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Leah Vosko

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Department of Politics

Professor
Canada Research Chair

Office: Kaneff Tower, 618
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33157
Email: lvosko@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://http://www.chairs.gc.ca/english/profile/viewprofile.cfm?ID=786

Degrees

PhD, York University
MA Women's Studies, Simon Fraser University
BA Political Studies, Trent University

Current Research Projects

Precarious Employment and Transnational Labour Regulation: Gender, Nationality, and

    Description:

    Vosko, Leah (2006-2009) Research Project: Grant Awarded by: SSHRC Standard Research Grant Grant Amount: $92,325

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    Funders:
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant
Understanding Precarious Employment Across Space, Scale and Social Location

    Description:

    Vosko, Leah (2007) Research Project: Understanding Precarious Employment Across Space, Scale and Social Location Grant Awarded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant Amount: $25,000 (grant to host International Workshop to be held in Fall 2007)

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    Funders:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

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    CFI

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    ICCS
Books

Publication
Year

Vosko, Leah F. (2000) . Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2000

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “Changing Canada: Political Economy As Transformation (Introduction).” in Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko (eds.) Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press: xi-xxxii.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2003) . “Gender Differentiation and the Standard/Non-Standard Employment Distinction in Canada, 1945 to the Present” in Juteau, Danielle (ed.). Patterns and Processes of Social Differentiation: The Construction of Gender, Age, ‘Race/Ethnicity’ and Locality. University of Toronto Press/University of Montreal Press. French and English): 25-80.

2003

Fudge, Judy and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) “Gendered Paradoxes and the Rise of Contingent Work: Towards a Transformative Feminist Political Economy of the Labour Market.” in Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko (eds.) Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press: 183-213.

2003

Armstrong, Pat, Andrew, Caroline and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) “General Introduction,” in Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . (2003) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2003) . “The Pasts (and Futures) of Feminist Political Economy in Canada: Reviving the Debate” in Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press. *(modified and reprinted from SPE 2002 April)

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . “Mandatory ‘Marriage’ or Obligatory Waged Work: Social Assistance and the Single Mother’s Complex Roles in Wisconsin and Ontario,” in Bashevkin, Sylvia. (ed.) Women’s Work is Never Done: Comparative Studies in Care-Giving, Employment, And Social Policy Reform. New York, Routledge: 165-199.

2002

Vosko, Leah F. (1999) . "Workfare Temporaries: Workfare and the Rise of the Temporary Employment Relationship in Ontario " in Broad, D. Citizens or Consumers: Social Policy in a Market Society. Halifax and Vancouver: Fernwood Press: 55-79 (Reprinted from Canadian Review of Social Policy. November (1998).)

1999

Vosko, Leah F. (1996) . "Irregular Workers, New Involuntary Social Exiles: Women and UI Reform." in Pulkingham, J. and G. Ternowetsky. Remaking Canadian Social Policy: Social Security in the Late 1990s. Toronto: Fernwood Press: 265-272.

1996

Vosko, Leah F. (1995) . "Recreating Dependency: Women and UI Reform." in Drache, D.and A. Ranikin (eds.). Warm Heart, Cold Country. Toronto: Caledon Press: 213-231.

1995

Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (forthcoming) . “Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income (Introduction).” in Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (eds) . Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

Vosko, Leah F. (forthcoming) . “Standard-Setting at the ILO: The Case of Precarious Employment,” in Kirton, John and Michael J. Trebilcock (eds.). Hard Choices, Soft Law: Combining Trade, Environment, and Social Cohesion in Global Governance. New York: Ashgate.


Monographs

Publication
Year

Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (eds) . (forthcoming) . Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

9999

Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) (2003) . Changing Canada: The Political Economy of Transformation. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (ed.) (2003) . Just Labour: Forum on Precarious Employment. (September)

2003

Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . (2003) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press

2003

Fudge, Judy, Eric Tucker and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “The Legal Concept of Employment: Marginalizing Workers.” Ottawa: The Law Commission of Canada.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . Rethinking Feminization: Gendered Precariousness in the Canadian Labour Market and the Crisis in Social Reproduction,” a monograph prepared for the Annual Robart’s Lecture, John P. Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies.

2002

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Fudge, Judy, Tucker, Eric and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “Employee or Independent Contractor? Charting the Legal Significance of the Distinction in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Labour and Employment Law. 10, 2: 193-230.

2003

Cranford, Cynthia, Vosko, Leah F. and Nancy Zukewich. (2003) . “Precarious Employment in the Canadian Labour Market: A Statistical Portrait.” Just Labour. (September)

2003

Cranford, Cynthia, Vosko, Leah F. and Nancy Zukewich. (2003) . “The Gender of Precariousness in the Canadian Labour Force.” Industrial Relations. (September)

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . “‘Decent Work’: The Shifting Role of the ILO and the Struggle for Global Social Justice.” Global Social Policy. April, 2: 1

2002

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) “The Pasts (and Futures) of Feminism and Political Economy in Canada: Reviving the Debate.” Studies in Political Economy. Summer: 55-85.

2002

Vosko, Leah F. and David Witwer. (2001) “‘Not a man’s union’: Women in the Teamsters Union During the 1940s and 1950s.” Journal of Women’s History. 13, 3: (Autumn): 169-92.

2001

Fudge, Judy and Leah F. Vosko. (2001) . “Gender, Segmentation and the Standard Employment Relationship in Canadian Labour Law and Policy.” Economic and Industrial Democracy. 22, 2: 271-310.

2001

Fudge, Judy, Tucker, Eric and Leah F. Vosko. (forthcoming) . “Changing Boundaries in Employment: Developing a New Platform for Labour Law.” Canada Labour and Employment Law Journal.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2018 AP/POLS4406 3.0 A Contemporary Politics of Work and Labour SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2019 GS/POLS6775 3.0 M The Political Economy of Work & Welfare SEMR

Degrees

PhD, York University
MA Women's Studies, Simon Fraser University
BA Political Studies, Trent University

Current Research Projects

Precarious Employment and Transnational Labour Regulation: Gender, Nationality, and

    Description:

    Vosko, Leah (2006-2009) Research Project: Grant Awarded by: SSHRC Standard Research Grant Grant Amount: $92,325

    Funders:
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant
Understanding Precarious Employment Across Space, Scale and Social Location

    Description:

    Vosko, Leah (2007) Research Project: Understanding Precarious Employment Across Space, Scale and Social Location Grant Awarded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant Amount: $25,000 (grant to host International Workshop to be held in Fall 2007)

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    CFI

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    ICCS

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “Changing Canada: Political Economy As Transformation (Introduction).” in Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko (eds.) Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press: xi-xxxii.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2003) . “Gender Differentiation and the Standard/Non-Standard Employment Distinction in Canada, 1945 to the Present” in Juteau, Danielle (ed.). Patterns and Processes of Social Differentiation: The Construction of Gender, Age, ‘Race/Ethnicity’ and Locality. University of Toronto Press/University of Montreal Press. French and English): 25-80.

2003

Fudge, Judy and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) “Gendered Paradoxes and the Rise of Contingent Work: Towards a Transformative Feminist Political Economy of the Labour Market.” in Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko (eds.) Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press: 183-213.

2003

Armstrong, Pat, Andrew, Caroline and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) “General Introduction,” in Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . (2003) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2003) . “The Pasts (and Futures) of Feminist Political Economy in Canada: Reviving the Debate” in Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press. *(modified and reprinted from SPE 2002 April)

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . “Mandatory ‘Marriage’ or Obligatory Waged Work: Social Assistance and the Single Mother’s Complex Roles in Wisconsin and Ontario,” in Bashevkin, Sylvia. (ed.) Women’s Work is Never Done: Comparative Studies in Care-Giving, Employment, And Social Policy Reform. New York, Routledge: 165-199.

2002

Vosko, Leah F. (1999) . "Workfare Temporaries: Workfare and the Rise of the Temporary Employment Relationship in Ontario " in Broad, D. Citizens or Consumers: Social Policy in a Market Society. Halifax and Vancouver: Fernwood Press: 55-79 (Reprinted from Canadian Review of Social Policy. November (1998).)

1999

Vosko, Leah F. (1996) . "Irregular Workers, New Involuntary Social Exiles: Women and UI Reform." in Pulkingham, J. and G. Ternowetsky. Remaking Canadian Social Policy: Social Security in the Late 1990s. Toronto: Fernwood Press: 265-272.

1996

Vosko, Leah F. (1995) . "Recreating Dependency: Women and UI Reform." in Drache, D.and A. Ranikin (eds.). Warm Heart, Cold Country. Toronto: Caledon Press: 213-231.

1995

Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (forthcoming) . “Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income (Introduction).” in Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (eds) . Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

Vosko, Leah F. (forthcoming) . “Standard-Setting at the ILO: The Case of Precarious Employment,” in Kirton, John and Michael J. Trebilcock (eds.). Hard Choices, Soft Law: Combining Trade, Environment, and Social Cohesion in Global Governance. New York: Ashgate.


Books

Publication
Year

Vosko, Leah F. (2000) . Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2000

Monographs

Publication
Year

Stanford, Jim and Leah F. Vosko. (eds) . (forthcoming) . Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

9999

Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) (2003) . Changing Canada: The Political Economy of Transformation. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (ed.) (2003) . Just Labour: Forum on Precarious Employment. (September)

2003

Andrew, Caroline, Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh, Clement, Wallace and Leah F. Vosko. (eds.) . (2003) . Studies in Political Economy: Developments in Feminism. Toronto: Women’s Press

2003

Fudge, Judy, Eric Tucker and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “The Legal Concept of Employment: Marginalizing Workers.” Ottawa: The Law Commission of Canada.

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . Rethinking Feminization: Gendered Precariousness in the Canadian Labour Market and the Crisis in Social Reproduction,” a monograph prepared for the Annual Robart’s Lecture, John P. Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies.

2002

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Fudge, Judy, Tucker, Eric and Leah F. Vosko. (2003) . “Employee or Independent Contractor? Charting the Legal Significance of the Distinction in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Labour and Employment Law. 10, 2: 193-230.

2003

Cranford, Cynthia, Vosko, Leah F. and Nancy Zukewich. (2003) . “Precarious Employment in the Canadian Labour Market: A Statistical Portrait.” Just Labour. (September)

2003

Cranford, Cynthia, Vosko, Leah F. and Nancy Zukewich. (2003) . “The Gender of Precariousness in the Canadian Labour Force.” Industrial Relations. (September)

2003

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) . “‘Decent Work’: The Shifting Role of the ILO and the Struggle for Global Social Justice.” Global Social Policy. April, 2: 1

2002

Vosko, Leah F. (2002) “The Pasts (and Futures) of Feminism and Political Economy in Canada: Reviving the Debate.” Studies in Political Economy. Summer: 55-85.

2002

Vosko, Leah F. and David Witwer. (2001) “‘Not a man’s union’: Women in the Teamsters Union During the 1940s and 1950s.” Journal of Women’s History. 13, 3: (Autumn): 169-92.

2001

Fudge, Judy and Leah F. Vosko. (2001) . “Gender, Segmentation and the Standard Employment Relationship in Canadian Labour Law and Policy.” Economic and Industrial Democracy. 22, 2: 271-310.

2001

Fudge, Judy, Tucker, Eric and Leah F. Vosko. (forthcoming) . “Changing Boundaries in Employment: Developing a New Platform for Labour Law.” Canada Labour and Employment Law Journal.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2018 AP/POLS4406 3.0 A Contemporary Politics of Work and Labour SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2019 GS/POLS6775 3.0 M The Political Economy of Work & Welfare SEMR