Articles / Chapters

Articles / Chapters

Law and Policy

Adams, Mary Louise. “In Sickness and in Health: State Formation, Moral Regulation, and Early VD Initiatives in Ontario.” Journal of Canadian Studies 28:4 (Winter, 1993/94): 117- 131.

Adams, Mary Louise. “Youth, Corruptibility, and English-Canadian Postwar Campaigns Against Indecency, 1948-1955.” Journal of the History of Sexuality 6:1 (July, 1995): 89-117.

Advocacy Resource Centre for the Handicapped. “Will the Charter Change Sheltered Workshops?” Phoenix Rising: The Voice of the Psychiatrized 5:2&3 (August, 1985): 31A-32A.

Atchison, Chris. “Emerging Styles of Social Control on the Internet: Justice Denied.” Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 9:1/2 (September, 2000): 85-100.

Backhouse, Constance. ‘The White Women’s Labour Laws: Anti-Chinese Racism in Early Twentieth Century Canada’, Law and History Review 14 (1996): 315-68. 

Baehre, Rainer. “Imperial Authority and Colonial Officialdom of Upper Canada in the 1830s: The State, Crime, Lunacy and Everyday Social Order.” In Louis A. Knafla and Susan W.S. Binnie (eds.). Law, Society and the State: Essays in Modern Legal History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.

Baker, Melvin. “Insanity and Politics: The Establishment of a Lunatic Asylum in St. John’s Newfoundland, 1836-1855.” The Newfoundland Quarterly 77:2/3 (1981): 27-31.  

Brinded, P.M.J., J.E. Smith and F.E. Grant. “The Spectre of Criminalization: Remand Admissions to the Forensic Psychiatric Institute, British Columbia, 1975-1990.” Medicine, Science, and the Law 36:1 (January, 1996): 59-64. 

Buckley, Suzann and Dickin McGinnis, Janice. “Venereal Disease and Public Health Reform in Canada.” Canadian Historical Review 63:3 (September, 1982): 337-354. 

Cairney, Richard. ‘‘‘Democracy Was Never Intended for Degenerates’: Alberta’s Flirtation with Eugenics Comes Back to Haunt It.” Canadian Medical Association Journal155: 6 (September 15, 1996): 789-792. 

Cassel, Jay. “Private Acts and Public Actions: The Canadian Response to the Problem of Sexually Transmitted Disease in the Twentieth Century.” Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 4 (1989): 305-328.  

Chalke, F.C.R, C.A. Roberts and R.E. Turner. “Forensic Psychiatry in Canada, 1945 to 1980.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 40:3 (April, 1995): 120-124.    

Chapman, Terry L. “Early Eugenics Movement in Western Canada.” Alberta History 25:4 (Autumn, 1977): 9-17. 

Chenier, Elise. “The Criminal Sexual Psychopath in Canada: Sex, Psychiatry and the Law at Mid-Century.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 20 (2003): 1. 

Chunn, Dorothy E. and Robert Menzies. “Out of Mind, Out of Law: The Regulation of ‘Criminally Insane’ Women Inside British Columbia’s Public Mental Hospitals, 1888- 1973.” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 10 (2), 1998: 306-337. 

Clarke, C.K. “A Critical Study of the Case of Louis Riel.” Queen’s Quarterly 12 (1904-1905): 379-388; 13 (1905-1906): 14-26. 

Da Sylva, Normand. “The CMA’s Stand on the Medical Use of Heroin: Setting the Record Straight.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 130:12 (June 15, 1984): 1515. 

Dodd, Dianne. “Advice to Parents: The Blue Books, Helen MacMurchy, MD, and the Federal Department of Health, 1920-34.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 8:2 (1991): 203- 230. 

Dowbiggin, Ian. “Keeping this young country sane: C.K. Clarke, Immigration Restriction, and Canadian Psychiatry, 1890-1925.” Canadian Historical Review 76:4 (1995): 598-627.

(Editorial) “Notification of Insanity, and Voluntary Patients in Hospitals for the Insane.” Canadian Journal of Medicine and Surgery 26:3 (September, 1909): 197-199.

Ferguson, Gerry. “Control of the Insane in British Columbia, 1849-78: Care, Cure, or Confinement?” In John McLaren, Robert Menzies and Dorothy E. Chunn (eds.). Regulating Lives: Historical Essays on the State, Society, the Individual and the Law. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2002. 

Foulkes, Richard. “British Columbia Mental Health Services: Historical Perspectives to 1961.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 85 (1961): 649-655. 

Frankenburg, Frances R. “The 1978 Ontario Mental Health Act in Historical Context.” HSTC Bulletin 6 (1982): 172-177.

Friedland, M.L. “The Case of Valentine Shortis – Yesterday and Today.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 36:3 (April, 1991): 159-166. Followed by “Comments of Honourable G. Arthur Martin”: 166-168.

Greenland, Cyril. “Services for the Mentally Retarded in Ontario, 1870-1930.” Ontario History 54:4 (December, 1962): 267-274. 

Greenland, Cyril. “L’Affaire Shortis and the Valleyfield Murders.” Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal 7 (1962): 261-271.

Greenland, Cyril and Jack D. Griffin. “William Henry Jackson (1861-1952): Riel’s Secretary (Another Case of Involuntary Commitment).” Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal 23 (1978): 469-477.

Griffin, J.D. “Planning Psychiatric Services: Historical Perspective.” Medical Services Journal of Canada, 23:10 (November, 1967): 1245-1260.

Hardy, Eldon. “No Acquittal.” In Bonnie Burstow and Don Weitz (eds.). Shrink Resistant: The Struggle Against Psychiatry in Canada. Vancouver: New Star Books, 1988: 139-148.  

Kendall, Kathleen A. “Criminal Lunatic Women in 19th century Canada.” Forum on Corrections Research 11:3 (1999). 

Lecompte, Yves. “De la dynamique des politiques de désinstitutionnalisation au Québec”, Santé mentale au Québec 22:2 (automne, 1997): 7-24.

Liptzin, Benjamin. “The Effects of National Health Insurance on Canadian Psychiatry: The Ontario Experience.” American Journal of Psychiatry 134 (1977): 248-252.

MacLennan, David. “Beyond the Asylum: Professionalization and the Mental Hygiene Movement in Canada, 1914-28.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 4:1 (1987): 7-24.

Martin, B.A. and K.D. Cheung. “Civil Commitment Trends in Ontario: The Effect of Legislation on Clinical Practice.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 30:4 (June, 1985): 259-264.

Martin, D.F. “The Mental Hygiene Movement in Canada.” The Canadian Journal of Medicine and Surgery 63 (1928): 167-173.

McLaren, Angus. “The Creation of a Haven for ‘Human Thoroughbreds’: The Sterilization of the Feeble-Minded and the Mentally III in British Columbia.” Canadian Historical Review 67:2 (June, 1986): 127-150. 

McLennan, David. “Beyond the Asylum: Professionalization and the Mental Hygiene Movement in Canada 1914-1928.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 4 (1987): 7-23. 

Menzies, Robert. “Historical Profiles of Criminal Insanity.” International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 25 (2002): 379-404.  

Menzies, Robert. “Contesting Criminal Lunacy: Narratives of Law and Madness in West Coast Canada, 1874-1950.” History of Psychiatry 7 (2001): 123-156. 

Menzies, Robert. “‘I do not care for a lunatic’s role’: Modes of Regulation and Resistance Inside the Colquitz Mental Home for the ‘Criminally Insane,’ 1919-1933.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 16:2 (1999): 181-213. 

Menzies, Robert. “‘Unfit’ Citizens and the B.C. Royal Commission on Mental Hygiene, 1925- 28.” In Robert Adamoski, Dorothy E. Chunn and Robert Menzies (eds.). Contesting Canadian Citizenship: Historical Readings. Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2002.

Menzies, Robert. “Race, Reason and Regulation: British Columbia’s Mass Exile of Chinese ‘Lunatics’ Aboard the Empress of Russia, 9 February 1935.” In John McLaren, Robert Menzies and Dorothy E. Chunn (eds.). Regulating Lives: Historical Essays on the State, Society, the Individual and the Law. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2002. 

Menzies, Robert. “The making of Criminal Insanity in British Columbia: Granby Farrant and the Provincial Mental Home, Colquitz, 1919-1933.” In John McLaren and Hamar Foster (eds.). Essays on the History of Canadian Law: Volume VI. British Columbia and the Yukon. Toronto: Osgoode Society and the University of Toronto Press, 1995. 

Menzies, Robert and Dorothy E. Chunn. “Charlotte’s Web: Historical Regulation of ‘Insane’ Women Murderers.” In Wendy Chan, Dorothy E. Chunn and Robert Menzies (eds.). Women, Madness and the Law: A Feminist Reader. London: Glasshouse Press, 2005. 

Menzies, Robert and Dorothy E. Chunn. “The Gender Politics of Criminal Insanity: ‘Order-in- Council’ Women in British Columbia, 1888-1950.” Histoire Sociale/Social History 31:62 (1999). 241-279. 

Mitham, Peter J. “‘Very Truly and Undisturbedly Yours’: Joseph Workman and a Verdict of Malpractice against John Galbraith Hyde.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 13:1 (1996): 139-149.

Moran, James E. “The Ethics of Farming-Out: Ideology, the State and the Asylum in Nineteenth- Century Quebec.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 15 (1998): 297-316.

Myers, Tamara. “The Voluntary Delinquent: Parents, Daughters, and the Montreal Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in 1918.” Canadian Historical Review 80:2 (June, 1999): 242-268.

Myers, Tamara. “Qui t’a Debauchee? Family Adolescent Sexuality and the Juvenile Delinquent’s Court in Early Twentieth-Century Montreal.” In Lori Chambers and Edgar- André Montigny (eds.). Family Matters: Papers in Post-Confederation Canadian Family History. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 1998: 376-394.  

Pâquet, Martin. “‘Diminuer le danger par de bons règlemens intérieurs’: État colonial et contrôle médical des migrations au Bas-Canada et au Canada-Uni, 1795-1854.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine 16:2 (1999): 271-291.

Parker, Graham. “The Legal Regulation of Sexual Activity and the Protection of Females.” Osgoode Hall Law Journal 21 (1983): 187-224.

Paradis, André. “Le sous-financement gouvernemental et son impact sur le développement des asiles francophones au Québec, 1845-1918”, Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française 50:4 (printemps, 1997): 571-598.

Perr, Irwin N. “Religion, Political Leadership, Charisma and Mental Illness: The Strange Story of Louis Riel.” Journal of Forensic Sciences 37:2 (March, 1992): 574-584.

Reaume, Geoffrey. “Consumer/Survivor Movement in Promoting Patients’ Rights in Ontario, 1977 to Present.” In Mental Health and Patients’ Rights in Ontario: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – 20th Anniversary Special Report. Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office. Toronto: Queen’s Printer, 2003.

Riddell, William Renwick. “Insanity in its Legal Aspects.” Canadian Journal of Medicine and Surgery 33:5 (May, 1913): 355-360.

Roberts, Charles A. “Viewpoint: Development of Mental Health Services and Psychiatry in Canada: Lessons from the Past, Problems of the Present, and the Future.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 34:4 (May, 1989): 291-298.

Sangster, Joan. “Incarcerating ‘Bad Girls’: The Regulation of Sexuality through the Female Refuges Act in Ontario, 1920-1945.” Journal of the History of Sexuality 7:2 (October, 1996): 239-275.

Sangster, Joan. “The Legal and Medical Regulation of Nineteenth Century Women.” Journal of Canadian Studies 28:1 (1993): 199-207.

Simmons, Harvey G. “Psychosurgery and the Abuse of Psychiatric Authority in Ontario.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 12:3 (Fall, 1987): 537-50.

Smandych, Russell C. and Simon N. Verdun-Jones. “Catch-22 in the Nineteenth Century: The Evolution of Therapeutic Confinement for the Criminally Insane in Canada, 1840-1900.” Criminal Justice History: An International Annual 2 (1981): 85-108.

Sobsey, Dick. “The Media and Robert Latimer.” Arch Type 13:3 (August, 1995): 8-22 [Newsletter of the Advocacy Resource Centre for the Handicapped, Toronto]. 

Stafford, Ezra H. “The Correlation of Insanity and Crime.” Canadian Journal of Medicine and Surgery 5:5 (May, 1899): 311-318.

Stephen, Jennifer. “The ‘Incorrigible,’ the ‘Bad,’ and the ‘Immoral’: Toronto’s ‘Factory Girls’ and the Work of the Toronto Psychiatric Clinic.” In Eds., Louis A. Knafla and Susan W.S. Binnie (eds.). Law, Society and the State: Essays in Modern Legal History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995: 405-439.

Strange, Carolyn. “Patriarchy Modified: The Criminal Prosecution of Rape in York County, 1880-1930.” In Jim Phillips, Tina Loo and Susan Lewthwaite (eds.). Essays in the History of the Criminal Law, Volume 5. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.

Struthers, James. “Reluctant Partners: State Regulation of Private Nursing Homes In Ontario, 1941-72.” In Raymond B. Blake, Penny E. Bryden and J. Frank Strain (eds.). The Welfare State in Canada: Past, Present, and Future. Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1996: 171-192.

Stuart, Meryn E. “Ideology and Experience: Public Health Nursing and the Ontario Rural Child Welfare Project, 1920-25.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 6:2 (1989): 111-131. 

Sussman, Sam. “The First Asylums in Canada: A Response to Neglectful Community Care and Current Trends.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 43:3(1998): 260-264. 

Sutherland, Neil. “‘To Create a Strong and Healthy Race: School Children in the Public Health Movement, 1880-1914.” In S.E.D. Shortt (ed.). Medicine in Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1981: 361-393.

Tremblay, Mary. “The right to the best medical care: Dr. W.P. Warner and the Canadian Department of Veterans Affairs, 1945-1955.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 15 (1998): 3-25.

Turner, R.E. “Warrants of the Lieutenant Governor.” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 32, 5 (June, 1987) 337-342.

Turner, R.E. and Erika Steffer. “The Forensic Clinic.” In Edward Shorter (ed.). TPH: History and Memories of the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital, 1925-1966. Toronto: Wall and Emerson, 1996: 304-315.

Verdun-Jones, S.N. “‘Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity’: The Historical Roots of the Canadian Insanity Defence, 1843-1920.” In Louis A. Knafla (ed.). Crime and Criminal Justice in Europe and Canada. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1981.

Verdun-Jones, S.N. “The Evolution of the Defenses of Insanity and Automatism in Canada from 1843 to 1979: A Saga of Judicial Reluctance to Sever the Umbilical Cord to the Mother Country?” University of British Columbia Law Review 14 (1979): 1-73.

Verdun-Jones, Simon N. and Russell Smandych. ‘Catch-22 in the Nineteenth Century: The Evolution of Therapeutic Confinement for the Criminally Insane in Canada, 1840-1900.’ Criminal Justice History 2 (1981): 85-108.

Warsh, C. Krasnick. “The First Mrs. Rochester: Wrongful Confinement, Social Redundancy and Commitment to a Private Asylum, 1880-1910.” Canadian Historical Association Historical Papers 23:1 (1988): 145-167.

Weisman, Richard. ‘Reflections on the Oak Ridge experiment with Mentally Disordered Offenders, 1965-1968.” International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 18:3 (1995): 265- 290.

White-Mair, Kimberley. “Experts and Ordinary Men: Locating R. v. Lavallee, Battered Women Syndrome and the ‘New’ Psychiatric Expertise on Women within Canadian Legal History.” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 12:2 (2000): 406-438. 

 “Will the Charter Change Sheltered Workshops?” Phoenix Rising: The Voice of the Psychiatrized 5:2-3 (August, 1985): 31A-32A.