Tamara Myers

Professor
phone 604 822 4010
location_on Ponderosa Annex G 16, 2044 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Research Area

About

President, Society for the History of Children and Youth, 2019-21. shcy.org


Research

Research Interests

  • History of Children and Youth
  • Gender/Women's History
  • History of Crime and Delinquency
  • History of Adolescence and the Family
  • Quebec/Canada

Working Groups:

Montreal History Group

History of Children and Youth Group www.hcyg.ca


Publications

Books

Youth Squad: Policing Children in the Twentieth Century. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019

Caught: Montreal's modern girls and the law, 1869-1945. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Edited Collections

Mona Gleason and Tamara Myers, eds, Bringing Children and Youth into Canadian History: The Difference Kids Make (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Lara Campbell, Tamara Myers, and Adele Perry, eds., Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History 7th ed. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Mona Gleason; Adele Perry; Tamara Myers. Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History. : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Mona Gleason, Leslie Paris, Tamara Myers, and Veronica Strong-Boag, eds., Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Canada and the United States (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010).

B. Bradbury; T. Myers; M.History Group. Negotiating identities in 19th and 20th century Montreal. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Articles/Book Chapters

Youth Consciousness, Delinquency, and the Montreal Miracle,” in William Bush and David Tanenhaus, eds., Ages of Anxiety: Delinquency in Global Perspective (New York: NYU Press, 2018), 81-100.

Didactic Sudden Death: Children, Police, and Teaching Citizenship in the Age of Automobility,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 451-475, 2015.

Local Action and Global Imagining: Youth, International Development, and the Walkathon Phenomenon in Sixties' and Seventies' Canada ,” Diplomatic History, vol. 38, pp. 282-293, 2014.

L’Escouade de la moralité juvénile de Montréal et la corruption des garcons dans les années 1940,” in Une histoire des sexualités au Québec, J. - P. Warren VLB Éditeur, 2012.

Blistered And Bleeding, Tired And Determined: Visual Representations Of Children And Youth In The Miles For Millions Walkathon”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, vol. 22, 2011.

Nocturnal Disorder and the Curfew Solution: A History of Juvenile Sundown Regulations in Canada”, in Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States, T. Myers, Paris, L., and Strong-Boag, V. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010.

"Women and Kids in the Court: Feminist History and Anthony Platt's The Child Savers”, in The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency, A. Platt New Brunswick, NJ: Rutger's University Press, 2009, pp. 213-224.

"On Probation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Women's Anti-Delinquency Work in Interwar Montreal”, in Negotiating Identities in 19th- and 20th-Century Montreal: A Collection of Essays by the Montreal History Group, T. Myers and Bradbury, B. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

"Regulation, Agency, and the Transformation of Care for "Predelinquent" Girls”, in La régulation sociale entre l'acteur et l'institution/Agency and Institutions in Social Regulation, J. - M. Fecteau Sainte-Foy, QC: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2005, pp. 343-56.

Embodying Delinquency: Boys’ Bodies, Sexuality, and Juvenile Justice History in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec”, Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 14, pp. 383-414, 2005.

T. Myers and Poutanen, M. A., “Cadets, Curfews, and Compulsory Schooling: Mobilizing Anglophone Children in WWII Montreal”, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. 38, pp. 367-398, 2005.

Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red Light District of Montreal before 1945”, in Child Welfare and Social Action: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, P. Starkey and Lawrence, J. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2001, pp. 15-35.

T. Myers and Sangster, J., “Retorts, Runaways and Riots: Patterns of Resistance in Canadian Reform Schools for Girls, 1930-60”, Journal of Social History, vol. 34, pp. 669-697, 2001.

The voluntary delinquent: Parents, daughters, and the Montreal Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in 1918”, CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 80, pp. 242-268, 1999.

“Qui t’a débauchée?: Female Adolescent Sexuality and the Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in Early Twentieth-Century Montreal”, in Family Matters: Papers in Post-Confederation Canadian Family History, L. Chambers and Montigny, E. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1998, pp. 377-394.

“Women Policing Women: A Patrol Woman in Montreal in the 1910s,Journal of the Canadian Historical Society NS 4 (Ottawa 1993): 229-245.

T. Myers and Gleason, M. L., “History of Childhood in Canada (An annotated bibliography)”, Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies. Oxford University Press, New York, 2013 and 2017

 


Awards

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Grant, 2009-12, "On the Youth Beat: Age Consciousness and the Transformation of Policing Children, 1939-1960s"
  • SSHRC, 2009-12, "Criminal Justice and Gendered Bodies in Quebec City and Montreal, 1840s-1930s," with Don Fyson, U. Laval (PI), Mary Anne Poutanen, Concordia (CI).
  • UBC Hampton Grant, 2010, "The Miles for Millions Walkathon: International Development, Physical Culture, and Canadian Youth in the 1960s and 1970s."

Tamara Myers

Professor
phone 604 822 4010
location_on Ponderosa Annex G 16, 2044 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

President, Society for the History of Children and Youth, 2019-21. shcy.org

Research Interests

  • History of Children and Youth
  • Gender/Women's History
  • History of Crime and Delinquency
  • History of Adolescence and the Family
  • Quebec/Canada

Working Groups:

Montreal History Group

History of Children and Youth Group www.hcyg.ca

Books

Youth Squad: Policing Children in the Twentieth Century. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019

Caught: Montreal's modern girls and the law, 1869-1945. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Edited Collections

Mona Gleason and Tamara Myers, eds, Bringing Children and Youth into Canadian History: The Difference Kids Make (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Lara Campbell, Tamara Myers, and Adele Perry, eds., Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History 7th ed. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Mona Gleason; Adele Perry; Tamara Myers. Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History. : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Mona Gleason, Leslie Paris, Tamara Myers, and Veronica Strong-Boag, eds., Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Canada and the United States (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010).

B. Bradbury; T. Myers; M.History Group. Negotiating identities in 19th and 20th century Montreal. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Articles/Book Chapters

Youth Consciousness, Delinquency, and the Montreal Miracle,” in William Bush and David Tanenhaus, eds., Ages of Anxiety: Delinquency in Global Perspective (New York: NYU Press, 2018), 81-100.

Didactic Sudden Death: Children, Police, and Teaching Citizenship in the Age of Automobility,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 451-475, 2015.

Local Action and Global Imagining: Youth, International Development, and the Walkathon Phenomenon in Sixties' and Seventies' Canada ,” Diplomatic History, vol. 38, pp. 282-293, 2014.

L’Escouade de la moralité juvénile de Montréal et la corruption des garcons dans les années 1940,” in Une histoire des sexualités au Québec, J. - P. Warren VLB Éditeur, 2012.

Blistered And Bleeding, Tired And Determined: Visual Representations Of Children And Youth In The Miles For Millions Walkathon”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, vol. 22, 2011.

Nocturnal Disorder and the Curfew Solution: A History of Juvenile Sundown Regulations in Canada”, in Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States, T. Myers, Paris, L., and Strong-Boag, V. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010.

"Women and Kids in the Court: Feminist History and Anthony Platt's The Child Savers”, in The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency, A. Platt New Brunswick, NJ: Rutger's University Press, 2009, pp. 213-224.

"On Probation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Women's Anti-Delinquency Work in Interwar Montreal”, in Negotiating Identities in 19th- and 20th-Century Montreal: A Collection of Essays by the Montreal History Group, T. Myers and Bradbury, B. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

"Regulation, Agency, and the Transformation of Care for "Predelinquent" Girls”, in La régulation sociale entre l'acteur et l'institution/Agency and Institutions in Social Regulation, J. - M. Fecteau Sainte-Foy, QC: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2005, pp. 343-56.

Embodying Delinquency: Boys’ Bodies, Sexuality, and Juvenile Justice History in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec”, Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 14, pp. 383-414, 2005.

T. Myers and Poutanen, M. A., “Cadets, Curfews, and Compulsory Schooling: Mobilizing Anglophone Children in WWII Montreal”, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. 38, pp. 367-398, 2005.

Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red Light District of Montreal before 1945”, in Child Welfare and Social Action: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, P. Starkey and Lawrence, J. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2001, pp. 15-35.

T. Myers and Sangster, J., “Retorts, Runaways and Riots: Patterns of Resistance in Canadian Reform Schools for Girls, 1930-60”, Journal of Social History, vol. 34, pp. 669-697, 2001.

The voluntary delinquent: Parents, daughters, and the Montreal Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in 1918”, CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 80, pp. 242-268, 1999.

“Qui t’a débauchée?: Female Adolescent Sexuality and the Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in Early Twentieth-Century Montreal”, in Family Matters: Papers in Post-Confederation Canadian Family History, L. Chambers and Montigny, E. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1998, pp. 377-394.

“Women Policing Women: A Patrol Woman in Montreal in the 1910s,Journal of the Canadian Historical Society NS 4 (Ottawa 1993): 229-245.

T. Myers and Gleason, M. L., “History of Childhood in Canada (An annotated bibliography)”, Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies. Oxford University Press, New York, 2013 and 2017

 

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Grant, 2009-12, "On the Youth Beat: Age Consciousness and the Transformation of Policing Children, 1939-1960s"
  • SSHRC, 2009-12, "Criminal Justice and Gendered Bodies in Quebec City and Montreal, 1840s-1930s," with Don Fyson, U. Laval (PI), Mary Anne Poutanen, Concordia (CI).
  • UBC Hampton Grant, 2010, "The Miles for Millions Walkathon: International Development, Physical Culture, and Canadian Youth in the 1960s and 1970s."

Tamara Myers

Professor
phone 604 822 4010
location_on Ponderosa Annex G 16, 2044 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

President, Society for the History of Children and Youth, 2019-21. shcy.org

Research Interests

  • History of Children and Youth
  • Gender/Women's History
  • History of Crime and Delinquency
  • History of Adolescence and the Family
  • Quebec/Canada

Working Groups:

Montreal History Group

History of Children and Youth Group www.hcyg.ca

Books

Youth Squad: Policing Children in the Twentieth Century. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019

Caught: Montreal's modern girls and the law, 1869-1945. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Edited Collections

Mona Gleason and Tamara Myers, eds, Bringing Children and Youth into Canadian History: The Difference Kids Make (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Lara Campbell, Tamara Myers, and Adele Perry, eds., Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History 7th ed. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Mona Gleason; Adele Perry; Tamara Myers. Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History. : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Mona Gleason, Leslie Paris, Tamara Myers, and Veronica Strong-Boag, eds., Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Canada and the United States (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010).

B. Bradbury; T. Myers; M.History Group. Negotiating identities in 19th and 20th century Montreal. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Articles/Book Chapters

Youth Consciousness, Delinquency, and the Montreal Miracle,” in William Bush and David Tanenhaus, eds., Ages of Anxiety: Delinquency in Global Perspective (New York: NYU Press, 2018), 81-100.

Didactic Sudden Death: Children, Police, and Teaching Citizenship in the Age of Automobility,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 451-475, 2015.

Local Action and Global Imagining: Youth, International Development, and the Walkathon Phenomenon in Sixties' and Seventies' Canada ,” Diplomatic History, vol. 38, pp. 282-293, 2014.

L’Escouade de la moralité juvénile de Montréal et la corruption des garcons dans les années 1940,” in Une histoire des sexualités au Québec, J. - P. Warren VLB Éditeur, 2012.

Blistered And Bleeding, Tired And Determined: Visual Representations Of Children And Youth In The Miles For Millions Walkathon”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, vol. 22, 2011.

Nocturnal Disorder and the Curfew Solution: A History of Juvenile Sundown Regulations in Canada”, in Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States, T. Myers, Paris, L., and Strong-Boag, V. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010.

"Women and Kids in the Court: Feminist History and Anthony Platt's The Child Savers”, in The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency, A. Platt New Brunswick, NJ: Rutger's University Press, 2009, pp. 213-224.

"On Probation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Women's Anti-Delinquency Work in Interwar Montreal”, in Negotiating Identities in 19th- and 20th-Century Montreal: A Collection of Essays by the Montreal History Group, T. Myers and Bradbury, B. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

"Regulation, Agency, and the Transformation of Care for "Predelinquent" Girls”, in La régulation sociale entre l'acteur et l'institution/Agency and Institutions in Social Regulation, J. - M. Fecteau Sainte-Foy, QC: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2005, pp. 343-56.

Embodying Delinquency: Boys’ Bodies, Sexuality, and Juvenile Justice History in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec”, Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 14, pp. 383-414, 2005.

T. Myers and Poutanen, M. A., “Cadets, Curfews, and Compulsory Schooling: Mobilizing Anglophone Children in WWII Montreal”, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. 38, pp. 367-398, 2005.

Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red Light District of Montreal before 1945”, in Child Welfare and Social Action: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, P. Starkey and Lawrence, J. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2001, pp. 15-35.

T. Myers and Sangster, J., “Retorts, Runaways and Riots: Patterns of Resistance in Canadian Reform Schools for Girls, 1930-60”, Journal of Social History, vol. 34, pp. 669-697, 2001.

The voluntary delinquent: Parents, daughters, and the Montreal Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in 1918”, CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 80, pp. 242-268, 1999.

“Qui t’a débauchée?: Female Adolescent Sexuality and the Juvenile Delinquents’ Court in Early Twentieth-Century Montreal”, in Family Matters: Papers in Post-Confederation Canadian Family History, L. Chambers and Montigny, E. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1998, pp. 377-394.

“Women Policing Women: A Patrol Woman in Montreal in the 1910s,Journal of the Canadian Historical Society NS 4 (Ottawa 1993): 229-245.

T. Myers and Gleason, M. L., “History of Childhood in Canada (An annotated bibliography)”, Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies. Oxford University Press, New York, 2013 and 2017

 

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Grant, 2009-12, "On the Youth Beat: Age Consciousness and the Transformation of Policing Children, 1939-1960s"
  • SSHRC, 2009-12, "Criminal Justice and Gendered Bodies in Quebec City and Montreal, 1840s-1930s," with Don Fyson, U. Laval (PI), Mary Anne Poutanen, Concordia (CI).
  • UBC Hampton Grant, 2010, "The Miles for Millions Walkathon: International Development, Physical Culture, and Canadian Youth in the 1960s and 1970s."