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This thesis addresses the intersections existing between gender, violence and political humour in Alberta political cartoons. I ask the following question: do cartoonists more frequently use hostile humour to represent women premiers, and, if so, what do these representations communicate about...
"Just the facts, ma'am": newspaper depictions of women council candidates during the 2007 Alberta municipal electionDownload
Do women municipal politicians encounter the same level of media bias as their national counterparts? This question guided a study of how three daily and three community newspapers portrayed women and men council candidates during the 2007 Alberta municipal election. Using content and discourse...
‘Doesn’t anyone want to pick a fight with me?’: masculinity in political humour about the 2008 Canadian federal electionDownload
This study explores the relationship between masculinity and political leadership as it was constructed in political humour about the 2008 Canadian federal election. I used content and discourse analysis methods to examine gendered depictions of the two frontrunners in that election – Stéphane...
The Pursuit of Electoral Visibility: The Political Communication Strategies of Canadian Municipal CandidatesDownload
This study examines the role of gender and municipal context in the political communication strategies of Canadian municipal candidates. Specifically, how do differences in candidates’ personal characteristics, municipal context, political circumstances, and campaign resources shape their...
This dissertation examines the relationship between Canadian newspapers, the development of Alberta’s oil sands, and neoliberalism. It uses both content and discourse analysis to analyze coverage of oil sands development in six English-Canadian newspapers between October 1, 2005 and October 31,...