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. (2022) “Canada is a Bad Company: Police as colonial mercenaries for state and capital,” In Disarm, Defund, Dismantle: Police Abolition in Canada, eds. Shiri Pasternak, Kevin Walby, Abby Stadnyk. Toronto: Between the Lines Press PDF

Pasternak, S. (2022) “‘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 PDF

Pasternak, S. (2021) “Hydraulic Imperialism and the Infrastructure of Canadian Colonialism,” In Muskrat Falls: How a Mega Dam Became a Predatory Formation, eds. Lisa Moore and Stephen Crocker, Newfoundland: Memorial University Press 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

Edited Journals

Pasternak, S. (2022) (Forthcoming) Infrastructure, Jurisdiction, Extractivism: Keywords for decolonizing geographies. Political Geography.

Pasternak, S. and Scott, D. (2020) “Getting the Land Back.” South Atlantic Quarterly Press: 119:2:

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