Books and Articles

The ACSRC is proud to have contributed to the following publications.


"Citizen Engagement in Sustainability Planning: Patterns and Barriers from Hinton and Wood Buffulo, Alberta, Canada" in the Journal of Rural and Community Development (2019).

"Rural Governmentality in Alberta: A Case Study of Neoliberalism in Rural Canada" in Revue Gouvernance (2019).

"Implementation Dynamics for Sustainability Planning in Rural Canada" in the Journal of Rural and Community Development (2019)

"Addressing the Environmental, Community, and Health Impacts of Resource Development: Challenged across Scales, Sectors, and Sites" in Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) (March 20, 2019).

"Prioritizing Research Questions for Protected Areas Agencies: A Case Study of Provincial Parks in Alberta, Canada" in The Journal of Park and Recreation Administration (2019).

"Opportunities for better use of collective action theory in research and governance for invasive species management" in Conservation Biology (December 11, 2018).

"Continuing care in rural Alberta: A scoping review" in The Canadian Geographer (2018).

"Continuing care in Northern Alberta: Capacity and Collaboration" in the Journal of Rural and Community Development (2018).

"Rural sustainability plans in Canada: An Analysis of structure, content and influence" in Journal of Rural Studies (November 2017).

"Employer Perspectives in Youth Employability in Rural Areas" with Lars Hallstrom and Carly Heck in Observatoirse Juenes et Society. Quebec. (Hiver 2017).

"Policy Design in Rural Manitoba: Alternatives and Opportunities in the Midst of Change" in the Manitoba Law Journal (Policy Edition): Underneath the Golden Boy. (2016).

"Developing Navigation Competencies to Care for Older Rural Adults with Advanced Illness" in the Canadian Journal on Aging (April 19, 2016).

"Which Way from Here? Navigation for the Care of Older Rural Adults with Terminal Illness" Canadian Journal of Aging (January 2015).

"Rural Alberta's Priority Policy Research Questions" in Journal of Rural and Community Development (December 2014).

"Hope of Rural Women Caregivers of Persons with Advanced Cancer: Guilt, Self-Efficacy and Mental Health" in Rural and Remote Health 14:2561 (2014).

"Watershed Management and Public Health: An Exploration of the Intersection of Two Fields as Reported in the Literature from 2000 to 2010" in Environmental Management (August 2014).


Boom and Bust: A Guide to managing ups and downs in communities (2016).

Taking the Next Steps: Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada (2016).

Ecosystems, Society and Health: Pathways through Diversity, Convergence, and Integration (2015).

Book Chapters

"Grieving Nature - Grieving in Nature: The place of parks and natural places in palliative and grief care" in Quilley, S., Zywert, K. (Eds). Health in the Anthropocene: Living well on a finite planet. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. (2019 - forthcoming). The chapter by Jakubek et al. is connected to the Parks and Palliative Care project.

"Public Health at the Watershed Scale" in Water Policy. Springer. (2016).

"Public Policy and the Welfare State" In D. Raphael (Ed.) The Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives (3rd ed.) Canadian Scholars Press Inc. (2016).

"Oppression and the political economy of health inequities" in McGibbon, E. (Ed.). Oppression: A social determinant of health. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing. (2012).

Other Publications

The State of Rural Canada (2015) Alberta Chapter.