Department of Sociology

DEPARTMENT OF

Sociology

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​Power, Inequalities & Social JusticeOccupy Montreal

This cluster encompasses research in global inequalities, theories of power, capitalism and social theory, social movements and resistance, race and racialization, anti-racism, the political economy and cultural sociology of development, the cultural and economic dimensions of globalization, post-colonialism and de-colonization, the political economy of climate change, the lived experience of inequalities and social justice movements.

Currently Funded Projects
Roma in Canada: Transnational Peoples, Transnational Practices
Cynthia Levine-Rasky (Collaborator) SSHRC IDG 2016-18 $55,000
 
Recent Completed Funded Projects

An Ethnography of the Toronto Roma Community

Cynthia Levine-Rasky (PI) Senate Advisory Research Committee 2012-14   $5,600

Climate Change and Social Conflict in the Himalayan Watershed

Marcus Taylor (PI) SSHRC Insight Development Grant 2011-2014    $37,120

Raising Insurance Awareness: Insurance, social protection, and risk in agrarian India
Dia Da Costa (PI) Senate Advisory Research Committee 2013    $9,926
 
The Work of Theatre in an Age of Precarious Labour
Dia Da Costa (PI) SSHRC RDI Grant 2010-2012   $32,770
 
The Work of Theatre in an Age of Precarious Labour
Dia Da Costa (PI) Senate Advisory Research Committee 2010-2011 $6,473

 

Who Works for Globalization: A Sociological Analysis of Labour Markets for Labour Intensive Export Industry in Mexico and China
Marcus Taylor (PI) SSHRC Standard Research Grant 2007 – 2011   $52,000

Web Space/Community Space: Developing Qualitative Research for Canadian Roma through Digital Media
Cynthia Levine-Rasky (PI) SSHRC Insight Development Grant 2011-2012   $17,543

Patterns of Solidarity in Contemporary Canadian Activism
Richard Day (PI) SSHRC Standard Research Grant 2008-2011   $142,000

 

Faculty Experts
LEVINE-RASKY, Cynthia

LEVINE-RASKY, Cynthia
Phone: (613) 533-6000 x 74485
Email: clr@queensu.ca
Research Areas: Race; Ethnicity; Critical Race Theory; Inequality

SRIVASTAVA, Sarita

SRIVASTAVA, Sarita
Phone: (613) 533-6000 x 75763
Email: sarita@queensu.ca
Research Areas: Social Movements; Anti-Racist Theory & Practice; Gender & Race; Sociology of Emotions

BEAMISH, Rob, (Dept. Head)

BEAMISH, Rob, (Dept. Head)
Phone: (613) 533-6000 x 74478
Email: beamishr@queensu.ca
Research Areas: Hegel & Marx; Sociology of the Body & Sport; Early Modernity

DAY, Richard

DAY, Richard
Phone: (613) 533-6000, x 77965
Email: dayr@queensu.ca
Research Areas: Social, Political & Cultural Theory; Autonomies; Movement-Based Theorizing

TAYLOR, Marcus

TAYLOR, Marcus
Phone: (613) 533-6000, x 77655
Email: marcus.taylor@queensu.ca
Research Areas: Political Economy; Political Ecology; Labour & Livelihoods; Climate Change Adaptation