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Exploring the cultural construction of children's play in Thailand: an action research study with the Foundation for Child DevelopmentDownload
Children’s play has emerged as a global discourse (Fleer, 2009). Studies from diverse theoretical traditions have examined the role of play in child development; however, the dominant discourse of play has largely privileged Western European-heritage cultural practices, and as a result childhood...
Information hippies, Google-fu masters, and other volunteer tourists in Thailand: information behaviour in the liminoidDownload
Using social positioning theory and the concept of the liminoid, the objectives of this qualitative research project were three-fold: 1) investigate how social positioning affects the information behaviour of volunteer tourists; 2) determine what effects cultural confusion (aka “culture shock”),...
Thai men who participate in a sexual encounter leading to an unwanted pregnancy typically are not expected to accept responsibility for providing support and care to women who choose pregnancy termination. Twenty-three individuals (6 women and 6 men who were partners, plus six women and five men...
The Effects of Alternative Agriculture and Fair Trade on the Development of Producer Groups and Their Members: Case Studies from Northern ThailandDownload
This study examines the economic, social and environmental effects of alternative agricultural methods, traded through fair trade mechanisms, on producers in northern Thailand. These effects are compared with those of conventional agriculture and practised on the same farm). The chosen research...
SSHRC Awarded Invited PG (stage 2) 2015: Many communities are dependent upon the resources of freshwater river systems for their livelihood and well-being. Multi-generational subsistence fisheries (including Indigenous communities) have well developed systems of local and traditional knowledge...