gstalker


Glenn J Stalker

Department of Sociology

Associate Professor

Office: Founders College, 316
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 66942
Email: gstalker@yorku.ca

Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Manitoba

Professional Leadership

Associate Director, Institute for Social Research (ISR), July 2008 to July 2012.

Academic Director, York Research Data Centre (RDC), July 2011 to July 2012.

Academic Co-Director, York Research Data Centre (RDC), 2009 to July 2011.

Community Contributions

Print Media

• Ideas We Like: Passive Company, (2010 April 21). The NewYorker online blog. Macy Halford, http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2010/04/ideas-we-like-passive-company.html. Citation of my work appearing in the work of Emily White (2010), Lonely, Harper.

• “The nuclear family isn't so typical anymore," (2007, September 13). Hamilton Spectator.

• "Leaving nest not easy for half of city's young adults," (2007, September 13). Hamilton Spectator.

• “People cocooning more, study says,” (2004, June 25). The Globe and Mail, Page G19.

• “Canadians alone for 34% of spare time,” (2004, June 24). National Post, Page A6. • “Going solo: People spending more time alone, study shows,” (2004, June 24). Ottawa Citizen, Page A5.

• Tsingdao Daily, China, (2004, June 26).

• “We'd rather stay home alone, study says,” (2004, June 27). Indianapolis Star.

• “People spend more time alone,” (2004, June24). Vancouver Sun, Page A3.

• Edmonton Journal, (2004, June 24). Section A.

• Victoria Times Colonist, (2004, June 24) Section A.

• “People cocooning more, socializing less at home,” (2004, June 28). The Bulletin - University of Toronto, Page 12.

• “Home Alone,” (2004, autumn). University of Toronto Magazine, P.10, Vol.32, No.1.

• “People who want time to selves not alone,” (2004, September 1). The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

• Miami Herald, (2004, September 18).

• Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (2004, September 19).

• “Study says home-alone trend is on the upswing,” (2004, September 19). Chicago Tribune, P.9.

Broadcasted Media

• U.S. National Public Radio (NPR) WFAE 90.7 (July 31, 2007) panel show discussing the topic of social capital and cocooning.

• AM990. (2004, June 24) . London, Ontario.

• AM1290. (2004, June 24) . St. Catherine's, Ontario.

• CKLW. (2004, June 25) . Windsor, Ontario.

• CHQR77. (2004, June 28) . Calgary, Alberta.

• AM990. (2004, July 22) . London Ontario.

Research Interests

, Environment, Political Sociology, Culture & Leisure, Methodology / Epistemology, Deleuze & Guattari

Current Research Projects

Climate Change and Subjectivity: Transversal Ecologies

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    Role: PI

    Start Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2012

    End Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2014

    Funders:
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Stalker, Glenn. (2018) . 'Paid and Unpaid Work: Power, Division, and Strategies,' Ch.12 in Amber Gazso and Karen Kobayash (eds.), Continuity and Innovation: Canadian Families in the New Millennium, First Edition. Nelson Canada. (In Press)

2018

Wood, L. J. and G. J. Stalker. (2011) . Surveying the landscape: Local protesters and global summits. In T. Malleson and D. Wachsmuth, "Whose Streets?: The Toronto G20 and the Challenges of Summit Protest." Toronto: Between the Lines Press.

2011

Dunlap, R., Michelson, W., and Stalker, G. J. (2002) . Environmental sociology: An introduction. In, R. Dunlap and W. Michelson (Eds.), The Handbook of Environmental Sociology, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

2002

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. (2005) . Review of John G. Bruhn, The Sociology of Community Connections. Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, July-August.

2005

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. J. (2019). What is leisure without becoming? Assemblages of active and reactive leisure. Leisure Sciences , 41:5, 348-365.

2019

Wood, L., Staggenborg, S., Stalker, G. and R. Kutz-Flamenbaum. (2017) . Eventful events: Local outcomes of G20 summit protests in Pittsburgh and Toronto. Social Movement Studies, 16, 5: 595-609.

2017

Stalker, G. J. (2014) . Gendered perceptions of time among parents: Family contexts, role demands and variation in time-stress. Society & Leisure, In Press.

2014

Stalker, G. J. and L. J. Wood. (2013) . Reaching beyond the net: Political circuits and participation in Toronto’s G20 protests. Social Movement Studies, 12, 2, 178-198.

2013

Stalker, G. and Ornstein, M. (2013) . Quebec, Daycare, and the Household Strategies of Couples with Young Children. Canadian Public Policy, 39, 2, 241-262.

2013

Ornstein, M. and Stalker, G. J. (2013) . Canadian families’ strategies for employment and care for pre-school children. Journal of Family Issues, 34, 1, 53-84.

2012

Stalker. G. J. (2011) . A widening parental leisure gap: The family as a site for late modern differentiation and convergence in leisure time within Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Canadian Journal of Sociology, 36, 1: 25-58.

2011

Stalker, G. J. (2011) . Leisure diversity as an indicator of cultural capital. Leisure Sciences, 33, 2: 81-102.

2011

Stalker, G. J. (2008) . Measuring diversity in daily social contact: The contribution of social context, work and leisure on the opportunity for engagement. Social Indicators Research, 86: 275-295.

2008

Stalker, G. J. (2006) . Gender convergence and life-course differentiation in the Canadian use of time. Loisir & Société / Society & Leisure, Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring: 159-190.

2006

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Glenn J. Stalker. (2019). What is leisure without becoming? 12th Annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies Conference, July 8-10, Royal Holloway, University of London. Egham, UK.

2019

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2013) . Quebec, Daycare, and the Household Strategies of Couples with Young Children. Paper presented at the Progressive Economics Forum at the meeting of the Canadian Economics Association. Montreal, Quebec.

2013

Stalker, G. J. & Ornstein, M. (2012, June) . Quebec, daycare, and the household strategies of couples with young children. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFE), Barcelona, Spain

2012

Wood, L. and G. J. Stalker. (2011, August) . G20 Toronto Survey Project: Discussion of the variation of summit protest. Collective Behavior & Social Movements Section Workshop, Las Vegas, NV.

2011

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2011, August) . Community differences in Canadian parents' strategies for childcare and employment. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Oxford, UK.

2011

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2010, July) . Couples and caregiving: Findings from the Canadian census. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Paris, France.

2010

Stalker, G. (2009, October) . Emerging life-course disparities and equalities in leisure: A comparative analysis of leisure time in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Lüneburg, Germany.

2009

Stalker, G. (2008, August) . The diversity of leisure repertoire as an indicator of cultural capital. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Boston, U.S.

2008

Stalker, G. (2008, June) . National trends in private social engagement as an indicator of strong ties and bonding social capital in leisure time. Paper presented at the Congress of the Canadian Leisure Studies Association (CLA). Montreal, Quebec.

2008

Stalker, G. (2007, July) . Multinational trends in family activities: Late modern change and new diversity in family life. The British Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference. Eastbourne, UK.

2007

Stalker, G. (2006, July) . Diversity of leisure experiences in social and temporal contexts. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) XVI World Congress of Sociology. Durban, South Africa.

2006

Stalker, G. (2005, November) . Change in the social and environmental context of Canadian leisure time, 1986-1998. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2005

Stalker, G. (2004, October) . The contribution of social context, human capital, and time-use constraints on the diversity of role relationships. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Rome, Italy.

2004

Stalker, G. (2004, August) . Trends in core time-use: Evidence of gender convergence and differentiation by stage in the life-cycle. Paper presented in the Time-use and Families Session at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). San Francisco, U.S.

2004

Stalker, G. (2003, June) . Change in the use of the dwelling space as an environmental context for social engagement during leisure time, 1986-1998. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) International Housing Research Conference. Toronto, Canada.

2003

Stalker, G., Michelson, W., Palm Lindén, K., & Sixsmith, J. (2002, July) . The social reconfiguration of housing: Negotiating familial roles and residential design among home-based workers. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) XV World Congress of Sociology. Brisbane, Australia

2002

Michelson, W., Crouse, D., & Stalker, G. (2001, October) . Beyond the numbers: graphics and data reduction as tools for time-use analysis and presentation. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Oslo, Norway.

2001

Michelson, W., Crouse, D., & Stalker, G. (2001) . A different view of the world: Graphic representation of human use of time and space. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Anaheim, California.

2001

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Hootsmans, H., Clason, C., Michelson, W., Crouse, D., Stalker, G., Palm Linden, K., & Wikstrom, T. (2001, August) . When work comes home: Mapping the work-family interface. Research report presented to the 6th International Conference on Telework, Anton Dreesman Institute for Inforpreneurship at the University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2001

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. (January, 2011) . Current research and debates when analyzing time-use data to study work-life balance. Presentation made at the York Sociology Graduate Workshop Series.

2011

Stalker, G and Ornstein, M. (April 27, 2010) . Couples and caregiving: Findings from the Canadian Census. Talk presented at the York RDC Research Afternoon, Toronto, Ontario

2010

Ornstein, M. and Stalker, G. (June 4, 2010) . Canadian families’ strategies for employment and the care of pre-school children. Talk presented during the 2010, Summer Program in Data Analysis (SPIDA) at York University.

2010

Stalker, G. (2009, April 22) . Introduction to the General Social Survey (GSS). Presented at the York RDC, Opening Symposium, Reception and Open House, York University.

2009

Stalker, G. (2009, March 25) . Survey Sampling Design and Practice. Invited talk presented to the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s (HEQCO), 2009 Conference and Workshop, Toronto.

2009

Stalker, G. (October 19, 2009) . Beyond graduate school: Applying for jobs and postdocs. Presentation made at the York Sociology Graduate Workshop Series.

2009

Stalker, G. (2002, November) . Work and leisure in daily life: Constraints on and opportunities for social engagement. Paper presented at Statistics Canada. Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, November 20, 2002.

2002


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3020 6.0 A Classics in Sociology LECT
Fall 2019 GS/SOCI6060 3.0 A Qualitative Methods Of Research SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2020 AP/SOCI4700 3.0 M Green Theory, Culture and Capitalization ONLN
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3020 6.0 A Classics in Sociology LECT

Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Manitoba

Professional Leadership

Associate Director, Institute for Social Research (ISR), July 2008 to July 2012.

Academic Director, York Research Data Centre (RDC), July 2011 to July 2012.

Academic Co-Director, York Research Data Centre (RDC), 2009 to July 2011.

Community Contributions

Print Media

• Ideas We Like: Passive Company, (2010 April 21). The NewYorker online blog. Macy Halford, http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2010/04/ideas-we-like-passive-company.html. Citation of my work appearing in the work of Emily White (2010), Lonely, Harper.

• “The nuclear family isn't so typical anymore," (2007, September 13). Hamilton Spectator.

• "Leaving nest not easy for half of city's young adults," (2007, September 13). Hamilton Spectator.

• “People cocooning more, study says,” (2004, June 25). The Globe and Mail, Page G19.

• “Canadians alone for 34% of spare time,” (2004, June 24). National Post, Page A6. • “Going solo: People spending more time alone, study shows,” (2004, June 24). Ottawa Citizen, Page A5.

• Tsingdao Daily, China, (2004, June 26).

• “We'd rather stay home alone, study says,” (2004, June 27). Indianapolis Star.

• “People spend more time alone,” (2004, June24). Vancouver Sun, Page A3.

• Edmonton Journal, (2004, June 24). Section A.

• Victoria Times Colonist, (2004, June 24) Section A.

• “People cocooning more, socializing less at home,” (2004, June 28). The Bulletin - University of Toronto, Page 12.

• “Home Alone,” (2004, autumn). University of Toronto Magazine, P.10, Vol.32, No.1.

• “People who want time to selves not alone,” (2004, September 1). The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

• Miami Herald, (2004, September 18).

• Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (2004, September 19).

• “Study says home-alone trend is on the upswing,” (2004, September 19). Chicago Tribune, P.9.

Broadcasted Media

• U.S. National Public Radio (NPR) WFAE 90.7 (July 31, 2007) panel show discussing the topic of social capital and cocooning.

• AM990. (2004, June 24) . London, Ontario.

• AM1290. (2004, June 24) . St. Catherine's, Ontario.

• CKLW. (2004, June 25) . Windsor, Ontario.

• CHQR77. (2004, June 28) . Calgary, Alberta.

• AM990. (2004, July 22) . London Ontario.

Research Interests

, Environment, Political Sociology, Culture & Leisure, Methodology / Epistemology, Deleuze & Guattari

Current Research Projects

Climate Change and Subjectivity: Transversal Ecologies

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: PI

    Start Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2012

    End Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2014

    Funders:
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Stalker, Glenn. (2018) . 'Paid and Unpaid Work: Power, Division, and Strategies,' Ch.12 in Amber Gazso and Karen Kobayash (eds.), Continuity and Innovation: Canadian Families in the New Millennium, First Edition. Nelson Canada. (In Press)

2018

Wood, L. J. and G. J. Stalker. (2011) . Surveying the landscape: Local protesters and global summits. In T. Malleson and D. Wachsmuth, "Whose Streets?: The Toronto G20 and the Challenges of Summit Protest." Toronto: Between the Lines Press.

2011

Dunlap, R., Michelson, W., and Stalker, G. J. (2002) . Environmental sociology: An introduction. In, R. Dunlap and W. Michelson (Eds.), The Handbook of Environmental Sociology, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

2002

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. (2005) . Review of John G. Bruhn, The Sociology of Community Connections. Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, July-August.

2005

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. J. (2019). What is leisure without becoming? Assemblages of active and reactive leisure. Leisure Sciences , 41:5, 348-365.

2019

Wood, L., Staggenborg, S., Stalker, G. and R. Kutz-Flamenbaum. (2017) . Eventful events: Local outcomes of G20 summit protests in Pittsburgh and Toronto. Social Movement Studies, 16, 5: 595-609.

2017

Stalker, G. J. (2014) . Gendered perceptions of time among parents: Family contexts, role demands and variation in time-stress. Society & Leisure, In Press.

2014

Stalker, G. J. and L. J. Wood. (2013) . Reaching beyond the net: Political circuits and participation in Toronto’s G20 protests. Social Movement Studies, 12, 2, 178-198.

2013

Stalker, G. and Ornstein, M. (2013) . Quebec, Daycare, and the Household Strategies of Couples with Young Children. Canadian Public Policy, 39, 2, 241-262.

2013

Ornstein, M. and Stalker, G. J. (2013) . Canadian families’ strategies for employment and care for pre-school children. Journal of Family Issues, 34, 1, 53-84.

2012

Stalker. G. J. (2011) . A widening parental leisure gap: The family as a site for late modern differentiation and convergence in leisure time within Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Canadian Journal of Sociology, 36, 1: 25-58.

2011

Stalker, G. J. (2011) . Leisure diversity as an indicator of cultural capital. Leisure Sciences, 33, 2: 81-102.

2011

Stalker, G. J. (2008) . Measuring diversity in daily social contact: The contribution of social context, work and leisure on the opportunity for engagement. Social Indicators Research, 86: 275-295.

2008

Stalker, G. J. (2006) . Gender convergence and life-course differentiation in the Canadian use of time. Loisir & Société / Society & Leisure, Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring: 159-190.

2006

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Glenn J. Stalker. (2019). What is leisure without becoming? 12th Annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies Conference, July 8-10, Royal Holloway, University of London. Egham, UK.

2019

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2013) . Quebec, Daycare, and the Household Strategies of Couples with Young Children. Paper presented at the Progressive Economics Forum at the meeting of the Canadian Economics Association. Montreal, Quebec.

2013

Stalker, G. J. & Ornstein, M. (2012, June) . Quebec, daycare, and the household strategies of couples with young children. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFE), Barcelona, Spain

2012

Wood, L. and G. J. Stalker. (2011, August) . G20 Toronto Survey Project: Discussion of the variation of summit protest. Collective Behavior & Social Movements Section Workshop, Las Vegas, NV.

2011

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2011, August) . Community differences in Canadian parents' strategies for childcare and employment. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Oxford, UK.

2011

Stalker, G. and M. Ornstein. (2010, July) . Couples and caregiving: Findings from the Canadian census. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Paris, France.

2010

Stalker, G. (2009, October) . Emerging life-course disparities and equalities in leisure: A comparative analysis of leisure time in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Lüneburg, Germany.

2009

Stalker, G. (2008, August) . The diversity of leisure repertoire as an indicator of cultural capital. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Boston, U.S.

2008

Stalker, G. (2008, June) . National trends in private social engagement as an indicator of strong ties and bonding social capital in leisure time. Paper presented at the Congress of the Canadian Leisure Studies Association (CLA). Montreal, Quebec.

2008

Stalker, G. (2007, July) . Multinational trends in family activities: Late modern change and new diversity in family life. The British Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference. Eastbourne, UK.

2007

Stalker, G. (2006, July) . Diversity of leisure experiences in social and temporal contexts. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) XVI World Congress of Sociology. Durban, South Africa.

2006

Stalker, G. (2005, November) . Change in the social and environmental context of Canadian leisure time, 1986-1998. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2005

Stalker, G. (2004, October) . The contribution of social context, human capital, and time-use constraints on the diversity of role relationships. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Rome, Italy.

2004

Stalker, G. (2004, August) . Trends in core time-use: Evidence of gender convergence and differentiation by stage in the life-cycle. Paper presented in the Time-use and Families Session at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). San Francisco, U.S.

2004

Stalker, G. (2003, June) . Change in the use of the dwelling space as an environmental context for social engagement during leisure time, 1986-1998. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) International Housing Research Conference. Toronto, Canada.

2003

Stalker, G., Michelson, W., Palm Lindén, K., & Sixsmith, J. (2002, July) . The social reconfiguration of housing: Negotiating familial roles and residential design among home-based workers. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association's (ISA) XV World Congress of Sociology. Brisbane, Australia

2002

Michelson, W., Crouse, D., & Stalker, G. (2001, October) . Beyond the numbers: graphics and data reduction as tools for time-use analysis and presentation. Paper presented at the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) Conference. Oslo, Norway.

2001

Michelson, W., Crouse, D., & Stalker, G. (2001) . A different view of the world: Graphic representation of human use of time and space. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Anaheim, California.

2001

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Hootsmans, H., Clason, C., Michelson, W., Crouse, D., Stalker, G., Palm Linden, K., & Wikstrom, T. (2001, August) . When work comes home: Mapping the work-family interface. Research report presented to the 6th International Conference on Telework, Anton Dreesman Institute for Inforpreneurship at the University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2001

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

Stalker, G. (January, 2011) . Current research and debates when analyzing time-use data to study work-life balance. Presentation made at the York Sociology Graduate Workshop Series.

2011

Stalker, G and Ornstein, M. (April 27, 2010) . Couples and caregiving: Findings from the Canadian Census. Talk presented at the York RDC Research Afternoon, Toronto, Ontario

2010

Ornstein, M. and Stalker, G. (June 4, 2010) . Canadian families’ strategies for employment and the care of pre-school children. Talk presented during the 2010, Summer Program in Data Analysis (SPIDA) at York University.

2010

Stalker, G. (2009, April 22) . Introduction to the General Social Survey (GSS). Presented at the York RDC, Opening Symposium, Reception and Open House, York University.

2009

Stalker, G. (2009, March 25) . Survey Sampling Design and Practice. Invited talk presented to the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s (HEQCO), 2009 Conference and Workshop, Toronto.

2009

Stalker, G. (October 19, 2009) . Beyond graduate school: Applying for jobs and postdocs. Presentation made at the York Sociology Graduate Workshop Series.

2009

Stalker, G. (2002, November) . Work and leisure in daily life: Constraints on and opportunities for social engagement. Paper presented at Statistics Canada. Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, November 20, 2002.

2002


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3020 6.0 A Classics in Sociology LECT
Fall 2019 GS/SOCI6060 3.0 A Qualitative Methods Of Research SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2020 AP/SOCI4700 3.0 M Green Theory, Culture and Capitalization ONLN
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3020 6.0 A Classics in Sociology LECT