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Biswas, SC., Karim, S., and Rashid, SF. (2020). Should we care: a qualitative exploration of the factors that influence the decision of early marriage among young men in urban slums of Bangladesh. 

Polzer, J. and Wakewich, P. (forthcoming, 2020). Mothers who know best: Narratives of motherhood and epistemological anxieties in vaccine hesitancy discourse. In Neil Brooks and Sarah Blanchette (Eds.), Narrative Art and the Politics of Health. London, UK: Anthem Press.

Polzer, J., Cayen, L., and Molinaro, M. (2020). The shifting politics of cervical cancer prevention in Canada: An intersectional analysis of Papanicolaou (Pap) screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. In Tremblay, M. and Everitt, J. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Canadian Politics. Palgrave.


Apsani, R., Baruah, B. and J.M. Shaw.  2019. “Just One of Many Donors:” Canada and Local Civil Society in Afghanistan. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 25(3): 305-324.

Baada, J., B. Baruah and I. Luginaah. 2019. ‘What we were running from is what we’re facing again’: examining the paradox of migration as a livelihood improvement strategy among migrant women farmers in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. Migration and Development 8(3): 448-471.

Najjar, D., Baruah. B. & A. El Garhi. 2019. Women, irrigation and social norms in Egypt: ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same?’ Water Policy 21 (2): 291-309.

Najjar, D., Baruah, B. & A. El Garhi. 2019. Women, irrigation and social norms in Egypt. GrOW Policy Brief and Working Paper. Montreal: Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University.

Helen A. Fielding. “The Habit Body”, in 50 Concepts for a Critical Phenomenology, Gail Weiss, Ann V. Murphy and Gayle Salamon (eds.), Northwestern University Press, 2019.

Miranda Green-Barteet. "Beyond the L-Space: Interstitial Spaces in Harriet E. Wilson’s Our Nig.” Canadian Review of American Studies, vol. 49, no. 2 (2019): pp. 160-184.

Miranda Green-Barteet. “Charlotte Corday’s Gendered Terror: Femininity, Violence, and Domestic Peace in Sarah Pogson’s The Female Enthusiast.” Beyond 1776: Globalizing the Cultures of the American Revolution, edited by Maria O’Malley and Denys Van Renen. University of Virginia Press, 2019, pp. 122-144.

Miranda Green-Barteet. Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond, co-edited with Anne K. Phillips, University Press of Mississippi, 2019.

Lawson, E. (2019). “Mercy for Their Children: A Feminist Reading of Black Women’s Maternal Activism and Leadership Practices.” In T. Kitossa, E. Lawson, and P.S.S. Howard, eds. African Canadian Leadership: Continuity, Transition and Transformation, pp. 190-210. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Kitossa, T., E. Lawson and P.S.S. Howard. (2019). African Canadian Leadership: Continuity, Transition, and Transformation. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Katzman, E., Kinsella, A., and Polzer, J. (2019). ‘Everything is down to the minute’: clock time, crip time and the relational work of self-managing attendant service. Disability and Society. doi: 10.1080/09687599.2019.1649126

Haw, J., Polzer, J., Devine, D. (2019). Contextual factors influencing donor recruitment and cord blood collection: Perspectives of frontline staff of the Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank. Transfusion, 59(5), 1742-1748.

Chris Roulston. "Translating Desire: Queer Affect, Autobiography and Involuntary Love in Dorothy Strachey's Olivia (1949)." Modernism/Modernity, in press.

Chris Roulston. "Representations of Marriage." A Cultural History of Marriage: Volume 4 The Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800). Ed. Edward J. Behrend-Martinez. London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, in press.

Chris Roulston. "Queer Reflections on Childhood, Innocence and the Nation in Rosemary Manning's Boarding School Novel, The Chinese Garden (1962)." Twentieth-Century Literature 65.4 (2019): 1-26.


Najjar, D., Baruah, B., Aw-Hassan, A., Bentaibi, A. & G. T. Kassie. 2018. Women, work, and wage equity in agricultural labour in Saiss, Morocco. Development in Practice 28(4): 525-540.

Najjar, D., Baruah, B. and A. El Garhi. 2018. Women and Land Ownership in Egypt: Continuities, Disruptions, Contradictions. In Emerich, Y. and L. Saint-Pierre Harvey (eds.) Access to Land and Social Issues: Precarity, Territoriality, Identity.  Montreal: Éditions Thémis.

Najjar, D. Percic, M., Baruah, B., Aw-Hasson, A., and L. Stloutkal. 2018. Women, Decent Work and Empowerment in Rural Egypt. Rome: UN Food and Agricultural Organization.                                    

Baruah, B and S. Biskupski-Mujanovic. 2018. Identifying Promising Policies and Practices for Promoting Gender Equity in Global Green Employment. Clean Economy Working Paper Series. Ottawa: Smart Prosperity Institute.                              

Baruah, B. and C. Gaudet. 2018. Creating and Optimizing Employment Opportunities for Women in the Clean Energy Sector in Canada. Clean Economy Working Paper Series. Ottawa: Smart Prosperity Institute.

Lawson, E. (2018). “Bereaved Black Mothers and Maternal Activism in the Racial State.” Feminist Studies, 44(3): 713-735.

Huff, S., D. Laliberte Rudman, L. Magalhães, and E. Lawson (2018). “Africana Womanism: Implications for Transformative Scholarship in Occupational Science.” Journal of Occupational Science, 25(4): 554-565.

Hamilton, P., E. Lawson, C. Gaudet, J. Chisholm, J. Kaur, and S. Abercromby (2018). “At the Intersection of Idealized Youth and Marginalized almost Adulthood: How Girls Negotiate Young Motherhood in London, Ontario.” Journal of Youth Studies, 21(9): 1182-1197.

Rail, G., Molina, L., Fusco, C., Norman, M., Petherick, L., Polzer, J., Moola, F., and Bryson, M. (2018). HPV Vaccination Discourses and the Construction of "At-Risk" Girls". Canadian Journal of Public Health, 109(5-6), 622-632.

Chris Roulston. "Marriage and Its Queer Identifications in the Anne Lister Diaries." After Marriage in the Long Eighteenth Century. Eds. Karl Leydecker and Jenny DiPlacidi. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2018. 181-203.


Siddika, A. and B. Baruah. 2017. Can Understanding Phenomenology and Human Capabilities Help Us Address Acid Violence? South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 41(1): 153-172.

Grantham, G. and B. Baruah. 2017. Women’s NGOs as intermediaries in development cooperation: findings from research in Tanzania. Development in Practice 27(7): 927-939.

Baruah. B. 2017. Women on Wheels: empowering women through an innovative training and employment programme. Development in Practice 27(2): 181-195.

Baruah, B. 2017. Renewable inequity? Women’s employment in clean energy in industrialized, emerging and developing economies. In Cohen, M.G. (ed.). Gender and Climate Change in Rich Countries: Work, Public Policy and Action. London, UK: Routledge.

Helen A. Fielding and Dorothea E. Olkowski (eds.), Feminist Phenomenology Futures, Indiana University Press, 2017.

Helen A. Fielding. “Open Future, Regaining Possibility,” in Feminist Phenomenology Futures, H. Fielding and D. Olkowski, eds. Indiana University Press, 2017.

Helen A. Fielding. “Feminist Phenomenology Manifesto,” in Feminist Phenomenology Futures, H. Fielding and D. Olkowski, eds. Indiana University Press, 2017.

Miranda Green-Barteet. “Black and Brown Boys in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction: Racialized Docility in The Hunger Games Trilogy and The Lunar Chronicles,” Red Feather: A Journal of Children's Literature, vol. 8, no. 2, 2017, Co-Authored with Meghan Gilbert-Hickey.

Lawson, E. (2017). How Women Bring about Peace and Change in Liberia.” The Conversation.


Baruah, B. 2016. Renewable inequity? Women’s employment in clean energy in industrialized, emerging and developing economies. Natural Resources Forum 41(1): 18-29.

Baruah, B. 2016. NGOs as Intermediaries for Slum Electrification in Urban India. In Hodson, M. & S. Marvin (eds.). Retrofitting Cities: priorities, governance and experimentations. New York: Routledge.

Baruah, B. 2016. Electrified Publics and Informal Settlements in Urban India. In McDonald, D.A. (ed.). Making Public in a Privatized World. New York and London: Zed Books.

Baruah, B. and C. Gaudet. 2016. Confronting the Gender Gap in Canada’s Green Transition. This Changes Everything: The Leap. August 19.

Baruah, B. and C. Gaudet. 2016. Why should Canadians care about gender equity in clean energy employment? The Hill Times. August 15.

Helen A. Fielding. “Dwelling and Public Art:  Serra and Bourgeois”, in Rachel McCann and Patricia Locke (eds.), Merleau-Ponty: Space, Place, Architecture, Ohio University Press, 2016.

Polzer, J. and Power, E. (2016). Neoliberal Governance and Health: Duties, Risks and Vulnerabilities. Montreal, Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press.

Sanford, S., Polzer, J., & McDonough, P. (2016). Preparedness as a technology of (in)security: Pandemic influenza planning and the global biopolitics of emerging infectious disease. Social Theory & Health, 14(1), 18-43.


Helen A. Fielding. "Cultivating Perception: Phenomenological Encounters with Artworks”, Signs:  Journal on Women in Culture and Society.  Symposium on "Politics of the Sensing Subject: Gender, Perception, Art," Anne Keefe (ed). 40.2 (2015):  280-289.

Helen A. Fielding. “Filming Dance: Embodied Syntax in Sasha Waltz’s ‘S’, Paragraph (Special Issue on ‘Screening Embodiment”) 38.1 (2015): 69-85.