Now showing items 1-3 of 3
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...