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Human Rights or Social Justice? The Problem of Rights Inflation.” International Journal of Human Rights 22, 2 (2017): 155-60. The October Crisis of 1970: Human Rights Abuses Under the War Measures ActJournal of Canadian Studies 42, 2 (Spring 2008): 160-186.
How the State Shaped the Nonprofit Sector: Public Funding in British Columbia.” Canadian Review of Sociology 56, 3 (2019): 299-328. The Transformation of Security Planning for the Olympics: The 1976 Montreal Games.” Terrorism and Political Violence 29, 1 (2017): 27-51.



Dominique Clément. “The Economy of Social Change: State Funding and the Transformation of Canada’s Voluntary Sector.” (in-process).

Jennifer Braun and Dominique Clément. “Immigrant Settlement and Integration in Canada: Trends in Public Funding.” Journal of Canadian Studies (under review).

Dominique Clément. “Municipal Funding for the Nonprofit Sector: A Methodology.” Urban History Review (forthcoming 2023).

Dominique Clément, Matthew Arkinstall, and Takara Ketchell. “Municipalities Matter: Public Funding for the Nonprofit Sector, 1960 to 2017.” BC Studies No. 212 (Spring 2022).

Dominique Clément. “State-Funded Feminism: A Methodology for the Study of Public Funding for Canada’s Voluntary Sector” Canadian Historical Review (forthcoming 2022).

Dominique Clément. “On the Wrong Side of History: Invoking the Emergencies Act.” Literary Review of Canada (May 2022).

Dominique Clément. “Local Government Funding for the Nonprofit Sector.” Canadian Public Administration 65, 1 (2022): 166-87.

Dominique Clément. “Municipal Funding for the Nonprofit Sector.” Plan Canada ( Fall 2021).

Dominique Clément, “The Perils of Digital Humanities for Academics.” ActiveHistory, 9 June 2021.

Dominique Clément, “Big Data Reveals Inequities in Federal Funding for Nonprofits Across Canada.” The Conversation, 30 May 2021.

Dominique Clément, “Technology for Archival Research.” Intersections 3,2 (2020): 50-51.

Dominique Clément, “Sex Discrimination in Canadian Law: From Equal Citizenship to Human Rights Law,” in Lyndsay Campbell, Ted McCoy and Mélanie Methot, eds., Canada’s Legal Past: Looking Forward, Looking Back (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2020).

Dominique Clément. “Counteterrorism Security Planning in Canada: From Imperialism to International Terrorism.” In Jeremy Littlewood, Lorne Dawson and Sara Thompson, eds., Canada Among Nations (University of Toronto Press, 2020).

Dominique Clément. “How the State Shaped the Nonprofit Sector: Public Funding in British Columbia.” Canadian Review of Sociology 56, 3(2019): 299-328.

Dominique Clément. “Canada’s Integration into a Global Intelligence Network.” Intelligence and National Security 33, 7 (2018): 1053-1069.

Dominique Clément. “State Funding for Social Movements: Channelling Protest?.” American Behavioural Scientist 61, 13 (2017): 1703-1728.

Dominique Clément. “The Rights Revolution: Canada’s Rights Culture Fifty Years Later.” Canadian Issues: 1967 to 2017 – Canada Transformed (Fall 2017).

Dominique Clément. “Legally Speaking: Human Rights Law and the City.” Plan Canada (Summer 2017): 10-13.

Dominique Clément. “Human Rights or Social Justice? The Problem of Rights Inflation.” International Journal of Human Rights 22, 2 (2017): 155-60.

Dominique Clément. “Renewing Human Rights Law in Canada.” Osgoode Hall Law Journal 54, 3 (2017): 1311-1340.

Dominique Clément. “The Sociology of Human Rights.” In Patrizia Albanese and Lorne Tepperman, eds. Reading Sociology (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2017): 272-5. ­

Dominique Clément. “The Transformation of Security Planning for the Olympics: The 1976 Montreal Games.” Terrorism and Political Violence 29, 1 (2017): 27-51.

Dominique Clément. “”Freedom of Information”: Implications for Historical Research.” Labour/Le travailleur 75 (Spring 2015).

Phil Boyle, Dominique Clément and Kevin Haggerty. “Iterations of Olympic Security: Montreal and Vancouver.” Security Dialogue 46, 2 (2015): 109-125.

Dominique Clément. “The Social Movement Society and the Human Rights State.” In Howard Ramos and Kathleen Rodgers, eds. Protest and Politics: The Promise of Social Movement Societies (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015): 61-78.

Dominique Clément. “The Rights Revolution in Canada and Australia: International Politics, Social Movements, and Domestic Law.” In Stephen Heathorn and David Goutor, eds. Taking Liberties: The History of Human Rights in Canada (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Dominique Clément. “Alberta’s Rights Revolution.” British Journal of Canadian Studies 26, 1 (2013): 59-79.

Dominique Clément. “Canadian Labour and Human Rights.” Historiography Quarterly 2 (2013): 4-16.

Dominique Clément. “The Legacy and Implications of Human Rights Law in Canada.” Canadian Issues Special Edition: Constituting Identities, the Charter of Rights and Federalism (Spring 2013): 46-50.

Dominique Clément. “Sex Discrimination and the Newfoundland Human Rights State.” Acadiensis 41, 1 (2012): 102-127.

Dominique Clément. “Human Rights in Canadian Domestic and Foreign Politics: From ‘Niggardly Acceptance’ to Enthusiastic Embrace.” Human Rights Quarterly 34, 3 (August 2012): 751-778.

Lara Campbell and Dominique Clément. Time, Age, Myth: Towards a History of the Sixties.” in Lara Campbell, Dominique Clément and Greg Kealey, eds. Debating Dissent: Canada and the Sixties (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012): 1-23.

Dominique Clément. “Human Rights Milestones: Alberta’s Rights Revolution.” In Dominique Clément, ed., Alberta’s Human Rights Story: The Search for Equality and Justice (Edmonton: John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights, 2012): 1-40.

Dominique Clément. “A Sociology of Human Rights: Rights Through a Social Movement Lens.” Canadian Review of Sociology 48, 2 (2011): 121-135.

Dominique Clément. “Canada’s Rights Revolution: Social Movements and Social Change, 1937-1982.” In Lorne Tepperman, ed., Reading Sociology (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2011): 311-313.

Dominique Clément. “Generational Change and Writing Canadian History: Obstacles to an Inclusive National History.” Canadian Issues: Faire comprendre la réalité francophone canadienne: le defi de renforcer l’identité par l’enseignement de l’histoire (Summer 2011): 75-78.

 Dominique Clément. “‘Self-Perpetuating Grievance Machines’: Human Rights Law and Sexual Discrimination in British Columbia, 1953-1984” In Sara Carter, Alvin Finkel and Peter Fortna, eds., The West and Beyond (Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2010): 297-325.

Dominique Clément. “‘Rights Without the Sword Are But Mere Words’: The Limits of Canada’s Modern Rights Revolution” in Janet Miron, ed., A History of Human Rights in Canada: Essential Issues (Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2009): 43-60.

Dominique Clément. “Generations and the Transformation of Social Movements in Post-war CanadaHistoire Sociale/Social History 42, 84 (2009): 361-388. [Reprinted in Catherine Briggs, ed. Modern Canada: 1945-Present (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2014)]

Dominique Clément. “The October Crisis of 1970: Human Rights Abuses Under the War Measures ActJournal of Canadian Studies 42, 2 (Spring 2008): 160-186. [Reprinted in Michael D. Behiels and Matthew Hayday, eds. Contemporary Quebec: Selected Readings & Commentaries (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011) & Stephen Tasson, ed. Introduction to Legal Studies (Captus Press, 2018)].

Dominique Clément. “‘I Believe in Human Rights, Not Women’s Rights’: Women and the Human Rights State, 1969-1984Radical History Review 101 (Spring 2008): 107-129.

Dominique Clément. An Exercise in Futility? Regionalism, State Funding and Ideology as Obstacles to the Formation of a National Social Movement Organization in Canada.” BC Studies 146 (Summer 2005): 63-91.

Dominique Clément. “’It is Not the Beliefs but the Crime that Matters:’ Post-War Civil Liberties Debates in Canada and AustraliaLabour History 86 (2004): 1-32.

Dominique Clément. “Searching for Rights in the Age of Activism: The Newfoundland-Labrador Human Rights Association, 1968-1982Newfoundland Studies 19, 2 (Spring 2003): 347-372. [Institute for Social and Economic Research Article Prize]

Dominique Clément. “Spies, Lies and a Commission, 1946-8: A Case Study in the Mobilization of the Canadian Civil Liberties MovementLeft History 7, 2 (2001): 53-79.

Dominique Clément. “The Royal Commission on Espionage and the Spy Trials of 1946-9: A Case Study in Parliamentary SupremacyJournal of the Canadian Historical Association 11 (2000): 151-172.



Book Reviews

“Clifford Bob – Rights as Weapons: instruments of Conflicts, Tools of Power.” (Princeton University Press, 2019). International Sociology Reviews 34, 5 (2019): 591-3.

“Frances Henry, Enakshi Dua, Carl E. James, Audrey Kobayashi, Peter Li, Howard Ramos and Malinda S. Smith – The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities.” (UBC Press, 2017). Labour Le Travail 81 (2018): 285-7.

“Mark Frezzo – The Sociology of Human Rights(Cambridge and Malden: Polity Press, 2015). Canadian Journal of Sociology 40, 4 (2015): 563-5.

“Sonia Cardenas – Chains of Justice: The Global Rise of State Institutions for Human Rights.” (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014). Human Rights Quarterly 37, 1 (2014).

“Mike Larsen and Kevin Walby – Brokering Access: Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information in Canada.” (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012). Surveillance and Society 24, 4 (2014).

“Carmela Patrias – Jobs and Justice: Fighting Discrimination in Wartime Canada, 1939-1945.” (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012). Labour/Le Travail 71 (Spring 2013): 255-257.

“Andrews S. Thompson – In Defence of Principles: NGOs and Human Rights in Canada.” (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010). Canadian Journal of Political Science 44, 4 (2012): 969-70.

“Joan Sangster – Transforming Labour: Women and Work in Postwar Canada.” (London: Pluto Press, 2009) Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme 28, 2/3 (2011): 185.

“Karen Dubinsky, Catherine Krull, Susan Lord, Sean Mills and Scott Rutherford, eds. – New World Coming: The Sixties and Global Consciousness” (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2009) Canadian Historical Review 93, 1 (2012): 153-155.

“Stephanie Bangarth – Voices Raised in Protest: Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49” (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008) Canadian Historical Review 91, 1 (2010): 160-2.

“William Tetley – The October Crisis, 1970: An Insider’s View” (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006) British Journal of Canadian Studies 20, 2 (2007): 314-5.

“Matt James – Misrecognized Materialists: Social Movements in Canadian Constitutional Politics” (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006) Canadian Journal of Law and Society 22, 1 (2007): 157-9.

“Derek Fudge – Collective Bargaining in Canada: Human Rights or Canadian Illusion, 2nd edition” (Black Point: Fernwood Publishing, 2006) British Journal of Canadian Studies 20, 1 (2007): 159-60.

“Amy Knight – How the Cold War Began: The Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies” (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2005) Intelligence and National Security 21, 2 (2006): 324-6.

“Gary Teeple – The Riddle of Human Rights (Aurora: Garamond Press 2004) Labour/Le Travail 57 (Spring 2006): 258-60.

“Ross Lambertson- Repression and Resistance: Canadian Human Rights Activists, 1930-1960,” (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005) American Review of Canadian Studies 36, 1 (Spring 2006): 187-8.

“Pierre Boyer, Linda Cardinal, and David Headon, eds , – From Subjects to Citizens: A Hundred Years of Citizenship in Australia and Canada” (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2004) Canadian Historical Review 87, 1 (March 2006): 138-141.

“Leo Driedger- Race and Ethnicity: Finding Identities and Equalities” (Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2003), American Review of Canadian Studies 35, 4 (Winter 2005): 772-3.

“Reg Whitaker and Steve Hewitt, Canada and the Cold War” (Toronto: James Lorimer, 2003) Canadian Historical Review 85, (December 2004): 873-5.

“Christopher MacLennan, Toward the Charter: Canadians and the Demand for a National Bill of Rights, 1929-1960” (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003) Labour/Le Travail 54 (Fall 2004): 278-80.

“Tom Warner – A History of Queer Activism in Canada” (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002) Australian Canadian Studies 20, 2 (2002): 167-170.

“Laurel Sefton MacDowell – Renegade Lawyer: The Life of J.L. Cohen” (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001) Labour/Le Travail 50 (Fall 2002): 307-9.

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