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This ethnographic research investigates the sociolinguistic climate and practical challenges in accessing and opening local space for Indigenous cultural expression. The author premised this research on two questions: What is the practical process involved in the organization of a community-based...
In this paper I want to explore a certain community of writing, namely the one between Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy. The on-going dialogue between the two on the subject of community has left in their writings only traces (with the exception of the first essay in Derrida’s Voyous): implicit...
A place for habitual communal entrepreneurship: Toward a theory of how community-based enterprises can encourage and sustain habitual communal entrepreneurshipDownload
In this research I employ ethnographic procedures and a grounded theory analytic approach to address questions regarding how established community-based enterprises (CBEs) encourage and sustain repeated acts of entrepreneurship. Through my attention to the key characteristics of place, I develop...
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...
Connected citizenry: An exploration of local government social media adoption for community engagementDownload
As social media becomes an increasing part of daily life, we may wonder why this virtual environment has not been used widely for community engagement activities by municipal government institutions. Information and communication technologies (ICT’s) offer the opportunity to expand interactions...
This exploratory work investigates the “transformational festival,” a contemporary form of celebratory leisure that revolves around music, the arts, community, and co-creativity. By integrating interpretative phenomenological analysis with methods from arts-based research, critical ethnography,...
Effects of forest harvesting and fire on fish assemblages in Boreal Plains lakes: A reference condition approachDownload
To assess the impacts of forest harvesting and fires on lentic fish assemblages in the Boreal Plains ecoregion (Alberta, Canada), we applied a reference condition approach to 37 lakes in burned, logged, or undisturbed catchments. Fish assemblages in the reference lakes were classified into two...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern GhanaDownload
Research Title: Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern Ghana Authors: Ani-Amponsah, Mary*; Richter, Solina; Conroy, Sherrill - University of Alberta Background: Neonatal death rates in low and middle income...