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Surviving Racist Culture: Strategies of Managing Racism among Gay Men of Colour - An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
Racism, a unique source of stress, occupies a peripheral point of analysis in the literature on gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) health research. Canadian investigators have not examined the coping strategies that non-White ...
Never Before Seen: Spectacle, Staging, and Story in Wildlife Film's Blue-Chip Renaissance
The topic of this dissertation is wildlife film and its representation of animal behaviour. I identify a blue-chip renaissance of wildlife documentary filmmaking in the early twenty-first century featuring conventional ...
Work It Out: Three Case Studies Examining Dance and Girls' Body Image in Early Adolescence
For young girls, the self-disciplining of their physical bodies, both in their use and appearance, has resulted in the prevalence of body image issues. Supported by extensive literature on body image, I argue that young ...
Properties of Desire: Performing Women on the Early Modern Transvestite Stage
This dissertation explores how stage properties contribute to the enterprise of depicting the desires of women on the early modern English public stage. It posits a trinity of female character, boy actor, and stage property ...
On Alienation and Imperialism: Synthesizing the Work of Herbert Marcuse and Samir Amin
This dissertation builds on the idea that there is much to be gained by bringing Western Marxism and Marxist theories of imperialism into engagement with each other through synthesis of the work of two key figures: Herbert ...
Doing Just Business: An Empirical Analysis of Mining Multinationals, Human Rights and Sustainable Community Development in Western Ghana
This interdisciplinary research examines the ability of gold mining multinationals to fulfill their human rights obligations and investigates how local communities in Ghana attempt to hold these corporations accountable ...
Portraits in Development: The Science, Art, and Philosophy of Creating What is Found
The study of human development can be said to begin from the thought of how an infant becomes a self over time out of instinct and fantasy life with the help of a maternal other. In this way, development is also a question ...
Silica Sol-Gel Materials as a Catalyst Support for Use in Microwave-Assisted Continuous-Flow Organic Synthesis
The Organ group used microwave irradiation as a means of heating flowed chemical reactions in the development of a microwave-assisted continuous-flow organic synthesis (MACOS) system, to combine the benefits of flow reactions ...
In Pursuit of an Optimum Optical Imaging Technology for Early Detection of Dental Caries
Clinical caries detection techniques, such as radiographs, are not sensitive to detect and monitor the progression of caries at early stages. In recent years, several optics-based imaging modalities have been proposed for ...
Searching for the Genetic Basis of Hygienic Behavior and Overwintering in the Honeybee (Apis mellifera)
The recent decline in honeybee populations can be mitigated through genomics and marker-assisted selection. The current techniques, such as chemical treatment to prevent disease, are only short-term solutions. The ability ...
Satirizing habits in Victorian fiction: novelistic satire, 1830s-1890s
"This dissertation argues for a significant presence of satire within Victorian novels from the 1830s to the 1890s - the very decades in which many influential critics, from the early twentieth century to the present day, ...
Learning Psychotherapy: Highly Charged Becoming Through the Other
The purpose of this study was to identify and investigate the domains and processes that novice supervisees identified as being important for learning psychotherapy during their first psychotherapy practicum. The study ...
Engineering Model-Based Adaptive Software Systems
Adaptive software systems are able to cope with changes in the environment by self-adjusting their structure and behavior. Robustness refers to the ability of the systems to deal with uncertainty, i.e. perturbations (e.g., ...
Prospects for Prosperity in the Caribbean: A vision and tool for planning and policymaking
This Major Research paper asks the questions: What would an ecologically sustainable, system-thinking based vision for planning and development in the Caribbean look like? And how can systems dynamics modelling help to ...
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What Lies Ahead
Summer 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Meet the Research Team (RT) & Advisory Committees (ACs). As we prepare to launch Phase 1 of our research, web-‐based surveys with LGBTTQ home care users starting in the fall, we’re working on modifying ...
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