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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 ...
Negotiating Colonial Encounters: (Un)Mapping the Policing of Indigenous Peoples' Protests in Canada
This dissertation adopts an analytic concept of settler colonial pacification to examine shifts in the policing of Indigenous peoples’ protests in Ontario from the mid-1990s to 2013. Following the high-profile conflicts ...
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. ...
Making it Work: A Study of the Decision-Making Processes of Personal Support Workers in Long-Term Residential Care
This dissertation explores the decision-making processes of personal support workers (PSWs) in long-term residential care (LTRC). These workers are lowest in the LTRC labour hierarchy, performing the majority of "hands-on" ...