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- 1Alzaghari, Saleh
- 1Bozan, Ozgur
- 1Crosby, Wayne
- 1Gow, Gordon A. (Supervisor)
- 1Joubert, Brian Anthony
- 1Komori, Linda
Exploring dimensions of place-power and culture in the social resilience of forest-dependent communitiesDownload
Over the last decade, the forest industry in Canada has been severely impacted by post-Fordist shifts in economic, political and land-tenure regimes, as well as ecological impacts related to climate change. Because of these impacts, many forest-based communities have lost mills and jobs and have...
The public understanding and policy agendas about the climate change issue have been influenced by the media, one of the most dominant industries in the 21st century. Decades of research have been conducted in media analysis to understand how the media shapes public engagement and policy agendas...
Institutional Diversity in Collective Action: Investigating Successful Village Level Maintenance of Hand Pumps in MalawiDownload
Providing clean water to rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa remains a challenge. Unsanitary and distant water sources cause a host of health and humanitarian problems. A common means of remedying this situation has been the donation of improved water sources, fitted with low-cost hand pumps....
Moving through uncertain times: A morphogenetic approach to understanding people's response to crisis in two forest community contexts in rural British ColumbiaDownload
The degree to which individuals have agency to respond during crisis, and the degree to which social structure and culture influence their course of action, present compelling questions for understanding social change. The tradition of examining the interplay between agency and social structure,...
This thesis explores the ways in which international donors have attempted to shape and control civil society organizations in the occupied Palestinian territories. It employs Foucault's concepts of power/knowledge and disciplinary power to investigate and theorize the power-relations that govern...