Dr. Larry Patriquin
Areas of Specialization:
Capitalism, socialism, egalitarianism, labour, democracy, poverty, the welfare state
The origins of capitalism and the welfare state; democracy, ancient and modern; the relationship between democracy and different forms of social rights; possible pathways to more egalitarian societies
Current & Future Research:
Currently writing a book on the relationship between democracy and social rights.
Patriquin, Larry. 2020. Permanent Citizens’ Assemblies: A New Model for Public Deliberation. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. 93 pp.
Patriquin, Larry. 2015. Economic Equality and Direct Democracy in Ancient Athens. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 100 pp.
Patriquin, Larry. 2007. Agrarian Capitalism and Poor Relief in England, 1500-1860: Rethinking the Origins of the Welfare State. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 254 pp.
Patriquin, Larry. 2004. Inventing Tax Rage: Misinformation in the National Post. Halifax: Fernwood. 190 pp.
Patriquin, Larry, ed. 2013. The Ellen Meiksins Wood Reader. Chicago: Haymarket. 335 pp.
Patriquin, Larry. 2013. “The Class Ceiling of Social Rights.” Journal of Progressive Human Services 24: 66-80.
Patriquin, Larry. 2011. “More Democracy, Less Poverty.” New Politics, no. 51: 79-89.
Patriquin, Larry. 2009-10. “Social Policy, Social Democracy, and the Lessons of History: A Case Study of Gareth Stedman Jones’ An End to Poverty?.” Canadian Review of Social Policy, no. 63/64: 1-14.