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Imperialisms: A Critique of International Relations and International Political Economy
Theories of empire and imperialism have a long history in both the International Relations (IR) and International Political Economy (IPE) literature. Yet both literatures have significant theoretical and methodological ...
The Unnatural Likeness of Deference: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Democratic Process
This dissertation examines the behaviour of the Supreme Court of Canada in cases involving electoral/referendum laws and the alleged violation of freedom of expression and/or the right to vote. In 2007, it declared that ...
Justice and Official Languages in Canada
This is a study of the politics of language in Canada from the perspective of francophone minority communities – the close to one million French-speakers living in provinces and territories outside Québec. The analysis ...
The Politics of Abortion in Canada After Morgentaler: Women’s Rights as Citizenship Rights
This dissertation explores the regulation of abortion in Canada following the landmark R v Morgentaler decision (1988), which struck down Canada’s existing abortion law, causing the procedure’s subsequent reclassification ...
The Rise and Demise of the Free Trade Area of the Americas: A Case Study in Counter-Hegemony
This dissertation examines the failure to achieve a final agreement for the Free Trade Area of the Americas(FTAA)at the 2005 Mar del Plata Summit of the Americas. The predominant explanation for this outcome highlights the ...
Militarized Gender Performativity: Women and Demobilization in Colombia’s FARC and AUC.
Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution. While women are indeed victims of violence in the context of conflict, this representation excludes the experiences ...