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Elaine Coburn

Assistant professor
Discipline(s) : Sociologie
Institution de rattachement : York University of Toronto (Canada)

Coordonnées professionnelles



Elaine Coburn est Assistant Professor au département des études internationales à Glendon, York University, à Toronto, Canada, et membre associée au CADIS. Elle est par ailleurs membre du comité de rédaction des revues bilingue Etudes Socialistes/Socialist studies (Canada) et la Revue canadienne de sociologie/the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Activité scientifique

  • Les methodologies en sciences sociales

  • Les épistémologies et les mouvements autochtones

  • La mondialisation néolibérale

  • Les théories et les mouvements de justice sociale


  • Les méthodes de recherche en études internationales

  • Economie et développement

  • Les institutions financières et la société civile


Directions d'ouvrage

  • (dir.), More Will Sing Their Way to Freedom. Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence, 2015, Fernwood Press, 2015.

Articles et contributions à des ouvrages collectifs

  • « Theorizing Colonial Capitalism and Indigenous Liberation: Contemporary Indigenous Scholarship from Lands Claimed by Canada », in Studies in Political Economy. A Socialist Review, 2016, vol. 97, issue 3, p. 285-307.

  • « Alternatives: New Canadian Political Economy and the relations of ruling: a comment on C. Hurl and B. Christensen », in Studies in Political Economy. A Socialist Review, 2016, vol. 97, issue 3, p. 206-215.

  • (avec William K. Carroll), « Counterhegemonic and Cognitive Practice in Transnational Alternative Policy Groups », in Alexandra Sallas-Porras and Georgina Murray (eds), Think Tanks: Key Spaces in the Global Production of Power, Palgrave, 2016 (à paraître).

  • « Economics as Ideology: Challenging Expert Political Power », in State of Power: Annual Report 2016, Amsterdam, The Transnational Institute, 2016 (à paraître).

  • « Economic Inequality Matters: Reflections on Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2016, vol. 11, n° 1.

  • (avec Clifford (Kam'ayaam Chachim'multhnii) Atleo), « Not Just Another Social Movement: Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence », in  William K. Carroll and Kanchan Sarkerby (eds), A World to Win, Winnipeg, Arbeiter Ring Press, 2016.

  • « Against the Grain: Sociology from the Standpoint of Roxana Ng », Special Issue on the Work of Roxana Ng, in Resources for Feminist Research, à paraître.

  • « Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence: An Introduction », in Elaine Coburn (dir), More Will Sing Their Way to Freedom. Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence, Fernwood Press, 2015.

  • (avec Doug Durst), « Who Is Ready to Listen?: Aboriginal Peoples with Disabilities », in Elaine Coburn (dir), Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence, Fernwood Publishing, 2015.

  • (avec Makere Harawira-Stewart, Aileen Moreton-Robinson et George Sefa Dei), « Unspeakable things: Indigenous research and social science », in Socio. Revue des sciences sociales, 2013, vol.1, n° 2.

  • « Indigenous Research as Resistance », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2013, vol. 9, n° 1, p.52-63.

  • « Globalization and Women: A Marxist Feminist Introduction », in Lesley Biggs and Susan Gringell, éds), Gendered Intersections, 2ème édition, Fernwood Press, 2011.

  • « Resisting Neo-Liberal Capitalism: Insights from Political Economy », in Stephen McBride, Gary Teeple (éds), Relations of Global Power: Neoliberal Order and Disorder, 2011, p. 194-256.

  • (avec David Coburn), « Health and Health Inequalities in a Neo-Liberal Global World », in Gavin Mooney, Di McIntyre (éds), The Economics of Health Equity, Cambridge University Press, 2007, p. 13-35.

  • « Commodification or Rationalization? Yes, Please ! : Technology Transfer Talk in the Canadian Context », in Georg Krüken et al., Diffusion and Transformation of Higher Education Models. Universities Between National Traditions and Global Trends, Bielefeld, Transcript Verlag, 2007, p. 235-259.

  • « Globalization and Women », in Leslie Biggs, Pamela Downe (éds), Gendered Intersections: An Introduction To Women's and Gender Studies, Halifax, Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd, 2005, p. 393-398.

  • (avec William K. Carroll), « Social Movements and Transformation », in Wallace Clement, Leah F. Vosko (éds), Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003, p. 79-105.

  • « Interrogating Globalization: Emerging Contradictions and Conflicts », in Yildiz Atasoy, William K. Carroll (éds), Global Shaping and Its Alternatives, Aurora Ont. Canada, Garamond Press, 2003, p. 111-136.

  • « La Bataille de Seattle: Portrait d'une manifestation en mouvement », in Michel Wieviorka (dir.), Un autre monde ..., Paris, Editions Balland, 2003, p. 155-176.

  • Réédition en langue espagnole « La Batalla de Seattle », in Michel Wieviorka (éd), Otro mundo…:Discrepancias, sorpresas y derives en al antimundializacion, Fundo de cultura economica, 2009, p. 186-211.

  • (avec Robert Bright et al.), « Mainstream and Marginal Newspaper Coverage of the 1995 Quebec Referendum: An Inquiry into the Functioning of the Canadian Public Sphere », in Review of Sociology and Anthropology (Canada), 1999, 36:3.

Contributions à des ouvrages de référence

  • « Class », « Inequality », « Intellectual Property », « Transnational Justice Movements » in Mark Juergensmeyer, Helmut Anheier (Eds), Encyclopedia of Global Studies, Sage Publications, 2012.

  • « Social Stratification », in George A. Barnett, Geoffrey J. Golson (Eds), Encyclopedia of Social Networks, 2011.

Coordinations de numéros de revue

Critiques de livres

  • Review of Paul Kellogg's Escape from the Staples Trap: Canadian Political Economy After Left Nationalism, University of Toronto Publishers, 2015, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, Mars 2018, vol. 51, n° 1, p. 184-185.

  • Review essay of Glen Coulthard’s Red Skin, White Mask: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition, in Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory, 2016, vol. 63, n° 148, p. 72-85.

  • Review essay of Abigail Bakan and Enakshi Dua’s Theorizing Anti-Racism: Linkages in Marxism and Critical Race Theories, in Canadian Review of Sociology, 2016 (à paraître).

  • Review essay of Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, John Krinsky and Alf Gunvald Nilsen. Marxism and Social Movements, in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2016, vol. 11, n° 1, p. 237-250.

  • Review essay of Maggie Walter and Chris Andersen’s Indigenous Statistics. A Quantitative Research Methodology, Left Coast Press, in Decolonization, Indigeneity, Education and Society, 2015, vol. 4, n° 2, p. 123-133.

  • Review essay of Nancy Fraser’s Fortunes of Feminism. From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis, in International Critical Thought, Special symposium on Nancy Fraser’s book, 2015, vol. 5, n° 4, p. 509-517.

  • Review essay of Achille Mbembe’s Critique de la raison nègre, in Decolonization. Indigeneity, Education and Society, 2014, vol. 3, n° 2, p.176-186.
    Réédition le 28 janvier 2015 par African Studies Association.

  • Review of Jean-Pierre Dupuy’s L’avenir de l’économie: Sortir de l’économystification, in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2013, vol. 1, n° 2, p. 204-208.

  • Review of Fuyuki Kurasawa’s The Work of Global Justice: Human Rights as Practices. in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes (Canada), 2009, vol. 5, n° 2, p.154-15.

  • Review of Richard Sandbrook et al’s Social Democracy in the Global Periphery: Origins, Challenges, Prospects, in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes (Canada), 2008, vol. 4, n° 2, p. 93-96.

  • Review of William K. Carroll and R.S. Ratner, editors’, Challenges and Perils: Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times, in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes. 2006, vol. 2, n° 1, p. 129-13.

  • Review of Henry Giroux’s The Terror of Neoliberalism: Authoritarianism and the Eclipse of Democracy, in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2005, vol. 1, n° 2, p. 109-11.

  • Review of William K. Carroll’s Corporate Power in a Globalizing World: A Study in Elite Social Organization, in Socialist Studies Bulletin/ Bulletin d’Etudes Socialistes, 2004, n° 73, p. 52-55.

  • Review essay of Anne Hansen’s, Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla, and David McNally’s Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-Imperialism in the 21st Century, in Socialist Studies Bulletin/ Bulletin d’Etudes Socialistes, 2003, n° 69, p. 35-39.


  • « ‘Pulling the Monster Down’: Interview with William K. Carroll », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2010, vol. 6, n° 1, p. 65-92.


  • « Introduction générale », in Elaine Coburn (éd.s), Socio. Combien de sexes ?, 2017, n° 9.

  • « What is Socialism? What is Socialist Studies? », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2009, vol. 5, n° 2, p. 1-16.

  • « I Class Struggle: French Exceptionalism and Challenges for Socialist Studies », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2010, vol. 6, n° 2, p. 1-8.

  • « Introduction: Rosa Luxemburg’s Political Economy: Contributions to Contemporary Political Theory and Practice », in Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, 2011, vol. 6, n° 2, p. 38-42.


  • Alain Touraine, « Sociology Upside Down: From Systems to Subjects », in New Cultural Frontiers, 2011, vol. 1, n° 1, p. 4-15.


  • Elaine Coburn, 15 décembre 2014 : « ’White Knights and Dark Threats’», Environmental and Community Services Blog. Guest writer on public discourse around the 2014 Ebola crisis and humanitarian interventions.
    Réédition le 28 janvier 2015 par African Studies Association.

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