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From Occupy Wall Street to Occupying the Academy: Three Interventions from One Demonstration
This primary purpose of this project was to further understand and theorize the meaning of Occupy Wall Street. Beyond that, the goal was to advance extant theorizations of the nature of economic justice movements more ...
Political Genealogies of a Generation: Kin, Movement and Party in the Greek Diaspora
This dissertation is about the struggle of one generation of men in the Greek diaspora to come to terms with––and act within––political genealogies that had shaped their everyday lives since childhood and with which they ...
Gladue Courts: Navigating Contradictory Orientations to Rehabilitate and Punish
This research thesis details a year-long observation and analysis of Gladue (Aboriginal-specific) courts in Toronto from April 2013 – July 2014. The primary focus of this project is the way Gladue courts reconcile and ...
Remaking the Nation-State: Multiculturalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Revitalization
My dissertation, Remaking the Nation-State: Multiculturalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Revitalization, investigates the revitalization of two low-income housing projects in Toronto, Canada: Regent Park and Lawrence Heights. ...
Break, Make, Retake: Interrogating the Social and Historical Dimensions of Making as a Design Practice
Making and digital fabrication technologies are the focus of bold promises. Among the most tempting are that these activities and processes require little initial skill, knowledge, and expertise. Instead, they enable their ...