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Beyond the Colonial Divide: African Diasporic and Indigenous Youth Alliance Building for HIV Prevention
This dissertation examines the history of and potential for solidarity building approaches in HIV prevention between Aboriginal and African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) - Canadian communities, through the utilization of ...
Newcomers' Perceptions of How Housing Discrimination Affected Their Health and Sense Of Wellbeing
Housing discrimination is a common problem experienced by disadvantaged groups in Torontos private housing markets, including newcomers. As a result, distribution of the burden of affordable housing shortage is skewed ...
Greening the Saskatchewan Grid
Saskatchewan is home to one of the most greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensive electricity sectors in Canada. To contribute to global efforts to mitigate climate change, and comply with Canadian coal-fired electricity ...
Patient Narratives and an Umwelten-Based Account of the More-Than-Human Ecology of Lyme Disease
The posthuman turn in critical theory has paved the way for new perspectives on environmental and biomedical issues. Such phenomena include emergent infectious diseases such as Lyme disease, and the laboratory techniques ...
From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms: Socio-Ecological Change and Making Food in the Holland Marsh
In the early 1920s a three thousand hectare area of the Holland River lowlands, 60 kilometers north of Toronto, Ontario, was canalized, drained and transformed into fields. In the contemporary period, wetlands are places ...
Unbreaking Our Hearts: Cultures of Un/Desirability and the Transformative Potential of Queercrip Porn
This dissertation combines critical disability studies, sexuality and porn studies, radical disability politics, interviews and the collaborative creation of queercrip porn to both explain and challenge the operation of ...