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- 2Agrios, Jean Marie.
- 2Aujla, Wendy
- 2Avakame, Edem Frank.
- 2Bereska, Tami M.
- 2Lagrange, Teresa C.
- 2Simmons, Anthony M. (Anthony Michael), 1945-
Canada’s anti-discrimination legal regime is among the oldest and most established in the world. In this thesis, I examine those human rights institutions in Canada that were created to enforce anti-discrimination statutes to determine which system is more accessible to people from marginalized...
Policing Perspectives on “Honour”-Based Crimes and Forced Marriages within the Context of Domestic ViolenceDownload
There is limited research on how police conceptualize “honour”-based crimes and forced marriages; to the best of my knowledge, this qualitative study is the first to examine the perceptions of police officers and civilians working in Canadian law enforcement agencies. This study is based on...
Governing Metis Indigeneity: The Settler-Colonial Dispossession and Regulation of the Metis in Mid-Twentieth Century ManitobaDownload
Bringing together the fields of Critical Indigenous Studies, settler-colonial studies, and governmentality studies, this dissertation seeks to methodologically trace the dispossession of Metis from lands in Manitoba throughout the mid-twentieth century by placing these dispossessions into the...
Outbraving Forced Displacements in Colombia and Central America: Trajectories of Asylum and Resettlement in CanadaDownload
In my thesis, I analyze how people who experienced forced displacement in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Colombia account the emigration conditions in their home countries and their immigration process in Canada. Throughout a narrative and an experiential approach, I examine the migration journeys...
Thinking Beyond Extremism: A Methodological Reorientation to Studying Right-wing Nationalism and the Far-right Movement in CanadaDownload
Right-wing nationalist movements have gained traction in Westernized countries such as France, Greece, Hungary, Austria, the United States, and Germany, where political figures or groups have mobilized nationalist ideas and right-wing populist sentiment to gain governmental power and/or influence...
This thesis examines the relationships between harm reduction and the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) community. To better understand how ravers navigate, perceive, and react to risks inherent in a club drug using setting, this thesis presents research from interviews with EDM community members...
The unheard voices: An exploration of the engagement and disengagement experiences of black ex-youth gang membersDownload
Youth gangs and the criminal activities they engage in remain a major problem in Canada. Recent media and law enforcement reports suggest that some black youth have been involved with gangs. However, experiences of black ex-youth gang members in Canada have received relatively limited scholarly...
This Master’s thesis focuses on the experiences of indoor sex workers working in body rub centres in Edmonton, Alberta. In Canada, the research on sex work tends to focus primarily on the experiences of outdoor sex workers although the majority of Canadian sex workers work indoors (Hanger, 2006)....
Population Governance in China: An Analysis from the Household Registration System (Hukou) PerspectiveDownload
China’s population governance apparatus includes a system of household registration referred to as “hukou” that collects detailed data on individuals and their families. This information includes people’s birthplace, ancestral origin, ID number, religious affiliation, military service status,...
Sex work discourse operates with multiple assumptions about what it means to be involved in sex work and, subsequently, what it means to no longer be involved. These assumptions combine to produce a one-dimensional categorical framework for thinking about sex work participation – in which sex...