Raluca Bejan

Raluca Bejan is an Assistant Professor at St. Thomas University, Fredericton, where she teaches courses in social policy and social movements. She has a PhD and a MSW from University of Toronto, and a BA in Political Sciences from the Lucian Blaga University, Faculty of Law, Sibiu, Romania. Raluca was a former Visiting Academic at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford, U.K., in 2016 and 2018.

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Dec 2, 2019
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The collapse of social welfarism is lethal

Raluca Bejan
The social determinants of health are the strongest predictors of individual health and mortality. With the collapse of social welfarism, matters of life and death have been left to the market.
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Oct 8, 2019
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Einbahnstraße: on the Maritime Bus to Edmundston

Raluca Bejan
The underlying assumption is that the East Coast is perpetually subsidized by Ontario and the West. Yet I wonder how many Ontarians would put up with a pulp mill in downtown Elora or Picton.
Blog
Jul 2, 2019
Screenshot of web search for the word "whiteness"

Historicizing whiteness -- or not

Raluca Bejan
The presumption that there is a universal, global process of racial formation is conceptually and historically flawed.
Blog
Sep 24, 2018

Playing (with) identity in Canadian university classrooms

Raluca Bejan
The push for de-colonial education is oftentimes a matter of political performativity. So is the "benevolent" act of the compassionate agent who "allows" the colonized to tell their colonizing story.
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Jul 24, 2018
Photo of Anwar Nillufary by Raluca Bejan

Three days in Greece with Anwar Nilufary

Raluca Bejan
That someone is kept in a country he did not choose, where one cannot access integration services and where availability of such services is limited, goes contrary to respecting refugees' needs.
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Aug 24, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Mark Dixon

Fascism is undeniably American

Raluca Bejan
Charlottesville is symbolically representative of the troubled state of the American society.

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