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“More German than the Germans:” A linguistic examination of representation and identity in two German-Canadian communitiesDownload
This thesis is a linguistic examination of the construction of German-Canadian identity in two urban Canadian communities: Edmonton, Alberta and Waterloo, Ontario. Combining the complementary frameworks of van Dijk’s (1995) Discourse Analysis as Ideology Analysis and Carbaugh’s (2007) Cultural...
“More People Are Dying”: An Ethnographic Analysis of the Effects of Neighbourhood Revitalization on the Lives of Criminally Involved MenDownload
This dissertation interrogates how residents of a Canadian ‘ghetto’—Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood—navigate the fears and dangers of residing in one of Canada’s most disadvantaged areas during a period of mass neighbourhood change. Based on 156 interviews and over 10 months of ethnographic...
“Moving in Data”: The Open Data Gaze as a form of Municipal Statecraft in the Entrepreneurial CityDownload
Globally speaking, data-driven urbanism is on the rise. As data becomes more readily available and important in contemporary economies, municipal governments are adopting new ways of managing and planning cities. By transforming themselves via urban data, cities can position themselves to be...
“Not Everything was Good, but Many Things were Better”: East German Everyday Life, Material Culture, and the MuseumDownload
This dissertation draws on the rich context of contemporary Germany for interrogating divisive public debates on Germany’s socialist past. Grounded in the analysis of specific places and objects, particularly those relating to museums, it investigates simultaneously three distinct but also...
“Putting Fear and Prejudice on Trial”: New Narratives for Queer Documentary Theatre in Dustin Lance Black’s 8Download
This thesis explores contemporary documentary theatre within the context of queer studies. While there are many plays that fall into the category of queer documentary theatre including The Laramie Project, Another American, and Execution of Justice, this research examines Dustin Lance Black’s new...
“So You Want to be an Author”: The Yellow Brick Road of Translation, Adaptation, and Translated PlagiarismDownload
During the Soviet era, the practice of retelling foreign fiction was relatively common. In 1939, translator Alexander M. Volkov, took the liberty of retelling a well-known Western tale. To be more precise, Volkov changed the title and the names of the characters, omitted and added some chapters,...
“Sticking to it”: A Scoping Review of Adherence to Exercise Therapy Interventions in Children and Adolescents with Musculoskeletal Conditions.Download
Background: Exercise therapy is a core component of treatment for children and adolescents with musculoskeletal conditions. As exercise therapy effectiveness hinges on adherence, improving exercise therapy adherence is crucial for recovery and reducing long-term consequences. Objective: This...
“Survival kicks in…and that’s that”: Exploring the Pathways of Aboriginal Women Into, Through and Out of the Gang LifestyleDownload
This research project sought to explore the answer to the following research questions: 1) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang membership? 2) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang-exit? and 3) Were there...
This thesis considers the evolving role that public memories of Pablo Escobar have played in Colombian society since his death in 1993. By the mid 1990s, Escobar had become established in Colombia as the foremost emblem of the drug-related violence that ravaged the nation during the 80s and...
“The West Knows Best”: Unintended Consequences of Western Aid During the West African and Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola EpidemicsDownload
The two largest Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemics on record occurred from 2013-16 in West Africa (Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea) and 2018-20 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), claiming 11 325 and 2 299 lives, respectively. The Western aid responses that followed centered on...