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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" ...
Solving the Unsolvable: Western Responses to Otherness From Saint Augustine
Theodor Adorno's writings on the interdependence of subject and object provided the impetus for this project. Following Adorno the work argues that agency comes from an awareness of the limitations of one's conception of ...
Governing Irregular Migration: Logics and Practices in Spanish Immigration Policy
Since the first substantive changes to Spanish immigration laws in the 1980s, immigration to Spain and the policies designed to govern it have changed greatly. The pace of this continuous transformation has recently slowed ...
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. ...