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Soaring Eagle: Prestige and American Empire, 1998-2003
What are the causes of the US foreign policy of imperial expansion between 1998 and 2003? US foreign policy in this timeframe is distinctive by its unilateralism and use of force compared to previous instances of American ...
This dissertation argues that we ought to promote the integration of groups as groups. Group integration is characterised by the process through which a group develops its own institutions and becomes a participatory member ...
Reconsidering Gender in the Multi-level Governance of Land in East Africa: Governing the “Global Land Grab”?
In the twenty-first century, there is a global rush for agricultural land. This rush is extremely profitable and extremely destabilizing, nowhere more so than in low-income countries with large reserves of arable agricultural ...
Entrenched and (Un)spoken: Neoliberalism and Canadian Microfinance
This dissertation focuses on microfinance in the Canadian context. While heavily documented in regions of the global South, information on microfinance within Canada is limited. Two interconnected research objectives are ...
Devolution and Recentralization in the Canadian Immigration System: Theory, Causes, and Impacts
Despite being an area of constitutionally concurrent responsibility, immigration policy was almost completely dominated by the federal government for much of Canada's history. This changed initially in Quebec, where after ...
The Mexican-American Diaspora and its Influence on American Trade Policy
This study focuses on the Mexican-American community in the US, the American and Mexican governments, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and trade in general between the US and Mexico. The empirical focus ...