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Dave Holmes

Full Professor
Director and Associate Dean

Room : RGN 1480A
Phone : (613) 562-5800 ext. 8341
Fax : (613) 562-5443
E-mail : dholmes@uottawa.ca

  • University Research Chair in Forensic Nursing (2009-2014)

  • Honorary Visiting Professor (2008-2011/2011-2014)
    University of Chester
    Faculty of Health and Social Care
    Chester, United Kingdom

  • Honorary Visiting Professor (2013-2016)
    University of Respati
    Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Honorary Visiting Professor (2013-2016)
    Fort de Knock College of Health Sciences
    West Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Honorary Visiting Professor (2013-2016)
    Binawan Institute of Health Sciences
    Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Editor-in-Chief
    APORIA - The Nursing Journal

Biography

Dave Holmes is Professor and University Research Chair in Forensic. He is also Director, School of Nursing and Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences. After completing his B.Sc. (Ottawa, 1991), M.Sc. (Montreal, 1998) and Ph.D. (Montreal, 2002) in Nursing, Professor Holmes completed a CIHR post-doctoral fellowship in Health Care, Technology and Place at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work (2003). To date, Pr Holmes received funding, as principal investigator, from CIHR and SSHRC, to conduct his research program on risk management in the fields of Public Health and Forensic Nursing. Most of his work, comments, essays, analyses and research are based on the poststructuralist works of Deleuze & Guattari and Michel Foucault. His works have been published in top-tier journals in nursing, criminology, sociology and medicine. Professor Holmes has published over 109 articles in peer reviewed journals and 32 book chapters. He is co-editor of Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Health Care (Surrey, Ashgate – April 2009), Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Care (Surrey, Ashgate – January 2010), and (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings: A Critical Approach (Surrey, Ashgate – December 2011). He has presented at numerous national and international conferences. He was appointed as Honorary Visiting Professor in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

University Degrees

Year Degree Specialty Institution
2002 Ph.D. Nursing McGill University
1998 M.Sc. Nursing University of Montréal
1991 B.Sc. Nursing University of Ottawa

Research Interests

  • Critical Theory
  • Epistemology
  • Law and Ethics
  • Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing in Corrections
  • Socio-political Aspects of Nursing
  • Sexuality and Public Health Nursing

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Murray, SJ & Holmes, D. (2014). A New Form of Homicide in Canada’s Prisons: The Case of Ashley Smith. Truth-Out.org. http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/22321-a-new-form-of-homicide-in-canadas-prisons-the-case-of-ashley-smith.
  • Zago, L. & Holmes, D. (2014). The Ethical Tightrope: Politics of Intimacy and Consensual Method in Sexuality Research. Nursing Inquiry, doi: 10.1111/nin.12068.
  • Murray, SJ & Holmes, D. (2013). Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) and the Ethics of Body and Place: Methodological Reflections. Human Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10746-013-9282-0.
  • McCabe, J. & Holmes, D. (2013). Nursing, sexual health, and youth with disabilities: A critical ethnography. Journal of Advanced Nursing, doi: 10.1111/jan.12167
  • Murray, SJ & Holmes, D. (2013). Toward a Critical Ethical Reflexivity: Phenomenology and Language in Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Bioethics. doi:10.1111/bioe.12031
  • Holmes, D. & Jacob, JD. (2012). Entre soin et punition: la difficile coexistence entre le soin infirmier et la culture carcérale. Recherche en soins infirmiers, 111, 57-66.
  • Nicholls, D. & Holmes, D. (2012). Discipline, Desire and Transgression in Physiotherapy Practice. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 28 (6), 454-465.
  • Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2012). Women living with HIV/AIDS and the bodily transformation process known as lipodystrophy: A grounded theory study. Journal of Research in Nursing, 17 (3), 215-228.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2012). Indulge in Pleasure and Wallow in Pain: Understanding the Masochistic Nature of Resistance and Indulgence. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 26 (1), 1-15.
  • Federman, C. & Holmes, D. (2011). Guantánamo Bodies: Law, Medicine and the Media. Mediatropes, 3 (1), 58-88. Roy, B., Holmes, D., & Chouinard, V.(2011). Pour une contribution à une éthique du soin. RSI – Recherche en soins infirmiers, 107 38-48.
  • Jacob, J. & Holmes, D. (2011). The Culture of Fear: Expanding the Concept of Risk in Forensic Psychiatric Nursing. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 4 (2), 106-115.
  • Holmes, D. (2011). Aporia. Journal de réadaptation médicale, 31 (3), 4.
  • Jacob, JD & Holmes, D. (2011). Working Under Threat: Fear and Nurse-Patient Interactions in a Forensic Psychiatric Setting. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 7, 68-77.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2011). Constructing Mentally Ill Inmates: Nurses’ Discursive Practices in Corrections. Nursing Inquiry, 18 (3), 191-204.
  • Rudge, T., Holmes, D., & Perron, A. (2011). The Rise of Practice Development with/in Reformed Bureaucracy: Discourse, Power, and the Government of Nursing. Journal of Nursing Management, 19 (7), 837-844.
  • Federman, C., Holmes, D. & Tremblay, F.(2011). Reflecting on HIV Disclosure Laws in the Context of Unsafe Sex and the Harm Reduction Strategy. Social Theory & Health, 9, 224-243.
  • Holmes, D. & Murray, S. (2011). Civilizing the Barbarian: A Critical Analysis of Behaviour Modification Programs in Forensic Psychiatriy Settings. Journal of Nursing Management, 19 (3), 293-301.
  • Gagnon, M.& Holmes, D. (2011). Bodies in Mutation: Understanding Lipodystrophy Amongst Women Living with HIV/AIDS. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 25 (1) 23-38. 
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T., Blais, AM., & Holmes, D. (2011). Ideology, Nursing Ontology, and Ethics as Politics. Advances in Nursing Science, 34 (1), 3-5.
  • McCabe, J. & Holmes, D. (2011). Reversing Kristeva’s First Instance of Abjection: The Formation of Self Reconsidered. Nursing Inquiry, 18 (1), 77-83.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2011). Desire, Drug Use, and Unsafe Sex: A Qualitative Examination of Gay Men who Attend Gay Circuit Parties. Culture, Health & Sexuality 13 (1), 1-13.
  • O’Byrne, P.& Holmes, D. (2011). Drug use as Boundary Play: A Qualitative Exploration of Gay Circuit Parties. Substance Use and Misuse, 10 (15), 1-13.
  • Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2010). Women Living with HIV/AIDS and the Bodily Transformation Process Known as Lipodystrophy: A Grounded Theory Study. Journal of Research in Nursing. DOI: 10.1177/1744987110389407.
  • Rail, G., Holmes, D., & Murray, S.J. (2010). The Politics of Evidence on “Domestic Terrorists”: Obesity Discourses and their Effects. Social Theory and Health, 8 (3), 259-279.
  • Holmes, D. & O’Byrne, P. (2010). Subjugated to the ‘Apparatus of Capture’: Self, Sex and Public Health Technologies.Social Theory and Health, 8 (3), 246-258.
  • Corneau, S., Rail, G., & Holmes, D. (2010). Le pourquoi du spectacle : motivations relatives à la consommation de pornographie chez les hommes gais. Canadian Journal of Communication, 35 (2), 197-218.
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T., Blais, AM. & Holmes, D. (2010). The Politics of Nursing Knowledge and Education: Critical pedagogy in the Face of the Militarisation of Nursing in the War on Terror. Advances in Nursing Science, 33 (3), 184-195.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2010). En marge de l’expérience citoyenne : le cas des personnes atteintes de maladies mentales. Santé Mentale, 147, 17-22.
  • St-Pierre, I. & Holmes, D. (2010). The Relationship between Organizational Justice and Workplace aggression. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66 (5), 1169-1182.
  • St-Pierre, I. & Holmes, D. (2010). Mimetic Desire and Professional Closure: Towards a Theory of Intra/Inter Professional Aggression. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 24 (2), 57-72.
  • Holmes, D., O’Byrne, P. & Murray, SJ. (2010). Faceless Sex: Glory Holes and Sexual Assemblages. Nursing Philosophy, 11, 250-259.
  • Corneau, S., Rail, G., & Holmes, D. (2010). Entre libération et représentation réductrice : la pornographie gaie comme véhicule de stéréotypes. Mediatropes, 2 (2), 136-166.
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T., & Holmes, D. (2010). Citizen Minds, Citizen Bodies: The Citizenship Experience and the Government of Mentally Ill. Nursing Philosophy, 11, 100-111.
  • Gagnon, M., Jacob, JD., & Holmes, D. (2010). Governing through (In)security: A Critical Analysis of Fear-Based Public Health Campaigns. Critical Public Health, 20 (1), 245-256.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2009). Microfascism and Public Health: Understanding the Society of Control. Surveillance Society, 7 (1), 58-70.
  • Jacob, JD., Gagnon, M, Perron, A., & Holmes, D. (2009). Sovereign Power, Spectacle and the Deviant Body: The Use of the Seclusion Room in Psychiatric Nursing. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 2 (2), 75-85.
  • Gastaldo, D., Holmes, D., Lombardo, A., & O’Byrne, P. (2009). Unprotected Sex among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Canada: Exploring Rationales and Expanding HIV Prevention. Critical Public Health, 19 (3-4), 399-416.
  • Poland, B. & Holmes, D. (2009). Celebrating Risk: The Politics of Self-Branding, Transgression and Resistance in Public Health. APORIA, 1 (4), 27-36.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2009). The Politics of Nursing Care: Correcting Deviance in Accordance with the Social Contract. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 10 (2), 153-162.
  • Rudge, T. & Holmes, D. (2009). Accounting for the Unaccountable: Theorising the Unthinkable. Nursing Inquiry, 16 (3), 181.
  • Murray, S, Holmes, D., Rail, G. (2009). On the Constitution and Status of “Evidence” in the Health Sciences – A Response to Jon Mendel. Journal of Research in Nursing, 14, 283-284.
  • Jacob, JD., Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2009). Nursing So-Called ‘Monsters’: on the Importance of Abjection and Fear in Forensic Psychiatric Nursing. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 5, 153-161. (Best Scientific Paper for 2009).
  • Federman, C., Holmes, D., Jacob, JD. (2009). Deconstructing the Psychopath: A Critical Discursive Analysis. Cultural Critique, 72, 36-65.
  • McCabe, J. & Holmes, D. (2009). Reflexivity, Critical Qualitative Research and Emancipation: A Foucauldian Perspective. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (7), 1518-1526.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., & Perron, A. (2009). “Insufficient” but still “necessary”? EBPM’s dangerous leap of faith. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46 (5), 749-750.
  • Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2008). Governing Masses: Routine HIV Testing and the Deployment of another Counteroffensive in the War against HIV/AIDS. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 9 (4), 264-273.
  • Corneau, S. & Holmes, D. (2008). Détresse psychologique et homosexualité : état des connaissances et enjeux méthodologiques en recherche. Santé Mentale, 132, 17-22.
  • Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2008). Moving Beyond Medical Understanding of Lipodystrophy in People Living with HIV-AIDS.Research & Theory for Nursing Practice, 22 (4), 228-240.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2008). Researching Marginalized Populations: Ethical Concerns for Ethnography. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 40 (3), 144-159.
  • O’Byrne, P., Holmes, D., & Woodend, K. (2008). Understanding Human Sexual Networks outside the Promiscuity Paradigm. Critical Public Health, 18 (3), 333-345.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Jacob, JD. (2008). Le mouvement sur les données probantes: état de la situation. Santé Mentale, 130, 2-4.
  • Murray, S., Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Jacob, JD. (2008).Données probantes et pratiques exemplaires : vers une éthique de la résistance. Santé Mentale, 130, 5-8.
  • Jacob, JD., Holmes, D., & Buss, N. (2008). Humanism in Forensic Psychiatry: The Use of the Tidal Nursing Model. Nursing Inquiry, 15 (3), 224-230.
  • Holmes, D. & Gagnon, M. (2008). Practice to Evidence and Evidence to Practice: Misunderstanding the Epistemic Incommensurability. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice – International Journal of Public Health Policy and Health Services Research, 14, 663-664.
  • Murray, S., Holmes, D., & Rail, G. (2008). On the Constitution and Status of “Evidence” in the Health Sciences. Journal of Research in Nursing, 13 (4), 272-280.
  • Holmes, D., Gastaldo, D., O’Byrne, P., & Lombardo, A. (2008). Bareback Sex: A Conflation of Risk and Masculinity. International Journal of Men’s Health, 7 (2), 173-193.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2008). Evaluating Crack Pipe Distribution in Canada:  A System Change Case Study. Addictions Research and Theory, 16 (2), 181-192.
  • Lehoux, P., Poland, B., Daudelin, G., Holmes, D., & Andrews, G. (2008).  Emplacement and Displacement of Health Technology: Making Satellite and Mobile Dialysis Units Closer to Patients? Science, Technology, and Human Values, 33 (3), 364-392.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & McCabe, J. (2008). Nursing Best Practice Guidelines: Reflecting on the Obscene Rise of the Void. Journal of Nursing Management, 16 (4), 394-403.
  • St-Pierre, I. & Holmes, D. (2008). Managing Nurses through Disciplinary Power: A Foucauldian Analysis of Workplace Violence. Journal of Nursing Management, 16 (3), 352-359.
  • Holmes, D., Roy. B, & Perron, A. (2008).The Use of Postcolonialism in the Nursing Domain: Colonial Patronage, Conversion and Resistance. Advances in Nursing Science, 31 (1), 42-51.
  • Murray, S., Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Rail, G. (2008). Toward an Ethics of Authentic Practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice – International Journal of Public Health Policy and Health Services Research, 14, 682-689.
  • McCabe, J. & Holmes, D. (2007). Nursing Research into Vulnerable Populations: The Contribution of Humanism. International Journal of Human Caring, 11 (4), 17-23.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Michaud, G. (2007). Nursing in Corrections: Lessons from France. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 3, 3-4, 126-131.
  • Holmes, D., O’Byrne, P., & Coyte, P. (2007). MS3 Squad: Considering Cyborgs for Future Prevention Programs. Body, Space, & Technology, 8, 9-16.
  • Lehoux, P., Daudelin, G., Poland, B., Andrews, G. & Holmes, D. (2007). Professional Struggles Surrounding Satellite and Mobile Dialysis Units. Social Science and Medicine, 65, 1536-1548.
  • Murray, S., Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Rail. G. (2007). No Exit?: Intellectual Integrity Under the Regime of ‘Evidence’ and ‘Best-Practices’. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice – International Journal of Public Health Policy and Health Services Research, 13 (4), 512-516.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Guimond, P. (2007). La mise en salle d’isolement en milieux psychiatriques : critique du processus décisionnel. Santé Mentale, 116, 17-23.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2007). The Micro-Fascism of Plato’s Good Citizen: Producing Dis(order) through the Construction of Risk. Nursing Philosophy, 8, 93-102.
  • Holmes, D., Gastaldo, D., & Perron, A. (2007). Paranoid Investments in Nursing: A Schizoanalysis of the Evidence-Based Discourse. Nursing Philosophy, 8, 85-91.
  • Coyte, P. & Holmes, D. (2007). Health Care Technology Adoption and Diffusion in a Social Context. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, 8 (1), 47-54.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2007). Violating Ethics: Unlawful Combatants, National Security and Health Professionals. British Medical Journal/Journal of Medical Ethics, 33 (3), 143-145.
  • Holmes, D., O’Byrne, P., & Gastaldo, D. (2007). Setting the Space for Sex: Architecture, Desire and Health Issues in Gay Bathhouses. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44 (2), 273-284.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2006). Soigner, un acte politique. Santé Mentale, 113, 60-65.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Savoie, M. (2006). Governing Therapy Choices: Power/Knowledge in the Treatment of Progressive Renal Failure. Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine, 12 (1), 1-6.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Rail, G. (2006). Towards an Understanding of the Politics of ‘Evidence’. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care, 4, 394-395.
  • Holmes, D., O’Byrne, P. & Gastaldo, D. (2006). Raw Pleasure as Limit Experience: A Foucauldian Analysis of Unsafe Anal Sex between Men. Social Theory and Health, 4, 319-333.
  • Holmes, D. & O’Byrne, P. (2006). The Art of Public Health Nursing: Using Confession Technè in the Sexual Health Domain. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 56 (4), 430-437.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & O’Byrne, P. (2006). Understanding Disgust in Nursing: Abjection, Self, and the Other. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 20 (4), 305-315.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & O’Byrne, P. (2006). Evidence, Virulence, and the Disappearance of Nursing Knowledge: A Critique of the Evidence-Based Dogma. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 3 (3), 95-102.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Rail, G. (2006). Deconstructing the Evidence-Based Discourse in Health Sciences: Truth, Power, and Fascism. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care, 4, 180-186.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Rail, G. (2006). Entertaining Fascism? International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 4, 189-190.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2006). Advanced Practice: A Clinical or Political Issue? Canadian Nurse, 102 (7), 26-28, 35.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2006). La pratique de niveau avancé: enjeux cliniques ou politiques? L’infirmière canadienne, 7 (7), 21-24.
  • Holmes, D. & O’Byrne, P. (2006). Bareback Sex and the Law: The Difficult Issue of HIV Status Disclosure. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 44 (7), 26-33.
  • Coyte, P. & Holmes, D. (2006). Beyond the Art of Governmentality: (Un)Masking the Distributional Consequences of Health Policies. Nursing Inquiry, 13 (2), 154-160.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., Michaud, G., Montuclard, L., & Hervé, C. (2005). Scission entre le sanitaire et le pénitentiaire : réflexion critique sur les (im)possibilités du soin infirmier au Canada et en France. Journal de Réadaptation Médicale, 25 (3), 131-140.
  • Holmes, D. & Warner, D. (2005). The Anatomy of a Forbidden Desire: Men, Penetration and Semen Exchange. Nursing Inquiry, 12 (1), 10-20.
  • Holmes, D. (2005). Governing the Captives: Forensic Psychiatric Nursing in Corrections. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 41 (1), 3-13.
  • Federman, C. & Holmes, D. (2005). Breaking Bodies into Pieces: Time, Torture and Bio-Power. Critical Criminology – An International Journal, 13, 327-345.
  • O’Byrne, P. & Holmes, D. (2005). Re-evaluating Current Health Policy: Alternative Approaches to Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing for Teens and Males who Have Sex with Males. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 22 (6), 523-528.
  • Voyer, P., Verreault, R., Cappeliez, P., Holmes, D., & Mengue, P.N. (2005). Symptoms of psychological distress among older adults in Canadian long-term care centres. Aging and Mental Health, 9 (6), 542-554.
  • Andrews, G. Holmes, D., Poland, B., Lehoux, P., Miller, K-L., Pringle, D., & McGilton, K. (2005). “Airplane are flying nursing homes”: geographies in the practices, concepts and locales of gerontological nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 14 (8), 8, 109-120.
  • Brideau, N., Lebouthillier, A., & Holmes, D. (2005). Pour en finir avec le silence : utilisation du travail supplémentaire obligatoire comme solution à la pénurie d’infirmières. Infirmière canadienne, 6 (4), 5-10.
  • Perron, A., Fluet, C. & Holmes, D. (2005). Agents of Care and Agents of the State: Bio-Power and Nursing Practice.Journal of Advanced Nursing, 50 (5), 536-544.
  • Poland, B., Lehoux, P., Holmes, D., & Andrews, G. (2005). How Place Matters: Unpacking Technology and Power in Health and Social Care. Health and Social Care in the Community, 13 (2), 170-180.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2004). Effects of patient-focused care on seclusion in a psychiatric intensive care unit, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 11 (11), 508.
  • Holmes, D. & Gastaldo, D. (2004). Rhizomatic Thought in Nursing: An Alternative Path for the Development of the Discipline. Nursing Philosophy, 5, 258-267.
  • Holmes, D., Kennedy, S. L., & Perron, A. (2004). Mentally Ill and Social Exclusion: A Critical Examination of the Use of Seclusion from the Patient’s Perspective. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 25 (6), 559-578.
  • Perron, A., Holmes, D., Hamonet, C. (2004). Capture, mortification, dépersonnalisation : la pratique infirmière en milieu correctionnel. Journal de réadaptation médicale, 24 (4), 124-131.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, C. (2003). Capital Crimes. Nursing Inquiry, 10 (2), 140-141.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, C.(2003). Constructing Monsters: Correctional Discourse and Nursing Practice. International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research, 8 (3), 942-962.
  • Zanchetta, M. Z., Tocantins, F., & Holmes, D.  (2003). Pourquoi pas ? Similarités et écarts du leadership social au sein de la profession d’infirmière à Rio et à Montréal. L’infirmière du Québec – Janvier / Février, 18-21.
  • Nelson, S. & Holmes, D. (2003). Servants of the state: nurses caught between professional ethics and deathwork.Nursing Inquiry, 10 (1), 1.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, C. (2003). Killing for the State: The Darkest Side of American Nursing. Nursing Inquiry, 10 (1), 2-10.
  • Holmes, D. & Gastaldo, D. (2002). Nursing as Means of Governmentality. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 38 (6), 557-565.
  • Holmes, D. (2002). Police and Pastoral Power: Governmentality and Correctional Forensic Psychiatric Nursing. Nursing Inquiry, 9 (2), 84-92.
  • Holmes, D. (2001). From Iron Gaze to Nursing Care: Mental Health Nursing in the Era of Panopticism. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 8 (1), 7-15.
  • Sekula, K., Holmes, D., Olshansky, E., Zoucha, R., & DeSantis, J. (2001). Forensic Psychiatric Nursing: Discursive practices and the emergence of a specialty. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 39 (9), 51-57.
  • Federman, C. & Holmes, D. (2000). Caring to Death: Health Care Professionals and Capital Punishment. Punishment and Society, 2 (4), 439-449.
  • Gastaldo, D. & Holmes, D. (1999). Nursing and Foucault: A History of the Present. Nursing Inquiry, 6 (1), 17-25.

Books

  • Holmes, D., Jacob, JD, & Perron, A. (Eds). (2014). Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation, and Assistance. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D., Rudge, T., & Perron, A. (2012). (Re)Thinking Violence in Healthcare: A Critical Perspective. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Rudge, T. & Holmes, D. (Eds) (2010). Abjectly Boundless: Bodies, Boundaries and Health Work. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Murray, S. & Holmes, D. (Eds) (2009). Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Health Care. Surrey: Ashgate.

Book Chapters

  • Murray, SJ. & Holmes, D. (Accepted). Modifying Behavior and the Ethics of “Incentivization” in Forensic Psychiatry Settings. In K. Reiter & A Koenig (Eds). Extreme Punishment: Comparative Studies in Detention, Incarceration, and Solitary Confinement. Palgrave Publisher: Hampshire, UK.
  • Holmes, D. and Murray SJ (2014). Censoring Violence: Censorship and Critical Research in Forensic Psychiatry. In D. Holmes, JD. Lacob, and A. Perron (Eds). Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation and Assistance. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Perron, A., Jacob, JD, and Holmes, D. (2014). Unmasking the Psychiatric Apparatus. In D. Holmes, JD. Lacob, and A. Perron (Eds). Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation and Assistance. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D. (2013). Foreword. In T. Foth. Caring and Killing: Nursing and Psychiatric Practice in Germany, 1931-1943. Osnabruck: V&R Unipress.
  • Perron, A., Holmes, D., & Jacob, JD. (2013). The Politics of Threats in Correctionnal and Forensic Settings: The Specificities of Nursing Research. In J. Kilty, M. Felices
  • Luna, & S. Fabian (Eds). Experiencing Qualitative Methods: Research Practices in Action. Vancouver: UBC Press.
  • Gagnon, M., Jacob, JD., & Holmes, D. (2013). Governing through (In)security: A Critical Analysis of Fear-Based Public Health Campaigns. In A Clarke & K Charmaz (Eds). Grounded Theory and Situtional Analysis – A 4 Volume Set.Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Holmes, D. (2013). Dave Holmes. In A. Forrs, C. Ceci, and J Drummond (Eds). Philosophy of Nursing: 5 Questions. Copenhagen: Automatic Press.
  • Holmes, D., Roy. B, & Perron, A. (2012).The Use of Postcolonialism in the Nursing Domain: Colonial Patronage, Conversion and Resistance. In. P. Reed & N. Shearer (Eds.). Perspectives on Nursing Theory - 6th Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Foth, T. and Holmes, D. (2012). Gestion biopolitique d’une population captive. In A. Kiéfer and D. Risse (Ed). La biopolitique outre-atlantique après Foucault. Paris : L’Harmattan.
  • Perron, A., Jacob, JD, and Holmes, D. (2012). The Politics of Threats in Correctional and Forensic Settings: The Specificities of Nursing Research. In J. Kilty, M. Felices
  • Luna, and S. Fabian (Eds). Experiencing Methodology: Narratives in Qualitative Research. Vancouver: UBC Presss.
  • Holmes, D. and Murray, SJ. (2012). A Critical Reflection on the Use of Behaviour Modification Programmes in Forensic Psychiatry Settings. In D. Holmes, T. Rudge, and
  • A. Perron (Eds). (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings  Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D., Rudge, T., Perron, A., and St-Pierre, T. (2012). Introduction: (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings. In D. Holmes, T. Rudge, and A. Perron (Eds). (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings  Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D. & Murray, SJ. (2012). Pouvoir psychiatrique et corps déviants: analyse biopolitique des plans de modification de comportements en milieux de psychiatrie légale. In S. Frigon (Ed). Corps suspect, corps déviant. Montréal: Éditions du Remue-Ménage.
  • Holmes, D. & O’Byrne, P. (2012).Resisting the Violence of Stratification: Imperialism, War Machines and the Evidence-based Movement. In A. Broom & J. Adams (Eds). Evidence Based Healthcare in Context: Critical Social Science Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2011). Vers une compréhension élargie des phénomènes liés à la santé: l’utilité des sciences sociales au regard de la maladie mentale. In Nicolas
  • Vonarx, Louise Bujold & Louise Hamelin-Brabant (Eds). Des sciences sociales aux sciences infirmières: les lieux d’une rencontre. Québec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Gagnon, M. & Holmes, D. (2010). Accessibilité aux pharmacothérapies antirétrovirales : vers une compréhension politique de la situation en Afrique sub-saharienne. In S. Yaya (Ed). Les maux et les choses de la santé : acteurs, pratiques et systèmes de santé dans le Tiers-monde. Québec : Les Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Holmes, D., O’Byrne, P., & Gastaldo, D. (2010). Transgressive Pleasures: Conducting Research in the RadSex Domain. In Ivy Bourgeault (Ed). Sage Handbook on Qualitative Health Research. Thousand Oaks: SAGE.
  • Rail, G., Murray, S.J., & Holmes, D. (2010). Human Rights and Qualitative Health Inquiry: On Biofascism and the Importance of Parrhesia. In N.K. Denzin & M.D. Giardina (Eds.). Qualitative Inquiry and Human Rights. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.
  • Rudge, T. & Holmes, D. (2010). Introduction: Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work. In T. Rudge & D. Holmes (Eds). Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, C. (2010). Fearing Sex: Toxic Bodies, Paranoia and the Rise of Technophilia. In T. Rudge & D. Holmes (Eds). Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work. Surrey: Ashgate..
  • Holmes, D., Lauzon, S., & Gagnon, M. (2010). Encountering the Other: Nursing, Dementia Care and The Self. In T. Rudge & D. Holmes (Eds). Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Holmes, D. & Gastaldo, D. (2009/2004). The Ontology of Nursing – Nursing as Means of Governmentality. In P. Reed, N. Shearer & Leslie H. Nicoll (Eds). Perspectives on Nursing Theory – 4th Edition. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Holmes, D., Delgado Hito, P., & Perron, A. (2009). Allaitement maternel et nouvel ordre social: gouvernementalité, soins infirmiers et construction de la maternité. In Sanni Yaya (Ed). Pouvoir médical et santé totalitaire : conséquences socio-anthropologiques et éthiques. Québec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Murray, S. & Holmes, D. (2009). Towards a Critical Bioethics. In SJ. Murray & D. Holmes (Eds). Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Health Care. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Poirier, MJ & Holmes, D. (2009). Ordonnances collectives en milieux psychiatriques: enjeux cliniques et politiques. In P. Delmas & C. Sliwka (Eds). Profession infirmière: quelle place et quelles pratiques pour l’avenir ? Paris: Les Éditions Lamarre.
  • Roy, B., Holmes, D., & Perron, A. (2008). Soins infirmiers et gestion biopolitique: réflexion critique sur le rôle infirmier dans l’acte vaccinal. In C. Dallaire & O. Goulet (Eds). Soins infirmiers: enjeux et perspectives. Montréal: Gaëtan Morin.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2008). L’infirmière praticienne en soins de première ligne: entre colonisation et affranchissement. In C. Dallaire & O. Goulet (Eds). Soins infirmiers: enjeux et perspectives. Montréal: Gaëtan Morin.
  • Andrews, G. & Holmes, D. (2008). Rethinking Health in Therapeutic Geographies: Transgressions of Health in Gay Bathhouses. In A. Williams (Ed). Therapeutic Landscapes: Advances and Applications. 221-232. New York: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2007). Institution d’un ordre infirmier national en France: de la compétence professionnelle à la légitimité politique. In P. Delmas & C. Sliwka (Eds). Ordre infirmier, enjeux et perspectives. Paris: Les Éditions Lamarre.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, G. (2006). Organisations as Evil Structures. In T. Mason (Ed). Forensic Psychiatry : Influences of Evil. Totowa: The Humana Press Inc.
  • Coyte, P. & Holmes, D. (2006). Unmasking Regional Variations in Health Care Finance. In S. G. Khattak and U. T. Haroon (Eds). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Karachi: Sama Editorial and Publishing Services.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2006). Dimensions politiques en soins infirmiers : du théorique à l’empirique. In P. Delmas & M. Mayrand-Leclerc (Eds). Santé au travail pour cadre gestionnaire. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2005). Populations vulnérables et santé communautaire. In G. Carroll (Ed). Soins infirmiers en santé communautaire. Montréal: Chenelière Éditions.
  • Holmes, D. & Federman, C. (2005). Unethical Nursing Practices in the United States. In N. Fisanick. The Ethics of Capital Punishment. Detroit: Greehaven Press.
  • Holmes, D. & Gastaldo, D. (2004). The Ontology of Nursing – Nursing as Means of Governmentality. In P. Reed, N. Shearer & Leslie H. Nicoll (Eds). Perspectives on Nursing Theory – 3th Edition. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.