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Identity Regulation in the North American Field of Men’s Professional Ice Hockey: An Examination of Organizational Control and Preparedness for Athletic Career RetirementDownload
Following a significant commitment of time, energy, and role identification, athletes retiring from sport may experience any number of difficulties, including emotional distress, diminished subjective well-being, and identity disruption. These difficulties may be particularly acute for those who...
This dissertation joins a vibrant conversation about atheism in Canada. Although the sociology of non-religion has exploded in the last decade, Canada remains an understudied component of atheism research. Consequently, the focus of this research is secularist activists in a major Canadian city,...
Although the desire is strong among Canadaâs rapidly aging population to age-in-place, research reveals few have adequately prepared their current homes to support them later in life. While environmental gerontologists and occupational therapists have studied the meaning of home and the impact...
To See Who I Am: An Arts-Based Research Project on the Identity Formation of a Spiritual Care PractitionerDownload
Research on the identity formation of spiritual care practitioners has been based primarily in the field of Christian theology, using Biblical models and sources. In our increasingly secular-humanist, multi-faith society, alternate approaches to research in this area are needed. The aim of this...
Animation and the National Ethos: the American Dream, Socialist Realism, and Russian émigrés in FranceDownload
Animation is seen as the innocent child of contemporary media and is often considered innocuous and juvenile in general popular culture. This might explain why it is still a marginal field. Perhaps this perception is influenced by the mass media of animation being mostly aimed at children, or at...
This research project examines the following central question: what does Syrian identity mean in the eyes of contending groups in the current Syrian crisis (2011-2017)? In answering this question, the project engages in original research, shedding light on the ‘identity’ dimension of the war in...
This novel manuscript explores Francophone Métis identity in Manitoba. Forced to consider his future after losing his job, and learning of his girlfriend’s pregnancy, a young man reflects upon his family’s heritage as he struggles to take responsibility. Tensions over language and culture, evoked...
Guy Debord defines psychogeography as “the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, whether consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals” (23). My project examines the psychogeography of Newfoundland’s ghost stories—what I am...
Telling Tales: The Israelite Oratorios of George Frideric Handel as a Platform for Social Thought in Early Eighteenth-Century BritainDownload
"Identity is built on the ideologies of a collective nation"; there is no statement that rings clearer in the case of eighteenth-century Britain. This thesis examines the formulation of British identity as evidenced through allegorical narratives in Handel’s Israelite oratorios. As part of this...
This dissertation examines atheist identity and ideology in eighteenth-century France up to 1776 through an analysis of numerous atheist texts, including several little-known clandestine works and the more familiar books of Jean Meslier, Julien Offray de La Mettrie and the Baron d’Holbach. It...