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- 1Barbara Anne Baillie
- 1Beard, Laura J.
- 1Blake, Jessica D
- 1Brown, Stephanie
- 1Cey, Robert Owen
- 5Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of
- 5Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of/Theses and Dissertations
- 3St. Stephen's College
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- 3Grant Assist Program (Social Sciences / Humanities)/Successful Grants Library (SSHRC)
- 2St. Stephen's College/Department of Psychotherapy and Spirituality (St. Stephen's College)
In my introduction, I describe a spontaneous vision where an image of my inner child ran out from the adult me, crying into the arms of Jesus. My research focus was to discover the significance of this child image and her role in my midlife individuation process. I was interested in this because...
This research broadly examines how people consider two opposing but compelling ideas and whether they synthesize the two concepts or reject one of them. Specifically, I focused my research on evangelical Protestant adolescents who participate in church youth groups and look at how they negotiate...
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...
An Alternate Theory of Sexuality: Exploring the Relationship between Sexual Experience, Sexual Awareness and Sexual AttitudesDownload
Sexual behavior is a dynamic aspect of human life that is influenced by experience, awareness, ideas, beliefs, culture and society. Many different explanations are used to explain the desire to engage in sexual behaviors that are considered to be non-conventional or non-normative. This study...
This thesis makes a contribution to the burgeoning study of the sexual identity category and sexual orientation of asexuality by arguing for its political valence and feminist potentiality. Offering a feminist reading of scientific texts on asexuality, and revisiting feminist radical texts from...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2016: Project aims to catalogue, edit and analyze Early Modern Icelandic religious poetry whose subjects are virgin martyr saints. The project seeks to demonstrate the critical role of the poems within Early Modern Icelandic religious and social thought as prescriptive models for...
Personal stories of the fluidity of sexuality and their relevance to theories of human sexual orientationDownload
A narrative inquiry methodology was utilized to investigate experiences of fluidity of sexuality and the broader processes of sexuality and sexual identity development. Five adult co-researchers, all members of various sexual and gender minority groups, participated in semi-structured, in-depth...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2013: This research program will explore Michel Foucault's influential work on sexuality and delinquency. The three-fold objectives of this research program are: first, to take up Foucault’s genealogical studies of delinquency and sexuality in order to pursue a more sustained and...
The concept of “emerging adulthood” (Arnett, 2000) marks a new independence from social roles and normative expectations. While sexual and spiritual identities are important aspects of self, with such freedom comes an increased vulnerability to experience shame, an example of this being the many...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2017: This project aims to change the way we think about sleep as well as the way we practice it. It communicates to diverse audiences that sleep is not a mysterious non-experience (essential but a wasteful interruption of life) but rather a central part of existence that tells...