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Geopolitics, State-Formation and Economic Development in Quebec and Ontario
This dissertation challenges the prevailing periodization of Quebec and Ontario’s economic development in Canadian historiography by contrasting the specificity of capitalist social relations with the non-capitalist forms ...
The Sublime in Contemporary Art and Politics: The Post 9/11 Art of Middle Eastern Diaspora in North America
This dissertation takes ethnographic approach to researching art with an emphasis on the artistic practices of Middle Eastern diasporic artists in Canada and the USA. This dissertation moves from an account of aesthetic ...
Distance Education Provides a Positive Learning Experience
Distance education is an effective way to provide professional bridging education for IEHPs. Some barriers to learning, however, do exist.
Cardiometabolic Health in South Asians Living in Canada: Canadian Community Health Survey 2000-2014 and Canadian Health Measures Survey 2007-2013
Background: South Asians (SAs) have low physical activity (PA) levels and elevated cardiovascular risk. Objective: To examine the relationship between cardiometabolic health and PA among SAs (20+y) using the Canadian ...
Unsilencing HI (Stories) of Indo-Caribbean Women: Re-Writing and Re-Presenting Self and Community
This study unearths and explores stories of six Indo-Caribbean women (including myself) who live in Canada. We remembered, wrote, shared, and discussed in the context of a group writing practice. We met eleven times over ...
Absence is Present
Absence Is Present is a short film about emotional aspects of immigration. It’s a story about two women: a daughter in Canada and a mother in Serbia. The daughter (Jelena), who is a young immigrant with a degree in ...
This Is What We Know: Working from the Margins in Child Welfare
This study investigates the work processes of racialized child welfare workers within hierarchical institutions and involves an understanding of several day-to-day child welfare activities such as case decisions, work ...
Soviet Bodies in Canadian Dancesport: Cultural Identities, Embodied Politics, and Performances of Resistance in Three Canadian Ballroom Dance Studios
This research examines the effect of Soviet Union era indoctrination on dance pedagogy and performance at DanceSport studios run by Soviet migrants in Canada. I investigate the processes of cultural cross-pollination within ...
Overeducated Immigrants in the Canadian labour market: evidence from the workplace and employee survey
(University of Toronto Press, 2008)
This paper addresses the overeducation of recent immigrants in the Canadian labour market. Data from the 1999 Workplace and Employee Survey are used to explore the determinants and earnings consequences of overeducation. ...
Promoting Mental Health Through Empowerment and Community Capacity Building
Effective mental health promotion must consider the social determinants of health and integrate the principles of social inclusion, access and equity into health programs. Attention to issues of ‘cultural competence’ and ...