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Steve Jordan is Co-investigator for the case study "Immigrant Workers (in Montreal) Learning to Labour in Canada: Rights and Organizing Strategies"


I am currently an Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University. Among other courses at the graduate level, I teach a course on Workplace Learning.

I am presently co-investigator, with Eric Shragge (Principal) and Jill Hanley on a WALL project that is exploring the workplace experiences of immigrant workers in the Montreal area.

Areas of research interest:
Qualitative research methods; Participatory action research (PAR); Adult education; Globalisation; Sociology of education

Selected publications/presentations:

Jordan, S., & Jackson, N. (2004). Review essay: Educational reform and the politics of change. McGill Journal of Education, 38, 501-510.

Jordan, S. (2003). Who stole my methodology: Co-opting PAR. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 1, 185-200.

Jordan, S. (2002). Critical ethnography and the sociology of education. In A. Antikainen & C. Torres (Eds.), Sociology of education: Perspectives for the new century (pp. 82-100). Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Jordan, S., & Strathdee, R. (2000). The training gospel and thecommodification of skill: Some critical reflections on the politics of skills training in New Zealand. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 53, 391-405.

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