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Making Hair Matter: Untangling Black Hair/Style Politics
Hair is a remarkably complex material-semiotic entity. Caught on the cusp between self/society, meticulously contrived and purposely styled, hair is crucial in the articulation of identity and difference. However, although ...
Entrenched and (Un)spoken: Neoliberalism and Canadian Microfinance
This dissertation focuses on microfinance in the Canadian context. While heavily documented in regions of the global South, information on microfinance within Canada is limited. Two interconnected research objectives are ...
Making 'Mr. Hockey': Race, Gender, Class, and Nation in Media Representations of Gordie Howe
In this dissertation I study media representations of Gordie Howe, also known as ‘Mr. Hockey,’ who has been an idealized image of a hockey player and a ‘true’ Canadian during the Canadian postwar era. By taking Howe as ...