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In recent years there has been a burgeoning literature in the area of domestic abuse and motherhood/mothering. However, there is surprisingly little overlap between these two literatures. Both do not specifically consider abused women’s subjective mothering experiences, and do not critically...
“It’s hard when people try and get their kids away from Cole”: Stories of (in)dignity from a family experiencing autismDownload
Dignity encompasses feelings of self-respect and worth (Nordenfelt, 2004). These feelings can be shattered by the cruel acts of others, resulting in humiliation or embarrassment (Johnston, Goodwin, & Leo, 2015). It has been argued that children with autism experience increased rates of indignity...
“It was a once in a lifetime opportunity”: The Power of Participating in a Video Research Project for Aboriginal YouthDownload
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) and arts-based research methods such as participatory video have proven to be effective in engaging youth in research projects. However, limited evidence exists on how participation in these research projects specifically impacts individuals’ health....
“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...
This thesis explores the results of and claims made about the experimental 1963 literacy program operated in the small Brazilian town of Angicos, Rio Grande do Norte. This program was where the renowned pedagogue Paulo Freire’s literacy methods were first attempted at a large scale using...
“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...