Chapters in Books

“Do Not Use for Comparison with Other Censuses”: Identity, Politics, and Languages Commonly Spoken in 1911 Canada in Gordon Darroch, ed.The Dawn of Canada’s Century: Hidden Histories Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press 2014: 93- 123 (co-author)

“New Horizons for the Study of People: Interdisciplinarity, Internationalization and Innovation in the Digital Age,” in Katja Mayer, Thomas Konig, and Helga Nowotny, eds. Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities, Vilnius, Lithuania: Mykolas Romeris University Publishing 2014: 153-164.

“Teaching Modernity: Mathematics, Culture, and Schoolbooks in 19th and Early 20th Century Ontario and Quebec” in Monique Lebrun, ed. Le manuel scolaire Quebec, Les Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2007.

“The Blossoming of Canadian Historical Research” in Ruth Sandwell, ed. To the Past: History Education, Public Memory, and Citizenship in Canada Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006

“Language, Ancestry and the Competing Constructions of Identity in Turn-of the-Century Canada,” in Eric W. Sager and Peter Baskerville, eds., Household Counts: Canadian Households and Families in 1901 Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2006.

“Evidence of What? Changing Answers to the Question of Historical Sources as Illustrated by Research Using the Census,” in Jeff Keshen and Sylvie Perrier, eds., Building New Bridges-Batir de nouveaux ponts: Sources, Methods and Interdisciplinarity Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2005:265-274.

“The Roles of Literacy Research in the Late Twentieth Century’s Rethinking of Historical Change,” in Harvey J. Graff, Leslie Page Moch, and Philip McMichael, eds., Looking Backward and Looking Forward: Perspectives on Social Science History (Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press 2004).

“Les perspectives des chercheurs sur les archives électroniques,” in 4e Symposium du groupe interdisciplinaire de recherche en archivistique (GIRA), Université de Montréal, 2002.

“Histoire de l’Éducation,” Encyclopédie du Canada, édition 2000, (Montréal, Éditions internationales Alain Stanké, 2000) : 1830-1833 (co-auteur).

“Time, Mathematics and Mass Schooling in 19th Century Ontario and Quebec,” in Hubert Watelet, ed., Quatre Essais sur Temps et Culture, (Quebec: CIEQ, 2000) : 33-39.

“Wage Labour, Industrialization, and the Origins of the Modern Family,” reprinted in C. M. Wallace and R. M. Bray eds., Reappraisals in Canadian History: Pre-Confederation (Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall Allyn and Bacon Canada, 1999): 530-44.

“The History of Education in Canada,” The Canadian Encyclopedia Plus (McClelland & Stewart, 1996). CD-ROM.

“La région: une combinaison spécifique d’éléments non spécifiques,” in Fernand Harvey ed., La région culturelle: problematique interdisciplinaire (Québec: Institut québécois de recherche sur la culture 1994): 27-31.

“François-Eugène-Alfred Evanturel,” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 13 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994): 322-324.

“Canadian Families in Cultural Context: Hypotheses from the Mid-Nineteenth Century,” reprinted in Bettina Bradbury ed., Canadian Family History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Copp-Clark, 1992): 135-157.

“From Supervising a Thesis to Mentoring a Student,” in Jean-Louis Major, Diriger des thèses à la faculté des Arts/Supervising Theses in the Faculty of Arts (Ottawa: Centre de pédagogie universitaire, Université d’Ottawa, 1992): 36-40.

“Labouring and Learning in Nineteenth-Century Canada: Children in the Changing Process of Family Reproduction,” in Russell Smandych, Gordon Dodds, and Alvin Esau, eds., Dimensions of Childhood: Essays on the History of Children and Youth in Canada (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Legal Research Institute, 1991): 13-27.

“The Social and Economic Origins of Contemporary Families,” in Maureen Baker ed., Families (Scarborough, Ontario: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1990, first edition 1984): 23-40.

“Student Populations and Graduate Careers: Queen’s University, 1895-1900,” in Paul Axlerod and John Reid eds., Youth, University, and Canadian Society (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1989): 3-25 (co-author).

“Mechanics Institutes,” The Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1988).

“Theory and Method in Canadian Historical Demography,” reprinted in Terry Crowley ed., Clios Craft: A Primer of Historical Methods (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman, 1988): 163-178.

“Education, History of,” The Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1985): 545-7.

“Coherence and Chaos in Educational Historiography,” in Ian Winchester, Mark Holmes, and Hugh Oliver eds. Illuminating Education: The Uses of Science, History, and Philosophy in Educational Thought (Toronto: OISE Press, 1986): 112-21.

“Social Structure and the Urbanization Process: Perspectives on Nineteenth Century Research,” in Gilbert A. Stelter and Alan F. J. Artibise eds., The Canadian City: Essays in Urban and Social History (Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1984): 262-81.

“Wage Labour, Industrialization, and the Origin of the Modern Family,” in Maureen Baker ed., The Family: Changing Trends in Canada (Scarborough, Ont.: McGraw-Hill, 1984): 21-34.

“Schooling, the Economy, and Rural Society in Nineteenth Century Ontario,” in Joy Parr ed., Childhood and Family in Canadian History (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982): 69-92.

“Demography, Social Structure, and the History of Schooling,” in David C. Jones et al. eds., Approaches to Educational History (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 1981), 85-111 (footnotes: 150-158).

“Children’s Rights in the Canadian Context,” in Heather Berkeley, Chad Gaffield and W. Gordon West eds., Children’s Rights: Legal and Educational Issues (Toronto: OISE Press, 1978): 3-14.