Karine Levasseur

Associate Professor (PhD Carleton)

Field of Specialization: Public Administration

Research Interests

  • State-Civil society relations
  • Collaborative governance
  • Public policy analysis with an emphasis on policy instruments, social policy and labour market policy

Selected Publications

  • Levasseur, Karine and Andrea Rounce. (In press). "Policy and operational alignment in light of public service retrenchment - Lessons learned from Canada." International Review of Administrative Sciences.
  • Levasseur, Karine and Stephanie Paterson. (In press). “Jack (and Jill?) of all trades: A Canadian case study of equity in apprenticeship supports.” Social Policy & Administration.
  • Levasseur, Karine and Sid Frankel. (Revise and resubmit). “Situating a public funding experiment within the landscape of political ideas about the non-profit sector.” Voluntary Sector Review.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2017). “(Re)Scaling the intersection of policy capacity between government and the voluntary sector in Canada.” In M. Howlett, A. Wellstead and J. Craft (Eds.), Policy Work in Canada: Professional Practices and Analytical Capacities (pp. 288-301). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2016). “How Ottawa Mends: Renewal and Support to Registered Charities Under a Liberal Government?” In Bruce Doern and Christopher Stoney (Eds.), How Ottawa Spends 2017-2018.
  • Frankel, Sid and Karine Levasseur. (2016). “A Patchwork of Funding Relationships in Manitoba: From Principal - Agent Towards Co-governance". In Peter Elson (Ed.), Funding Policies and the Nonprofit Sector in Western Canada:
    Evolving relationships in a changing environment (pp. 205-228). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Levasseur, Karine, Andrea Rounce, Barry Ferguson and Royce Koop. Editors. (2016), Understanding the Manitoba Election 2016: Campaigns, Participation, Issues, Place. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press. Available for free download at: https://uofmpress.ca/books/detail/understanding-the-manitoba-election-2016
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2016). “The rise of third parties in Manitoba elections?” In Karine Levasseur, Andrea Rounce, Barry Ferguson and Royce Koop (Editors), Understanding the Manitoba Election 2016: Campaigns, Participation, Issues, Place (pages 13-14). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.
  • Rounce, Andrea and Karine Levasseur. (2016). “Introduction: Blue Manitoba 2016.” In Karine Levasseur, Andrea Rounce, Barry Ferguson and Royce Koop (Eds.), Understanding the Manitoba Election 2016: Campaigns, Participation, Issues, Place (pages 5-6). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.
  • Rounce, Andrea and Karine Levasseur. (2015). “Public, Private, and Non-profit Sector Employees: Voting Behaviour and Ideology in the 2011-2012 Provincial Elections.” Canadian Political Science Review 9(1): 112-127.
  • MacDonald, Fiona and Karine Levasseur. (2014). “Accountability insights from the devolution of Indigenous child welfare in Manitoba”. Canadian Public Administration 57(1): 97-117.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2014). “Moving mountains and applying band-aids: The state of policy capacity in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Review 8(2): 1-16.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2014). “Unearthing the Hidden Gems of Registered Charities and their participation in the 2011 Manitoba election.” In Andrea Rounce and Jared Wesley (Eds.). Disengaged? Fixed Date, Democracy, and Understanding the 2011 Manitoba Election. (pp. 268-296) Regina: University of Regina Press.
  • Rounce, Andrea and Karine Levasseur. (2014). “Government Retrenchment and Public Service Cuts: A Tale of Two Processes.” In Chris Stoney & Bruce Doern (Eds.), How Ottawa Spends 2014-2015: The Harper Government – Good to go? (pp. 25-39). Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2013). “(Re)Defining the apprenticeship problem in Canada: Completion rate efficiency versus more equitable entry.” In Chris Stoney & Bruce Doern (Eds.), How Ottawa Spends 2013-2014: The Harper Government - Midterm blues and long term plans (pp. 145-158). Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2012). “In the name of charity: Institutional support and resistance for redefining the meaning of charity in Canada.” Canadian Public Administration 55(2): 181-202. **Winner of the 2012 J. E. Hodgetts Award for best article appearing in this journal**
  • Levasseur, Karine. (2012). “Unnecessary delay? Bill 47, The Accessibility Advisory Council Act and Amendments to The Government Purchases Act.” Manitoba Law Journal: Underneath the Golden Boy 35(2): 1-16.

 

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Karine Levasseur

Political Studies
528 Fletcher Argue Building
University of Manitoba
Winnippeg, MB
R3T 5V5
(204) 474-6410
Karine.Levasseur@umanitoba.ca
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