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- 1Das, Surma
- 1Daugela, Margarete Therese
- 1Erfani Hossein Pour, Rezvaneh
- 1Hanemaayer, Ariane
- 1Moure, Kenneth
By tracing intertextual shifts in policy over time, I examine how discourse is constructed in particular ways within the same institution, at different times. I look at the ways in which the construction of EFA by the World Bank can be compared and contrasted between 2001 and 2007. Guiding my...
In a context of international crisis, regionalism and regionalization are captivating academic attention as instruments for change. I aim to answer a main question: Does the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) entail a transformative exercise of government in this region? Also, what does the...
Demos: Life in Common is the theme of 2015's Banff Research in Culture research residency. During the three weeks of this residency, participants are Invited to consider critically and analytically the varied ways in which we constitute and experience collective life in this century. Demos...
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is, simply, the conscientious and judicious use of medical research (“evidence”) in clinical practice (Sackett et al. 2000:1). EBM emerged as a solution to various identified uncertainties in clinical practice as a programme for intervention at the level of...
SSHRC IG funded 2013: Black markets in wartime expose serious economic and social tensions; the choices faced in wartime are instructive for understanding contemporary issues in economic regulation. In France, wartime shortages and state controls accentuated stresses that reveal critical...
Postcolonial Critique of Environmental Justice: A Discourse Analysis of United Nations Documents on Post-Invasion Iraq and AfghanistanDownload
This thesis offers a postcolonial understanding of power relations in environmental justice discourse. The main argument of this research is that environmental justice can be seen not only from a postcolonial point of view, but also as a postcolonial issue. The intellectual contribution of the...
The European Union's Migration Co-operation with Its Eastern Neighbours: The Art of EU Governance beyond Its BordersDownload
The dissertation explores the European Union’s (EU) migration relations with Ukraine and Russia since the break-up of the Soviet Union, up until 2011. Utilizing a comparative research design and discursive analytical approach, it critically examines the external dimension of the EU’s immigration...
The World Bank and the Knowledge for Development (K4D) Initiative: A Post-Structuralist Investigation of the World Bank’s Attempts to Govern Global Development KnowledgeDownload
In 1999, the World Bank launched the K4D initiative as part of its new development agenda. The Bank also established itself as the global development knowledge bank suggesting that these moves would yield more pro-poor development results. This thesis examines the Bank’s knowledge ventures and...