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Canadians (1929-1945): Hard Times, Hardships, and Hard Choices: Bringing Historical Thinking Skills into Ontario Classrooms
This resource pack relies heavily on primary source materials to describe economic, social, and political events in Canada from 1929 - 1945. Student will assess the impact of these event on different Canadian groups in the period.
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 ...
Contested Terrains: Visualizing the Nation within Global Military Conflict
In this study, I use visual and material culture that addresses the contemporary war in Afghanistan to critically assess the ways in which national conflict history is envisioned. I focus in particular on cultural production ...
Moving 'Out', Moving On: Gay Men's Migrations Through the Life Course
This thesis explores how gay men make migration decisions through the life course. Recent studies of queer migration fall into two categories: (1) the role of the state and its heteronormative policies (e.g., family ...
Challenging the Civic Nation
This thesis is a critical examination of civic nationalism that focuses on the disconnect between nationalist ideology and the social bases of nationhood, and the implications that this disconnect has for the feasibility ...
Assimilation Through Incarceration: the Geographic Imposition of Canadian Law Over Indigenous Peoples
The disproportionate incarceration of indigenous peoples in Canada is far more than a socio-economic legacy of colonialism. The Department of Indian Affairs (DIA) espoused incarceration as a strategic instrument of ...
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 ...
Negotiating the Nation: The Work of Joyce Wieland 1968-1976
This thesis investigates the work of the Canadian artist and filmmaker Joyce Wieland (1930-1998) from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s in relation to its historical conditions of production and considers both her film and ...
Gender and construction of the life course of Japanese immigrant women in Canada
This thesis explores social construction of the life course of post-war Japanese immigrant (shin ijuusha) women in Canada, based on interviews with 48 Japanese women in Toronto, Kingston and Ottawa. First, why women leave ...
A Proletarian Prometheus: Socialism, Ethnicity, and Revolution at the Lakehead, 1900-1935
“The Proletarian Prometheus: Socialism, Ethnicity, and Revolution at the Lakehead, 1900-1935” is an analysis of the various socialist organizations operating at the Canadian Lakehead (comprised of the twin cities of Port ...