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Cheechakos, Sourdoughs and Soiled Doves: Men, Women, and Community in a Klondike Gold Rush Boomtown 1896-1904Download
The research upon which this thesis is based explores the concept of ‘doing ethnography in the archives’ as a methodology to inform a case-study approach to studying the historic population of stampeders residing in and around Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush. As an example of research...
Voices from the Shadows: Investigating the Identity and Wellbeing of Male Mobile Workers in the Contemporary ‘Boom-Sphere’ Context of the Alberta Oil SandsDownload
Mobile workers are those individuals who commute to and from resource development projects and who live temporarily in work camps, lodges, hotels, private rental suites, or other short-term accommodations. My thesis specifically explores the over-stereotyped and under-researched lives of male...