Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Monica J. Sanchez-Flores

Monica J. Sanchez-Flores

Monica J. Sanchez-Flores

Name: Monica J. Sanchez-Flores
Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 250-3776073
Email: Msanchez@tru.ca

Research Interests

Social and Political Theory
Globalization
Equity
Immigration
Diversity in modern societies
Multiculturalism
Cosmopolitan justice

Education

B. A. Politics and Public Administration
(El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City, 1995)

M. Sc. Social and Political Theory
(The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 1996)

Ph. D. Sociology
(The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2000)

Publications

Books:

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2010). Cosmopolitan liberalism; expanding the boundaries of the individual. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230613522

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2005). Political philosophy for the global age. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 1403964750

Articles:

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. and Ramirez, G. (Forthcoming). Negotiating identity: experiences of Mexican immigrant women in interracial/cross-cultural families in Canada. In Gutierrez, G., Sanchez, P. and Ramirez, G. (Eds.), In Search of Hope and Home: The Trinational Context of Mexican Immigrant Youth after 20 Years of NAFTA. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Ramirez, G. and Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (Forthcoming). Mexicans chasing the Canadian dream: Expectations versus reality. In Gutierrez, G., Sanchez, P. and Ramirez, G. (Eds.), In Search of Hope and Home: The Trinational Context of Mexican Immigrant Youth after 20 Years of NAFTA. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (Forthcoming). Multiculturalism cannot handle complexity: Reflections on identity, race, and immigration in a small city. In C. Walmsley and T. Kading (Eds.), Small cities, big issues: Reconceiving community in a neoliberal era. Edmonton, AB: Athabasca University Press.

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2007). The philosophy of the subject and the sociology of knowledge in the theories of Jurgen Habermas and Niklas Luhmann. (La filosofia del sujeto y la sociologia del conocimiento en las teorias de Jurgen Habermas y Niklas Luhmann) CONfines de Relaciones Internacionales y Ciencia Politica, 3 (5), 87-98


Book Reviews:

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2009). Book review of Colin Crouch: Post-Democracy (Posdemocracia) Mexico: Taurus, 2004. Politica y Gobierno XVI (1), 215-217

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2006). Book review of Marta Rodriguez Fouz: The challenges of identity; Jurgen Habermas and the memory of the Guernica (Los retos de la identidad; Jurgen Habermas y la memoria del Guernica). Madrid, Spain: Centro de Investigaciones Sociologicas y Siglo XXI, 2004. Politica y Gobierno XIII (2), 446-449

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2006). Book review of Davina Cooper: Challenging diversity; rethinking equality and the value of difference. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Social and Legal Studies. 15 (3), 461-463

Sanchez-Flores, M. J. (2003). Book review of Niklas Luhmann: Social Systems. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995. Pandecta, December, 82-88

Employment History

Lecturer of Sociology, Thompson Rivers University (TRU), Kamloops, BC

Profesor-Investigador in the History Division, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), Mexico City

Profesor-Investigador in the Political Studies Division, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), Mexico City.

Sessional Instructor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), Universidad de las Americas (UDLA) and Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City.

Guest Faculty in Sociology and Politics, Department of International Relations, Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:
SOCI1110: Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI1210: Introduction to Sociology II
SOCI2010: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI3200: Classical Social Theory
SOCI 3220: Contemporary Issues in Social Theory
SOCI 3990: Sociology of Diversity: Issues for Canadians
SOCI4200: Complex Organizations
SOCI 4210: The Social Construction of Knowledge and Freedom
SOCI 4600: Globalization
SOCI4730: Global Social Change

Graduate Course (Masters in Education):
EDUC5040: Diversity: Constructing Social Realities

Open Learning Courses:
POLI 1111: Canadian Politics and Government
SOCI 3991: Sociology of Diversity; Issues for Canadians
SOCI 4301: Sociology of Families: Modern Family Life in Global Perspective

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Sociological Association
Association for Political Theory
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