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North Atlantic Quadrangle: The Importance of France in Canadian Strategic Culture, 1760-1949
The objective of this dissertation is to answer the puzzle raised by political scientist John Kirton: Why has Canada, for the last century, gone to war for and beside France? In other words, I assess France’s relative ...
Re-politicizing State Sovereignty in Global Governance: A Political Economy of Transparency in the Oil Sectors of Gabon and Ghana
In the last two decades, the study of transnational corporations (TNCs) and other non-state actors has gained an undisputed momentum in the fields of International Political Economy (IPE) and global governance, thus ...
Homohegemony and the Other: Canada and Jamaica
Existing scholarship on LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer/questioning) rights, regulation, “homonationalism,” and citizenship fails to consider lesbian and gay inclusion as a hegemonic state ideology. ...
Ethnic Affinity Voting in Canada
As immigration transforms the electorates of contemporary democracies, the political activity of newcomers will have increasingly powerful effects on political life. This thesis examines one important dimension of this ...
FROM REVELATION TO REVOLUTION: MUHAMMAD’S DEPLOYMENT OF STRATEGIC SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION IN TRANSFORMING THE IDEATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE ARABIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM - 570 AD
There has been relatively little study of system change among scholars of international relations. Several academics have referred to the subject as the “evaded dimension” of IR. The reasons for the omission are complex ...
William Thompson and Anna Wheeler: Equality and Utilitarianism in the 19th Century
This dissertation examines the work of William Thompson and Anna Wheeler in relation to more prominent feminist political theorists of the period. It argues that, read in light of Thompson and Wheeler’s "Appeal of One ...