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Dufour, Pascale

Research Fellow

  • Professor at the Department of political science


  • Telephone 514-343-6111 #41939 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C-4073


Dufour, Pascale


Pascale Dufour (PhD, Montreal,) is the director of the Research Centre on Public Policy and Social Development (CPDS). Her field of expertise centers on collective action and social movements in representative democracies. She's currently working on the cases of Quebec (student conflict of 2012 and the mobilizations around shale gas) and the question of Trans-nationalization of collective actions through the World March of Women.

Areas of expertise


  • Dufour P. (2013) Trois espaces de protestation. France, Canada, Québec. Montréal: PUM.

  • Dufour P., Masson D. & Caouette D. (dir.) (2010), Transnationalizing Women’s Movements: Solidarities Without Borders, UBC Press.

  • Dufour P. (2013) « Practices of Local Social Forums: The Building of Tactical and Cultural Collective Action Repertoires”, Research in Social Movement, Conflict and Change, vol. 36, pp. 236-266.

  • Dufour P. (2012) « Refonder l’État et l’action publique. Les savoirs militants construits autour des mobilisations de la Marche mondiale des femmes de 2010 », Canadian Woman Studies - Les Cahiers de la femme, 29 (3), pp. 138-146.

  • Monforte P. & Dufour P. (2012) « Understanding the collective actions of undocumented migrants in a comparative perspective: protest as an act of emancipation », European Political Science Review, 5 (1), pp. 83-104.


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