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Federal Female Incarceration in Canada: What Happened to Empowerment?
Feminist engagement with criminology began several decades ago when feminist academics, scholars and activists brought attention towards the failure of criminology to focus on women. As a result there have been several ...
In The Mounties We Trust: A Study of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability
Police and Canadian citizens often clash during protests sometimes resulting in violent outcomes. Due to the nature of those altercations, there are few other events that require oversight more than the way police clash ...
RISK GOVERNANCE AND BORDER SECURITY POLICY POST 9/11: BEYOND BORDERS IN THE SECURITY ERA
This paper utilizes a critical (political) discourse analysis to examine security dialogue as revealed through policy; in order to facilitate this task, the following publically available political documents will be analyzed: ...
Framing, Claiming and Blaming: The Social Construction of Collective Memory and Victimhood in Contemporary North American Holocaust Narratives
North American Holocaust narratives have undergone a number of temporal phases in collective representation, shifting from an initial widespread silence, to the current state of mass Americanization. The processes of how ...
The Biopolitics of Indigenous Reproduction: Colonial Discourse and the Overrepresentation of Indigenous Children in the Canadian Child Welfare System
From its inception, Canada's 'Indian policy' has sought to undermine the bond between indigenous children and their communities. Each era has seen a new reason and corresponding tactic to remove indigenous children. They ...
Too Rich to Regulate: Examining the Barriers to the Use of Surveillance in Corporate Crime
Surveillance has long been used as an enforcement tool to detect conventional crimes and identify and punish offenders. However, its watchful gaze has been strategically directed away from the area of corporate crime. ...
FROM PROMETHEUS TO PISTORIUS: A GENAELOGY OF PHYSICAL ABILITY
(Fragile Frames + Monstrosities)ModernWar + (Flagged Bodies + Cyborgs)PostmodernWar = dis-AbilityCyborged
Mutual Augmentation of Surveillance Practices on Social Media
Social media services like Facebook mark the continued domestication of surveillance technology. Facebook has been remarkably successful at establishing a presence within a variety of social settings, including the ...
Urban Regeneration in Toronto: Rebuilding the Social in Regent Park
This thesis presents a critical exploration of the ‘revitalization’ of Toronto’s Regent Park. Regent Park is Canada’s oldest and largest government subsidized housing development. Originally designed in 1947, Toronto City ...
A Mobile Army of Metaphors: Archiving, Sharing, and Distributing the Social in Digital Photography
This thesis charts the shifts in metaphors of memory associated with the digitization of personal photography – from ‘archiving’ to ‘sharing’ – developing a strong account of the role of metaphor in shaping cultural ...