Jackie Steele


Jackie Steele
Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

2009 Doctorat en science politique, Université d'Ottawa (majeure : pensée politique; mineure: politique canadienne)
2001-2003 Maîtrise, Legal Studies, Carleton University
1993-1997 Baccalauréat bidisciplinaire en Sciences politiques (politique canadienne) et Études asiatiques (la société japonaise), McGill University

Jackie Steele



  • Bernard Gagnon and Jackie F. Steele (eds.), Conjuguer liberté et diversité : écrits de théorie politique, Diversitas, 2014. 
  • Jackie F. Steele,「ジェンダー・クオータをめぐる混乱:多様な政治的アイデンティティを代表するための民主的選挙制度と権力分有」共編 江藤幹子・三浦まり「ジェンダー・クオータの比較政治学」, in Mikiko Eto and Miura Mari (eds.),  Comparative Politics and Gender Quotas, 2014.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Gender Quotas: What is all the Fuss? Democratic Electoral Rules and Power-sharing for Diverse Political Identities », Hogaku (Tohoku University Law Journal), 2014.
  • Jackie F. Steele and Mari Osawa (eds.), Gender, Diversity and Tohoku Reconstruction: Governance Challenges and Opportunities Two Years On / 『ジェンダー、多様性、東北復興--3年目に続くガバナンスの機会と課題』, Institute of Social Science Research Series, no 53, ISS, University of Tokyo, 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Le Japon est-il une démocratie multinationale? Portrait de la diversité multinationale et intranationale au Japon », Diversité urbaine (Vincent Mirza ed.), 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele, 民主的実践としてのジェンダー平等と異文化間能力へのアプローチ―東北復興に向けた理論的課題と予備的考察, GEMC Journal, Tohoku University, no 10, 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Approaching Gender Equality and Intercultural Competence as a Democratic Praxis: Theoretical Challenges and Preliminary Implications for Tohoku Reconstruction », GEMC Journal, vol. 8, 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « A Reflection upon Japan’s Multicultural and Multinational Realities », Les Cahiers du CRECQ, Spring 2012.
  • Miyoko Tsujimura and Jackie F. Steele (eds.), Gender Equality in Asia: Policies and Political Participation, Tohoku University Press, 2011.
  • Jackie F. Steele, 日本の衆議院における女性代表:並立制下の「暫定的」措置と機会の拡大 (Women’s Representation in the Japanese Lower House: “Temporary” Measures and the Windows of Opportunity in a Mixed Electoral System), GEMC Journal, vol. 5, Tohoku GCOE, 2011.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Gender Equality and Multicultural Conviviality as a Power-Sharing Praxis of Democratic Citizenship », Miyoko Tsujimura and Mari Osawa (eds.), Gender Equality and Multicultural Conviviality, Tohoku University Press, 2010.
  • Jackie F. Steele and Manon Tremblay, « The Politics of Quotas around the World: Asia in Perspective », in Aazar Ayaz and Andrea Fleschenberg (eds.), The Gendered Face of Asian Politics and Women in Pakistani Politics, Oxford University Press.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Republican Liberty, Marital Naming and the Meaning of Citizenship in Canada & Quebec », in Yasmeen Abu-Laban (ed.), Gendering the Nation-State: Canadian and Comparative Perspectives, UBC Press, 2008, p. 220-238.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Electoral Opportunities under a Parallel (Mixed) System: Views of Women Elected to the Japanese House of Representatives », in Miyoko Tsujimura and Emi Yano (eds.), Gender Equality in Japan, Tohoku University Press, 2007, p. 119-146.
  • Jackie F. Steele and E. Hébert, « Window of opportunity: Is Quebec ready to adopt an electoral system that fairly represents women? », Inroads, vol. 20, 2007, p. 129-135.
  • Manon Tremblay and Jackie F. Steele, « Paradise Lost? Gender Parity and the Nunavut Experience », Marian Sawer, Manon Tremblay and Linda Trimble (eds.), Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study, Routledge, 2006.
  • Jackie F. Steele and Manon Tremblay, « Paradise Lost? The Gender Parity Plebicite in Nunavut », Canadian Parliamentary Review, vol. 28, no 1, Spring 2005. www.parl.gc.ca/infoparl/english/issue.htm?param=164&art=1135
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Report of the International Perspectives on Religious Arbitration in Family Law Conference », Association nationale Femmes et Droit et la Faculté de droit civil, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, May 2005.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Reaffirming the Indivisibility of Human Rights at the Roundtable on Women and Politics 2003 », Jurisfemme, vol. 22, no 2, Summer 2003 (www.nawl.ca/ns/en/jf_summer03_en.html).
  • Jackie F. Steele, Discussion Paper: National Roundtable on Women and Politics 2003, National Association of Women and the Law, la Commission du Droit du Canada, Élections Canada, et l'Association multipartisane des députées, Ottawa, March 2003.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Le Caucus des femmes liberals / The Liberal Women's Caucus », Revue parlementaire canadienne / The Canadian Parliamentary Review, vol. 25, no2, Summer 2002. www.parl.gc.ca/Infoparl/francais/issue.htm?param=83&art=253
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Reinventing Globalization and the Power of Positive Thinking », Jurisfemme, vol. 21, no3, 2002.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « An Effective Player in the Parliamentary Process: The Liberal Women's Caucus, 1993-2001 », Recipient of the Alf Hales Award, Canadian Political Science Association and The Institute on Governance, 2001, http://www.iog.ca/publications/alfhales2002.pdf.

Communications and conferences

  • Jackie F. Steele, « Diversity and Gender Equality in Canada», Chiyoda Ward MIW «Gender Equality Conference Series », Tokyo, June 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele and Mari Osawa, « Gender, Diversity and Tohoku Reconstruction: Governance Challenges and Opportunities Two Years On », in Toronto (Japan Foundation), Ottawa (University of Ottawa) and Vancouver (Simon Fraser University), March 2013.
  • Jackie F. Steele, Invited Lecture JSAC 30th Anniversary Commemorative Lecture, « Navigating the Surreal: No Communications, No Heat, No Lifelines, But Blessed by the Bonds of Community », Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Oct. 12-24 2012.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Diversity and Democratic Reconstruction: Japan as a Character Foil for Canada », Institute of Social Science Lecture Series, University of Tokyo, September 2012.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Beyond the Myth of Homogeneous Japanese Masculinity: Engendering Japan’s Multinational Realities », GCOE Researchers Workshop, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, February 2011.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « National Diversity in Japan and Canada: Nation-Building Discourses, Policies, and Political Belonging », Monthly Workshop, School of Law, Tohoku University, January 2011.
  • Jackie F. Steele, (panel chair), « Revealing Democracy: Quebec’s Bill 94 », Concordia, Montréal, November 2010.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Increasing Women's Representation in the Japanese Political Process: The Case of the 2006 Lower House Elections », Women and Politics in Asia, University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany, September 2009.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Multinational democracy versus Mononational Family Law: What Future for Japanese Citizenship? », Conférence sur Le fédéralisme multinational en perspective : un modèle viable?, CRIDAQ, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, September 2009.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Liberté, Diversité, Co-autorité: Towards a Late Modern Praxis of Radical Representative Democratic Coporealpolitiks », Natality, Embodiment and the Political: Feminist Conversations, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Dundee, Scotland, May 2009.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Gender equality and social diversity in Japan and Canad a», Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa, May 2009.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Re-conceiving Liberty: A Machiavellian Defense of Legislative Quotas in the Democratic Constitution of Late Modern Social Discords (Diversity) », GCOE Kick-Off Seminar, Global COE on Gender Equality and Multicultural Conviviality, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, February 2009.
  • Jackie F. Steele, « Conjuguer liberté et diversité : une synergie prometteuse entre féminismes et républicanismes », Penser la diversité québécoise, CRIDAQ, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, October 2008.

Fields of Interest

  • Théories critiques de la citoyenneté: féminismes, républicanismes, libéralismes, post-modernismes, post-colonialisme, théorie queer
  • Les fondements et pratiques de la démocratie représentative contemporaine
  • Systèmes électoraux, mesures positives et la représentation politique des groupes marginalisés
  • Mobilisations féministes en politique électorale au Canada, au Québec. et au Nunavut
  • La Chartre canadienne des droits et libertés et la théorie féministe du droit
  • La culture japonaise et les droits juridico-politiques des femmes japonaises
  • Inter-culturalisme et le rôle du langage dans la construction des subjectivités
  • Le symbolisme du nom de la femme mariée en droit de famille canadien, québécois et japonais
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