Metta Spencer

Academic papers

Spreading Peace and Democracy: The Russian Case

December 21, 2011

A version of this article appears in International Journal 67.1 (Winter 2011), pp169+.

Review: The Practice of War

February 01, 2009

Aparna Rao, Michael Bollig, and Monika Böck (Eds.) The Practice of War: Production, Reproduction and Communication of Armed Violence. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007, 399 p. + index. Reviewed in Canadian Review of Sociology (2009) [more...]

Getting Personal about Climate Change

July 01, 2008

in Energy Security & Climate Change: A Canadian Primer. Cy Gonick, ed. (BlackPoint, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing, 2008), pp 118-127. [more...]

The Oxygen of Terrorists

July 01, 2007

in Media Development, Vol. LIV (3/2007). [more...]

Development and Nationalism

April 01, 2001

From Encyclopedia of Nationalism, Vol.1. 2001: Academic Press. [more...]

Sociological Studies, Overview

April 01, 1999

From Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, Vol. 3. 1999: Academic Press. [more...]

Appreciating and Enhancing the Polish Oasis: The best of European Agriculture

December 01, 1998

From Small Farmer's Journal, Winter 1998, Vol.22, No.1. [more...]

The Breakup of Yugoslavia

April 01, 1998

Chapter 7 of Separatism: Democracy and Disintegration (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998) [more...]

When States Divide

April 01, 1998

Chapter 1 of Separatism: Democracy and Disintegration (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998) [more...]

Separatism, Democracy and Disintegration: Introduction

April 01, 1998

Introduction to Separatism: Democracy and Disintegration (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998) [more...]

The Partition of Czechoslovakia

April 01, 1998

Chapter 8 of Separatism: Democracy and Disintegration (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998) [more...]

Post-Socialist Patriarchy

April 01, 1997

from Women in Post-Communism, Volume II in Research on Russia and Eastern Europe, JAI Press (Greenwich, Conn.), 1997. [more...]

Education and Democracy

April 01, 1996

for Encyclopedia of Democracy (1996) [more...]

'Political' Scientists

July 01, 1995

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Vol.51,No.4 (Jul/Aug 1995); 62-68. [more...]

How to Enhance Democracy and Discourage Secession

July 01, 1994

From World Security: the New Challenge, Carl Jacobsen et. al, editors for Pugwash and Science for Peace. Toronto: Dundurn, 1994. [more...]

On the Way to the Forum

April 01, 1994

In Gender and the Academic Experience: Berkeley Women 1952-72 Kay Meadow Orlans and Ruth Wallace (eds.) (University of Nebraska Press, 1994). [more...]

Review: Continental Divide

July 01, 1992

Seymour Martin Lipset, Continental divide: The values and institutions of the United States and Canada. New York and London: Routledge, 1990.
Reviewed in Theory and Society 21:610-618, 1992.

Anti-War Hawks and Pro-War Doves

April 01, 1992

Peace and Change, Vol.17,No.2 (April 1992); 172-197. [more...]

The Soviet Peace Movement at the Time of the Coup

August 25, 1991

Presented in War and Peace Section, American Sociological Association convention, Cincinnati OH, August 25, 1991. [more...]

Politics Beyond Turf: Grass-Roots Democracy in the Helsinki Process

July 01, 1991

Published in Bulletin of Peace Proposals, Vol. 22(4), 427-435 (1991). [more...]

Advocating Peace

May 01, 1991

From Peter Harries-Jones ed. Making Knowledge Count: Advocacy and Social Science. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991. [more...]

Finding Your Curriculum in Unlikely Places

August 01, 1987

Peace in Action Vol. 3, No. 2, August 1987, pp 7-11. Reprinted from Proceedings of Inter-University Workshop on Peace Education. [more...]

Therapy and Eastern Religion: A Study in Cultural Evolution

October 01, 1982

Association for the Study of Religion, Providence R.I.

Eros and Responsibility: Freudian and Sociological Perspectives

May 01, 1977

Presented to the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association meetings in Fredericton, 1977 [more...]

The Partisan Student in India

July 01, 1972

in: The Student Revolution Philip Altbach, ed. (Bombay: Lalvani, 1972). [more...]

Political Behavior of University Students in India

June 01, 1969

A thesis submitted as partial requirement for the degree Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Sociology, University of California, June 1969. [more...]

The New Participants

July 01, 1968

Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts: July 1968. [more...]

Order, Authority, and the Sociological Paradigm

December 01, 1967

Center for International Affairs, Harvard University: December 1967. [more...]

Professional, Scientific, and Intellectual Students in India

June 01, 1966

Comparative Education Review, Vol.10, No.2. [more...]

Utilitarianism Then and Now

December 01, 1964

1964. [more...]