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An Intersectional Perspective on Experiences Inspiring Transition to University Among First Nations LearnersDownload
The literature on the university participation of First Nations (First Peoples of Canada) learners pointed to historic K 12 challenges and competing demands that hinder their transition to university. Although learners’ attendance is rising steadily, more females than males attend university. ...
Scholars have argued that anti-obesity health discourses currently pervade Canadian schools and detrimentally impact students’ mental and physical health (Robertson & Scheidler-Benns, 2016). Although schools across the country ubiquitously deploy these discourses, it is important to understand...
In a move to better meet patient needs and address health services challenges, there are global changes occurring in the fundamental way health services are provided and managed. Health systems are faced with sustainability issues, political uncertainty, fiscal constraints, and challenges of...
Several writers have described the aim of global citizenship education as developing in students a global ethic of social justice. Western post-secondary institutions have endeavored to educate students for global citizenship by traveling to and volunteering in developing countries. Such programs...
The (Ir)Relevance of Lesbian Identity within Contemporary Theorizing: A Poststructural Critique of Lesbian Feminist and Queer TheoryDownload
Lesbian identity has become germane to contemporary theorizing on sexuality. Since the early 1990’s, queer theory and critique have served to reveal the limitations and challenges of earlier lesbian feminist theory. However, queer theory has also encountered challenges, leaving theorizing on...
An Interpretive Analysis of Educational Administrators' Perspectives of Democracy and Citizenship Education in Albertan Public SchoolsDownload
Little is known about the effects of public school educational administrators’ perspectives on democracy and citizenship education on the pedagogy and learning of the same topics within the school buildings that they lead. This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews to better...
Sex, sexual, and gender differences in Canadian K-12 schools: Theoretical and empirical perspectives on identity, policy, and practiceDownload
The research in this dissertation develops a multiperspective theoretical framework, which I describe as queer criticality, to guide the examination of discursive practices, educational policies, and public discourses that undergird heteronormativity and disproportionately impact the personal...