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Manhood, Rivalry, and the Creation of a Canadian "Hockey World": Media Coverage of Early Stanley Cup Hockey Challenges, 1894-1907Download
This study examines media narratives of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, this project analyzes English Canadian newspaper coverage of Stanley Cup “challenge” games and championship series between 1894...
Culture and the Complex Environment: Comparing the Complexity Difference between East Asians and North AmericansDownload
Previous cultural research found that East Asian pictorial representations (e.g., paintings) contained more elements than North American ones, and that East Asians were more likely than North Americans to prefer context-rich information to context-impoverished information (Miyamoto, Nisbett, &...
The Intersection between Culture and Postpartum Mental Health: An Ethnography of Bhutanese Refugee Women in Edmonton, ABDownload
This thesis is an ethnography of postpartum mental health outcomes in a group of Bhutanese refugee women living in Edmonton, AB. Previous research has shown that refugee women are at a higher risk of postpartum depression than Canadian-born women. Despite this finding, the postpartum experiences...
This work analyzes cultural differences between Italy and Canada based on newspaper articles and headlines on three major events of our recent past: the attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; the death of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011; and the most recent massacre in Oslo, Norway,...
Moving through uncertain times: A morphogenetic approach to understanding people's response to crisis in two forest community contexts in rural British ColumbiaDownload
The degree to which individuals have agency to respond during crisis, and the degree to which social structure and culture influence their course of action, present compelling questions for understanding social change. The tradition of examining the interplay between agency and social structure,...
Culture provides a lens through which to increase our understanding of community responses that both contribute to and detract from a population’s food security. This qualitative study using semi-structured interviews, observations and visual methodology identifies how culture is manifested...
“Mâmawoh kamâtowin: Coming Together To Help Each Other: Honouring Indigenous Nursing Knowledge is the result of coming to know and understand my own Indigenous experience while working with four Indigenous nurse scholars Alice Reid, Evelyn Voyageur, Madeleine Dion Stout, and Lea Bill. Using an...
South Asians in Canada are increasingly using the Family Class immigration category to sponsor spouses from their home countries. This qualitative study examined the steps family-sponsored spouses and their sponsors or family members have taken to facilitate their linguistic, economic, social,...
Culture and the healthy immigrant effect: a multiethnic study of Canadian immigrants' self-perceived healthDownload
I present a qualitative study investigating the self-perceived health of recently arrived Canadian immigrants. The study develops health promotion’s understanding of culture as a social determinant of health, and conceptually locates it within a broader context of psychosocial factors. The study...
How Salience of Consistency Norms Affects Individual Differences in Ambivalent Answering in North AmericansDownload
Previous studies have found a positive relationship between trait dialecticism and ambivalent answering (Church et al., 2012; Hamamura et al., 2008). The current study explored how this relationship is affected for situational personality tests after manipulating the saliency of consistency norms...