Publications

Books:

Series Editor:
Hird, M.J. (with C. Colebrook and J. Weinstein), Critical Life book series. Columbia University Press.

Hird, M.J. (with G. Harman), Speculative Realism book series, Edinburgh University Press.

 

Sole-authored:
Hird, M.J. (2022) A Public Sociology of Waste. Bristol University Press. ISBN: 9781529206555 (HB); 9781529206555 (PB).

Hird, M.J. (2021) Canada’s Waste Flows. McGill-Queen’s University Press ISBN: 9780228005285 (HB).

Hird, M.J. (2011) Sociology of Science: A Critical Canadian Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  ISBN-10: 0195429893 (PB);  ISBN-13: 978-0195429893 (ebook).

Hird, M.J. (2009) The Origins of Sociable Life: Evolution After Science Studies. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Press. ISBN: 13: 978-0-230-20213-9 (HB); 10: 0-230-20213-6 (ebook).

Hird, M.J. (2004) Sex, Gender and Science. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Press. ISBN: 1403921768; 1403921776 (PB).

Hird, M.J. (2002) Engendering Violence: From Childhood to Adulthood. Aldershot: Ashgate Press. ISBN: 0754609162. Nominated for Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.

 

Edited:

Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.) (2017) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Third Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. (With new introduction and chapters).

Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.). (2012) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. (With new introduction and new chapters), ISBN-10: 0195440315, ISBN-13: 978-0195440317.

Giffney, N. and Hird, M.J. (eds.) (2008) Queering the NonHuman. Aldershot: Ashgate Press. ISBN:0754671283.

Pavlich, G. and Hird, M.J. (eds.) (2006) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Toronto: Oxford University Press. ISBN: (HB) 9780195422733 (PB) 0195422732.

Hird, M.J. & Pavlich, G. (eds.) (2003) Sociology for the Asking. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0195584309.

 

Refereed Journal Special Issues:

Hird, M.J. and Roberts, C. (2011) ‘Feminists Think NonHuman’, Feminist Theory, 12(2). ISSN 1464-7001.

Hird, M.J. (2010) ‘The Life of the Gift’, Parallax, 16 (1). ISSN 1353-4645 print/ISSN 1460-700X online.

 

Refereed Journal Articles by Theme: (*indicates student)

Waste:

Rocher, L.; Garcier, R. ; Ortar, N. ; Pestaña, G. and Hird, M.J. (2022) ‘La Nouvelle-Calédonie face à ses déchets. Quel modèle de gestion des déchets pour les territoires insulaires?, Vertigo, 21(2) : pages forthcoming.

*Yoshizawa, R. and Hird, M.J. (2019) ‘Schrödinger’s Placenta: Determining Placentas as (Not)Waste’ Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, pp. 1-17.

*Wilkes, J. and Hird, M.J. (2019) ‘Colonial Ideologies of Waste: Implications for Land and Life’, Europenow special issue ‘Confronting Waste’EuropeNow, https://www.europenowjournal.org/2019/05/06/confronting-waste/

*Metuzals, J. and Hird, M.J. (2018) ‘ “The Disease that Knowledge Must Cure?” Sites of Uncertainty in Uranium mining in Arctic Development’, Arctic Yearbook, pp.1-17.

Tironi, M. Hird, M.J., Simonetti, C., Forman, P. and Freiburger, N. (2018) ‘Putting it all Together: A Day in Puchuncavi, Environmental Humanities 10(1): 187-212.

Hird, M.J. (2017) ‘Microontologies of Waste’, Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, 14(1). ISSN: 2469-3022. http://drainmag.com/microontologies-of-art-design-and-architecture/

Hird, M.J. (2017c) ‘Waste, Environmental Politics and Dis/Engaged Publics’ Theory, Culture and Society, 34(2-3): 187-209.

*Lougheed, S., *Metuzals, J. and Hird, M.J. (2017b) ‘Modes of Governing Canadian Waste Management: A Case Study of Metro Vancouver’s Energy-from-Waste Controversy’, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, pp. 1-14. ISSN: 1523-908X (Print) 1522-7200.

*Lougheed, S. C., & Hird, M. J. (2017a). ‘Food security and secure food in the Anthropocene’. Crime, Law and Social Change, 40(7), 739. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10611-017-9699-x

Hird, M.J. (2016b) ‘Waste Legacies: Land, Waste, and Canada’s DEW Line’, Northern Research, 42: 173-195. http://journals.sfu.ca/nr/index.php/nr/article/view/567

*Lougheed, S., Hird, M.J., and Rowe, R.K. (2016a) ‘Governing Household Waste Management: An Empirical Analysis and Critique’ Environmental Values, 25(3): 287-308. Available online at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/whp/ev/2015/00000024/00000006/art0000

*Zahara, A. and Hird, M.J. (2015c) ‘Raven, Dog, Human: Inhuman Colonialism and Unsettling Cosmologies’, ‘Learning How to Inherit in Colonized and Ecologically Challenged Lifeworlds’ special issue of Environmental Humanities, 7: 169-190. Available online: http://environmentalhumanities.org/archives/vol7/

Hird, M.J. ‘In/human Waste Environments’ (2015b) GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. Special issue on Queer Inhumanisms, 21(2-3): 213-215. ISSN:10642684-2843323.

Hird, M.J. ‘Waste Flows’ (2015a), The Discard Studies Compendium. See http://discardstudies.com/discard-studies-compendium/#Wasteflows

Clark, N. and Hird, M.J. ‘Deep Shit’ (2014b) in E. Joy and L. Bryant (eds.) ‘Objects/Ecology’ special issue of O-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies, 1:44-52. http://o-zone-journal.org/issue/. ISSN:2326-8344.

Hird, M.J., *Lougheed, S., Rowe, K. and *Kuyvenhoven, C. (2014a) ‘Making Waste Management Public (or Falling Back to Sleep)’ Social Studies of Science, 44(3): 441-465.

Hird, M.J. (2013c) ‘Planetary Messmates: Engaging with Elizabeth Mazzolini and Philip Olson on the Topic of Waste’, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 2(10): 52-57.

Hird, M.J.  (2013b) ‘Is Waste Indeterminacy Useful?  A response to Zsuzsa Gille’, Social Epistemology, 2(6): 28-33. ISSN 0269-1728 (print)/ISSN 1464-5297 (online).

Hird, M.J. (2013a) ‘Waste, Landfills, and an Environmental Ethics of Vulnerability’, Ethics and the Environment, 18(1): 105-124. ISSN: 1085-6633.

Hird, M.J. (2012) ‘Knowing Waste: Toward an Inhuman Epistemology’, Social Epistemology, 26(3-4): 453-469. ISSN 0269-1728 (print)/ISSN 1464-5297 (online). Also published in ‘Posthumanities, New Materialism, Gender and Environment’ special issue of Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap (forthcoming).

 

Material Engagement with the Environment (including the inhuman):

Hird, M.J. and Roberts, C. ‘Feminism Theorises the Nonhuman’, Feminist Theory, 2011, 12(2): 109-117.

Hird, M.J. ‘Indifferent Globality’ Theory, Culture and Society, 2010, 27 (2-3), 54-72. Print ISSN: 0263-2764/ISSN: 1460-3616 online.

Hird, M.J. ‘Meeting with the Microcosmos’, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 2010, 28, 36-39. Print ISSN: 0263-7758/ ISSN: 1472-3433 online.

Hird, M.J. ‘Symbiosis, Microbes, Coevolution and Sociology’, Ecological Economics, 2010, 69(4): 737-742. ISSN: 0921-8009.

Hird, M.J. ‘The Life of the Gift’, parallax, 2010, 16(1): 1-6. Print ISSN: 1353-4645/ ISSN: 1460-700X online.

 

Material Engagements with Sexual Difference (including the inhuman):

Hird, M.J. ‘Interchanges’ in ‘Tranimacies: Intimate Links between Animal and Trans* Studies’ Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities special issue, 22(2, June).

Hird, M.J. ‘Digesting Difference: Metabolism and the Question of Sexual Difference’ Configurations, 2013b, 20: 213-238. ISSN: 1063-1801 (print)/ 1080-6520 (online).

Hird, M.J. ‘Material Feminist Engagements’, Feminist Studies, 2009, 35(2): 329-346. ISSN:0046-3663.

Hird, M.J. ‘The Corporeal Generosity of Maternity’, Body and Society, 2007, 13(1): 1-20. ISSN: 1357-034X07074760.

Hird, M.J. ‘Sex Diversity and Evolutionary Psychology’, The Psychologist, 2006, 19(1): 30-32. ISSN: 0952-8229.

Hird, M.J. ‘Animal Trans’, Australian Feminist Studies, 2006, 21(49): 35-48. ISSN: 0816-4649. Also published in N. Giffney and M. Hird (eds.) Queering the NonHuman.

Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 2008. Also translated into Polish in Agnieszka Gajewska (ed.), Teorie wywrotowe, Wydawnictwo Poznańskie, Poznań, 2013, pp. 261-287.

Hird, M.J. ‘Feminist Matters: New Materialist Considerations of Sexual Difference’, Feminist Theory, 2004, 5(2): 223-232. ISSN: 1464-7001.

Hird, M.J. ‘Chimerism, Mosaicism and the Cultural Construction of Kinship’, Sexualities, 2004, 7(2): 225-240. ISSN: 1363-4607.

Hird, M.J. ‘Naturally Queer’ Feminist Theory, 2004, 5(1): 85-89. ISSN:1464-7001. Also published in: Julie Rivkin & Michael Ryan (eds) Literary Theory: An Anthology, New York: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 2015. Also published as ‘Biyolojik Olarak Queer’, KaosQueer+, 2015, pp. 86-95.

Hird, M.J. ‘New Feminist Sociological Directions’ Canadian Journal of Sociology, 2003, 28(4): 447-462.

Hird, M.J. ‘Vacant Wombs: Feminist Challenges to Psychoanalytic Theories of Childless Women’. Feminist Review, 2003, 75: 5-19. ISSN: 0141-7789.

Hird, M.J. ‘Thinking About “Sex” in Education’ Sex Education, 2003, 3(3): 187-200. ISSN: 1468-1811.

Hird, M.J. ‘Considerations for a Psycho-analytic Theory of Gender Identity and Sexual Desire: The Case of Intersex’ Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2003, 28(4): 1067-1092. ISSN: 0097-9740.

Hird, M.J. ‘From the Culture of Matter to the Matter of Culture: Feminist Explorations of Nature and Science’ Sociological Research Online, 2003, 8(1). http://www.socresonline.org.uk/8/1/hird.html

Hird, M.J. ‘A Typical Gender Identity Conference? Some Disturbing Reports from the Therapeutic Front Lines’ Feminism and Psychology, 2003, 13(2): 181-199. ISSN:0959-3535.

Hird, M.J. ‘Re(pro)ducing Sexual Difference’ Parallax, 2002, 8(4): 94-107. ISSN: 1353-4645.

Hird, M.J. ‘Unidentified Pleasures: Gender Identity and its Failure’ Body and Society, 2002, 8(2): 39-54. ISSN: 1357-034X.

Hird, M.J. ‘For a Sociology of Transsexualism’ Sociology, 2002, 36(3): 577-595. ISSN: 0038-0385.

Hird, M.J. ‘Welcoming Dialogue – A Further Reply to Out/Performing Our Selves’, Sexualities, 2002, 5(3): 362-366. ISSN: 1363-4607.

Hird, M.J. ‘Out/Performing Our Selves – Invitation for Dialogue’ Sexualities, 2002, 5(3): 337-356. ISSN: 1363-4607.

Hird, M.J. ‘Appropriating Identity: Viewing Boys Don’t Cry’ International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2001, 3(3): 435-442. ISSN:1461-6742.

Hird, M.J. ‘Feminists Theorising the End of Gender: A Conversation with Stevi Jackson’ International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2001, 3(2): 263-274. ISSN: 1461-6742.

Hird, M.J. & Jackson, S. ‘Where 'Angels' and 'Wooses' Fear to Tread: Sexual Coercion in Adolescent Heterosexual Dating Relationships’ Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 2001, 37(1): 27-43. ISSN: 0004-8690.

Hird, M.J. ‘Gender's Nature: Intersexuals, Transsexuals and the 'Sex'/'Gender' Binary'’ Feminist Theory, 2000, 1(3): 347-364. ISSN: 1464-7001.

Hird, M.J. & *Abshoff, K. ‘Women Without Children: A Contradiction in Terms?’ Canadian Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 2000, 31(3): 347-366. ISSN: 0047-2328.

Hird, M.J. ‘An Empirical Study of Adolescent Dating Aggression in the UK’ Journal of Adolescence, 2000, 23:69-78. ISSN: 0140-1971.

Hird, M.J. & Jackson, S. ‘Damned if We Do, Damned if We Don’t: New Zealand and UK High School Students' Negotiation of Sexual Identities’ Women’s Studies Journal, 1999, 15(2):125-146. ISSN: 0112-4099.

Hird, M.J. ‘Theorising Pupil Identity as Fragmented: Some Implications for Feminist Critical Pedagogy’ British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1998, 19: 517-528. ISSN: 0142-5692.

Hird, M.J. & *Germon, J. ‘Women on the Edge of a Dyke-otomy: Confronting Subjectivity’ Journal of Lesbian Studies, 1998, 3: 103-111. ISSN: 1089-4160. Also published in Atkins, D. (ed) Lesbian Sex Scandals. Harrington Press: Binghamton, 1998, pp. 103-112. ISBN: 0-7890-0548-4.

Hird, M.J. ‘Adolescent Dating Violence: An Empirical Study’ Intervention, 1995, 100: 60-69. ISSN: 0713-4290.

 

Other:

Hird, M.J., *Yoshizawa, R., Robinson, S., Smith, G. and Walker, M. “Risk for Cardiovascular Disease after Pre-eclampsia: Differences in Canadian Women and Healthcare Provider Perspectives on Knowledge Sharing.” Health Sociology Review. Available online first: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14461242.2016.1181981.

*Canning, C., Hird, M.J. and Smith, G.N. ‘The Pitfalls of the Add-and-Stir Approach to Transdisciplinary Public Health Research’ Critical Public Health, 2010, 145-155. ISSN 0958–1596 print/ISSN 1469–3682 online.

Acton, C. and Hird, M.J. ‘Toward a Sociology of Stammering’ Sociology, 2004, 38(3): 495-513. ISSN: 0038-0385.

 

Refereed Chapters in Books by Theme:

Waste:

Hird, M.J.; *Renders, M. and *Predko, H. ‘Decolonizing Posthumanism’ in Grech, M. (ed) Palgrave Handbook of Critical Posthumanism. 2022, (pages forthcoming).

Hird, M.J. and Riha, J.* (2021) ‘Prepping for the [Insert Here] Apocalypse and Wasting the Future’ in Gille, Z. and Lepawsky, J. (eds.) Handbook of Waste Studies. New York and London: Routledge, pp.305-321.

Hird, M.J. (2021) ‘Foreword’ in F. Allon and R. Barcan (eds.) The Temporalities of Waste: Out of Sight, Out of Time. London and New York: Routledge, pp. xiii-xvi.

Hird, M.J. and *Kuyvenhoven, C. (2020) ‘Waste Transportation and the Downstream-Recycle, Upstream-Reduce Equation: Waste’s Management Within Neoliberal Capitalism’ in R. Ek (ed) Opening the Bin, Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 79-97. E-book: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Perspectives_on_Waste_from_the_Social_Sc.html?id=FJlkzQEACAAJ&redir_esc=y

Hird, M.J. and Yusoff, K. (2019) ‘Lines of Shite: Microbial-Mineral Chatter in the Anthropocene’ R. Braidotti, and S. Bignall (eds.) Posthuman Ecologies and Deleuzian Philosophy. Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 265-282. Reprinted in L. Mazza, A. Jaque and Marina Otero (eds.) Posthuman Ecologies: Complexity and Process after Deleuze, Serpentine Press.

Clark, N. and Hird, M.J. (2018) ‘Microontologies and the Politics of Strata’ in M. Coleman and J. Agnew (eds.) Geographies of Power. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 245-258.

Hird, M.J. and *Zahara, A. (2017) ‘The Arctic Wastes’ in Grusin, R. (ed) Anthropocene Feminism. University of Minnesota Press, pp.121-145.

Hird, M.J. (2017) ‘Proliferation-Extinction-Anxiety and the Anthropocene Aesthetic’ in J. Weinstein and C. Colebrook (eds.) Inhuman Life and Posthuman Rights. Columbia University Press, pp. 251-270. Also in Susan McHugh and Giovanni Aloi (eds) Posthumanism in Art and Science: A Reader. New York: Columbia University Press.

Hird, M.J. (2017) ‘Burial and Resurrection in the Anthropocene: Infrastructures of Waste’ in P. Harvey, C. Bruun Jensen and A. Morita (eds.) Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Routledge Companion, pp. 242-252.

 

Hird, M.J. (2016) ‘The Phenomenon of Waste World Making’ in K. Sellberg, and P. Hinton (eds.) Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, 30, http://www.rhizomes.net/issue30/

 

Hird, M.J. and Yusoff, K. (2015) ‘Subtending Relations: Bacteria, Geology, and the Possible in the Anthropocene’ in S. Malik and A. Ananessian (eds.) Genealogies of Speculation, New York: Bloomsbury Press, pp. 319-342.

 

Material Engagement with the Environment (including the inhuman):

Hird, M.J. ‘On Preparations: Engaging with Inhuman Materialities’ in C. Åsberg and R. Braidotti (eds.) A Feminist Companion to the Posthumanites, 2018, pp. 141-15.

Hird, M.J. ‘How do We Help the Environment?’ in Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Third Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016, pp. 170-181.

Hird, M.J. ‘Animal, All Too Animal:  Toward an Ethic of Vulnerability” in A. Gross and A. Vallely (eds.) Animal Others and the Human Imagination.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2012, pp. 331-348.

 

Material Engagements with Sexual Difference (including the inhuman):

Hird, M.J. ‘Are Sex and Gender Real?’ in Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 48-57.

Hird, M.J. ‘Biologically Queer’ in N. Giffney and M. O’Rourke (eds.) The Ashgate Companion to Queer Theory. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 2009, pp. 347-362. ISBN: 0754671356.

Giffney, N. and Hird, M.J. ‘Introduction’ in N. Giffney and M. Hird (eds.) Queering the NonHuman. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 2008. ISBN:0754671283.

Hird, M.J. ‘Queer(y)ing Intersex: Freud,  Polymorphous Perversity and the construction of identity’ in L. Moon (ed) Feeling Queer or Queer Feelings: Counselling Sexual Cultures. London: Brunner-Routledge, 2007, pp. 54-71. ISBN: 9780415385213.

Hird, M.J. ‘Do Sex and Gender Matter?’ in G. Pavlich and M. Hird (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 56-70. ISBN: 0195422732.

Hird, M.J. ‘Am I Queer?’ in M. Hird and G. Pavlich (eds.) Sociology for the Asking. Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 57-73. ISBN: 0195584309.

Hird, M.J. and Germon, J. ‘The Intersexual Body and the Medical Regulation of Gender’ In K. Backett-Milburn and L. McKie (eds.) Constructing Gendered Bodies. London: Palgrave, 2001, pp. 162-178. ISBN: 0-333-774612.

*O’Neill, T. and Hird, M.J. ‘Double Damnation: Gay Disabled Men and the Negotiation of Masculinity’. In K. Backett-Milburn and L. McKie (eds.) Constructing Gendered Bodies. London: Palgrave, 2001, pp. 201-223. ISBN: 0-333-774612.

 

Other:

Pavlich, G. and Hird, M.J. ‘Sociology Questions: Introduction’ in Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Third Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016, pages forthcoming.

Pavlich, G. and Hird, M.J. ‘Sociology Questions: Introduction’ in Hird, M.J. and Pavlich, G. (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 1-16.

Pavlich, G. and Hird, M.J. ‘Introduction’ in G. Pavlich and M. Hird (eds.) Questioning Sociology: Canadian Perspectives. Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 1-14. ISBN: 0195422732.

Pavlich, G. and Hird, M.J. ‘Introduction’ in M. Hird and G. Pavlich (eds.) Sociology for the Asking. Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 1-18. ISBN: 0195584309.

 

Entries in Glossaries/Handbooks/Compendia:

Hird, M.J. ‘Sex/gender Distinction’ (p.543-545), ‘Essentialism’ (p.174-175), ‘Cyborgs’ (p.121-122), ‘Sociobiology’ (p.580-582) in Harrington, A.; Marshall, B. and Muller, H.P. (eds) Routledge Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415290465.

Hird, M.J. ‘Coital Imperative’ (pp.33-34), ‘Trans theory’ (pp.230-231), ‘Hybridity’ (p.97), ‘Pansexualism’ (150-151), ‘Hermaphrodite’ (84), ‘Intersex’ (107) in J. Eadie (ed) Sexuality: The Essential Glossary. Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN: 0340806761.

Hird, M.J. ‘Humans’ in Harrison, S.; Pile, S. and Thrift, N. (eds) Patterned Ground. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 2003, pp. 257-260.

Hird, M.J. 154 glossary entries in Hird, M.J. & Pavlich, G. (eds) Sociology for the Asking. Oxford University Press, 2003, pp.232-251.

Hird, M.J. ‘Case Study’ (pp.22-24), ‘Gender Dysphoria Assessment’ (pp.123-126), ‘Queer Research’ (pp.246-249) and ‘Sex Surveys’ (pp.291-293) in Miller, R.; Brewer, J. and Breen, R. (eds). A-Z of Social Research. London: Sage, 2003. ISBN: 0761971335.

 

Reports:

Weisbaum, K., Hird, M., *Houghtaling, M., MacDonald, S. and Smith, G.N. (2011) The Ethics of Contacting Patients in 21st Century Health Training: Translating Privacy Legislation and Policy into Practice. Physicians Services Incorporated.

*French, M. and Hird, M.J. (2008) Concepts for Exploring Normative Structures in Scientific Communities: A Report on Potential Tools for Assessing the Problem Gambling Research Community. Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.