Gary Teeple

Professor of Sociology



  • D.Phil. (Comparative Politics) University of Sussex
  • M.A. (Sociology) University of Toronto
  • B.A. (Honours Sociology) University of Toronto

Research Interests

Neoliberalism and the global division of labour; nature of human rights. Hegelian and Marxist philosophy; sociology of art; political sociology; political economy of Canada.

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Recent Papers and Presentations

(2019). ‘The Neglected Chapters on wages in Capital,’ in M. Musto (ed.), Marx’s Capital after 150 Years. London: Routledge. (232-247).

(2019). ‘Foreward.’ To T. Bryant, D. Raphael, M Rioux (eds.). Staying Alive, 3rd Edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press. (vii-xv).

Paper: (2019). ‘The Politics of Capital: The National Debt and Austerity Policies.’  Conference: Alternate Routes: The Globalization Project. 13-15 June. Turin. (Under revision)

Paper: (2018). ‘Austerity and the End of Liberal Democracy.’ Conference: Alternate Routes: Austerity Against Democracy. University of Bologna, 11-13 June.

(2017). ‘BC Labour Relations in an Era of Neo-Liberal Reform:  The Campbell Years 2001-2011,’ in T. Summerville and J. Lacharite (eds.), The Campbell Revolution: Power and Politics in British Columbia from 2001-2011. Queen’s University Press. (125-149).

(2017). ‘Austerity Policies: From the Keynesian to the Corporate Welfare State,’ in S. McBride and B. M. Evans (eds.), The Austerity State, Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2017 (25-43).

Paper: (2017). ‘Austerity and Labour Market Restructuring: National Forms, Global Realities,’ 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, European International Studies Association (EISA), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 13 -16 September.


While not recently written, this paper was recently reprinted.

(2009). ‘Towards a Theory of Terrorism,’ in S. Rollings-Magnusson (ed.), Anti-Terrorism: Security and Insecurity after 9/11, Halifax: Fernwood Press, 2009 (32-58).
(Reprinted: (2018) In W. Chahal (complier). Crime and Inequality: Readings for an Introduction to Criminology, Halifax: Fernwood.


Relations of Global Power: Neoliberal Order and Disorder
Co-edited with Stephen McBride, University of Toronto Press, 2010

La globalisation du monde et declin du reformisme social. (Les Presses de l'Universite Laval, 2004) French translation, with new Preface and Postscript

Capitalism and the National Question in Canada (Editor, University of Toronto Press, 1972)

The Riddle of Human Rights (Garamond Press, 2004)

Globalization and the Decline of Social Reform (Garamond Press 1995, Expanded 2nd edition 2000)

Marx's Critique of Politics, 1842-47 (University of Toronto Press, 1984)