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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 ...
Unsettling Hegemonic Whiteness in Cultural Production: Praxis-based Approaches in Concert Dance
This dissertation examines the racialized power dynamics in cultural production in Canada by offering a re-reading of critical multicultural discourse through black and Indigenous studies. Although dominant modes of artistic ...
Acculturation and Health Experiences Among Young Immigrant Canadians
This thesis investigates the measurement of acculturation, and the effects of acculturation on obesity, physical activity and sedentary behaviour, among Canadian youth. It consists of four manuscripts. The first manuscript ...