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Books

Denov, M., Maclure, R. and Campbell, K. (eds.) (2011) Children’s Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Denov, M.  (2010) Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Denov, M.  (2004)  Perspectives on Female Sex Offending: A Culture of Denial. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Edited Collections        

Campbell, K. & Denov, M.  (Guest Editors) (2004)Wrongful Conviction:  Perspectives, Experiences and Implications for Justice”.  The Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 46, 2.

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)                                                

Bryan, C. and Denov, M. (2011) “Separated Refugee Children in Canada: The Construction of Risk Identity”.  Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 9, 3: 242-266.

Denov, M. and Bryan, C. (2011) “Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Canada: Experiences of Flight and Resettlement”.  Canadian Social Work: Special Issue on the Settlement and Integration of Newcomers to Canada, 12, 1: 67-75.

Denov, M.  (2011) “Child soldiers and Iconography: Portrayals and (Mis)Representations”  Children and Society. DOI: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2010.00347.x

Denov, M.  (2010)  “Coping with the Trauma of War: Former Child Soldiers in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone”.  International Social Work, 53, 6: 791-806.

Denov, M. and Bryan, C. (2010) “Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Canada: Experiences of Flight and Resettlement”.  Canadian Social Work, 12, 1: 67-75.

Maclure, R. & Denov, M.  (2009) “Reconstruction versus Transformation:  Post-War Education and the Struggle for Gender Parity in Sierra Leone.”  International Journal of Educational Development, 29, 612-620.

Denov, M.  (2008) “Girl Soldiers and Human Rights: Lessons from Angola, Mozambique, Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone.”  International Journal of Human Rights, 12, 5: 811-833 

Denov, M. & Maclure, R.  (2007) “Turnings and Epiphanies: Militarization, Life Histories and the Making and Unmaking of Two Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone.”  Journal of Youth Studies, 10, 2: 243-261.

Denov, M. & Gervais, C.  (2007) “Negotiating (In)Security: Agency, Resistance and Resourcefulness among Girls Formerly Associated with Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front.”  Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 32, 4: 885-910.

Jordan, K. & Denov, M.  (2007) “Birds of Freedom? Perspectives on Female Emancipation and Sri Lanka’s Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam”.  Journal of International Women’s Studies, 9, 1: 42-62. 

Denov, M. (2006) “Wartime Sexual Violence:  Assessing a Human Security Response to War-affected Girls in Sierra Leone” Security Dialogue, 37, 3: 319-342.

Maclure, R. & Denov, M.  (2006) “‘I Didn’t Want to Die So I Joined Them’: Structuration and the Process of Becoming Boy Soldiers in Sierra Leone”.  Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence, 18, 1: 119-135.

Denov, M. & Maclure, R. (2006) “Engaging the Voices of Girls in the Aftermath of Sierra Leone’s Conflict: Experiences and Perspectives in a Culture of Violence”.  Anthropologica, 48, 1: 73-85.

Denov, M. & Campbell, K.  (2005) “Criminal Injustice: Understanding the Causes, Effects and Responses to Wrongful Conviction in Canada”. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 21, 3: 224-249.

Campbell, K. & Denov, M. (2005). “Miscarriages of Justice: The Impact of Wrongful Imprisonment”. JustResearch, 13: 5-15.

Denov, M.  (2004)  “Children’s Rights or Rhetoric? Assessing Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act and its Compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child”.  International Journal of Children’s Rights, 12, 1: 1-20.

Denov, M. (2004) “The Long-term Effects of Child Sexual Abuse by Female Perpetrators: A Qualitative Study of Male and Female Victims”.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19, 10: 1137-1156.

Campbell, K. & Denov, M. (2004).  “The Burden of Innocence: Coping with a Wrongful Imprisonment”.  Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 46, 2: 139-164.

Denov, M. & Campbell, K. (2004) “Introduction”.  Special Issue: Wrongful Conviction:  Perspectives, Experiences and Implications for JusticeThe Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 46, 2.

Denov, M. (2003). “To a Safer Place? Victims of Sexual Abuse by Females and their Disclosures to Professionals”.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 27, 1: 47-61.

Denov, M. (2003) “The Myth of Innocence: Sexual Scripts and the Recognition of Child Sexual Abuse by Female Perpetrators”.  Journal of Sex Research, 40, 3: 303-315.

Denov, M. & Campbell, K. (2002).  “Casualties of Aboriginal Displacement in Canada: Children at Risk among the Innu of Labrador”.  Refuge: Canada’s Periodical on Refugees, 20, 2: 21-33. 

Denov, M. (2001).  “A Culture of Denial: Exploring Professional Perspectives on Female Sex Offending”.  Canadian Journal of Criminology, 43, 3: 303-329.  

Chapters in Books      

Campbell, K. and Denov, M.  (2012) Failed Justice: Wrongful Convictions in Canada.  In Roberts, J. (ed.)  Criminal Justice in Canada: A Reader.  Toronto: Nelson Canada.

Denov, M. and Ricard-Guay, A.  (in press, 2012) Girl Soldiers: Towards a Gendered Understanding of Wartime Recruitment, Participation and Demobilization.  In Mathers, J. Handbook on Gender and War. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Campbell, K., Denov, M., Maclure, R., and Solomon, I.  (2011) Introduction.  In Denov, M., Maclure, R., and Campbell, K.  (eds.) Children’s Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan Press.

Denov, M.  (2011) Social Navigation and Power in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone: Reflections from a Former Child Soldier Turned Bike Rider.  In Ozerdem A. and Podder, S.  (eds.) Child Soldiers: From Recruitment to Reintegration.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Solomon, I. & Denov, M.  (2010) “Militarized Bodies: The Global Militarization of Children’s lives”.  In Hörschelmann, K. and Colls, R. (eds.) Contested Bodies of Childhood and Youth.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.

Denov, M. & Maclure, R. (2009) “Girls and Small Arms in Sierra Leone: Victimization, Participation and Resistance”.  In Farr, V., Myrttinen, H. and Schnabel, A. (eds.) Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Denov, M. and Campbell, K.  (2008) “When Justice Fails: Understanding Wrongful Conviction.” In Roberts, J. and Grossman, M. (eds.)  Criminal Justice in Canada: A reader.  Toronto: Nelson Canada.

Denov, M. and Gervais, C.  (2008) “Negotiating (In)Security: Agency, Resistance and Resourcefulness among Girls Formerly Associated with Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front”.  In Hawkesworth, M. and Alexander, K.  (eds.) Feminist Perspectives on War and Terror.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Denov, M.  (2007) “Youth Justice and Children’s Rights: Transformations in Canada’s youth justice system”. In Howe, B. & Covell, K.  A Question of Commitment: Children’s Rights in Canada.  Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Denov, M.  (2007) “Is the Culture Always Right?  The Dangers of Reproducing Gender Stereotypes and Inequalities in Psycho-social Interventions for War-affected Children.”  Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers.

Denov, M.  (2006)  “Sexual Violence against Girls during Situations of Armed Conflict”.  In Sturt, S. N. (ed.) New Developments in Child Abuse Research.  New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Denov, M. & Cortoni, F.  (2006) “Women Who Sexually Abuse Children”.  In Hilarski, C. & Wodarski, J. (eds.)  Comprehensive Mental Health Practice with Sex Offenders and their Families.  New York: Haworth Press. 

Denov, M. (2005) “Children’s Rights, Juvenile Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Implications for Canada”.  In Campbell, K.  (ed.) Understanding Youth Justice in Canada.  Toronto: Pearson Education.

Denov, M. (2005) “Karla Faye Tucker”.  In Bosworth, M.  (ed.) Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities.  London: Sage Publications.

Denov, M. (2005) “Political Prisoners”.  In Bosworth, M.  (ed.) Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities. London: Sage Publications.

Denov, M. & Campbell, K. (2004).  “Wrongful Conviction in Canada”.  In Roberts, J. and Grossman, M. (eds.) Criminal Justice in Canada: A Reader.  Toronto: Nelson Canada.

Reports

Denov, M. and Farr, T.  (2010) Black Communities Demographic Project: Community Perspectives on Youth and Justice.  Montreal: McGill Consortium on Human Rights Advocacy and Training.

Denov, M.  (2010) Children’s Rights in Education. Report for the Children’s Rights Academic Network (CRAN).  Landon Pearson Resource Centre on the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights.

Denov, M. (with Ibrahim Bangura, Jennifer Klot, Laura Sjoberg, Irma Specht, Julie Stevens, and Christina Yeung) Emerging Issues: Youth, Gender, and the Changing Nature of Armed Conflict, Report for PeaceBuild: The Canadian Peacebuilding Network, February 2008.

Denov, M. (2008) Halfway There: A Canada Fit For Children in a World Fit for Children.  Report prepared for UNICEF Canada.

Denov, M.  (2007) Girls in Fighting Forces: Moving Beyond Victimhood. Report prepared for the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency. 

Denov, M.  (2006) Children’s Rights and International Development: Research Challenges and Change.  Report prepared for the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency.

Denov, M.  (2005) Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone.  Report prepared for the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency.

Campbell, K., Denov, M., & Edgar, J.  (2002)  Report on the Conference on Wrongful Conviction: Experiences, Implications and Moving Towards Justice. Ottawa: Solicitor General of Canada.