Dr. Jane Pulkingham. a Professor of Sociology, became Dean in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University iin 2016. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh in Sociology and Social Policy. In 2018, she was also a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, B.C. Office, and served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Social Research Methodology and on the advisory board of Studies in Political Economy. Her research interests include gender, inequality and public policy; gender and work; postsecondary education; social welfare policy; income security policy; welfare state restructuring and economic security; gender and family law.

SFU professors Marjorie Griffin Cohen and Jane Pulkington co-edited Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security and Labour Market Issues (UTP 2009).

"A Common Interest? Reflections on the Social Legacy of J.S. Woodsworth and the Contemporary Politics of Social Change in Canada";. Appears in Human Welfare, Rights, and Social Activism: Rethinking the Legacy of J. S. Woodsworth, ed., (University of Toronto Press, 2010) 9780802096999 $60.00

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Human Welfare, Rights, and Social Activism: Rethinking the Legacy of J.S. Woodsworth

[BCBW 2018]

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Walking the Line to Put Their Families First: Lone Mothers Navigating Welfare and Work in British Columbia (Jane Pulkingham, Sylvia Fuller, Marina Morrow, Sylvia Parusel) (2016)
First Call BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition; Simon Fraser University; Single Mothers? Alliance BC; Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC)
Human Welfare, Rights, and Social Activism: Rethinking the Legacy of J.S. Woodsworth. (editor) (2010) University of Toronto Press Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security, and Labour Market Issues (co-edited with Marjorie Griffin Cohen) (2009) University of Toronto Press
Precarious & Vulnerable: Lone Mothers on Income Assistance.(Penny Gurstein and Michael Goldberg with Sylvia Fuller, Paul Kershaw, Jane Pulkingham and Silvia Vilches). 2008. Burnaby, BC: Social Planning & Research Council of BC. (Dec). 23 pgs. ISBN 978-09809157-8-5 Living on Welfare in British Columbia: The Experiences of Longer-term "Expected to Work" Recipients. ( Klein, S. and J. Pulkingham). 2008. Vancouver, BC: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office. (April). 68 pages.

ISBN 978-0-88627-580-8
Remaking Canadian Social Policy: Social Security in the Late 1990s. (co-edited with Gordon Ternowetsky) (1996) Fernwood Publishing Child and Family Policies: Struggles, Strategies and Options (co-edited with Gordon Ternowetsky) (1997) Fernwood Publishing