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H20 to Go: marketing and materiality in the normalization of bottled water
This thesis aims to explore the rise in the consumption of bottled water and the dominant narratives of normalization that seek to explain it. Commonly understood as the cumulative result of the power of marketing and ...
Fitness, fertility and femininity: Making meaning in the tying of tubes: A feminist discourse analysis of women's sterilization
As a contraceptive technology, women’s sterilization is a medical event that is uniquely situated in relation to the dominant discursive link between women and reproduction. Intended as a contraceptive option that permanently ...
Breaking Down 'Race': A Radical Retheorization of Racial Formation Theory
This thesis is a retheorization of Omi's and Winant's (1986) racial formation theory,which addresses the implications, inconsistencies and limitations of the initial theory. It is argued that Omi's and Winant's theory is ...
Reproducing Canada's colonial legacy: a critical analysis of Aboriginal issues in Ontario high school curriculum
Canadian education has historical roots in blatantly assimilationist policies bent on the social, economic, linguistic and spiritual subjugation of Aboriginal peoples and their cultures. Today, Canadian education has moved ...
More than just 'notorious': critical considerations of gender in the early history of Kingston Penitentiary
For centuries, scholarship in the area of punishment, prisons and corrections has been generated by a number of different disciplines. It is difficult to argue the fact that there has been a bias in this literature toward ...