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Hamel, Pierre

Research Fellow

  • Professor at the Department of sociology


  • Telephone 514-343-6423 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C-5112


Pierre Hamel (PhD, Montreal) is director of the Sociologie et sociétés journal. His work centers on the city and social movements. To the study of these two themes, in the last few years he has added the subjects of deliberative democracy and public debate.

Areas of expertise


  • Hamel, P. (with L. Guay) (2014). Cities and Urban Sociology, Don Mills, Oxford University Press.

  • Hamel, P. (2014). " Leçons de démocratie urbaine ", Questions de communication (to be released).

  • Hamel, P. (2013). " Governance and Global Suburbanisms " in R. Keil (ed.) Suburban Constellations : Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century, Berlin, Jovis Publishers : 25-31.

  • Hamel, P. (with M. Ekers and R. Keil) (2012). " Governing Suburbia : Modalities and Mechanisms of Suburban Governance ", Regional Studies, Vol. 46 : 3 : 405-422.

  • Hamel, P. (with H. Lustiger-Thaler and L. Maheu) (2012). " Global Social Movements : Politics, Subjectivity and Human Rights " in A. Sales (ed.) Sociology Today. Social Transformations in a Globalizing World, Los Angeles, Sage : 171-194.

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