Elizabeth Comack

Elizabeth Comack is a sociologist who has written or edited nine books, including Out There/In Here: Masculinity, Violence and Prisoning; The Power to Criminalize: Violence, Inequality and the Law; and Women in Trouble: Connecting Women’s Law Violations to Their Histories of Abuse. Her ongoing interests in the sociology of law and feminist criminology, and her direct and affirming approach to complex social issues, are fully expressed in her new book, Racialized Policing: Aboriginal People’s Encounters with the Police (Fernwood). Comack is the Head of Sociology at the University of Manitoba. She lives in Winnipeg.