Campus Directory: Catherine Kingfisher

University of Lethbridge

Catherine Kingfisher
Faculty
Anthropology Department
Office: A862 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2516
Fax: (403) 329-5109
Email:

Degrees

BA (1981), Beloit College; MA (1988), Michigan State University; PhD (1992), Michigan State University

Expertise

Policy, power & inequality, personhood, neoliberalisms, globalization, language & discourse, happiness & wellbeing, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canada, Samoa

Biography

Catherine Kingfisher holds a BA (1981) from Beloit College, an MA (1988) from Michigan State University, and a PhD (1992) from Michigan State University.

Selected Publications


A Policy Travelogue: Tracing Welfare Reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Alberta Canada. Berghahn Books, 2013.

Women in the American Welfare Trap. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1996.

Western Welfare in Decline: Globalization and Women's Poverty. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2002. (Editor)

Spatializing Neoliberalism: Articulations, Recapitulations and (a Very Few) Alternatives. In Neo-liberalization: States, Networks, Peoples, edited by Kim England and Kevin Ward. Oxford: Blackwell. Pp. 195-222. 2007.

Discursive Constructions of Homelessness in a Small City in the Canadian Prairies: Notes on Destructuration, Individualization, and the Production of (Raced and Gendered) Unmarked Categories. American Ethnologist 34(1): 91-107. 2007.

What D/discourse Analysis Can Tell Us About Neoliberal Constructions of (Gendered) Personhood: Some Notes on Commonsense and Temporality. Gender and Language 1(1): 91-103. 2006.

The Dialectic of Insecurity. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 13: 173-185. Special issue on Force of a Thousand Nightmares: Global Inequalities and the American Scene, edited by Micaela di Leonardo and Jeff Maskovsky. 2006.

Research Interests

Policy, power & inequality, personhood, neoliberalisms, globalization, language & discourse, happiness & wellbeing, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canada, Samoa

Curriculum Vitae

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