Dominique Clément

Dominique Clément is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta. He is the author of Canada’s Rights Revolution, Equality Deferred, Human Rights in Canada and Debating Rights Inflation. Clément has been a Visiting Scholar in Australia, China and the United Kingdom. His websites, and, serve as research and teaching portals on the study of human rights and social movements in Canada.

Research Areas: Canadian Sociology, Equality and Inequality, Feminist Studies, Historical Sociology, Organizations, Policy and Society, Politics and Social Movements

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Specializing in: Human rights law, Sex discrimination, Canadian history, Social movements

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Debating Rights Inflation A Sociology of Human Rights

Human rights has become the dominant vernacular for framing social problems around the world. In this book, Dominique Clément presents a paradox in politics, law, and social practice he ...

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