemediated Employment Relocation, Rockefeller Foundation Conference Centre, Bellagio, Italy, December 8-14, 2004.

A Critical Realist Approach to Conceptualizing Unpaid Work. Presented at the Gender and Work Database: Knowledge Production in Practice Conference, York University, October 1-2, 2004.

The Interplay Between An Aging Workforce and the Expansion of Non-standard Work Forms. Presented at Citizenship at Work? Thinking About the Workplace of the Future. A Conference by the Inter-University Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT), Laval University, June 21-3, 2004.

Canadian Women, Aging and Employment Discrimination. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 2003.

Reconsidering Part-Time Work in the Canadian and American Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Halifax, June 4, 2003.

Taking Mother into Account: Gender and The Charter Challenge. Presented at the Association for Research on Mothering Annual Conference, York University, May 3, 2003.

Changes in Part-time Employment in the Canadian, American, and Australian Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Toronto, May 29, 2002.

Changes in Part-time Employment: A Canadian-U.S. Comparison. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Windsor, Ontario, April 18, 2002.

Changes in Employment Insurance Policy and Their Impact on Part-time Workers: Notes from Federal Court. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Quebec City, May 28, 2001

Canadian Women and the New Employment Insurance Policy. Presented at a Refereed Roundtable on Social Policy. American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2000.

Hotel Workers, Unions, and Restructuring in the Tourism Industry. Presented at the Regular Session, Work and the Workplace: Economic Restructuring and Labour Management Relations, American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 9, 1999.

Seniors Working Part-time: The Changing Nature of the Canadian Labour Force. Presented at the Regular Session, Sociology of Aging, American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 9, 1999.

Grass Roots Unionism in the Hotel Industry: The Case of H.E.R.E.. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Troy, Michigan, April 17, 1999.

Clerical Workers' Reactions to Technological Change: Office Work and the New Service Economy. Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society Meetings, Boston, March 6, 1999.

Service Workers Under Neo-Feudalism: Unions, Restructuring, and the Hotel Sector. Presented at the World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, July 28, 1998.

H.E.R.E. to Stay: Re-inventing a Union as a Social Movement. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1998.

Seniors in the Part-time Labour Force: Issues of Choice and Power. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1998.

Locating Canadian Part-time Work in the Canadian Economy in the Late 1990s. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Cleveland, April 17, 1998.

Labour Markets vs. Political Culture in the Era of Neo-Feudalism: Union Responses to Economic Restructuring in Canada. Presented at the Annual International Conference on Labour Process, University of Manchester, April 7-9, 1998.

Canadian Part-Time Work in the late 1990s: On the Cusp of Change. Invited presentation to the Special Session, International Constructions of Part-time Work: A Comparison of Practices in Europe, Canada, and the United States. American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Toronto, August 11, 1997.

Social Movement Unionism vs. the New Feudalism: Union Responses to Economic Restructuring in Canada. Presented at the Canadian Industrial Relations Association Meetings, St. John's, Nfld., June 1997.

The Gendered Office: Women, Work, Technology and Families. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Montreal, June 1995.

Women and Work-Family Conflict: Exploring Contextual Differences. Refereed Roundtable. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Los Angeles, August 6, 1994.

Shifting Worker Reactions to Technological Change: A Case Study of Workers in Unionized and Non-Unionized Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Calgary, June 1994.

Unions, Communities and the Economic Crisis: Responses to Restructuring and Directions for the 1990s. Presented at the 6th Conference on Social Welfare Policy, St. John's, Nfld., June 1993.

A Comparison of Clerical Workers' Response to the Introduction of Information Technology: 1987-1993. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1993.

Union Leaders, Economic, and Workplace Restructuring. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1993.

Canadian Clerical Workers and the Introduction of Microtechnology. Refereed Roundtable. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, August 23, 1992.

Union Leaders and the Economic Crisis: Attitudes Toward Restructuring. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Charlottetown, June 1992.

Do Unions Make a Difference? Unions and the Introduction of Information Technology into Clerical Occupations. Presented at the Advanced Research Seminar, Women and Unions: Industrial Relations, Collective Bargaining, and Union Militancy, York University, January 24, 1992.

Parental Leave Policy: Building Work-Family Crossroads. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Kingston, June 1991.

The Labour Movement and The Part-Time Worker: Ambivalence or Apprehension? Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Victoria, May 1990.

Gender and Methodological Considerations for Qualitative Sociology. Presented at the Qualitative Research Conference, York University, North York, May 1990.

Part-Time Work as a Household Strategy. Presented at the Workshop on Household Strategies and the Boundaries of Paid Work, Toronto, April 1988.

Women and The Part-Time Work Experience. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago, August 1987.

Feminist Analyses of Mothering. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Hamilton, June 1987.

Interviewer Effects, Gender Differences, and Power: A Re-iteration of Some Feminist Methodological Concerns. Presented at the Qualitative Research Conference, Hamilton, May 1987.

Women and Part-Time Work: Looking for Balance Between Home and Work. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Winnipeg, June 1986.

Part-Time Work and the Struggle to Unionize. Presented at the Conference on Workers and Their Communities, Ottawa, May 1986.

Alcohol and Tranquillizer Use Among Working Women: Limitations of Health Promotion Schemes. Presented at the School for Addiction Studies Annual Prevention Strategies Workshop, February 1984.

Alcohol and Tranquillizer Abuse: Coping Strategies in Stressful Environments. Presented to Toronto Labour Council Union Counsellors, November 1983.

Health Promotion in the Workplace: Concepts and Strategies. Presented at the Conference of Employee Assistance Programme Consultants of Western Ontario, Waterloo, September 1982.

The Postwar University in Canada and the Need for Skilled Labour. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York City, August 1976.

Higher Education in Toronto and Montreal During the Nineteenth Century. Presented at the Conference on Class and Power, Hamilton, August 1975.

University Government: A Case Study of Eight Canadian Universities. Presented at the North Central Sociological Meetings, Windsor, 1974.

Professional Journal Articles

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: The Low Down on Service Work. CRWS News. Issue No. 32, Fall 2006.

Watching Wal-Mart. CRWS News. Issue No. 31, Fall 2005.

Community Service: Coercion or Volunteerism? CRWS News. Issue No. 29, Spring 2004.

New Beginning, New Rights, New Year. CRWS News. Issue No. 27, Autumn, 2003.

SARS: Health EmergencyBWork Crisis. CRWS News. Issue No. 26, Spring 2003.

Employment Insurance and The Charter Challenge. CRWS News. Issue No. 25, Fall 2002.

Introduction to Special Edition of Just Labour on the U.S. Employee Free Choice Act: Unionization and the Economic and Social Well-being of Canadians. Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society, Volume 15. Pp. 1-13.

Book Reviews

Christine L. Williams. Inside Toyland: Working, Shopping and Social Inequality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006, in Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, March-April, 2007. http://www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/toyland.html

Heidi Gottfried and Laura Reese, editors. Equity in the Workplace: Gendering Workplace Policy Analysis. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2004, in Canadian Woman Studies, 23: 3,4, Spring/Summer 2004, 210-11.

S.J. Frenkel, M. Korczynski, K.A. Shire, and M. Tam. On the Front Line: Organization of Work in the Information Economy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999 in Labour/Le Travail. Winter 2003, 367-9.

Molly Ladd-Taylor. Mother-Work: Women, Child Welfare, and the State, 1890-1930. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, in Resources for Feminist Research RFR/DFR. 25:1&2, Spring-Summer 1996, 41-42.

Nona Y. Glazer. Women's Paid and Unpaid Labor: The Work Transfer in Health Care and Retailing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993; and Cynthia Negrey. Gender, Time and Reduced Work. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993, in Contemporary Sociology. 23:2, March 1994, 308-09.

Kandi M. Stinson. Adolescents, Family, and Friends: Social Support After Parents' Divorce or Remarriage. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1991, in Canadian Social Work Review, 9:2, Summer 1992, 252-53.

Sheila Allen and Carol Wolkowitz. Homeworking: Myths and Realities. London: Macmillan Education Ltd., 1987, and Stephen G. Peitchinis, Women At Work: Discrimination and Response. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1989, in Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 27:4, November 1990. pp.577-580.

David W. Livingstone, Class Ideologies and Educational Futures. Sussex: The Falmer Press, 1983 and Kevin Harris, Teachers and Classes. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1982, in Insurgent Sociologist, 13:1-2, Summer-Fall, 1985, pp.137-138. Reprinted in Insurgent Sociologist, 13:3, Spring, 1986, pp.112-114.

Research Reports

Report on the Working Conditions and Experiences of Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs). Co-authored with Andrea Noack. For the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. April 15, 2010. ix, 21 pp.

A Worker’s Perspective of Contact Centres in the Federal Public Service. With Howie West and Andrea Noack. For the Public Service Alliance of Canada. March 2009. 57pp.

Living in the Shadow of the Homemaker/Breadwinner Paradigm: The Struggles of Older Canadian Women. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion regarding Charter Challenge to Canadian Pension Plan regarding the rights of women in common-law marriages. February 2006.

Front-Line Staff Survey: Work, Health and Well-being – Preliminary Findings. With Peggy McDonough (Principal Investigator) and Bonnie Fox. For Toronto City Employees Union (TCEU) Local 416. December 2004.

Human Rights Concerns in Canadian Media Guild Workplaces. With James Beaton and Andrea Noack. For the Canadian Media Guild. October 2004.

The Experiences and Concerns of Marginalized Youth in Toronto: Navigating School/Work/School Transitions. With Carlos Neves and Riva Soucie. For CURA – Bridging the Solitudes Project, in partnership with St. Christopher House, Toronto. Spring 2004.

Women Workers, Aging and Employment Inequality. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for the British Columbia Federation of Labour. Charter Challenge to Bill 29. September 2002.

Patterns of Work and Work Interruptions Among Canadian Women: Accommodating Children and Family Life. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers= Association, August 2002.

Canadian Women and Part-time Work: Issues of Economy, Family, and the State With Special Consideration of the Impact of Recent Changes to Employment Insurance. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for Public Interest Law Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. July 1999.

Health Promotion and Lifestyle: A Course for Women--Phase I: The Development and Implementation of a Prevention Package. Addiction Research Foundation, April 1983.

Scarborough Treatment System: The Design of a Community-Based Treatment Network. Addiction Research Foundation, January 1983.

Do Unions Make a Difference? Information Technology and Clerical Work at Ontario and Quebec Universities. Final Report, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant 482-90-0022. Co-authored with Daniel Glenday and Ann Duffy.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2013-2014 AP/SOCI4620 6.0  Issues in Sociology of Labour SEMR Course Website 
Winter 2014 AP/SOSC3815 3.0  Jobs, Unemployment and Canadian Labour Market Policy SEMR Course Website 


Area of Specialization

Sociology


Degrees

Ph.D., Sociology, McMaster University
M.A., Sociology, McMaster University
Honours B.A., Sociology, McMaster University

Professional Leadership

A) EDITORIAL:

Member, Editorial Board, Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 2006 - ongoing.

Editor-in-Chief, Just labour, effective June 2004 – July 2010.

Member, Editorial Committee, Just Labour, appointed July 1, 2001.

Associate Editor, Canadian Public Policy, for a two year term, September 1, 1997 - August 31, 1999.

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Sociology, January 1, 1998 - 2001.

Acting Associate Editor, Canadian Public Policy, for a one-year term, September 1, 1996 - August 31, 1997.

Associate Editor, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, for a three year term, July 1, 1995 - June 30, 1998.

B) PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION:

Canadian Sociological Association Meeting Committee, 2010-2011.

C) ACADEMIC ADJUDICATOR

i) EXTERNAL EXAMINER:

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Lakehead University, for the M.A. thesis of Patricia Lamminmaki, APainting Like a Housewife: An Inquiry into Gender Bias in Professional Art Education@. January 2006.

School of Social Science and Planning, Faculty of the Constructed Environment, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, for the Ph.D. dissertation of Janne Lorraine Skinner, "Stories from the Workplace: The Experience of Workplace Change". June 2001.

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Lakehead University, for the M.A. thesis of Albert Niemi, "A Sociological Investigation of "The Simpsons" with Respect to the Institution of Education". November 1997.

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta, for the Ph.D. thesis of Gillian Ranson, "The Transition to Motherhood: Occupational Choices and Family Decisions in the Life Course of Women University Graduates". September 22, 1995.

Graduate Department of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, for the Ed.D. thesis of Gertrude M.B. Knighton, "Influences Contributing to the Selection of Social Work". May 23, 1995.

School of Graduate Studies, Carleton University, for the Ph.D. thesis of David Broad, "Towards the Hollow Society? Global Economic Restructuring and the (Re)casualization of Labour in Canada". December 13, 1993.

School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto, for the Ph.D. thesis of Elizabeth Asner, "Class, Gender and Generation: A Life Course Approach to Women's Employment Choices and Feminist Consciousness". October 9, 1992.

DEAN'S REPRESENTATIVE, ORAL EXAMINATIONS:

7 Ph.D., 4 M.A., 3 M.S.W., 1 L.L.M., York University.

ii) TENURE AND PROMOTION ASSESSOR:

Assessor of Service of Dr. Steven Tufts, Department of Geography, for Tenure and the promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, Fall 2009.

Assessor of Teaching of Dr. Louise Ripley, School of Administrative Studies, for the promotion to the rank of Full Professor, Fall 2008.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Barbara Beardwood, Division of Social Sciences, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, November 2002.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Deborah Brock, Dept. of Sociology, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, October 2002.

Assessor of Service and Professional Standing of Dr. Hira Singh, Dept. of Sociology, York University, for Tenure and Promotion file, August 2002.

Assessor for the promotion of Dr. Dave Broad to the rank of Full Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, January 2001.

Assessor for the tenure and promotion of Dr. Gillian Ranson, to the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Calgary, April 2000.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Karen Swift, School of Social Work, for tenure and promotion file, January 1998.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Atsuko Matsuoka, School of Social Work, for tenure and promotion file, November 1997.

Assessor of teaching of Dr. Margaret Beare, Dept. of Sociology, for tenure and promotion file, January 1997.

Assessor for the tenure and promotion of Dr. David Broad, to the rank of Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, December 1996.

Assessor for the promotion of Dr. Sharon Mason Singer to Associate Professor of Social Work, The University of British Columbia, November 1996.

Arms-length Assessor for tenure and promotion of Professor Penni Stewart, Dept. of Sociology, York University, 1994.

D) EXTERNAL CONSULTANT:

External Consultant, Undergraduate Program Review, Department of Sociology, Algoma University, Fall 2009.

E) REFEREE:

Assessor, Standard Grant Applications, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008.

Assessor, Grant Application, International Team Meeting for the Bellagio Conference Center, Rockefeller Foundation, 2004.

Member, North Central Sociological Association Scholarly Achievement Award Committee, 2002.

Member, John Vanderkamp Award Committee, Canadian Public Policy Group, Spring 2000.

Manuscript Assessor, Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme, Winter 1998.

Chair, Adjudication Panel, Ontario Graduate Scholarship Programme, Fall-Winter 1994-95.

Member, Adjudication Panel, Ontario Graduate Scholarship Programme, Fall-Winter 1993-94.

Strategic Research Grant Application Assessor, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Winter 1993; Spring 1993; Winter 1994; Winter 1995; Winter 1997; Fall 1999, Fall 2000, Fall 2004, Fall 2006, Fall 2007.

F) REVIEWER:

Atlantis, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002 (2 articles)

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2007.

Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

Canadian Policy Research Network, 1997

Canadian Public Policy, 1996

Canadian Review of Social Policy, 2005, 2007

Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Community, Work and Family, 2004

Garamond Press, 1987, 1995

Gender, Work & Organization, 2001, 2002, 2006

Harcourt, Brace, 1995

Insurgent Sociologist, 1987

The National Forum on Family Security, 1993

Oxford University Press, 1999

Pearson Education, 2001

Prentice-Hall, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1999

Socialist Studies Annual, 1995

Sociological Focus, 2004

Sociological Inquiry, 1998

Time and Society, 2009

Work Organization Labour & Globalization, 2007, 2008, 2009

G) Conferences Held:

Workers’ Rights, Human Rights: Making the Connection, Toronto. November 16 and 17, 2007.

Work and Regulation Across Place, Time and Space Research Team Workshops. London, UK – June 18 and Toronto – July 4, 2007.

Serving the New Economy: Critical Perspectives on Hospitality and Tourism, Toronto. October 13 and 14, 2006.

Work and Regulation Across Place, Time and Space Research Team Workshops. Vancouver - June 7 and 8, and Toronto - June 22 and 23, 2006.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives, Toronto. March 2-4, 2006.

How Unions Matter in the New Economy. Toronto. October 28 and 29, 2005.

Advancing the Union Equity Agenda: Inside Unions and At the Bargaining Table. Toronto. March 18 and 19, 2005.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: A Year One Report of Research Progress. Toronto. December 5 and 6, 2003.

Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy Workshop. Toronto. June 21-22, 2003.

All Publications

Books

The Shifting Landscape of Work. Edited with Ann Duffy and Daniel Glenday. Toronto: Nelson Education Canada, 2011. xiv + 254pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Fifth Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2010. 483pp.

Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Edited by Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. xxiii + 292pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Fourth Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2007. 480pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Third Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2004. 510pp.

Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. Second Canadian Edition. Co-authored with James Henslin, Daniel Glenday, and Ann Duffy. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, 2001. 514pp.

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: The Transformation of Work in the 21st Century. Edited with A. Duffy and D. Glenday. Toronto: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. 260pp.

Part-Time Paradox: Connecting Gender, Work and Family. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1992. 318pp.

Few Choices: Women, Work and Family. Co-authored with A.D. Duffy and N. Mandell. Toronto: Garamond Press, 1989. 117pp.

Book Chapters

Work in the New Economy: Critical Reflections. Co-authored with Mark Thomas. For Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas, editors. Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. Pp. ix-xxii.

Dialing for Service: Transforming the Public Sector Workplace in Canada. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. For Norene Pupo and Mark Thomas, editors. Interrogating the New Economy: Restructuring Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: UTP Higher Education, 2010. Pp. 111-128.

Blurring the Distinction Between Public and Private Spheres: The Commodification of Household WorkBGender, Class, Community, and Global Dimensions. Co-authored with Ann Duffy. In Vivian Shalla and Wallace Clement, editors. Work in Tumultuous Times: Critical Perspectives. Kingston: McGill-Queen's Press, 2007. Pp. 289-325.

Locating Mandatory Retirement in the Midst of Economic and Social Transformations. Co-authored with Ann Duffy. In C.T. Gillin, David MacGregor, and Thomas R. Klassen, editors. Time's Up! Mandatory Retirement in Canada. Toronto: James Lorimer, 2005. Pp. 118-138

Foreword: Edu-tainment in a Globalized Economy. In Randle W. Nelsen. Schooling as Entertainment: Corporate Education Meets Popular Culture. Kingston: Cedarcreek Press, 2002. pp. v-ix.

The Role of the State in a Restructured Economy. In D. Glenday and A. Duffy, editors. Canadian Society: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp.117-142.

Complex Networks, Costly Gaps: Connecting Social Work and Other Major Systems. In F.J. Turner and J.C. Turner, editors. Canadian Social Welfare. Fourth Edition. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada, Allyn and Bacon, 2000. pp.210-220.

Women, Unions and the State: Challenges Ahead. In Patricia Evans and Gerda Wekerle, editors. Women and the Canadian Welfare State: Challenges and Change. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. pp.291-309.

Always Working, Never Done: The Expansion of the Double Day. In A. Duffy, D. Glenday, and N. Pupo, editors. Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: The Transformation of Work in the 21st Century. Toronto: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. pp.144-165.

Family Friendly Organizations and Beyond: Proposals for Policy Direction with Women in Mind. Co-authored with A. Duffy. In the National Forum on Family Security, editor, Family Security in Insecure Times, Volume II. Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development, 1996. pp.1-24.

Entangled Webs: Connecting Social Welfare and Other Major Systems. In Francis Turner and Joanne Turner, editors, Canadian Social Welfare. Third Edition. Scarborough: Allyn and Bacon Canada, 1995. pp. 231-244.

Dissecting the Role of the State. In: Daniel Glenday and Ann Duffy, editors, Canadian Society: Understanding and Surviving in the 1990's. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. pp. 121-150.

Part-Time Employment Amongst Canadian Women: A Nexus Between Capitalism and Patriarchy. Co-authored with A. Duffy. In: B. Warme, K. Lundy, and L. Lundy, editors. Working Part-Time: Risks and Opportunities. New York: Praeger, 1992. pp.175-185.

The Unionization of Part-Time Workers: Ambivalence or Apprehension? Co-authored with A. Duffy. In: B. Warme, K. Lundy, and L. Lundy, editors. Working Part-Time: Risks and Opportunities. New York: Praeger, 1992. pp.105-116.

Preserving Patriarchy: Women, The Family, and The State, in N. Mandell and A.D. Duffy, editors. Reconstructing the Canadian Family. Toronto: Butterworths, 1988. pp.207-237.

The Postwar University in Canada and The Need for Skilled Labour: The Waterloo Example. In R.W. Nelsen and D.A. Nock, editors. Reading, Writing and Riches: Education and the Socio-Economic Order in North America. Kitchener: Between the Lines, 1978. pp.138-170.

Canadian Universities and The Economic Order. Co-authored with J. Barkans. In R.W. Nelsen and D.A. Nock, editors. Reading, Writing and Riches: Education and the Socio-Economic Order in North America. Kitchener: Between the Lines, 1978. pp.69-89.

Journal Articles

Standardizing Public Service: The Experiences of Call Centre Workers in the Canadian Federal Government. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 3:1, Summer 2009, 100-113.

Behind the Screens: Telemediated Work in the Canadian Public Service. Work Organization, Labour and Globalization, 1:2, 2007, 155-167.

Caught in the Net: The Impact of Changes to Canadian Employment Insurance Legislation on Part-time Workers. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Social Policy and Society, 2:1, 2003, 1-11.

Canadian Part-time Work into the Millennium: On the Cusp of Change. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Community, Work and Family, Volume 3, Number 1, 2000: 49-69.

Seniors in the Part-time Labour Force: Issues of Choice and Power. Co-authored with A. Duffy and D. Glenday. International Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume 18, Fall 1998, pp.67-86.

Union Leaders and the Economic Crisis: Responses to Restructuring. Co-authored with J. White. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. Volume 49, Number 4, 1994. pp.821-845.

Parental Leave: Assessing Women's Interests. Co-authored with Patricia Evans. Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. Volume 6, Number 2, 1993. pp.402-418.

The Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Part-time Worker. Co-authored with A. Duffy. Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations, 43:3, Autumn 1988. pp.660-685.

Foreign Scholars, Canadian Content: Symbolic Politics and the Symons Report. Co-authored with E. Silva and B. Greene. McGill Journal of Education, 23:2, Spring 1988. pp.129-144.

The Boards of Governors and The Power Elite: A Case Study of Eight Canadian Universities. Co-authored with J. Barkans. Sociological Focus, 7:3, Summer 1974. pp.81-98.

Conference Papers

Out of Work in the Grim Economy: The Closure of John Deere in Welland, Ontario. Co-authored with Ann Duffy and June Corman. Presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Meetings. Concordia University, Montreal, June 2, 2010.

Studying the Grim Economy. Co-authored with Ann Duffy and June Corman. Presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Meetings. Concordia University, Montreal, June 1, 2010.

Becoming Employees: The Case of Canada’s Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers. Co-authored with Andrea Noack. Presented at the International Labour Process Conference. Rutgers University, March 15-17, 2010.

Employees or Entrepreneurs? Same-Day Messengers and their Employment Contracts. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, August 8-12, 2009.

Missing Links: Paid Work in the New Economy and Personal, Familial and Community Lives. Refereed Roundtable on Families. American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, August 8-12, 2009.

Working Conditions of Same-Day Messengers: Independence and Insecurity in the New Economy. Presented at the Canadian Sociology Association Meetings. Carleton University, Ottawa, May 26-29, 2009.

Dialing for Service: Transforming the Public Sector Workplace in Canada. Refereed Regular Session on Workplace Transformation, American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. Boston, August 2, 2008.

Working Behind the Screens: Telemediated Work in the Canadian Public Sector. Refereed Regular Session on Workplace Transformation, American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, New York City, August 14, 2007.

Labour Market Adjustment in the Hospitality Sector. Presented at the Conference, Serving the New Economy: Critical Perspectives on Hospitality and Tourism Work. Toronto, October 13-14, 2006.

Call Centre Work and Outsourcing in the Canadian Public Sector. Invited presentation at the Conference, The Transformation of Work in a Global Knowledge Economy: Towards a Conceptual Framework, hosted by WORKS (Work Organization and Restructuring in a Knowledge Society), Chania Greece, September 21-22, 2006.

Blurring the Public/Private Distinction: Gender, Class, and the Commodification of Household Work. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Montreal, Quebec. August 2006.

Unions and Part-time Employment: Continuing Struggles and Contradictions. Presented at the Meetings of the Canadian Sociology Association. York University, Toronto, May 30-June 2, 2006.

Women, Work and the Social Wage: The Canadian Experience. Presented at the Cornell University Labor Studies Program Conference: Women, Work and Unions: Challenge and Resistance. Buffalo, New York, March 28, 2006.

Work Re-organization and Call Centres in the Federal Public Service. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Part-time Workers in Canada and in the Global Economy. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Part-time Workers in Canada and in the Global Economy. Presented at Restructuring Work and Labour in the New Economy: Exploring Resistance and Alternatives. Initiatives on the New Economy Conference. Toronto, March 2-4, 2006.

Behind the Screens: Call Centre Workers in the Public Service. Presented at the Forum on Union Struggles and Labour Research. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, January 27, 2006.

Work and Non-Work: A Critical Examination of Unpaid Work in the Global Economy. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 16, 2005.

Work Restructuring, Unions and the Public Sector: e-Government and Call Centres in the Canadian Context. Presented at the EMERGENCE Canada Workshop, Mapping the Global Dimensions of Telemediated Employment Relocation, Rockefeller Foundation Conference Centre, Bellagio, Italy, December 8-14, 2004.

A Critical Realist Approach to Conceptualizing Unpaid Work. Presented at the Gender and Work Database: Knowledge Production in Practice Conference, York University, October 1-2, 2004.

The Interplay Between An Aging Workforce and the Expansion of Non-standard Work Forms. Presented at Citizenship at Work? Thinking About the Workplace of the Future. A Conference by the Inter-University Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT), Laval University, June 21-3, 2004.

Canadian Women, Aging and Employment Discrimination. Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings. Refereed Roundtable. Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 2003.

Reconsidering Part-Time Work in the Canadian and American Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Halifax, June 4, 2003.

Taking Mother into Account: Gender and The Charter Challenge. Presented at the Association for Research on Mothering Annual Conference, York University, May 3, 2003.

Changes in Part-time Employment in the Canadian, American, and Australian Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Toronto, May 29, 2002.

Changes in Part-time Employment: A Canadian-U.S. Comparison. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Windsor, Ontario, April 18, 2002.

Changes in Employment Insurance Policy and Their Impact on Part-time Workers: Notes from Federal Court. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Quebec City, May 28, 2001

Canadian Women and the New Employment Insurance Policy. Presented at a Refereed Roundtable on Social Policy. American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2000.

Hotel Workers, Unions, and Restructuring in the Tourism Industry. Presented at the Regular Session, Work and the Workplace: Economic Restructuring and Labour Management Relations, American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 9, 1999.

Seniors Working Part-time: The Changing Nature of the Canadian Labour Force. Presented at the Regular Session, Sociology of Aging, American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 9, 1999.

Grass Roots Unionism in the Hotel Industry: The Case of H.E.R.E.. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Troy, Michigan, April 17, 1999.

Clerical Workers' Reactions to Technological Change: Office Work and the New Service Economy. Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society Meetings, Boston, March 6, 1999.

Service Workers Under Neo-Feudalism: Unions, Restructuring, and the Hotel Sector. Presented at the World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, July 28, 1998.

H.E.R.E. to Stay: Re-inventing a Union as a Social Movement. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1998.

Seniors in the Part-time Labour Force: Issues of Choice and Power. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1998.

Locating Canadian Part-time Work in the Canadian Economy in the Late 1990s. Presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meetings, Cleveland, April 17, 1998.

Labour Markets vs. Political Culture in the Era of Neo-Feudalism: Union Responses to Economic Restructuring in Canada. Presented at the Annual International Conference on Labour Process, University of Manchester, April 7-9, 1998.

Canadian Part-Time Work in the late 1990s: On the Cusp of Change. Invited presentation to the Special Session, International Constructions of Part-time Work: A Comparison of Practices in Europe, Canada, and the United States. American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Toronto, August 11, 1997.

Social Movement Unionism vs. the New Feudalism: Union Responses to Economic Restructuring in Canada. Presented at the Canadian Industrial Relations Association Meetings, St. John's, Nfld., June 1997.

The Gendered Office: Women, Work, Technology and Families. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Montreal, June 1995.

Women and Work-Family Conflict: Exploring Contextual Differences. Refereed Roundtable. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Los Angeles, August 6, 1994.

Shifting Worker Reactions to Technological Change: A Case Study of Workers in Unionized and Non-Unionized Contexts. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Calgary, June 1994.

Unions, Communities and the Economic Crisis: Responses to Restructuring and Directions for the 1990s. Presented at the 6th Conference on Social Welfare Policy, St. John's, Nfld., June 1993.

A Comparison of Clerical Workers' Response to the Introduction of Information Technology: 1987-1993. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1993.

Union Leaders, Economic, and Workplace Restructuring. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Ottawa, June 1993.

Canadian Clerical Workers and the Introduction of Microtechnology. Refereed Roundtable. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, August 23, 1992.

Union Leaders and the Economic Crisis: Attitudes Toward Restructuring. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Charlottetown, June 1992.

Do Unions Make a Difference? Unions and the Introduction of Information Technology into Clerical Occupations. Presented at the Advanced Research Seminar, Women and Unions: Industrial Relations, Collective Bargaining, and Union Militancy, York University, January 24, 1992.

Parental Leave Policy: Building Work-Family Crossroads. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Kingston, June 1991.

The Labour Movement and The Part-Time Worker: Ambivalence or Apprehension? Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Victoria, May 1990.

Gender and Methodological Considerations for Qualitative Sociology. Presented at the Qualitative Research Conference, York University, North York, May 1990.

Part-Time Work as a Household Strategy. Presented at the Workshop on Household Strategies and the Boundaries of Paid Work, Toronto, April 1988.

Women and The Part-Time Work Experience. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago, August 1987.

Feminist Analyses of Mothering. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Hamilton, June 1987.

Interviewer Effects, Gender Differences, and Power: A Re-iteration of Some Feminist Methodological Concerns. Presented at the Qualitative Research Conference, Hamilton, May 1987.

Women and Part-Time Work: Looking for Balance Between Home and Work. Presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Meetings, Winnipeg, June 1986.

Part-Time Work and the Struggle to Unionize. Presented at the Conference on Workers and Their Communities, Ottawa, May 1986.

Alcohol and Tranquillizer Use Among Working Women: Limitations of Health Promotion Schemes. Presented at the School for Addiction Studies Annual Prevention Strategies Workshop, February 1984.

Alcohol and Tranquillizer Abuse: Coping Strategies in Stressful Environments. Presented to Toronto Labour Council Union Counsellors, November 1983.

Health Promotion in the Workplace: Concepts and Strategies. Presented at the Conference of Employee Assistance Programme Consultants of Western Ontario, Waterloo, September 1982.

The Postwar University in Canada and the Need for Skilled Labour. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York City, August 1976.

Higher Education in Toronto and Montreal During the Nineteenth Century. Presented at the Conference on Class and Power, Hamilton, August 1975.

University Government: A Case Study of Eight Canadian Universities. Presented at the North Central Sociological Meetings, Windsor, 1974.

Professional Journal Articles

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: The Low Down on Service Work. CRWS News. Issue No. 32, Fall 2006.

Watching Wal-Mart. CRWS News. Issue No. 31, Fall 2005.

Community Service: Coercion or Volunteerism? CRWS News. Issue No. 29, Spring 2004.

New Beginning, New Rights, New Year. CRWS News. Issue No. 27, Autumn, 2003.

SARS: Health EmergencyBWork Crisis. CRWS News. Issue No. 26, Spring 2003.

Employment Insurance and The Charter Challenge. CRWS News. Issue No. 25, Fall 2002.

Introduction to Special Edition of Just Labour on the U.S. Employee Free Choice Act: Unionization and the Economic and Social Well-being of Canadians. Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society, Volume 15. Pp. 1-13.

Book Reviews

Christine L. Williams. Inside Toyland: Working, Shopping and Social Inequality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006, in Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, March-April, 2007. http://www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/toyland.html

Heidi Gottfried and Laura Reese, editors. Equity in the Workplace: Gendering Workplace Policy Analysis. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2004, in Canadian Woman Studies, 23: 3,4, Spring/Summer 2004, 210-11.

S.J. Frenkel, M. Korczynski, K.A. Shire, and M. Tam. On the Front Line: Organization of Work in the Information Economy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999 in Labour/Le Travail. Winter 2003, 367-9.

Molly Ladd-Taylor. Mother-Work: Women, Child Welfare, and the State, 1890-1930. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, in Resources for Feminist Research RFR/DFR. 25:1&2, Spring-Summer 1996, 41-42.

Nona Y. Glazer. Women's Paid and Unpaid Labor: The Work Transfer in Health Care and Retailing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993; and Cynthia Negrey. Gender, Time and Reduced Work. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993, in Contemporary Sociology. 23:2, March 1994, 308-09.

Kandi M. Stinson. Adolescents, Family, and Friends: Social Support After Parents' Divorce or Remarriage. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1991, in Canadian Social Work Review, 9:2, Summer 1992, 252-53.

Sheila Allen and Carol Wolkowitz. Homeworking: Myths and Realities. London: Macmillan Education Ltd., 1987, and Stephen G. Peitchinis, Women At Work: Discrimination and Response. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1989, in Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 27:4, November 1990. pp.577-580.

David W. Livingstone, Class Ideologies and Educational Futures. Sussex: The Falmer Press, 1983 and Kevin Harris, Teachers and Classes. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1982, in Insurgent Sociologist, 13:1-2, Summer-Fall, 1985, pp.137-138. Reprinted in Insurgent Sociologist, 13:3, Spring, 1986, pp.112-114.

Research Reports

Report on the Working Conditions and Experiences of Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs). Co-authored with Andrea Noack. For the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. April 15, 2010. ix, 21 pp.

A Worker’s Perspective of Contact Centres in the Federal Public Service. With Howie West and Andrea Noack. For the Public Service Alliance of Canada. March 2009. 57pp.

Living in the Shadow of the Homemaker/Breadwinner Paradigm: The Struggles of Older Canadian Women. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion regarding Charter Challenge to Canadian Pension Plan regarding the rights of women in common-law marriages. February 2006.

Front-Line Staff Survey: Work, Health and Well-being – Preliminary Findings. With Peggy McDonough (Principal Investigator) and Bonnie Fox. For Toronto City Employees Union (TCEU) Local 416. December 2004.

Human Rights Concerns in Canadian Media Guild Workplaces. With James Beaton and Andrea Noack. For the Canadian Media Guild. October 2004.

The Experiences and Concerns of Marginalized Youth in Toronto: Navigating School/Work/School Transitions. With Carlos Neves and Riva Soucie. For CURA – Bridging the Solitudes Project, in partnership with St. Christopher House, Toronto. Spring 2004.

Women Workers, Aging and Employment Inequality. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for the British Columbia Federation of Labour. Charter Challenge to Bill 29. September 2002.

Patterns of Work and Work Interruptions Among Canadian Women: Accommodating Children and Family Life. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers= Association, August 2002.

Canadian Women and Part-time Work: Issues of Economy, Family, and the State With Special Consideration of the Impact of Recent Changes to Employment Insurance. With Ann Duffy. Expert Opinion for Public Interest Law Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. July 1999.

Health Promotion and Lifestyle: A Course for Women--Phase I: The Development and Implementation of a Prevention Package. Addiction Research Foundation, April 1983.

Scarborough Treatment System: The Design of a Community-Based Treatment Network. Addiction Research Foundation, January 1983.

Do Unions Make a Difference? Information Technology and Clerical Work at Ontario and Quebec Universities. Final Report, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant 482-90-0022. Co-authored with Daniel Glenday and Ann Duffy.


Teaching:

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2013-2014 AP/SOCI4620 6.0  Issues in Sociology of Labour SEMR Course Website 
Winter 2014 AP/SOSC3815 3.0  Jobs, Unemployment and Canadian Labour Market Policy SEMR Course Website