Assistant Professor Barry Eidlin published an op-ed in the Washington Post to mark Labour Day 2018, entitled “Unions Struggle in the Courts, But They Have a Fighting Chance in the Streets.” While unions have taken a beating in recent decades, he notes, this year’s events offer some glimmers of hope for workers. The key is the arena of struggle.
Assistant Professor Barry Eidlin was named the winner of the 2018 Early Investigator Award from the Canadian Sociological Association. It is awarded annually to a sociologist who is deemed to "have made significant research contributions in the early stages of their career.” In announcing the award, the CSA Research Advisory Subcommittee noted that it was"tremendously impressed with Dr. Eidlin’s research and publication record at this early stage of his career.
A timely analysis of the possibilities and challenges of multiculturalism as seen in the iconic case of Canada’s Jewish community.
Combating Poverty critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades. While Canada is routinely classified as a single, homogeneous ‘liberal market’ regime, social and labour market policy falls within provincial jurisdiction resulting in a considerable divergence in policy mixes and outcomes between provinces.
Mazar, Alissa. 2017. Growth coalitions in declining cities: casinos, redevelopment, and inter-urban competition. Urban Geography, pp.1-22.
January 2018 | Milaine Alarie was interviewed on the radio show "Medium Large" to discuss her research on age-hypogamous intimate relationships (see link).
Eidlin, Barry. 2016. Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States? Political Articulation and the Canadian Comparison, 1932 to 1948. American Sociological Review, 81(3), 488-516.
The most recent edition of the EuropeNow Journal, entitled Governing the Migration Crisis, features an interview that was conducted by one of the graduate students, Sakeef Karim, as well an introduction co-authored by Prof. Jennifer Elrick.
Here is a link to the issue:
October 2017 | Congratulations to Joanne Terrasi for winning the Arts Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff!
The McGill Law & Society Workshop Series invites scholars, graduate students and postdocs in law, the social sciences, and the humanities to present works-in-progress broadly falling within the field of law and society.
We seek papers that use qualitative, quantitative, or interpretivist methods to explore the complex relationship between legal phenomena and social, political, and economic interactions, institutions, and processes. Our interest in socio-legal research extends to state, non-state, formal, and informal norms, institutions, and processes.
The McGill Graduate Sociology Student Society is organizing an alumni event during the American Sociological Association Meetings. This event will bring together current and past graduate sociology students to help them network. The event will consist of two roundtables with guests who are currently employed in tenure-track positions and non-academic positions followed by a reception.
To learn more about the event please visit their site: https://mgssapgss.wixsite.com/graduatealumnievent
Congratulations to Barry Eidlin for winning the Charles Tilly Award for Best Article from the American Sociological Association's Section on Comparative Historical Sociology!
Congratulations to Skye Miner for winning the Prix Jean Monnet from the Centre Jean Monnet de Montréal.