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“It is far safer to be feared than loved”: Why do some individuals become bullies and others bully-victims?Download
Although a wide range of theories have been applied to the study of bullying and victimization, the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB; Ajzen, 1993, 2002), has not as of yet been applied to the study of bullying behaviour. The present study employed Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) to assess a...
“It Feels Like A Battle to Tell Myself That I Am Worthy of Being Here”: Understanding the Racially Marginalized Student Experience in Canadian Higher EducationDownload
Literature and theory have shown that the racially marginalized student experience in higher education is unique. This experience has been characterized by societal inequities that contribute to the marginalization of racialized people. This thesis set out to understand the research questions: 1)...
At the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 70s, political comedy grew exponentially in Syria and Lebanon. This phenomenon was represented mainly in the performances of three troupes: Thorns Theatre (Al-Shuk Theatre مسرح الشوك), Tishreen Troupe (Ferqet Tishreen فرقة تشرين ), and Ziyad...
“Enjoying the lake breezes”: Excursions, Tourism, and Dwelling in Resort Landscapes at Cooking Lake, 1894-1938Download
This study explores the history of excursions, tourism, and resorts at Cooking Lake from 1894 to 1938. Cooking Lake was considered Edmonton’s favourite resort for summer recreation and tourism in the early 1900s, yet its recreational landscape history is largely obscure. Analysis centres the...
“Don’t Step on Each Other’s Words”: Aboriginal Children in Legitimate Peripheral Participation With MultiliteraciesDownload
This study is an examination of the multiple literacy practices of four Aboriginal children in a Western Canadian prairie urban classroom. It is framed using sociocultural theory that posits that the literacy learning of children occurs in a social environment through a co-constructed,...
This study investigates the ways some queer collectives have organized DIY (Do-It-Yourself) festivals in Edmonton to address the oppression faced by their communities in arts and music scenes. Focusing my research specifically on the Brown, Black, and Fierce! Collective (BB&F) and Not Enough Fest...
“Blown-pack” spoilage of beef by psychrotrophic Clostridium spp. occurs sporadically and resistance of the endospores to most interventions makes them very difficult to control. Current interventions used to control spoilage and pathogenic bacteria, such as acid washes and heat treatments, do...
“All of Our Secrets are in These Mountains”: Problematizing Colonial Power Relations, Tourism Productions and Histories of the Cultural Practices of Nakoda Peoples in the Banff-Bow ValleyDownload
This study examines some of the significant challenges that Nakoda peoples encountered from 1870-1980 in the Banff-Bow Valley, Alberta. Beginning with missionary movements, the 1877 Treaty Seven agreements and the establishment of the reservation systems, I trace the emergence of a disciplinary...
“A Place to Stand:” Viewing Numa Ayrinhac’s Double Portrait of President Juan Perón and his Wife Eva María Duarte at the Museo del BicentenarioDownload
The current display of Numa Ayrinhac’s double portrait of Argentinian presidential couple, Juan Domingo Perón and Eva María Duarte de Perón from 1948, at the Museo del Bicentenario in Buenos Aires remains a powerfully sacred instrument of presidential propaganda, now in support of current...
“A NEW FISCAL RELATIONSHIP:” A SETTLER BUREAUCRAT’S PERSPECTIVE ON FISCAL RELATIONS BETWEEN CANADA AND TREATY 6 FIRST NATIONS, THEIR HISTORY, PRESENT, AND FUTUREDownload
This thesis addresses the research question: What might truly “nation-to-nation” fiscal relationships look like between Canada and Alberta Treaty 6 First Nations if Treaty 6 were taken seriously? The thesis goes about exploring this question by reviewing the history of Treaty 6, based on the...