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Globalization has made English a pivotal language for global communication. This has increasingly made a great number of native English speakers move to Korea and teach English at all levels of education from kindergarten to university year after year. Most of them have not only little or no...
Background: End-of-life decisions regarding the administration, withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining therapy in the critical care setting can be challenging. Disagreements between health care providers and family members occur, especially when families believe strongly in preserving life,...
Achieving a better understanding of outdoor recreation conflict and its management in Canada's national parksDownload
Outdoor recreation conflict has been defined as “…goal interference attributed to another’s behavior” (Jacob & Schreyer, 1980, p. 369). Although previous leisure research has stressed the relevance of emotions (e.g., Hull, Stewart, & Yi, 1992), it has only been within the past decade that an...
Adolescents’ safety on the Internet is a prime concern in society. Sexual predators use the online environment regularly to solicit adolescents for sexual purposes; however, we know very little about the experiences of adolescents who become victimized in this way. This research used a thematic...
Federalism and Natural Resource Management: A Comparative Study of Intergovernmental Conflict over Oil and Gas in Canada and NigeriaDownload
How does federalism affect oil conflict between governments in federations? Systematic theory-driven answers to this question are scarce, both in the comparative federalism and resource curse literatures. My dissertation bridges this research gap by comparing intergovernmental conflicts over oil...
Identity, conflict and radical coalition building: a study of grassroots organizing in Northern IrelandDownload
Coalitions in Northern Ireland have been organizing across the ethno-nationalist divide for decades. Yet, while empirical research has addressed challenges of, and potential for, organizing across ethnonationalism, the ways in which coalition members attend to their complex subjectivites have...
Reframing the World. Local Communities and Multinational Corporations. The case of Cajamarca, ColombiaDownload
This research seeks to develop our understanding of the elements that define the relationship between multinational mining corporations and local peasant communities living in areas affected by large-scale gold mining in Latin America. Previous research has focused on describing the forms this...