Dr. Michael J. Prince, PhD (Exeter)

Michael PrinceLansdowne Professor of Social Policy
Office: HSD Bldg. Room B234
Phone: 250-721-8043
Fax: 250-472-4109
Email: mprince@uvic.ca

Dr. Prince teaches courses in disability, public health, social policy, and public administration. Research interests include trends in social policy over the past 50 years and the next generations; federal-provincial relations; indigenous governance; and disability politics and policy issues.

Disabling Poverty, Enabling Citizenship

Prince, Michael J. "Disabling Poverty, Enabling Citizenship." A Project of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) Recommendations for Positive Change.

Copies of this report are available as a pdf.

Weary Warriors

Moss, Pamela and Michael J. Prince. "Weary Warriors: Power, Knowledge, and the Invisible Wounds of Soldiers." June 2014. Book Review

Rules and Unruliness

Doern, G. Bruce, Michael J. Prince and Richard Schultz. "Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism." April 2014.

A ground-breaking study of how governments both regulate and fail to regulate the economy and society.

Reviews: The Star - June 18, 2014

Canadian Public Budgeting in the Age of Crises

Doern, G. Bruce, Allan M. Maslove and Michael J. Prince. "Canadian Public Budgeting in the Age of Crises: Shifting Budgetary Domains and Temporal Budgeting." 2013.

A broad look at attempts to address economic crises by various governments, with insights into how budget decisions are made.

Awarded the 2014 Donald Smiley Prize by a jury of colleagues in the Canadian Political Science Association as the best book published in English or French in the field relating to the study of government and politics in Canada in 2013.

Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy

Rice, James J. and Michael J. Prince. "Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy." University of Toronto Press, 2013.

Three Bio-Realms

Doern, G. Bruce and Michael J. Prince. "Three Bio-Realms: Biotechnology and the Governance of Food, Health and Life in Canada." University of Toronto Press, 2012.

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