Research + Writing

Academic Journal Articles

Pasternak, S. (2020)”Assimilation and Partition: How Settler Colonialism and Racial Capitalism Co-Produce the Borders of Indigenous Economies.” South Atlantic Quarterly, 119.2. PDF

Pasternak, S. (2019) “Introduction: Colonialism in Three Landscapes.” South Atlantic Quarterly Press: Against the Day, 118:4. PDF

Pasternak, S. with Schabus, N.  (2019) “Privatizing Uncertainty and Socializing Risk: Indigenous Legal and Economic Leverage in the Federal Trans Mountain Buy-Out.” University of New Brunswick Law Journal, 70 209-231. PDF

Pasternak, S. with Tia Dafnos, (2018) “How does a settler state secure the circuitry of capitalism?” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Special issue on Turbulent Circulation, 36:4, 739–757. PDF

Pasternak, S. (2015) “The Fiscal Body of Sovereignty: To ‘Make Live’ in Indian Country,” Settler Colonial Studies 6:4, 1-22. PDF

Pasternak, S. (2015) “How Capitalism will Save Colonialism: The Privatization of Reserve Lands in Canada,” Antipode 47:1, 179–196. PDF

Pasternak, S. (2014) “Jurisdiction and Settler Colonialism: Where Laws Meet,”Special Issue: Law & Decolonization, Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29:2, 145-161. PDF

Pasternak, S. with Sue Collis, Tia Dafnos (2013) “Criminalization at Tyendinaga: Securing Canada’s Colonial Property Regime through Specific Land Claims,”Canadian Journal of Law and Society 28:1, 65-81. PDF

Pasternak, S. with David Wachsmuth (2008) “Use It or Lose It: Toronto’s ‘Use It or Lose It’ Campaign for Affordable Housing,” Critical Planning Journal 15, 7-22. PDF

Chapters in Books

Pasternak, S. (2021) “‘Why does a hat need so much land?’” In Allotment Stories: Indigenous Responses to Settler Colonial Land Privatization, eds. Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O’Brien, University of Minnesota Press. Forthcoming. 

Pasternak, S. (2021) “Water will find a way to flow: Apocalyptic chokepoints and survival in the Indigenous fight against dams,” In Muskrat Falls Symposium: Collected Papers, ed. Stephen Crocker, ISER Books, Memorial University. Forthcoming. PDF

Pasternak, S. (2021) “Jurisdiction.” In Routledge Handbook of Law and Society, eds. Eve Darian-Smith, Kamari Clarke, Prabha Kotiswaran, Mariana Valverde. Routledge Press. Forthcoming. PDF

Pasternak, S. with Katie Mazer, Troy Cochrane (2019) “The Financing Problem of Colonialism: How Indigenous Jurisdiction is Valued in Pipeline Politics,” #NoDAPL and Mni Wiconi: Reflections on Standing Rock, ed. Jaskiran Dhillon and Nick Estes, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press). PDF

Pasternak, S. (2018) “Property as a Technique of Jurisdiction.” Contested Property Claims: What disagreement tells us about ownership, Mikkel Thorup, Maja Hojer Bruun, Bjarke Skærlund Risager & Patrick Cockburn, eds. (New York: Routledge). PDF

Pasternak, S. (2016) “A Tale of Two Visions for Canada: The Trilateral Agreement versus the Land Claims Policy.” Aboriginal History: A Reader, 2nd Edition, Kristin Burnett and Geoff Read, eds., (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press). PDF