E.D.(Adie) Nelson

Associate Professor

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PhD (London School of Economics)
BA (Manitoba)

Research and teaching areas

My research interests are law and literature with a specific focus upon novels for children.

My teaching interests are in criminology.

Selected publications

Nelson, J.P., Nelson, A. Framing the picture: The Canadian print media's construction of an atypical crime and its victims. International Review of Victimology 19(3): 285-305, 2013.

Nelson, J.P., Nelson, A., The crime that pays? Constructing 'art fraud'. The Journal of Art Crime 10(2): 3-18.

Nelson, A., Desroches, F., "Heroes" and victims: Incarcerated bank robbers' accounts of victims and victimization." International Review of Victimology 20(2): 211-226.

Nelson, E.D., Nelson, V.B., "Hey Mitch-elle, you need a shave!" The school days of hirsute adolescents. Qualitative Sociology Review 6(2): 99-114, 2010.

Nelson, E.D., Nelson, V.B., Reconceptualizing dreamwork (with apologies to Lewis Carroll's Alice) as a facet of motherwork. Qualitative Sociology Review 6(3): 73-88, 2010.

Nelson, E.D. 2001. "The Things That Dreams Are Made On: Dreamwork and the Socialization of 'Stage Mothers.' Qualitative Sociology, 24 (4), Winter: 439-458.

Nelson, Adie. 2001. "The Pink Dragon is Female: Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers." Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24(2), June: 137-144.

E.D. (Adie) Nelson and B.W. Robinson.1994. "`Reality Talk' or `Telling Tales?' The Social Construction of Gender and Sexual Deviance on a Television Talk Show." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 23(1): 51-76.

E.D. Nelson. 1994. "Females Who Sexually Abuse Children: A Discussion of Gender Stereotypes and Symbolic Assailants." Qualitative Sociology, 17(1): 63-88.

E.D. Nelson. 1994. "Sugar Daddies: The Concept and Code of the Gentleman." Qualitative Sociology, 16(1): 43-68.

Books

Steven Vago and Adie Nelson. Law and Society, 4th edition. Toronto: Pearson Educational Publishing, 2013.

Adie Nelson. Gender in Canada, 4th edition. Toronto: Pearson Educational Publishing, 2010.

Steven Vago and Adie Nelson. Law and Society, 3rd edition. Toronto: Pearson Educational Publishing, 2010.

Steven Vago and Adie Nelson. Law and Society, 2nd edition. Don Mills, ON: Pearson Educational Publishing, 2007.

Robert J. Brym, John Lie and Adie Nelson. 2007. Sociology: Your Compass for a New World: Brief Canadian edition. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Adie Nelson. Gender in Canada, 3rd edition. Don Mills, ON: Pearson Education Publishing, 2006.

Steven Vago and Adie Nelson. 2004. Law and Society: Canadian edition. Don Mills, ON: Pearson Education.

Linda A. Mooney, David Knox, Caroline Schacht, Adie Nelson. 2004. Understanding Social Problems: 2nd Canadian edition. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Robert J. Brym, John Lie, Adie Nelson, Neil Guppy and Chris McCormick. 2003. Sociology: Your Compass For A New World: Canadian edition. Toronto: Nelson Thomson.

Riedmann, Agnes, Mary Ann Lamanna and Adie Nelson. 2003. Marriage and Families: First Canadian edition. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

E.D. Nelson and Augie Fleras. 1998. Social Problems in Canada: Issues and Challenges, 2nd edition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.

James Henslin and Adie Nelson. 1997. Essentials of Sociology: Canadian edition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.

James Henslin and Adie Nelson. 1996. Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. First Canadian edition. Toronto: Allyn & Bacon.

Nelson, Adie and Barrie W. Robinson. 1995. Gigolos and Madames Bountiful: Illusions of Gender, Power & Intimacy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Adie Nelson and Barrie W. Robinson. 1995. Gigolos and Madames Bountiful: Illusions of Gender, Power & Intimacy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Adie Nelson and Augie Fleras (eds.) 1995. Social Problems in Canada: A Reader. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.

E.D. Nelson and B.W. Robinson (eds.) 1995. Gender in the 1990s: Images, Realities, and Issues. Toronto: Nelson.

Chapters in books

Adie Nelson. The pink dragon is female: Halloween costumes and gender markers, in J.X. Spade and C. G. Valentine (eds.) The kaleidoscope of gender: Prisms, patterns and possibilities, 3rd Ed. (Pine Forge Press/Sage, 2011) pp 229-236.

Adie Nelson. The pink dragon is female: Halloween costumes and gender markers, in J.X. Spade and C. G. Valentine (eds.) The kaleidoscope of gender: Prisms, patterns and possibilities, 2nd Ed. (Pine Forge Press/Sage, 2008) pp 222-229.

Adie Nelson. Defining "family": New challenges, in R. J. Brym (ed), Society in question: Sociological readings for the 21st century, 5th Ed. (Nelson Thomson, 2007).

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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