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- 486Department of Sociology
- 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- 2Department of Political Science
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- 1Department of Medical Sciences
- 1Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
- 2Agrios, Jean Marie.
- 2Aujla, Wendy
- 2Avakame, Edem Frank.
- 2Bereska, Tami M.
- 2Lagrange, Teresa C.
- 2Simmons, Anthony M. (Anthony Michael), 1945-
Voicing Challenges: South Asian Immigrant Women Speak Out about their Experiences of Domestic Violence and Access to ServicesDownload
Domestic violence is often framed solely as a cultural and marginal problem within our society, despite its far-reaching impact on women from all racial backgrounds. Developing awareness for those affected necessitates reaching common ground on our thinking about abuse in ethno-cultural...
Abstract This dissertation takes Foucault’s statements regarding political strategies of historical discourse in modernity, from the Enlightenment to the present, and through this lens reads the historiographic study of gladiators as a text which reveals deeper truths about the modern west’s...
Cannabis was legalized in Canada on October 17, 2018. However, it remains prohibited in amateur sport. Canadian university athletes still face punishments for their use of cannabis such as, suspensions, loss of awards and scholarships, and social stigmatization. This thesis presents the results...
Unlocking Radicalization: Correctional Officers, Risk Perception, and Ideological Extremism in Albertan PrisonsDownload
A wide range of sources have framed radicalization into violent extremism as a serious risk to prisons in Europe and North America. Some view prisons as a primary recruiting ground for groups like ISIS. I investigated whether this was accurate in Alberta by conducting semi-structured interviews...
People seldom question the work that goes into producing numbers and less often ask what work it is that numbers do to grab our attention, affect how we communicate, change our own work, thinking, and how this organizes society. In this dissertation I share results of my investigation into the...