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“Survival kicks in…and that’s that”: Exploring the Pathways of Aboriginal Women Into, Through and Out of the Gang LifestyleDownload
This research project sought to explore the answer to the following research questions: 1) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang membership? 2) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang-exit? and 3) Were there...
This thesis considers the evolving role that public memories of Pablo Escobar have played in Colombian society since his death in 1993. By the mid 1990s, Escobar had become established in Colombia as the foremost emblem of the drug-related violence that ravaged the nation during the 80s and...
“The West Knows Best”: Unintended Consequences of Western Aid During the West African and Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola EpidemicsDownload
The two largest Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemics on record occurred from 2013-16 in West Africa (Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea) and 2018-20 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), claiming 11 325 and 2 299 lives, respectively. The Western aid responses that followed centered on...
“These Trees Have Stories to Tell” Linking Denésƍliné Knowledge and Dendroecology in the Monitoring of Barren-ground Caribou Movements in the Northwest Territories, CanadaDownload
Grounded in an Indigenous methodological framework and using dendroecology as a scientific assessment tool in combination with oral history analysis, this thesis assesses changes to caribou movement patterns in the traditional territory of Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation (LKDFN), Northwest...
This thesis examines Indigenous rhetorics of resistance from the Treaty Six negotiations in 1876 to the 1930s. Using methods from Comparative Literature and Indigenous literary studies, the thesis situates the rhetoric of northern Plains Indigenous peoples in the context of settler-colonial...
“This isn’t gonna fix your child,” Experiences of parents using involuntary stabilization for a child’s substance useDownload
Background: Evidenced-informed strategies are urgently needed to support families who are struggling with a youth’s substance use disorder. One strategy used in several Canadian provinces is involuntary stabilization programs, which involve the apprehension and confinement of youth whose...
This dissertation is about the work of melancholy in the Victorian realist novel, particularly those texts written in the late 1840s. The representation of melancholy affords an examination of a wide scope of issues that relate to the family, generally, and to the role of the middle-class women...
“Waking Dreams”: Networked Feminists and Idealist Feminism in Late-Nineteenth Century LondonDownload
This dissertation explores how the networked feminists of the late-nineteenth century gave rise to a particular type of feminism that I call “idealist feminism.” Beginning in the 1870s, largely after undertaking study at the first institutions of higher education in the world to admit women,...
“We could just be what we wanted to be”: The role of leisure and recreation in supporting women's mental health during COVID-19Download
Women’s mental health has been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 (C19) pandemic. Women have experienced higher rates of unemployment, domestic violence, caregiving responsibilities, and reduced access to social supports due to public health measures related to C19. It is well...
“What drives your own desiring machines?” Early twenty-first century corporatism in Deleuze-Guattarian theory, corporate practice, contemporary literature, and locavore alternativesDownload
This dissertation identifies and investigates the characteristics of the early 21st-century social, economic, and political situation as intrinsically connected and grouped under the concept of corporatism. Starting from Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s schizoanalysis of capitalism, this...