Publications

Asterisk (*) denotes works published through the standard scholarly process of blind peer-review.

Authored Books

Powell, Christopher (2011) Barbaric Civilization: A Critical Sociology of Genocide. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.*

Edited Books

Powell, Christopher and François Dépelteau, eds. (2013) Conceptualizing Relational Sociology: Ontological and Theoretical Issues. New York: Palgrave.*

Dépelteau, François and Christopher Powell, eds. (2013) Applying Relational Sociology: Relations, Networks, and Society. New York: Palgrave.*

Journal Articles

Powell, Christopher (2016) “Revitalizing the Ethnosphere: Global Society, Ethnodiversity, and the Stakes of Cultural Genocide.” Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, v. 10(1), pp. 44-59.*

Powell, Christopher (2013) “How Epistemology Matters: Five Reflexive Critiques of Public Sociology” Critical Sociology, v. 39(1), pp. 87-104.*

Powell, Christopher (2007) “What do genocides kill? A relational conception of genocide.” Journal of Genocide Research, v. 9(4), pp. 527-547.*

Powell, Christopher (2002) “Critical Reflections on 9/11” Studies in Political Economy, v.67, pp. 39-45.

Powell, Christopher J. (1999) “Crisis of Co-optation: Human Rights Social Movements and Global Politics” Alternate Routes, v.15, pp. 5-34.*

Book Chapters

Powell, Christopher (2015) “Transcendence or Struggle: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Narratives of Human Rights” in Adam Muller, Karen Busby, and Andrew Woolford, eds., The Idea of a Human Rights Museum. University of Manitoba Press.  Pp. 128-144.*

Powell, Christopher and Julia Peristerakis (2014) “Genocide in Canada: A Relational View” in Andrew Woolford, Jeff Benvenuto, and Alexander Laban Hinton, eds., Colonial Genocide in Indigenous North America. Duke University Press. Pp. 70-94.*

Powell, Christopher (2013) “Radical Relationism: A Proposal” in Christopher Powell and François Dépelteau, eds., Conceptualizing Relational Sociology: Ontological and Theoretical Issues. New York: Palgrave.  Pp. 187-207.*

Powell, Christopher (2013) “Contradiction and Interdependency: The Sociologies of Karl Marx and Norbert Elias” in François Dépelteau and Tatiana Savoia Landini, eds., Norbert Elias and Social Theory. New York: Palgrave. Pp. 91-107.*

Powell, Christopher (2011) “Genocidal Moralities: A Critique”, in Adam Jones, ed., New Directions in Genocide Research.  London: Routledge. Pp. 37-54*

Powell, Christopher (2010) “Four Concepts of Morality: Differing Epistemic Strategies in the Classical Tradition”, in Stephen Vaisey and Steven Hitlin, eds., Handbook of the Sociology of Morality. New York: Springer. Pp. 35-56.*

Book Reviews

Powell, Christopher (2016) “Review of Alyosha Goldstein, ed., Formations of United States Colonialism”, Canadian Journal of Native Studies, v. 35(2), pp. 251-253.

Powell, Christopher (2015) “Review of E. N. Anderson and Barbara A. Anderson, Warning Signs of Genocide: An Anthropological Perspective”, Genocide Studies and Prevention:  An International Journal. 9(1): 119-121.

Powell, Christopher (2013) “Review of Philip Spencer, Genocide Since 1945.” Acta Politica. 48(3): 348-351.

Powell, Christopher (2009) “The Wound at the Heart of the World.” Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works that Shaped Their Lives. Adam Jones, ed. Toronto: The Key Publishing House. Pp. 11-17.

Powell, Christopher (2007) “Reply to Keith Doubt.” Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, November-December 2007. http://www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/replytodoubt.html

Powell, Christopher (2007) “Review of Keith Doubt, Understanding Evil: Lessons From Bosnia” Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, July-August 2007. http://www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/evil.html

Powell, Chris (2004) “Review of Patricia Marchak, Reigns of Terror” Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, September-October 2004, http://www.cjsonline.ca/reviews/reignsterror.html.

Powell, Christopher (2001) “What’s Social about Social Construction? How to Bridge a Political Schism by Reaffirming an Ontological Divide” (Review Essay) Social Studies of Science, v.31(2), pp. 299-307.

Book Introductions

Powell, Christopher and François Dépelteau (2013) “Introduction” in Christopher Powell and François Dépelteau, eds., Conceptualizing Relational Sociology: Ontological and Theoretical Issues. New York: Palgrave.  Pp. 1-12.

Dépelteau, François and Christopher Powell (2013) “Introduction” in François Dépelteau and Christopher Powell, eds., Applying Relational Sociology: Relations, Networks, and Society. New York: Palgrave.  Pp. xv-xx.

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Powell, Christopher (2008) “Reasonable and Senseless Chains of Consequence.” Poolside.  Pp. 38-45.

Powell, Christopher, (2012) “Sinclair is correct — it was genocide”, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 February 2012. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/sinclair-is-correct—-it-was-genocide-140272423.html

Powell, Christopher (2013) “Building a Non-Genocidal Society.” Global Dialogue. 15(1). http://www.worlddialogue.org/content.php?id=548.