aoconnel


Anne O'Connell

School of Social Work

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S832
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 66673
Email: aoconnel@yorku.ca


Contemporary and historical analysis of poverty, colonialism, race and empire, critical race theory and theories of whiteness.

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Research Interests

, Social Work
Books

Publication
Year

Neysmith, Sheila, Kate Bezanson and Anne O’Connell. (2005) . Telling Tales: Living the Effects of Public Policy. Halifax: Fernwod Press.

2005

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2007) .[Book Review] “Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous, and Anti-Oppressive Approaches.” Eds. Leslie Brown and Susan Strega, Resources for Feminist Research.

2007

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2016) . “My Entire Life is Online: Informed Consent, Big Data, and Decolonial Knowledge” Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity and Practice, 5(1), 69-93.

2016

O'Connell, Anne. (2015) . “The Apology Act: Neoliberalism and the Rise of Actuarial Conduct.” In Unravelling Encounters: Ethics, Knowledge and Resistance under Neoliberalism. Eds. D. Jeffery. C. Janzen and K. Smith. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press.

2015

O’Connell, Anne. (2013) .The Deserving and Non-Deserving Races: Colonial Intersections of Social Welfare History in Ontario. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, research, Polity and Practice. (2013)

2013

O'Connell, Anne. (2010) . "An Exploration of Redneck Whiteness in Multicultural Canada." Social Politics: Transnationality and Gender,Power, Policy and Otherness,17(4): 536-563.

2010

O’Connell, Anne. (2010) . “A Genealogy of Poverty: Race and the Technology of Population.” Critical Social Work, 11(2).

2010

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) . “Building their Readiness for Economic Freedom:” The New Poor Law and Emancipation. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36(2): 85-104.

2009

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) . “The Pauper, Slave and Aboriginal Subject: Parliamentary Investigations and the Promotion of Civilized Conduct (1830s).” Canadian Social Work Review, 26(2): 171-193.

2009

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) .Whiteness, Social Work and Globalization, Canadian Association of Social Work Education Congress, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University.

2009

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2008) .A Genealogy of Poverty and Human Rights.” Canadian Association of Social Work Education Congress, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences, Human Rights in a Diverse Community, Toronto.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (November 2008) .Have anti-racist theories and activism facilitated a new white cultural identity? Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equity (R.A.C.E.), Ryerson University.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (June 2008) .The Colonial Legacies of Social Welfare Policy: The New Racialization of Poverty and Poor Law Reform.” Social Policy Association Conference, Challenging Boundaries, Edinburgh.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2005) .“Global Restructuring in the Garment Industry.” Presentation with Roxana Ng. At the Lifelong Learning Conference, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

2005

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2003) .“The Girls Guides of Canada: From Building Empire to Building Girl Power.” At Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Women’s Studies Congress, Halifax.

2003

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2002) .Poverty, Race, and Gender: Colonial Governmental Strategies.” At Canadian Learned Societies, Congress of Anthropology and Sociology Association, Toronto.

2002

O’Connell, Anne. (August 2001) .“British Poor Law Reform and Welfare Re-structuring.” At Disrupting Preconceptions: Post Colonialism and Education. Brisbane, Australia.

2001


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 D Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Fall 2020 GS/SOWK5250 3.0 C Graduate Research Seminar SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 D Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Winter 2021 GS/SOWK5450 3.0 O Practice Research Paper Seminar SEMR


Contemporary and historical analysis of poverty, colonialism, race and empire, critical race theory and theories of whiteness.

Research Interests

, Social Work

All Publications


Book Reviews

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2007) .[Book Review] “Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous, and Anti-Oppressive Approaches.” Eds. Leslie Brown and Susan Strega, Resources for Feminist Research.

2007

Books

Publication
Year

Neysmith, Sheila, Kate Bezanson and Anne O’Connell. (2005) . Telling Tales: Living the Effects of Public Policy. Halifax: Fernwod Press.

2005

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2016) . “My Entire Life is Online: Informed Consent, Big Data, and Decolonial Knowledge” Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity and Practice, 5(1), 69-93.

2016

O'Connell, Anne. (2015) . “The Apology Act: Neoliberalism and the Rise of Actuarial Conduct.” In Unravelling Encounters: Ethics, Knowledge and Resistance under Neoliberalism. Eds. D. Jeffery. C. Janzen and K. Smith. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press.

2015

O’Connell, Anne. (2013) .The Deserving and Non-Deserving Races: Colonial Intersections of Social Welfare History in Ontario. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, research, Polity and Practice. (2013)

2013

O'Connell, Anne. (2010) . "An Exploration of Redneck Whiteness in Multicultural Canada." Social Politics: Transnationality and Gender,Power, Policy and Otherness,17(4): 536-563.

2010

O’Connell, Anne. (2010) . “A Genealogy of Poverty: Race and the Technology of Population.” Critical Social Work, 11(2).

2010

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) . “Building their Readiness for Economic Freedom:” The New Poor Law and Emancipation. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36(2): 85-104.

2009

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) . “The Pauper, Slave and Aboriginal Subject: Parliamentary Investigations and the Promotion of Civilized Conduct (1830s).” Canadian Social Work Review, 26(2): 171-193.

2009

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

O’Connell, Anne. (2009) .Whiteness, Social Work and Globalization, Canadian Association of Social Work Education Congress, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University.

2009

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2008) .A Genealogy of Poverty and Human Rights.” Canadian Association of Social Work Education Congress, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences, Human Rights in a Diverse Community, Toronto.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (November 2008) .Have anti-racist theories and activism facilitated a new white cultural identity? Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equity (R.A.C.E.), Ryerson University.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (June 2008) .The Colonial Legacies of Social Welfare Policy: The New Racialization of Poverty and Poor Law Reform.” Social Policy Association Conference, Challenging Boundaries, Edinburgh.

2008

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2005) .“Global Restructuring in the Garment Industry.” Presentation with Roxana Ng. At the Lifelong Learning Conference, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

2005

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2003) .“The Girls Guides of Canada: From Building Empire to Building Girl Power.” At Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Women’s Studies Congress, Halifax.

2003

O’Connell, Anne. (May 2002) .Poverty, Race, and Gender: Colonial Governmental Strategies.” At Canadian Learned Societies, Congress of Anthropology and Sociology Association, Toronto.

2002

O’Connell, Anne. (August 2001) .“British Poor Law Reform and Welfare Re-structuring.” At Disrupting Preconceptions: Post Colonialism and Education. Brisbane, Australia.

2001


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 D Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Fall 2020 GS/SOWK5250 3.0 C Graduate Research Seminar SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/SOWK2050 6.0 D Anti-Discriminatory Practice LECT
Winter 2021 GS/SOWK5450 3.0 O Practice Research Paper Seminar SEMR