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- 2Agrios, Jean Marie.
- 2Aujla, Wendy
- 2Avakame, Edem Frank.
- 2Bereska, Tami M.
- 2Lagrange, Teresa C.
- 2Simmons, Anthony M. (Anthony Michael), 1945-
Where Goes the Housing Ladder? Residential Mobility and Housing Tenure Outcomes Among Canadian HouseholdsDownload
Canada has a highly tenure-discriminatory housing system where ownership has been privileged and supported in policy while renting has been discouraged and disinvested, contributing to widening social and economic inequality based on housing tenure. Residential mobility, or moving homes, is a key...
This thesis presents local police officers’ experiences with Edmonton’s homeless encampments and the unhoused population. For this project, I asked two research questions: 1) How do Edmonton Police Service officers reflect upon, perceive, and express their interactions with homeless encampments...
Even though Indigenous women are the fastest growing prison population in Canada and around the world, scholarship regarding the storytelling of incarcerated Indigenous women is extremely limited. My dissertation centers the stories of Indigenous women within Tightwire, a prisoner produced...
The National Housing Strategy Act, passed by the Canadian government in 2019 to address homelessness, enshrines housing as a fundamental right. Despite these efforts, many individuals still lack access to adequate housing. Canada witnesses an annual occurrence of homelessness for youth ranging...
Dispossession and Accumulation in an Ethnic Minority Border Region: The Kazakh Project in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaDownload
This study examines Altay Prefecture, one of China’s border regions inhabited by ethnic Kazakhs, as a case to elucidate how the Chinese state has achieved dispossession and accumulation through the management of ethnicity and culture in an ethnic minority region. Within the framework of a case...
Unspoken commandments: Contemporary correctional officer work cultures and their influence on prison conditionsDownload
I draw on interviews with 131 Canadian correctional officers (or COs), all of whom work in four western Canadian prisons. Building on existing Canadian and international CO research, my dissertation analyzes specific facets of CO workplace cultures in provincial prisons in Western Canada....
‘To Stay or Not to Stay’: Migration Decisions and Professional Mobility of South African Educated Physicians in Rural AlbertaDownload
Introduction: Rural communities in Alberta, Canada have faced physician shortages for decades. Attracting internationally educated physicians, including many South African physicians, is one way to address this problem. While much of the research on internationally educated physicians focuses on...