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“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...
Since its founding as a province, Saskatchewan has been depicted by the academic literature as possessing a political culture that was distinctly collectivist, dirigiste, protectionist, and polarized, largely owed to the historical political dominance of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation...
“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...
‘To Stay or Not to Stay’: Migration Decisions and Professional Mobility of South African Educated Physicians in Rural AlbertaDownload
Introduction: Rural communities in Alberta, Canada have faced physician shortages for decades. Attracting internationally educated physicians, including many South African physicians, is one way to address this problem. While much of the research on internationally educated physicians focuses on...
These notes are part of the final project for the Doctor of Music in Piano Performance degree, which included a CD of self-edited recordings and a recital performance. The recital programme comprised the Keyboard Sonata in C major (Hob.XVI:48) by Joseph Haydn, Gaspard de la nuit by Maurice Ravel,...
‘Existentializing’ Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development: Higher Mental Functions as Skillful CopingDownload
Cultural psychology has typically viewed culture as an abstract system of rules that are first internalized and then employed individually. Lev Vygotsky has been largely mobilized in cultural psychology to support such an account via emphasis on the priority of semiotic mediation and the role of...
‘Doesn’t anyone want to pick a fight with me?’: masculinity in political humour about the 2008 Canadian federal electionDownload
This study explores the relationship between masculinity and political leadership as it was constructed in political humour about the 2008 Canadian federal election. I used content and discourse analysis methods to examine gendered depictions of the two frontrunners in that election – Stéphane...
‘Camp Syndrome?’ Exploring Frontier Masculinity in Alberta’s Oil Production Culture: Oil Worker and Sex Worker PerspectivesDownload
Research shows that the sex trade flourishes in oil rich regions and economies. However, the connection between these two industries has not been widely studied despite how studies often acknowledge that oil industry workers purchase sexual services. This thesis, therefore, explores how the oil...