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International Development Studies

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International Development Studies

Colleen O'Manique

Associate Professor

Colleen O’Manique

B.A. (Carleton), M.A. (York), PhD (York, Political Science)
Associate Professor, Department of International Development Studies
Department of Gender and Women’s Studies

Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8

LEC S 109  office
(705) 748-1011 ext. 7966 • phone


Research interests

Gender and Global Restructuring, Global Political Economy of Health, Global Health Governance, Global Health Security, Global Politics of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Politics of HIV/AIDS, Global/Feminist Perspectives on Human Rights, Feminist Political Ecology



O’Manique, C (2004) Neoliberalism and AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: Globalization’s Pandemic.  Basingstoke: Palgrave-MacMillan.

Forthcoming:  O’Manique, C. and P.P. Fourie, Global Health & Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives Routledge, 2017.

Articles & Book Chapters

O’Manique, Colleen and Pieter Fourie. (2017)  “Affirming our World: Gender Justice, Social Reproduction and the SDGs.” In press, Development

O’Manique, Colleen and Pieter Fourie (2016) “Gender Justice in the Post-MDG Environment: Canada and South Africa Considered, Politikon, 43 (1): 97-116

O’Manique, C. (2015) ‘Gender, Health and Security’ in S. Rushton and J. Youde (eds.)  Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security.  London: Routledge. Pp.48-59

O’Manique, C. and M. Rahman (2013) “ Product (RED): Glam Aid, Consumer Citizens and the Colonization of Governance” in G. Fridell and M. Konings (eds.)  Age of Icons: Exploring Philanthrocapitalism in the Contemporary World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

O’Manique, C. (2012) “Global Health and the Human Security Agenda,” The Ashgate Handbook of Global Health, T. Schrecker (ed), Ashgate Press.

O’Manique, C. (2011), “Globalization and Gendered Vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa,” J. Klot and V-K. Nguyen (eds) The Fourth Wave: Violence, Gender, Culture and HIV/AIDS in the 21st Century. Paris: UNESCO. pp.37-52.  

O’Manique, C. and S. MacLean. (2010), “Pathways Among Human Security, Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Canadian Journal of African Studies 44(3) pp. 457-498.

O’Manique C & Fourie, P (2009) ‘The Securitization of Health in the 21st Century’ in Dunn Cavelty, M & Mauer, V (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Security Studies. Oxford: Routledge.

O’Manique, C (2009) ‘Palliative Interventions: Canadian Foreign Policy, Security, and Global Health Governance, in Maclean, S, Brown, S & Fourie, P (eds) Health for Some: The political economy of global health governance. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

O’Manique, C and R. Labonte, (2008) ‘Rethinking (Product) RED, The Lancet vol. 371 May 10 and O’Manique C and R. Labonte (2008) ‘Author’s Reply: Rethinking (Product) RED’, The Lancet vol. 371 May 31.

O’Manique, C (2006) ‘The Securitization of AIDS: A Critical Feminist Lens’ in eds. Tim Shaw and Sandra McLean (eds), Mapping Innovations in Human Security. Surrey: Ashgate Press.

O’Manique, C (2006) ‘Global Health and Universal Human Rights: A Case for G8 Responsibility’ in The G8 and Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation Ronald Labonte, Ted Schrecker and David Kirton (eds.)  Surrey: Ashgate Press.

O’Manique, C (2005) ‘The Securitization’ of AIDS: A Critical Feminist Lens’ Policy and Society 24 (1)  (re-published in (2011) Global Health Vol.4: Global Health Ethics, Public Policy and Challenges for the Future, Labonte, R.; Mohindra,K.; Schrecker, T. and Stroebenau, K. (eds). London: Sage Publications.

O’Manique, C (2004) ‘Global Neo-liberalism and AIDS Policy: International Responses to Africa’s Pandemic.’ Studies in Political Economy, Spring/Summer 2004\

O’Manique, Colleen (2001) “Integrating Gender into Urban Development and Poverty Reduction: The Bolivia Sustainable Urban Development Project.” In The Challenge of Local Government: Policies and Practices, edited by Mila Freire and Richard Stren. Toronto/Washington: World Bank Institute/Centre for Urban and Community Studies.  (also translated into Spanish)


IDST-WMST 2151H: Gender and International Development

IDST-SOC-ANTH 4512H: Contemporary Issues in Global Health

IDST-WMST-POST 3881H: Gender, Globalization & Resistance