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Controlling Conception: Citizenship and the Governance of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Canada (1989-2004)
The emergence of a neoliberal mode of governance in the 1970s occurred in tandem with the advent of new reproductive technologies. These two developments have fundamentally altered social life, and have resulted in the ...
Queer and Trans Madness: Biomedical and Social Perspectives on Mental Distress
Queer and trans people have a particularly fraught relationship to the concept of ‘mental illness’ due to the longstanding and ongoing pathologizing of gender and sexual dissidence. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and trans ...
Good Mourning Canada? Canadian Military Commemoration and Its Lost Subjects
Using the Highway of Heroes as my point of departure, in “Good Mourning Canada? Canadian Military Commemoration and its Lost Subjects” I interrogate the role of Canadian military commemoration in the production of hierarchies ...
Rights and Rescue: Ethical World Making in the Anti-Trafficking and Sex Worker Rights Movements in Canada
Grounded in ethnographic research on the anti-trafficking and sex worker rights movements in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with additional insights gathered from the migrant worker rights movement, and rooted in activist ...