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GENDER, CHRISTIANITIES, AND NEO/LIBERAL HEGEMONY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION OF GENDER DISCOURSE IN A UNITED CHURCH WOMEN’S GROUP
This thesis explores the potential for ethico-politically committed cultural critique in investigating lived experiences of gender in the hegemonic global north, where the neo/liberal rhetoric of sexual equality tends to ...
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Voluntourism: The Visual Economy of International Volunteer Programs
This thesis examines images of volunteer tourism—or voluntourism—on internet sites and describes how the photographs that appear on them contribute to maintaining global systems of power. Voluntourism is defined as either ...
FUELLING A WAR MACHINE: Canadian Foreign Policy in the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
The subject of Canada’s policy-making in relation to the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) has been neglected for over half a century. Therefore neither the scope of Canada’s official assistance to the Chinese during their War ...
The New Local Governance of Immigration in Canada: Regulation and Responsibility
In 2010, the Government of Canada significantly cut settlement service funding that helps immigrants integrate into Canadian communities. Concurrently, within the last three years, Citizenship and Immigration Canada and ...
Clarity and Cacophony in Canadian Literacy Discourse: New Directions for a National Literacy Policy
This thesis explores the varied and often conflicting ways in which literacy is addressed in Canadian discourse in order to propose a progressive way forward for Canadian literacy policy. The historically conventional ...
THE OCTOBER HANDSHAKE OF 1970: Making Sense of Canada's Recognition of the People's Republic of China
After two decades of a disappointing relationship between Canada and the People's Republic of China (PRC)-- seriously damaged during the Korean War and relieved by wheat sales after the Great Leap-- Pierre Trudeau's ...
Who Would Want to Teach There? A Critical Exploration of How New Teachers Conceptualize Geographies of Schooling about Canadian "Inner City" Schools and Implications for Education Policy
This dissertation examines geographies of schooling in relation to how a group of new teachers in Canada conceptualize “inner city” schooling as a uniquely Canadian construct. The study uses a critical approach that explores ...
The Power of Ideas: The OECD and Labour Market Policy in Canada, Denmark and Sweden
This thesis advances our understanding of how ideas play a role in policy making by examining the processes and conditions that facilitate their international diffusion into domestic debates, their acceptance by policy ...