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The Influence of Gender and Food Insecurity on the Eating Practices of Poor, Pregnant Women in Dhaka, BangladeshDownload
The purpose of this study was to investigate the interaction between rising levels of food insecurity in the urban setting and the existing gender structures and their impact on eating practices while pregnant. Using a focused-ethnography with a feminist approach in an urban slum in Dhaka,...
The value of stormwater wetlands for supporting multiple life-history stages of the wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) in the City of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaDownload
I reviewed 32 urban amphibian studies from North America and found most amphibians respond negatively to urbanization (69 negative responses, 6 positive and 35 no effect). Additionally, I conducted amphibian surveys (adult, egg, larvae, and metamorphs) at 75 wetlands located throughout the City...
Naturalization is a new and promising ecological approach to vegetation management for urban environments. Although there have been years of research focused on areas such as land reclamation, ecological restoration and plant establishment there is a lack of knowledge on how to reintegrate the...
unpublished ms. for Cultural Topologies | Social Spaces. An abridged version appeared in 'The Virtuality of Urban Culture: Blanks, Dark Moments and Blind Fields.' Cartographies of Place, M. Darroch and J. Marchessault (eds.), Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2013. pp.67-84. This...