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- 1Allam, Nermin
- 1Blystone, Brittney
- 1Brkich, Angela L
- 1Choi, Jaeyoung
- 1Colleen, Alpern D
- 1Cwikla, Anna
This dissertation is about the work of melancholy in the Victorian realist novel, particularly those texts written in the late 1840s. The representation of melancholy affords an examination of a wide scope of issues that relate to the family, generally, and to the role of the middle-class women...
Current literature on identity theories and personality development reveal gaps in perspective and understanding regarding the role and significance of the unconscious. Guiding me to this research, I wondered of the ways in which the process of change can be better supported by mental health care...
Women's gendered experiences of rapid resource development in the Canadian North: new opportunities or old challenges?Download
Rapid resource development in northern and rural Canada is leading to unprecedented social, political, economic and environmental changes in a number of communities. In particular, gendered identities and divisions of labour in northern Canadian communities are poised to be dramatically altered...
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of females entering the orthodontic profession over the past few decades, however, there is very little published literature on female orthodontists and work-family balance. A qualitative study, using the framework of phenomenology, was used to...
Popular and scholarly accounts emphasize the absence of gender issues in women's framing of their participation during the 2011 Egyptian uprising. In this dissertation, I interrogate the collective action frame adopted by women at the time of the uprising to elucidate how gender featured in the...
Motivated by the apparent ineffectiveness of feminist critiques to ameliorate my negative experiences of my body, this thesis investigates Michel Foucault’s understanding of experience and critique in an effort to explain this inefficacy. Caught between intuitions that my “stubborn” experiences...
In Magnolia: Stories of Taiwanese Women by Tzeng Ching-wen, Tzeng Ching-wen writes about women’s suffering. The fictional women in this collection suffer because of the commitment to their responsibilities, which are framed by conformity. Conformity is a set by responsibilities that people have,...
The fruits of nimble finger: garment construction and the working lives of eighteenth-century English needlewomenDownload
The research objective of this thesis is to re-examine women‟s labour in the eighteenth-century English sewing trades. Several aspects women‟s working lives in the sewing trades are explored in three sections. The first section examines diversity within the sewing trades, employment...
My dissertation offers an innovative reading of three early modern domestic tragedies, Arden of Faversham, A Woman Killed with Kindness, and Othello, exploring parallels with the archetypal domestic tragedy of Adam and Eve through early modern commentaries on Genesis. Puritans, for whom marriage...
Physiological and psychological responses to treadmill and cycle ergometer exercise testing in men and women with COPDDownload
The purpose of this study was to examine the physiological and psychological responses to linear work rate treadmill and cycle ergometer exercise tests in men and women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 12 men and 8 women with COPD completed one treadmill and one cycle...