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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).

Dominique Clément. “How security at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games set a precedent for future Olympics.” The Conversation, 9 January 2024.

Jennifer Braun and Dominique Clément. “Immigrant Settlement and Integration in Canada: Trends in Public Funding.” Journal of Canadian Studies 57, 2 (2023): 255-79.

Dominique Clément. “Municipal Funding for the Nonprofit Sector: A Methodology.” Urban History Review 50, 1-2 (2023): 86-97.

Dominique Clément, Matthew Arkinstall, and Takara Ketchell. “Municipalities Matter: Public Funding for the Nonprofit Sector, 1960 to 2017.” BC Studies No. 212 (Spring 2022): 9-34.

Dominique Clément. “State-Funded Feminism: A Methodology for the Study of Public Funding for Canada’s Voluntary Sector” Canadian Historical Review 103, 3 (2022): 443-69.

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): 241-70

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): 127-44.

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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