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This narrative inquiry uses the talking circle, a discourse process indigenous to the North American prairies, to explore the experiences of recent international migrants to rural Alberta. The immediate intention is to address questions of rural revitalization and the creation of welcoming...
Navigating the Aspirational City: Orders of Worth, Urban Renovation, and Educational Culture in Post-Socialist Urban ChinaDownload
In this dissertation I present an account of the educational culture of a single city in north-central China. I use ethnographic methods to explore the perspectives of middle class parents on the meaning and purpose of “education” and the educational activities in which they engage. As this is...
The politics of the face: manifestations of Che Guevara's image and its collage of renderings and agencyDownload
Che Guevara’s image, is seen as a global icon crossing all kinds of social and cultural boundaries, as exemplified in street protests and evidenced by multiple visual messages such as posters, logos, t‐shirts and slogans. We are invited, demanded, expected to recount and memorialize. But what...