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Horace Kallen Confronts America: Jewish Identity in Discursive Formation
This study of the life and thought of American Jewish philosopher Horace Meyer Kallen (1882-1974) explores the discursive fields from which American Jewish modernity developed. Through a close analysis of Kallen's writings ...
Integrated Approaches to Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Conservation: Exploring the Potential of Photogrammetric Research Techniques and Citizen Science in Tourism Settings
Rapid environmental change can be seen in many ecosystems today. The Arctic ecosystem is especially being altered by global climate change. It is important to monitor the health of not only the Arctic ecosystem but also ...
“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”
The intersections and conversations between feminist geography and political geography have been surprisingly few. The notion of a feminist geopolitics remains undeveloped in geography. This paper aims to create a theoretical ...
"Rwanda Revisited: In Search for Lessons"
(Taylor and Francis, 2000)
Aging and Negotiating Social Stigma: Stereotypes and Stairs
Negative age-stereotypes can foster biopsychosocial health consequences within older adults; however, there is a paucity of research examining self-efficacy (a determinant of activity avoidance or uptake), and no research ...
Downers: Crip Affect and Radical Relationalities
Taking up prior formulations of crip affect, I explore the positionality of the downer as one whose body complicates global economies of social and political encounter. Engaging with neoliberal formulations of embodiment ...
Climate Change and Popular Culture: reframing climate change to incite action
Anthropogenic, or human caused climate change is no longer a hypothetical, future risk. It is wreaking havoc on our landscapes and weather patterns, and the effects of it will only continue to increase in severity and ...
Synthesis of Primary Arylamines Using Bulky Palladium N-heterocyclic Carbene Precatalysts
The reaction between aryl halides and ammonia was investigated using N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligated palladium pre-catalysts. The use of NHCs is well documented for coupling of alkyl and arylamines, but there is little ...
"Cumulative Trauma, Personal and Social Resources, and Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Income-assisted Single Mothers"
(Springer Verlag, 2010)
Data from 247 single mothers were used to partially validate a theoretical model that highlights the process through which post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops among women. Structural equation modeling was used ...
Institutional Strategies and Factors that Contribute to the Engagement of Recent Immigrant Adult Students in Ontario Post-Secondary Education
The purpose of this study is to provide a unique investigation that yields vital data on barriers experienced by recent immigrant adult students (RIAS), the policies, practices and supports in PSE and their impact on RIAS ...
"Married, Single, or Gay?" Queerying and Trans-forming the Practices of Assisted Human Reproduction Services
, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) people in North America have historically been categorized as “disfavoured reproducers” and, through various legal, social, and political means, have been denied the right to parent. ...
"UUDLES" of accountability: A critical ethnographic policy analysis of university teaching work within the context of postsecondary education in Ontario
This ethnography explores how the everyday work of university teaching is shaped and organized by quality and accountability policies in higher education. The drive for greater accountability and transparency in Ontario ...
Exploring the Experiences and Understanding of Clinical Judgement of IENs Transitioning to Nursing Practice in Ontario
Clinical judgment is increasingly discussed in the nursing education literature as it is critical to the development of professional knowledge, and it provides a structure for the reasoning necessary for nursing practice ...
Methodological Reflections on Italian-Canadian Storytelling
This dissertation considers existing methodological practices in the collection of Italian-Canadian immigrant family narratives and focuses on a number of immigrant family stories recounted by my Northern Italian, Friulian-born ...
American Sign Language (ASL) Literacy and ASL Literature: A Critical Appraisal
While there has been widespread acceptance of American Sign Language (ASL) as the language of instruction in residential schools for native/non-native ASL students and in colleges and universities as a foreign language, ...
A Rhizoanalysis of the Ontario Science Centre School's Innovation Project
This case study research examines the Innovation Project of the Ontario Science Centre Science School, Toronto. This is a formal education institution situated within an informal science centre. Groups of six students each ...
Interrogating Discourse of "At Risk": An Examination of the Social, Political, and Educational Impact of High School Gar-Strait Alliances
This thesis investigates the experiences of five faculty advisors of high school Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) within Ontario, Canada. Drawing on perspectives of critical pedagogy, queer theory, and critical discourse ...
Emergent Identities and Representations in ELT in Minority Language Contexts in Northern Mexico
In the early 2000s, Mexico experienced a series of changes modelled after UNESCO’s guidelines for intercultural education, which necessitated the establishment of the General Office of Intercultural Bilingual Education. ...
Identity trans-formation in contact zones: sociallization of israeli immigrant youth in canada
"This study explores the impact of immigration on the lived experiences of Israeli immigrant youth, their linguistic, cultural, social, and academic endeavors in different contact zones--focusing on the interplay of language ...