Professor and Canada Research Chair (CRC)
in Ethics and Global Social Change
Ph.D., University of Cambridge
MPhil, University of Cambridge
MA and BA, McGill University
Recent/upcoming events organised under the auspices of this CRC:
October 2012: Workshop on "Critical Perspectives on Global Justice: Thinking Beyond Distribution": http://thinkingbeyonddistribution.wordpress.com
November 2012: Workshop on "Rethinking Inequality": Philosophers revisit normative debates about equality and inequality: http://rethinkinginequality.wordpress.com/
Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, 2007.
Sexual Justice/Cultural Justice: Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice. Co-edited with B. Arneil, R. Dhamoon, and A. Eisenberg. London: Routledge, 2007.
Cultural Pluralism and Dilemmas of Justice. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000.
Journal Articles and Chapters
"The Global Poor as Agents of Justice," The Journal of Moral Philosophy, forthcoming 2013.
"Regimes of Accommodation, Hierarchies of Rights," in Revealing Democracy: the Niqab Affair in Québec, eds. G. Nielsen et al. (forthcoming, 2013)
"Normative Liberal Theory and the Bifurcation of Human Rights," Ethics and Global Politics, 2/3 (2009).
"Personal Autonomy and Cultural Tradition," in Sexual Justice/Cultural Justice: Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice, eds. B. Arneil, M.Deveaux, R. Dhamoon, & A. Eisenberg (Routledge, 2007).
"A Deliberative Approach to Conflicts of Culture," in Minorities Within Minorities: Equality, Rights and Diversity, Eds. A. Eisenberg and J. Spinner-Halev (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
"A Deliberative Approach to Conflicts of Culture," Political Theory, 31/6 (2003): 780-807.
"Liberal Constitutions and Traditional Cultures: the South African Customary Law Debate," Citizenship Studies 7/2 (2003): 161-80.
"Political Morality and Culture: What Difference Do Differences Make?," in Social Theory and Practice 28/3 (2002): 503-518.
"Conflicting Equalities? Cultural Group Rights and Sex Equality," Political Studies 48/3 (2000): 522-539.
"Cultural Pluralism from Liberal Perfectionist Premises," Polity 32/4 (2000): 473-497.
"Feminism and Empowerment: A Critical Reading of Foucault," in Feminist Approaches to Theory and Methodology: An Interdisciplinary Reader, Eds. S. Hesse-Biber et al. (Oxford University Press, 1999).
"Agonism and Pluralism," Philosophy and Social Criticism 25/4 (1999): 1-22.
"Toleration and Respect," Public Affairs Quarterly, 12/4 (1998):1-22.
"New Directions in Feminist Ethics," European Journal of Philosophy 3/1 (1995): 86-96.
"Shifting Paradigms: Theorizing Care and Justice in Political Theory," Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 10/2 (1995).
"Feminism and Empowerment," Feminist Studies 20/2 (1994): 223-247.
Recent Funding: SSHRC Aid to Workshops and Conferences, 2012 ($18,775), for workshop on 'Critical Perspectives on Global Justice'